Overview

For our partner, a fast-growing company with multiple software and infrastructure projects running in parallel, with great teams situated in Romania, France, Switzerland, Spain and the UK we are looking for a DevOps Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • People management of the Operations team (DevOps Engineers and L1 Support);
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring the availability of our production systems;
  • Incident Management and resolution;
  • Championing the timely resolution of issues in production
  • Owning end-to-end service delivery and planning, which includes infrastructure, staffing models, resource hiring, and optimizing utilization
  • Establish measurement, reporting, and delivery management processes for effective accomplishment of goals
  • Own the creation, update, and maintenance of Standard Operation Procedures
  • Dissemination of knowledge amongst the team including onboarding and regular training
  • Drive strategic business decisions by influencing key stakeholders/ category leaders using data and structured analysis
  • Operational Analysis (learning & understanding the business domain + monitor business domain metrics)

 

Required traits and experience

  • Relevant team management experience
  • Strong, a self-driven leader with demonstrated ability to proactively drive, manage and grow an Operations Team
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, competing for priorities simultaneously
  • A naturally helpful and communicative person who loves solving problems
  • Ability to respond professionally in crisis situations while maintaining transparency
  • Linux power user: Very good systems administration knowledge of, and work experience with Linux, Debian/CentOS, MySQL, bash, networking
  • Knowledge of monitoring systems concepts, operations, maintenance, workflows, reports, analysis, improvements, automation, templating – so on and so forth – for both state and trend types of monitoring
  • Experience with at least one version control system (preferably Git)
  • Experience of Continuous Integration (preferably Jenkins)
  • Automation tools, i.e. Ansible, Saltstack
  • Virtualization solutions like Vagrant, XenServer, Docker
  • Knowledge of AWS
  • Proficient in English

Preferred, though not required, experience

  • Python experience
  • Infrastructure Automation experience, terraform preferred
  • Experience with NoSQL systems like Redis, Couchbase, Cassandra
  • Experience with high availability setups (keepalive, heartbeat)