Full Time

Senior DevOps Engineer

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

The client is a Dubai Government-funded startup. It intends to be the dominant B2B marketplace for the MENA region and is seeking to simplify and enhance digital B2B trade through a centralised, digital and safe procurement platform tailored for buyers and sellers. It will offer value-added services that will include finance, insurance, contracts, escrow accounts, logistics, inspection and customs clearance. It will offer multiple categories ranging from office supplies, food and beverage, fashion, packaging, electronics to industry materials and machinery.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Participate in Agile sprints and associated ceremonies
  • Scale cloud infrastructure to support our growing ecosystem based on Docker and Kubernetes
  • Provide reliable, predictable deployment and maintenance of distributed systems
  • Take ownership of the CI/CD pipeline, delivering a fast, secure and easy platform to allow developers to focus on what they do best
  • Write and design automation, monitoring, diagnostics and debug tooling
  • Participate in production support and on-call rotations
  • Conduct incident management and contribute to associated retrospective/post mortem as needed

Skills required: 

  • 4+ years in a DevOps experience 
  • Working knowledge of the SCM tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or Salt – Salt and/or Ansible preferred
  • Experience with Linux is a must
  • Experience with managing and using automation systems and repository managers (Jenkins and Artifactory)
  • Experience with managing and using Git-repositories (Gitlab, Github)
  • Experience with monitoring solutions (Zabbix or Nagios)
  • Knowledge of Docker engine and ecosystem
  • Prior experience troubleshooting and debugging container issues at any level, including container networking
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Mesos / Marathon a plus
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of microservices based architectures
  • Good understanding of networking including L2 and L3 concepts
  • Strong scripting skills including the ability to write scripts from scratch using Python and/or Bash