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Senior Linux Operations Engineer

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Dublin City Centre


Infrastructure & Cloud




Negotiable DOE

I’m currently working with what’s fast becoming the go to company within their field who are currently managing billions of API events every day. They are currently looking for a Senior Operations Engineer to be a critical of a team that helps with the development and delivery of their SaaS infrastructure, building scalable and resilient backend systems. As a Senior Operations Engineer you will be comfortable working with Linux hosts in a cloud-only environment, and troubleshooting problems that range across application, host and network infrastructure. You will work with the development team to deploy regular updates and features to their product while maintaining quality and performance of their systems.


The Job:

  • Work as a member of a team managing large 24 x 7 public cloud platforms handling 10 billion API calls per day and working closely with developers to deliver new products
  • Take ownership of identifying, planning and implementation of new technologies and improvements to the tech stack and infrastructure
  • Enhance our monitoring systems by identifying and analysing key metrics
  • Automate site reliability operations
  • Provide operational support to the engineering team


What you need:


  • BSc or higher in Computer Science or related discipline or relevant industry experience
  • Experience with managing large scale distributed systems and task automation
  • Experience in a highly available and highly secure environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an engineering team, working on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Linux server administration
  • Proficient in a scripting languages (Python, Perl, Bash, etc.)
  • Experience working with server virtualisation, IaaS and PaaS Platforms (AWS, Docker, Terraform, Cloudformation)
  • Experience administering application servers, web servers, and databases (Jetty, Nginx, MySQL, Postgres, etc.)
  • Version control (Git, SVN etc.)
  • Configuration Management (Chef, Puppet, Ansible etc.)
  • Monitoring/alerting (Nagios, Sensu, Zenoss, Graphite, Grafana etc.)
  • Networking protocols/technologies – HTTP(s)/TCP/DNS/Load Balancing
  • Experience in aggregated log solutions (Logstash, Splunk, LogEntries etc.)
  • Strong work ethic and meticulous in planning
  • Experience with Continuous Deployment/Integration

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