Infrastructure Engineer // GRID esports

January 10, 2019

About GRID esports:

At GRID esports we are building a data-ecosystem specifically designed for the esports industry. The GRID platform is designed to allow rights holders to leverage their official data assets through both B2C and fan-facing channels and does so through the use of specialised technological approaches to building real-time esports data processing systems.

The team is looking to expand through the hiring of an experienced and passionate infrastructure engineer, who will enjoy the challenge of building out and optimising infrastructure for our production and development systems.

What you will receive from us:

  • Competitive salary
  • A great company culture, working with colleagues who love what they do as much as you do
  • The ability to see the impact of your work from day 1
  • Effect change across the company as we expand and develop our working style and processes
  • An environment where people love building quality, stable systems
  • An open-to-improvement mentality where the contribution from anyone is welcomed
  • A yearly development budget to use for conferences and courses

Reporting directly to the CTO, your responsibilities will include:

  • Striving to build out the company’s cloud infrastructure in line with the technical vision
  • Work as part of the engineering team to solve difficult problems with elegant solutions
  • Using your experience to help shape GRID’s approach to running mission-critical, cloud-based systems with 24/7 uptime
  • Develop new and improve existing devops systems, including build, test and release pipelines
  • Clearly communicating technical approaches with technical teams as well as the wider business
  • Taking pride in building stable, scalable systems and maintaining a high degree of infrastructure uptime, both for production and development systems

We are looking for someone with:

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced software startup that has incredible potential
  • A self-starting attitude who can take the initiative to get things done
  • A passion for building scalable, cloud-based infrastructure
  • Experience of working with a Microservices architecture, strong understanding of benefits and challenges therein
  • The ability to think on their feet and solve problems pragmatically
  • High degree of knowledge of the Linux ecosystem
  • Extensive experience working with distributed systems running messaging technologies such as RabbitMQ
  • Experience running Kubernetes clusters
  • Previous experience working with other cloud-native technologies including containerisation (Docker), Databases (Cassandra, ElasticSearch), orchestration (K8)
  • Experience using Graphite / Grafana for monitoring software and infrastructure performance
  • Knowledge of running CI and deployment pipelines through Gitlab
  • Excellent communication, especially when working with remote teams
  • Experience working with team members at various stages in their career
  • Experience working with software teams using Go, Python and Java (this would be a plus, but not necessary)

Send your application to: recruitment@grid.gg

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