Senior DevOps and Cloud Engineer // babelforce

March 8, 2019

Do you want to influence the core in a powerful communications platform? We want to add an experienced dev ops engineer as a core team contributor. If you want to work in a great team on creating massively scalable communications solutions, then this will be perfect for you.

babelforce operates a successful B2B platform that has customers across the world. The platform is now entering its next phase of expansion and we want to add a core technical team member to drive further product development. You will be working on a B2B platform that allows businesses to create and manage communications processes. It is a very disruptive offering that dramatically reduces the cost to companies compared to the traditional vendors in the sector while at the same time offering unprecedented flexibility. The latter part is where you come in: we get super excited about finding the perfect and most elegant architecture and implementation for big problems in queuing, messaging, distributed deployment, real-time media delivery – the big ones!

Your profile:

You will definitely need to have:

  • at least 5 years experience in software deployment and development
  • at least 3 years experience in managing and monitoring virtualized server environments
  • contributed to developing highly scalable API and messaging based solutions
  • ability to be decisive in forming product and technical strategy – particularly in architecture decisions

Some of the tasks you will be responsible for:

  • Deploying services within the Docker Ecosystem
  • Managing all our server instances worldwide using Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Extending, Maintaining and Monitoring our production infrastructure
  • Monitoring core services and network
  • Continuous Integration with Gitlab

Some particular skills and tools that you should ideally know well:

  • Docker, docker-compose, docker-swarm
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Application Servers: nginx, express, Tomcat, Jetty
  • Elastic stack (ELK)
  • Grafana
  • influxDB
  • Filebeat, collectd
  • MySQL & MongoDB
  • Java, JavaScript and Node.js
  • Orchestration with Ansible, Puppet or Salt
  • Git, Gitlab, .gitlab-ci.yml
  • Iptables, netfilter
  • Linux server administration
  • Use Linux command line tools: cat, head, tail, grep, sed, awk, find, curl, …
  • Write your own scripts in bash, perl, python, javascript, …
  • Very good English is vital
  • Great communication skills and ability to juggle all kinds of different needs, constraints across a range of product areas

What we offer:

  • Once in a lifetime chance to be a leading contributor in a high impact B2B product
  • Opportunity to take part in the global expansion of a powerful business platform
  • Great culture and supportive team
  • Open environment where you have scope to not only influence but shape the product direction

Come and build beautiful code with us. And have fun doing it!

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