Senior DevOps Engineer - Remote @ Zyte (formally Scrapinghub)

Posted 3 months ago

๐Ÿ’ผ Company
https://zyte.com
๐ŸŒ Location
Remote
๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ Category
Engineering
โŒ› Commitment
Full-time
๐Ÿ’ผ Experience
Senior (5-8 years)
๐Ÿ“ Description

About Us At Zyte (formerly Scrapinghub), we eat data for breakfast and you can eat your breakfast anywhere and work for Zyte. Founded in 2010, we are a globally distributed team of over 190 Zytans working from over 28 countries who are on a mission to enable our customers to extract the data they need to continue to innovate and grow their businesses. We believe that all businesses deserve a smooth pathway to data For more than a decade, Zyte has led the way in building powerful, easy-to-use tools to collect, format, and deliver web data, quickly, dependably, and at scale. And today, the data we extract helps thousands of organizations make smarter business decisions, secure competitive advantage, and drive sustainable growth. Today, over 2,000 companies and 1 million developers rely on our tools and services to get the data they need from the web.

About the Job As a DevOps engineer you'll work closely with developers to make their lives easier through creating automations, your goal is to empower the developers to provide business value and handle everything around running, deploying and upgrading the application. We are looking for a DevOps engineer to join our Infrastructure team to help scale, improve and maintain our technology stack which includes Kubernetes, Apache Mesos, Hadoop/HBase, Kafka, ELK, Prometheus/Grafana and many more. We are responsible for all the underlying infrastructure our products run on, from clusters hosted on Cloud hosting providers to rented bare metal servers on prem, one of our largest clusters contains more than 140 worker nodes so automation and tooling to support/maintain it is a must. Open Source is in our DNA and we embrace it as much as possible within our toolkit.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Own assigned trouble cases, managing and keeping up with all cases assigned, follow up and resolve cases in accordance with SLAs
  • Write tools and scripts to provide automation and self service solutions for ourselves and other teams
  • Design and maintain new systems to support production services
  • Creatively solve scalability challenges on a rapidly expanding cloud environment
  • Help improve monitoring and identify key performance metrics
  • Proactive Research and Development - discovering and implementing new tools, emerging technology, etc.
  • Design, implement and maintain disaster recovery system
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of server/network and application issues
  • Proactively ensure service runs with minimal interruptions

Requirements

  • 6+ years experience working as a Linux administrator/engineer at reasonable scale (dozens of systems) and designing/deploying โ€˜highly availableโ€™ solutions
  • Experience with Configuration Management systems such as SaltStack or Ansible.
  • Solid experience in Linux troubleshooting, tuning, profiling, and monitoring
  • Skills in the following programming language: Python (a must) and Bash/Shell scripting.
  • Experience running microservice applications on containers.
  • Solid understanding of network protocols like TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS, firewalls, VLANs, DNS.
  • Experience with Kafka, Docker, Mesos and Kubernetes is preferred.
  • Understanding of load balancing and reverse proxying techniques.
  • Highly organized, able to multitask, able to work individually, as well as within a team, and across teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Familiarity with software engineering practices, including n-tier architecture, configuration management, development methodologies (e.g. agile, waterfall, spiral, prototyping), etc.
  • Flexibility around working hours - if there is an issue you should use your initiative and help resolve it.
  • Maintaining and respecting confidentiality of large amounts of information you have access to.

Benefits

As a new Zytan, you will: Become part of a self-motivated, progressive, multi-cultural team. Have the freedom and flexibility to work from where you do your best work. Attend conferences and meet with team members from across the globe. Work with cutting-edge open source technologies and tools.

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