Headquarters: Zurich, Switzerland
If working with a sophisticated cloud environment spanning multiple service providers and using a range of innovative technologies such as Docker is music to your ears, then here’s your chance to join our team as a Site Reliability Engineer/DevOps for Divio Cloud!Start date: according to mutual agreement (approx.
June/July 2017) Location: AustraliaDivio has placed Django software in the hands of literally thousands of users across the world, through the Divio Cloud platform and the open-source django CMS.
We believe good products are born out of collaboration and the passion for our work comes with the challenging goals we set for ourselves and the people we work with.Is it your dream to join a talented team of movers and shakers, working on new ideas and approaches for cloud-based services and products, in a fast-paced environment? Wonderful!Meaningful, satisfying workThe prospect of working as part of a team to advance the Divio Cloud platform makes your heart beat faster.
As our Site Reliability Engineer/DevOps, the overall performance and reliability of the cloud infrastructure will be in your hands and with it the responsibility for all aspects of security, stability, performance and cost-effectiveness of the platform and its related components.You’ll participate in product meetings and consult with the team on priorities.
As an experienced Engineer you’ve mastered professional programming skills, and you produce fully functional programs writing clean, tested code.
Your output is of a very high standard, which means you have checked, tested and reviewed your own work, and you are aware of the unpredictable.In close collaboration with the team you’ll create robust solutions that follow security principles.
You’re able to work independently, to manage and monitor your own work, and understand the value of going the extra mile in your work.
Together with the team, you’ll manage the entire software development life cycle, end to end and you’ll swiftly answer queries from clients with prioritised support contracts.
Since you strongly care about results, you deliver your work and achieve your objectives within the given time and budget.Your proactive nature makes it easy for you to anticipate problems and communicate any risks at an early stage.
As a Site Reliability Engineer/DevOps you act wisely and with foresight, you think entrepreneurially, make accurate estimations, and assess the consequences of your actions thoroughly.If you’re looking for a challenging cloud platform to work on and a position that offers true responsibilities and a great team to be a part of, then this is the perfect place for you. What you'll need to join usAbove all, you need to really care about what we do.
You want to be a part of our resourceful and fast-working team, and you are able to contribute to our ambitious aims.Required:Very good expertise in programming with Python (experience with Django is required, Twisted is a plus)Very good knowledge of Docker and related technologies (experience with Swarm/Kubernetes advantageous)Very good Linux system administration and optimisation knowledgeVery good knowledge of the TCP/IP network stack (including UDP)Very good knowledge of web-related protocols (HTTP, TLS, DNS,...) and load-balancing thereofExperience working with different IaaS providers (AWS, Rackspace,...)Experience with backing services such as Postgres (required), Redis, RabbitMQ and Elasticsearch, including setup, administration, scaling and monitoring thereofExperience working with configuration management software such as Ansible (preferred), Salt, Puppet or ChefExperience with zero-downtime deployment of complex web applicationsExperience with Django or other Python-based web frameworksFamiliarity with gitVery professional in the contact with clients and a high degree of empathy to assess their concerns properly and rapidlyExtremely reliable character, able to work independently and to cope with pressureA team player, experienced in working in intercultural and geographically dispersed teamsExcellent command of spoken and written English (German advantageous)Additional:Experience with django CMS is a plusFurthermore, applicants must have a valid permit to work in Australia.As well as being part of an inspiring team and having the opportunity to contribute your own unique skills and expertise to it, you‘ll also benefit from an environment where everyone contributes and where we all get our hands dirty to get things done.
Your future colleagues are friendly, easy-going, hard-working people who are curious about and stay up-to-date with developments in the tech world, always ready to share their knowledge and support each other to reach the goals.
We foster a friendly workplace of respect and trust, and our team enjoys from great flexibility and opportunities for home working.
And when we meet for lunch or dinner, we are all in for a burger or raclette and healthy things too.
Sometimes we even get the chance to meet abroad as we actively sponsor and attend conferences like PyCon US or DjangoCon EU and have always contributed back to the open-source projects we rely on by supporting their inspiring communities.Information for recruitment agencies: for this position, we only accept direct applications from candidates and will not consider applications from agencies.
To apply: Do you think you and Divio would be a good fit? Then write to us at [email protected] and tell us why.
Oh, and please don’t forget to send us some code examples of your previous achievements (ideally links to GitHub, Bitbucket or other repositories) together with a CV and references.