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  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 24.09.2019
    Short company description

    As a provider of internal IT services for METRO GROUP, METRO SYSTEMS Romania provides specialized consulting to retail companies in all aspects of IT, develops specific solutions along the full value chain and provides a powerful IT infrastructure with a team of over 900 IT professionals.


    OPQS is a PaaS team with mission to provide a highly available, scalable and persistent queuing infrastructure to transfer data and handle messaging requirements between services in a digital world.
    We design, construct and manage Apache Kafka clusters in the cloud by enabling the development teams to focus on building high-throughput data stream applications in a fast and efficient way, eliminating the operational burden of carrying about the underlying infrastructure.
    To minimize implementation effort we share best practices, integration methods with development teams and support them through their development lifecycle.

    We’re looking for someone to:

    Create and maintain the Kafka Infrastructure on multiple clouds (OpenStack, Google) and Datacenters
    Build and manage Kafka clusters and services by automating the tasks using Puppet and custom scripts
    Proactively monitor system health and performance using Datadog and Check_MK
    Ensure high-availability and scalability of the application; make sure the systems are recoverable in accordance with the SLAs
    Develop testing scenarios for new software installation/upgrades/migrations
    Implement OS patch management and security policies for the fleet
    proactively catch and remediate problems, develop and implement solutions for improvement
    build tooling to troubleshoot systems more effectively
    Share best practices and support development teams with Kafka consultancy for their particular use cases
    create technical documentation, write operational procedures
    provide operational support/incident management


    You’re a great fit if you have:

    Previous experience with application clustering, load balancing, high availability, and reliability concepts and supporting technologies
    Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly
    A passion to provide excellent service to customers
    Extensive knowledge of Linux operating systems (Ubuntu, RHEL) – OS, networking, process level
    Knowledge about cloud technologies
    Automation and configuration management tools (Puppet). Ansible would be a plus
    Apache Kafka or other message bus experience
    Troubleshooting in distributed systems
    Sharp analytical and problem solving skills
    CI/CD tools
    Version controls systems (GIT)
    Scripting experience (bash, Python, Go)

    Highly appreciated:

    Willingness to work on call duty

    Other info

    What benefits you'll have:

    Flexible working time;
    Minibus transfer for the daily commuting to work;
    Possibility to work from home;
    Lunch tickets;
    Health and life insurance;
    Private pension;
    Opportunity to learn and work with a variety of technologies;
    Trainings (technical, soft skills, business, English);
    Multicultural, Agile environment that encourages new ideas and innovation;
    Gift vouchers;
    Fitness centers discounts;
    Sports activities & other company events;
    Relaxation area;
    Chair Massage;
    Free Bookster account;
    and…fresh orange juice, free coffee, fresh fruits.

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