DevOps Engineer

Employer: METRO SYSTEMS ROMANIA
Domain:
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Updated at: 21.08.2019
    Short company description

    METRO SYSTEMS Romania is a subsidiary of METRO SYSTEMS Germany. Since 2006, when METRO SYSTEMS Romania was established in Bucharest, the number of employees has increased steadily to 800. The second office was founded in Brasov in 2014.

    Requirements

    Whether it is about asynchronous communication between services, simple Queueing system, stream processing or Big data integration, Apache Kafka is gaining momentum at Metro, so we, as engineers, are responsible for operating and scaling the multiple Kafka clusters to support increasingly diverse and demanding workloads. You will play a key role in the design, architecture, implementation and on-going support of Kafka infrastructure. You will build and integrate with other systems for provisioning, monitoring and alerting. Working closely with support and development teams, you will help deliver this project with a high level of automation and reliability.

    You’re a great fit if you have:

    Extensive knowledge of Linux operating systems
    Automation and configuration management tools
    Fundamentals about message queueing technologies
    Troubleshooting in distributed systems
    Feel at ease with scripting (Python or bash)
    Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly
    A passion to provide excellent service to customers
    Exposure to cloud technologies
    Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
    CI/CD tools
    Version controls systems (GIT)

    Responsibilities

    We’re looking for someone to:

    Create and maintain the Kafka Infrastructure on multiple clouds – public (Google Cloud Platform) and private (OpenStack)
    Build and manage Kafka clusters and services by automating the tasks using Puppet and custom scripts
    Continuously improve monitoring of key metrics for system health and performance using Datadog and Check_MK
    Operate and tune Kafka brokers and Zookeeper
    Perform day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Kafka Clusters
    Implement 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 consultancy for their particular use cases
    Keep up-to-date with new tools and technologies relevant to the service
    Create and update the technical documentation, write operational procedures
    Incident/problem management support

    Other info

    What we offer:

    Flexible working time;
    Possibility to work from home;
    Lunch tickets;
    Health and life insurance;
    Private pension;
    Opportunity to learn and work with a variety of technologies;
    Training (technical, soft skills, business);
    Multicultural, Agile environment that encourages new ideas and innovation;
    Fitness centers discounts;
    Sports activities & other company events;
    Chair Massage;
    Free Bookster account;
    and… free coffee, fresh fruits.

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