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Employer: Avira
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 12.02.2016
    Short company description

    Avira, a company with over 100 million customers and more than 500 employees, is a worldwide leading supplier of self-developed security solutions for professional and private use. With more than 25 years of experience, the company is a pioneer in its field.


    The challenge is to manage and automate highly sophisticated web systems that run in the cloud. The goal is to grow from tens to hundreds of millions of users, while offering the customers increasing value through our services.
    We need a tech-savvy engineer that has good knowledge and understanding of cloud computing, continuous deployment, DevOps and wants to help us achieve our goals.

    Your technical profile:

    Computer Science graduate (preferably M.Sc.+);
    Strong systems administration skill set in a Unix-based environment (2+ years experience including shell scripting);
    Good understanding of TCP/IP stack;
    Ability to easily learn and adapt to new technologies and processes;
    Programming experience.


    Your challenges

    Implement scripts/tools to facilitate error free and repeatable software deployment processes;
    Build tools and help design automated procedures for smooth operation on a large scale;
    Find performance bottlenecks, security holes and failure points in any layer of the architecture and implement fixes;
    Monitor application, network, and server performance of a high number of virtual nodes in different locations;
    Colaborate with different teams in order to solve problems;
    Make sure that the high standards regarding availability, scalability, security and performance are met.

    Other info

    Nice to have

    Practical experience with public cloud vendors (Amazon EC2 or similar);
    Practical experience with NoSQL, MySQL and Python;
    Experience with highly scalable distributed systems and automated deployment/maintenance procedures;
    Practical experience with cross data center system design;
    Practical experience with configuration management systems (SaltStack, Puppet, Chef etc.).