Amazee · Sep 2nd 2019
PLEASE NOTE: This position requires that you work during standard office hours in Central Europe (UTC+0 to UTC+3) Senior System Engineer
We are excited to introduce our latest job opening for amazee.io. We invite you to take a look at our website at amazee.io, read of the job description below, and to make contact with us if you find our offer exciting.
To apply, please upload a maximum one-page cover letter in PDF format. Your cover letter should showcase your communication style, introduce yourself, detail your relevant technical work experience, and highlighting anything you feel we should know before we make contact with you. Feel free to also upload a concise resume.
The company and the job
amazee.io provides a Drupal hosting Platform as a Service to clients worldwide. We excel in offering outstanding support and a local Docker-based development environment congruent to production servers, supporting production deployment to any server in any datacenter in the world.
Do you like to support and share knowledge with other engineers? Do you automate processes rather than doing the same thing three times? Do you believe in DevOps as a culture? Do you want to contribute to an open-source project on a daily basis? Then we may have the perfect job for you.
amazee.io is looking for a System Engineer to join our tech team. You will be essential in ensuring the happiness of our clients, the stability, and the growth of our high-performance hosting environment. We are a lean, open, international, and fully remote distributed team.
Our hosting environment is based on Docker and Kubernetes/OpenShift, operates in multiple locations all over the world, is completely open source, and currently serves over 500 million hits per month. We are constantly updating and improving the platform and need bright minds who are interested in helping us scale to build the world's best and fastest Drupal hosting environment.
Client onboarding and training
Provide outstanding support to our clients via Slack and in E-Mail
Go the extra mile for our customers to provide trouble free deployments of their sites
Assist with ensuring the stability of our hosting environment
Specify, implement, document, and roll out features/updates
Support tech teams by being an advocate for and implementing DevOps Principles
Share the responsibility for frequent off hours “on call” duty
You prefer to work during standard office hours in Europe (UTC+0 to UTC+3)
3 years+ of System-Engineer/System-Admin experience
Working knowledge of Linux, Nginx, Varnish, MariaDB/MySQL
Working knowledge of Drupal and PHP
Talking to clients and providing training to technical client personnel doesn’t scare you
Communicating effectively via cat gifs and emojis
Experience with Docker
Basic knowledge of high availability and clustered servers
Basic knowledge of Mac OS X, Windows
You're able to self-organize, work independently, but also work as part of a globally distributed team
You are experienced with or are familiar with agile project methodologies and principles
Ability to analyze problems and keep calm and focused during outages
Very good at reading, writing, and communicating in English
Experience with OpenShift and/or Kubernetes
Experience with AWS and/or Azure
Experience with server security and system hardening
Experience with Ansible, Node.js, or Golang
Experience with performance optimization and load testing
You like to share your knowledge by speaking at conferences and meetups
Work in a very tight knit yet distributed team of creative professionals in a flat international organization
Opportunity to contribute daily to a open-source hosting environment that is the backbone to many international clients and organizations
Be part of a team that is driven by continuous improvement and does not shy away from change
Budget for tech equipment every two years - free choice of hardware to work with
Flexible working hours
Possibility to work remotely for 2 weeks per year from our Hubs in Zurich or Cape Town
Annual budget for education and conference attendance
An annual grant for health & wellness related things
40-hour working week
5 weeks of vacation plus 10 days annually for local holidays
Attendance to events and conferences
Location is not that important, however a desire to work during business hours in the UTC+0 to UTC+3 timezone is critical.
If you are excited by the opportunity to join an international hosting company and think you might be a good fit, we would love to hear from you!
To apply, please upload a maximum one-page cover letter in PDF format. Your cover letter should introduce yourself, detail your relevant technical work experience, and highlighting anything you feel we should know before we make contact with you. Feel free to also upload a concise resume.