DevOps Engineer


We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to have an overall technical responsibility of our infrastructure, systems, security, availability, health, performance, capacity and release pipeline.

As a DevOps Engineer you need to be an application, infrastructure and performance engineer with an eye for scalable solutions. You are passionate about architecting and implementing new solutions through automation, while releasing code into production that improves the performance and reliability of our eco-systems.

Your challenge:

  • Overall technical responsibility of infrastructure, systems, security, availability, health, performance, capacity and release pipeline
  • Serve as the primary technical contact for anything related with Altaro SaaS services operation
  • Build and manage distributed infrastructure, applications and monitoring through automation that are secure, scalable and reliable
  • Gain deep level understanding of the application and systems to be able to effectively solve problems across the entire stack – servers, application and network hosted on Azure platforms
  • Working closely with R&D teams to ensure that changes are continuously being built, tested and deployed
  • Create automatic problem detection and resolution processes and scripts
  • Drive standardisation efforts across multiple services
  • Manage timely resolution of all critical and / or complex problems meeting SLA requirements
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call operation

Skills Required:

  • Desire and ability to wear multiple hats (Systems Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Systems Developer, Problem solving, QA)
  • Keen on improving product reliability, performance and scalability
  • Passionate to automate manual processes with a good knowledge of scripting tools
  • Comfortable with CI / CD pipeline and have managed integrated workflows using tools such as TeamCity, BitBucket, Octopus Deploy, Rundeck
  • Ability to quickly assess and address incidents and escalate as necessary
  • Experience in Linux and Windows OS
  • Experience supporting multi-tier web application architectures and web application security
  • Experience with Cloud computing infrastructure – Azure / AWS
  • Experience in TCP / UDP, load balancers, firewalls and VPN
  • Experience with Database administration

Bonus Skills (you get additional points if you have one or more of the following):

  • Experience with running applications in containers such as Docker or Kubernetes
  • Experience with caching (Redis) and message queuing / streaming technologies
  • Experience in application and infrastructure monitoring, reporting and alerting such as NewRelic, Dynatrace, Graylog, ELK, Grafana, PRTG, Prometheus
  • Knowledge / Experience with Atlassian Suite
  • Aware of current InfoSec best practices and certifications such as PCI, ISO27001, NIST
  • Knowledge of incident, problem and change mgmt following ITIL practices

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Altaro’s headquarters are located in a state of the art building on the island of Malta, in the ‘heart’ of the Mediterranean. Our culture is driven by open discussion, collaboration and respect. We employ an enthusiastic team who understands that one way to innovate continuous data protection (CDP) technology is by taking a step back from the implementation details to understand the customer's objectives, requirements and resources.

The perks that we offer if you join Altaro

  • Prestigious clients
  • Autonomy and flexibility
  • State of the art offices
  • Work with a talented, enthusiastic team
  • Personal development programme
  • Health Insurance
  • Additional leave entitlements – Paternity/Maternity/Adoption leave

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