Senior Infrastructure Engineer


We are looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to build, manage and improve the infrastructure, systems, security and capacity of both Cloud based (Azure, AWS, Rackspace) and on-premise virtual infrastructure.

This position forms part of the Technical Operations team while also supporting the Internal IT infrastructure. As an Infrastructure Engineer, you are passionate about architecting and implementing new solutions that improves the performance and reliability of our eco-systems while meeting project commitments and delivering operational excellence.

Your challenge:

  • Build and manage distributed infrastructure, applications and monitoring across multiple stacks (Azure, Rackspace, Hyper-V, VMWare) through automation that are secure, scalable and reliable
  • Deploy, manage and automate services such as load balancers, firewalls, messaging, databases and caching
  • Design, deploy and manage physical and virtual networks, including firewalls, switches, routers, VPN's and physical links
  • Gain deep level understanding of the application and systems to be able to effectively solve problems across the entire stack – servers, application, databases and network
  • Collaborate with product engineering teams to deploy new services and capabilities
  • Create automatic problem detection and resolution processes
  • Drive standardisation efforts across multiple services
  • Manage systems availability, scalability and maintainability to achieve operational stability and excellence
  • Continuously evaluate new products, tools and solutions to enhance our service capabilities
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call operation

Skills Required:

  • Desire and ability to wear multiple hats (Infrastructure, Reliability, Release, Problem solving)
  • Experience with Cloud computing infrastructure – Azure / AWS
  • Keen on improving product reliability, performance and scalability
  • Experience as a Systems Engineer in Microsoft and Linux environments with proven track record of running multi-tier web applications including AD, GPOs, DNS, IIS and Cluster services
  • Passionate to automate manual processes with a good knowledge of scripting and automation tools
  • Ability to quickly assess and address incidents and escalate as necessary
  • Experience supporting multi-tier web application architectures and web application security
  • Experience in TCP / UDP, load balancers, firewalls, VPN, WAF and CDN's
  • Experience with Database administration (RDMS such as MySQL, MariaDB, MsSQL)
  • Great problem-solving skills and the ability to find root cause of issues through troubleshooting and participate in blameless retro's

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 of CI / CD pipelines such as TeamCity, BitBucket, Octopus Deploy, Rundeck
  • 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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