SysAdmin / DevOps Engineer | Beirut

On demand
Posted on May 20, 2019 - 6 months ago - Beirut
On demand
Full-Time Employee

SysAdmin / DevOps Engineer | Beirut

The SysAdmin / DevOps Engineer role is to plan, organize, and build the systems and infrastructure integration for our cloud environments.

The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding and experience with concepts such as DevOps, CI/CD, SaaS, networking, high availability, and performance testing.

This role will also be working closely with the architecture and engineering teams to implement, design, and perform implementation/configuration changes.


* Work in a fast-paced development environment on multiple projects, communicating and collaborating across functional teams.

* Work closely with product owners, developers, and ops teams to design, deploy and automate a secure and standardized infrastructure
* Architect new and/or migrate existing applications to use secure and standardized infrastructure components in a cloud environment optimized for scale, performance and reliability.

* Ownership of the 24/7 health of multiple applications and their operating environments, supporting dynamic feature sets.

* Develop proactive monitoring, reporting, and alerting for application scalability and performance to meet capacity, response time, and uptime requirements.

* Drive critical problems to resolution, working to identify and understand root causes throughout the platform, defining corrective actions for continuous improvement.

* Continually tune systems for maximum efficiency.

* Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.

* Create and maintain blueprints, policies, and build out development, production and staging environments.


* Advanced skills in Linux administration
* Proficient in scripting languages such as Bash, Python
* Experience with AWS and GCP services and architecture
* Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Foreman, or Ansible
* Extensive Experience in Web and proxy applications including Apache, Nginx, Squid
* Experience with multiple database technologies including MySQL (MariaDB), NoSQL
* Experience with release management, CI/CD technologies such as Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform
* Extensive experience with networking including VPN (IPSec, IKEv2, OpenVPN), DNS (Bind), BGP
* Fundamental understanding of security concepts and best practices
* Experience with big data technologies, including Kafka and Zookeeper
* Experience with Agile tools like JIRA and Confluence
* Expertise in multiple version control systems including Git and Subversion
* Experience with open source log monitoring such as ELK
* Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of professionals globally, including outsourced development teams

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