Senior Technical Engineer – DevOps

UAE-Dubai Permanent Negotiable

JOB PURPOSE

As a key technologist in the DevOps and Automation team, help drive DevOps and Automation practices at product and program level. Engineers enterprise-level technology solutions for CI/CD and Cloud automation through infrastructure as code, containerization, and config management. Ensure robust Cloud engineering and DevOps practices for solution planning, technology development, deployment, release, hyper-care, and operations of technology solution. Apply Site reliability principles to ensure availability, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, monitoring, emergency response, and capacity planning and act as a bridge between development and operations by applying an engineering mindset to system administration.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES LINKED TO OBJECTIVE AREAS (MAXIMUM OF 10)

  • Lead the discovery phase of Cloud adoption/ migration by partnering with the Architects and Security to strategize well-defined DevOps and Cloud engineering architectures.
  • Lead the automation of change management, building resiliency, monitoring, capacity planning, and emergency response for a set of products that you are responsible for.
  • Act as a lead for service reliability, scalability, and performance for a set of products as part of system enablement team for Agile release trains. A primary lead who identifies and improves the lifecycle of products/services by addressing flow of value through the continuous deployment pipelines.
  • Review deployment and operational environments, i.e., execute initiatives to reduce failure, troubleshoot issues across the entire infrastructure stack, expand monitoring capabilities, and manage technical operations.
  • Collaborate with Release Engineering, Product Development, and Security teams to develop change management strategies – e.g. canary-style deployments, pushing out new releases without interrupting services, and rolling back features that demonstrate problems.
  • Enable automation of everything possible and ensure continuous deployment pipeline is always in good health and is responsible for the technical design and high-quality coding for technology products with built-in quality and production deployment ready.
  • Build, maintain and operate technical environments for software development, continuous integration and continuous deployment based on cloud application design principles such as 12-factor apps.
  • Embrace DevSecOps principles to advise and architect security solutions with engineering and product teams, ensuring all technologies and projects are robust and adhere to security standards.
  • Be an advisor to enable the teams to drive corrective, adaptive, preventative, and perfective maintenance of solutions automating environment management, service management, infrastructure management, and cybersecurity aspects of the systems
  • Apply Site reliability principles to ensure availability, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, monitoring, emergency response, and capacity planning and act as a bridge between development and operations by applying an engineering mindset to system administration.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Computational Mathematics, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 6+ Years of hands-on experience on DevOps implementation and/or Cloud Computing/Migration (AWS, Azure, VMware, GCP) and Systems Administration.
  • At least 4+ years of experience in enterprise-level IT projects Cloud-based technologies (PaaS, IaaS, Cloud Infrastructure Services).
  • Extensive Experience in architecture and support best practices in a Hybrid cloud environment or Amazon AWS/Azure Cloud.
  • Exceptional knowledge in systems monitoring, alerting and analytics (AppDynamics, Logstash, Splunk, etc.)
  • Hands on knowledge of build automation and continuous integration/delivery ecosystem: Git, Groovy, Maven/Gradle, Docker, Nexus, Artifactory, Selenium, Jenkins, Docker, Openshift
  • Experience with infrastructure configuration and automations processes and tools: Terraform, Puppet, Ansible.
  • Experience in deploying and troubleshooting highly available, secure, and reliable services with automatic failover using containers and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes/Openshift.
  • Experience with issues facing large-scale server environments.
  • Experience with Linux management tools such as automated provisioning (ansible, puppet, razor), containers (docker), virtualization (VMware, KVM).
  • Experience in Scripting (shell, python, Go)
  • Skills for monitoring and automation.
  • Experience working with automation and CI/CD implementation for microservices architecture.
  • Hands-on experience on designing and building solutions that allow multi-cloud environments.

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Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2103-198684
Salary: Negotiable
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 1/05/2021
Job Industries: DevOps & Cloud Jobs
Job Locations: UAE-Dubai
Job Types: Permanent

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