Cloud Operations Engineer

  • Signicat
  • Trondheim, Norway
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time JAVA

Job Description

About the position

You will be a part of a small operations team where your key tasks will be related to building the next generation of Signicat’s production infrastructure, scaling and optimizing critical production systems that makes up the Signicat e-identity and digital signature platform.

Other important tasks will be:

  • Contribute to automation, system tools and monitoring which operates the platform
  • Continuously identify areas of improvement and work to improve the stability, availability, security and performance of the platform
  • Work closely with developers on new and existing projects
  • Contribute to improve modules for configuration management systems
    Provide developers and support teams with specific knowledge about infrastructure and platform

Main requirements

You will be administering a large number of servers and networks requiring in depth knowledge of Linux system administration, monitoring and alerting tools such as Nagios and Prometheus, technologies and best practices, as well as solid scripting and programming skills.

Other key skills and trades are:

  • Experience in running large-scale web applications on modern platforms
  • Cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud
  • Linux internals (like Ubuntu. RHEL, CentOS), networking, storage, monitoring
  • Working knowledge of any of the well-known configuration management tools such as Puppet, Salt or Ansible

Mindset and communication skills

You have an absolute desire to automate any task you perform more than twice.

You strive to work with new technology, master it, teach others to use it and make it improve life for everyone.

You must be able to demonstrate very good written and verbal communication skills, and able to present complex technical solutions for colleagues and others.

Experience with

You know the concepts of Infrastructure as code and building platforms in public cloud (AWS, Azure or similar). In addition, experience with:

  • Container based technology (Docker, Kubernetes, Apache Mesos)
  • Basic windows administration
  • Java and .NET applications
  • Continuous Integration with Jenkins
  • Source control with Git/Bitbucket
  • Atlassian Products including JIRA and Confluence
  • Some knowledge of MySQL preferably