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Mid Level DevOps/Ops Engineer

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Mid Level DevOps/Ops Engineer
To €55k DoE


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This is an opportunity for a mid level DevOps/Ops engineer to get experience working on a massive e-commerce platform, learning from some of the brightest in Europe.


This DevOps engineers responsibility is to keep their complex online and back end environment working and strive to continue to improve the scalability aiming for 100% automation.


Their stack is a classic three tier web architecture using Linux, Apache, MySQL and written in PHP. Other technologies present includes NGINX, Zabbix, Logstash, Chef, VMware


They are very much at the start of their DevOps journey so there is a lot to be done with a talented team of 4 reporting to the operations team lead. A migration to Zabbix is completed. Logstash has been implemented based on a recent hires suggestion. Chef is their current project with a 20% integrated growing with every new recipe.


As you can see they need more of these ideas to maintain this momentum.


Do you enjoy scripting and automation? Do you understand the pressures of a 24x7 production environment? Do you enjoy working with different teams? Do you enjoy technology outside of your 9/5? Are you able to learn new tools and technologies quickly?



Role & Responsibilities

This DevOps engineer will sit in the operations team, constantly learning from your colleagues.

  • You will be responsible for keeping the lights on and making them run better.
  • You will be part of the deployment of software and encourage best DevOps practices.
  • You will be encouraged to understand the whole environment in order to make informed operational improvement suggestions.
  • You will encourage and propose new tools and script and automate within that space.
  • You will be responsible for monitoring and ensuring 24X7 availability.


DevOps job requirements

This is a mid level role and they are looking for someone with potential.

  • You will posses a broad understanding of the whole technical environment. You will have worked in a 24X7 production environment.
  • You will have experience with open source web and application servers. You will be a great scripter in at least 1 language.
  • At least 2 years Ops/Dev experience
  • Linux (CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu)
  • Web and application servers (apache NGINX)
  • Monitoring (Zabbix, Nagios)
  • Database understanding (MySQL, PostgreSQL)


Nice to have

  • Automation (Chef, Puppet, ansible)
  • Caching (Memcache)
  • Logging (Logstash, logentries)


The salary for this role is €45-55K, with health cover, pension, 10% bonus and potentially a relocation package.


Sound interesting and challenging? Take a look at the details below, and if this describes you, write to us at






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