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IT Operations Engineer (DevOps)

Permanent employee

About us

At InterNations, we’re dedicated to making expat life a great experience! With about 3 million members in 390 cities around the world, regular local events, interest-based groups, and useful information, InterNations is the biggest global network for people who live and work abroad. What started as an idea over ten years ago is now changing the lives of expats and global minds around the world each and every day. With a team from over 30 countries, we believe in the benefits of international experience, cultural exchange, and the power of bringing people together. Together we’re constantly growing and learning, coming up with new ways for our members to feel more at home, meet other international people, and enjoy their stay abroad.

We offer:
  • a growing, dynamic company with an international team
  • a friendly atmosphere and the space to pursue your ideas
  • regular workshops about work-related topics and soft skills
  • independent projects and training sessions for interns
  • weekly team breakfasts, fresh fruit, and regular team events

Are you the right one for our team?
Then send us your application (CV and cover letter) today!
About the Role
Our Operations Team runs external, customer-facing systems as well as our internal IT infrastructure. As a DevOps Engineer you will be responsible for the setup, installation, monitoring and troubleshooting of our Linux-based infrastructure.

As a DevOps Engineer at InterNations, you will:
  • be responsible for the administration of Linux-based systems (Debian and Ubuntu)
  • run software like nginx, Tomcat, PHP, MySQL/MariaDB, Redis, RabbitMQ in production quality and within a serious SLA
  • manage configuration changes and roll-outs, implement custom solutions
  • actively contribute towards bottleneck diagnosis and performance optimization
  • work closely together with the Engineering teams on performance, scalability and operability
  • run, troubleshoot and extend our Jenkins-based Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • design and implement monitoring and fault detection strategies

You meet the following requirements:
  • significant previous experience with running Linux systems in a production environment, especially in the context of web applications
  • a very good understanding of networking and networking appliances: routing, switching, load balancers, firewalls
  • significant experience with running a relational database system under significant load (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • no trouble picking up a scripting language or two in order to implement custom solutions
  • previous experience in performance analysis and optimization on a Linux stack
  • experience with virtualization, container technology or configuration management is a plus

Your Application to InterNations

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