DevOps / Site Reliability Engineer - Infrastructure at Showmax

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DevOps team currently consists of 7 engineers and as the Showmax service is expanding into new markets and countries, our platform is growing both horizontally and vertically.

While we care for the existing platform, we’re also designing a brand new one from scratch, with an extremely modern tech stack. To pinpoint just a few technologies we’ve already decided on K8 EKS to manage our platform on AWS, Loki for logs, Thanos as a HA Prometheus setup; the list goes on. Many of the technologies are still yet undecided, so there’s plenty of room to experiment or do PoCs

  • Building, expanding, improving and maintaining distributed multi-tier hybrid bare-metal/cloud system that makes up the overall platform for services known as Showmax
  • Writing support infrastructure tooling and configurations in Python/Go/Ruby/Puppet DSL and debugging applications in any of the above with the sprinkle of C/C++ where applicable
  • Creating PoC for technologies and passing the newly gained knowledge to your colleagues
  • Driving the best practices of the DevOps mindset and present some of our work to the community on conferences and meetups

Who Are We Looking For:

  • English at a level that you’re comfortable using daily
  • GNU/Linux at a very decent level; UNIX power tools are at your fingertips, also
    • man and info pages are your best friends
    • Thou does not abuse cats
  • Python, or any other programming language plus willingness to learn Python
  • A solid knowledge of AWS and Kubernetes
  • Good grasp over networking technologies and concepts
  • Experience with large-scale automated deployments

Understanding of security concepts for data at rest and data in transfer and technologies that implement them. We use the following technologies in our stack. The more you know, the better, but you definitely do not need to know all of the below to pass the interview.

  • Following technologies we use or experiment with within our stack:
    • HAProxy, Varnish, Nginx
    • Docker, KVM, Nomad, Consul, Vault
    • Puppet, Terraform,
    • Patroni, Postgresql
    • Glusterfs
    • ELK stack
    • Rabbitmq
    • Go, Python, Bash
    • Prometheus ecosystem, Nagios, Gitlab 

What you’ll get in return?

  • 25 days of holidays
  • 5 sick days
  • Annual bonus based on performance
  • Flexible hours and 2 days of home office
  • Equipment that you prefer - Lenovo or Apple laptop, monitors, etc.
  • Meal vouchers, MultiSport card
  • Education - internal knowledge sharing, conferences, online courses, time allocation for learning purposes
  • Ergonomic workspace, good coffee and snacks in the office


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