Senior Site Reliability Engineer / DevOps (w/m) 80-100%

With in Zürich - CH

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Posted on March 20, 2020

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Senior
Role: DevOps, System Administrator
Industry: E-Commerce, Marketplace, Shopping
Company size: 11–50 people
Company type: Private


cloud, amazon-web-services, http

Job description

Launched in 2010, is an online classifieds site for buying and selling pretty much anything in Switzerland. It was launched by the Norwegian media house Schibsted, and acquired by Swiss media group Tamedia in July 2015. With more than 13 million visits and over 240 million page impressions each month is one of the largest, most exciting and fastest growing online businesses in Switzerland.

We're looking to expand our team with a smart, talented and dedicated

Senior Site Reliability Engineer / DevOps (w/m) 80-100%

As part of the platform team you will be responsible for some of the core services that power In tight collaboration with our product teams you will make our platform rock solid and mentor the engineers in the art of devops!

You will:

  • Choose, deploy and manage some of the core tools and technologies to build and support a robust infrastructure.
  • Identify bottlenecks and improve the performance of our systems.
  • Ensure all necessary security, monitoring, alerting and backup & restore solutions are in place by mentoring the development teams.
  • Coach the members of the product teams in dev ops
  • Implement automation solutions to reduce manual workload and improve maintainability
  • Help in replacing legacy application with cloud native solution

What we are looking for

  • Experience in operating web platforms at swiss scale (millions of users) on top of cloud platforms
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux (we use debian).
  • A love for automating things, preferably using terraform & ansible
  • Broad knowledge of cloud platforms, preferably AWS
  • Robust Knowledge of basic network protocols like HTTP, TCP/IP.
  • 4 or more years of professional experience with software engineering or systems administration and DevOps.
  • Solid database experience, preferably with PostgreSQL.
  • Not required but experience in any of the following is considered to be an asset: Golang, C, node.js, Grafana, Prometheus, Zabbix, ELK stack, Redis.

We value enthusiasm, reliability, intelligence, attention to detail and a ‘get-shit-done’ attitude. We expect you to share our insatiable drive to make things better. You’ll also need an excellent command of English; any Swiss language is an advantage. And be prepared to learn snippets of Brazilian Portuguese, Catalan, Turkish and Romanian during and after work hours.

What we offer

  • We offer a competitive salary
  • Great office in the heart of Zurich
  • A work from anywhere policy
  • Your Laptop of choice
  • Free flow of fresh fruit and coffee
  • You’ll have more than 40 co-workers who’ve got brains, looks and infamous Nerf gun skills.
  • Team events all over Europe
  • Last but not least, you’ll have the chance to work on one of the largest and fastest-growing online ventures in Switzerland which truly makes a difference in many Swiss people’s lives.

If you’re interested please apply and send us your CV in English, and a short cover letter explaining why you are the right fit for this position.

Apply here