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OPERATIONS ENGINEER - TECHNICAL OPERATIONS

January 14, 2022
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OPERATIONS ENGINEER - TECHNICAL OPERATIONS

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Any city, Ukraine

Svitla Systems Inc. is looking for an Operations Engineer (Technical Operations) for a full-time position (40 hours per week) in Mexico. Our client is the world’s largest travel guidance platform, helping hundreds of millions of people each month become better travelers, from planning to booking to taking a trip. Travelers across the globe use the site and app to discover where to stay, what to do, and where to eat based on guidance from those who have been there before. With over 887 million reviews and opinions of nearly 8 million businesses, travelers turn to our client to find deals on accommodations, book experiences, reserve tables at delicious restaurants. They discover great places nearby as a travel guide company available in 43 markets and 22 languages. The Technical Operations team is responsible for the architecture, deployment, and secure operation of the production environments & services, including the on-prem data centers where they manage thousands of physical and virtual machines, multiple cloud vendors where the client has both directly managed environments as well as tenant environments, and the global network which spans over 26 countries. As an Operations Engineer, you will be a force multiplier for the engineering & operations teams, delivering tooling & infrastructure that directly impacts day-to-day operations and helps contribute to the future evolution of Infrastructure & Engineering.

Requirements:

  • Experience in working in a highly available, dynamic production environment.
  • Practical experience with containerization and orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes).
  • Expertise in Postgres.
  • Proficiency in coding/scripting languages such as Python. Driven towards automation, removing manual process bottlenecks to increase efficiency.
  • Strong understanding of Linux (Redhat/Centos) and Web Servers (Tomcat/Apache).
  • Experience with configuration management (e.g., Puppet, Ansible) and infrastructure-as-code (e.g., Terraform).
  • Experience in working in hybrid-cloud environments (AWS preferred) as well as on-premise data centers.
  • Excellent problem solver, ability to action high-level business needs and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of networking fundamentals.
     

Responsibilities:

  • Build stability: strengthen the client’s production environments, implement best practices, and, when appropriate, drive change across existing workflows.
  • Empower end-users: collaborate across engineering & operation teams to improve automation of workflows and infrastructure.
  • Ensure predictability: establish SLAs for service uptime, build the necessary telemetry, and reach them.
  • Maintain Consistency: develop and maintain solutions for deploying critical production infrastructure across diverse environments.
  • Practice Accountability: participate in regular on-call duties and ensure that incident root causes are identified, debugged, and resolved to prevent a recurrence.
     

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation plan that takes skills and experience into consideration.
  • Annual performance appraisals.
  • Possibility to choose your workspace either remote or combination of your home and one of our development offices. 
  • Projects that use advanced, cutting-edge technologies.
  • Competitive bonuses for a personal recommendation of new employees.
  • Vacation time, sick-leaves, national holidays, family supplementary days off.
  • Comprehensive medical insurance including dental services, massages.
  • Support for a healthy lifestyle, compensation of sports events.
  • Maternity leave policy.
  • A personal loan budget is available for long-term personnel.
  • Partial compensation of conferences, courses, and English classes.
  • Free meetups, webinars, and conferences organized by Svitla.
  • Birthday and New Year presents for personnel, gifts for children.
  • Fun summer and winter corporate parties and memorable anniversary presents.

About Svitla:

Svitla Systems is a multinational software development company headquartered in Silicon Valley, with business and development offices throughout the US, Mexico, and Europe (Ukraine, Poland, Western Europe). Svitla is an outspoken advocate of workplace flexibility, best known for its well-established remote culture, individual approach to our teammate’s professional and personal growth, and family-like environment.

Since 2003, Svitla has served a wide range of clients, from innovative start-ups in California to mega-large corporations such as Ingenico, AstraZeneca, and Ancestry. At Svitla, developers work with clients’ teams directly, building lasting and successful partnerships, as a result of seamless integration with on-site processes. 

Svitla Systems’ global mission is to build a business that contributes to the well-being of our partners, personnel and their families, improves our communities, and makes a lasting difference in the world. Join us!

If you are interested in our vacancy, please send your CV. We will be happy to see you in our friendly team :)

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