We are now looking for experienced site reliability engineers to work on our cloud operations platform turning the best open source technologies into frustration-free cloud services. You’ll be part of a team working on the Aiven cloud platform, improving its scalability, reliability, monitoring and alerting and ensuring the systems are able to scale with our rapidly growing customer base. Depending on your interests, you can also participate in new feature development as well as helping to extend our product portfolio of open source data technologies. This position is open to candidates in Helsinki or Berlin area, or remote candidates in any location in the USA.
Our philosophy is to automate everything and to avoid repetitive manual work in everything we do. Our own backend systems are mostly implemented in Python with bits of Java, Go and C. We offer and operate a number of complex open source databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL and Apache Cassandra as well as other open source data technologies like Apache Kafka.
To succeed in this role, you need a strong background in software engineering and an excellent understanding of Unix systems administration and networking. We are looking for self-driven engineers who are enthusiastic about programming and willing to help others. We value analytical problem-solving skills and an openness to new ideas.
Key requirements for success in this role include:
Excellent development skills in Python
Hands-on experience with some of the following systems: Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, Apache ZooKeeper, PostgreSQL, MySQL and Elasticsearch
Excellent Linux systems administration and networking skills
Experience in systems automation
Fluency in English, verbal and written
What we value:
Good understanding of IT security
Distributed systems knowledge
Experience in writing technical blog posts and giving technical presentations
What we can offer:
A dynamic startup environment with a rapidly growing, international business
Highly experienced colleagues
Cool office in the center of the city
Possibility for stock options on top of the monthly salary for permanent employees
You will be part of a highly-skilled, tight-knit team of around 40 people, making your contribution essential to what is becoming a great success story. If you’re interested, send us your application along with a link to your GitHub profile.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.
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