Cloud Operations Engineer

Locations: Malta & Skopje

The Hornetsecurity Group is the leading cloud security provider in Europe, which protects the IT infrastructure, digital communication and data of companies and organizations of all sizes. Its services are provided worldwide via 11 redundantly secured data centers. The product portfolio covers all important areas of email security, including spam and virus filters, legally compliant archiving and encryption, as well as defense against CEO fraud and ransomware. With more than 400 employees, the Hornetsecurity Group is represented globally at several locations and operates in more than 30 countries through its international distribution network. The premium services are used by approximately 50,000 customers including Swisscom, Telefónica, KONICA MINOLTA, LVM Versicherung and CLAAS.

For our location in San Gwann (Malta) or Skopje (North Macedonia) we are looking for a motivated Cloud Operations Engineer for 40 hours/week to start immediately or as soon as possible.

Job description details

Your job

  • You work with Engineering teams to build highly available, performant, scalable, secure and self-healing distributed infrastructure.
  • You have hands-on experience operating Kubernetes.
  • You manage automation processes, from provisioning and inception through day-to-day operations.
  • You research, evaluate and implement various tools and solutions to improve our BaaS platforms efficiency, performance and availability.
  • You endorse a DevOps mentality in getting stuff done and continuously improve our internal tool sets.
  • You act as a subject matter expert of the application and systems to be able to effectively solve problems across the entire stack – servers, application and network.
  • You develop, configure and optimise service and application monitoring (Icinga, New Relic, InfluxDB, Grafana, PRTG).
  • You maintain internal documentation.
  • You participate in 24×7 on-call rotation.

Your profile

  • You have experience with on-premise and cloud platforms such as Azure or AWS.
  • You strive to build and maintain highly available business-critical systems.
  • You are able to quickly assess and solve complex technical problems in 24/7 environment, escalating as necessary and participate in blameless retro’s.
  • You have a solid grasp of TCP/IP network stack, load balancers and security around on-premise or cloud-based environments.
  • You can demonstrate practical experience with technologies such as CDNs, firewalls, load balancers, web servers, containers, messaging systems, orchestration tooling, log aggregation and database systems (MariaDB, Redis).
  • You have a deep understanding of Linux and Windows OS and you are comfortable with scripting.
  • You are comfortable with CI / CD pipelines and Infrastructure as Code.
  • You have experience in application and infrastructure monitoring, reporting and alerting such as New Relic, ELK, Grafana and InfluxDB / Prometheus.

Your benefits

  • Free space for innovation and independent action.
  • Short decision paths and flat hierarchies in an open work atmosphere.
  • Personal and professional development opportunities.
  • Attractive and performance-related compensation.
  • No dress code – you can come to work as you like.
  • Delicious coffee, tea and fresh fruit every day for free.
  • Free Book Policy – we will order your reference books.
  • Regular pizza meetings for an interdisciplinary exchange.
  • Team events like Lasertag, Live Escape Room or LAN parties – let yourself be surprised.
  • Unlimited contracts.
  • Fast growing international company with a promising future and no limits to growth in your professional career.

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Viktoria Wagner | Jobs Hornetsecurity

Any questions?

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