SysOps & DevOps Lead

We are looking to hire a seasoned Systems Administration professional who will work in our newly established Continuation Engineering team – an elite group of uniquely intelligent technologists that build systems and processes to support and maintain groundbreaking web applications that make the world a better place!

This role is a mix between technology, business, and people leadership and is a unique opportunity to advance your career in a global software company. You will participate in establishing and leading a brand new practice at MentorMate and will have the autonomy and freedom to build a team of SysOps and DevOps professionals and to establish best practices and processes that will enable the Application Support and Production Support arms of the Continuation Engineering team. This position requires strong hands-on systems thinker that will fully participate in the systems architecture and software development process. You will collaborate with our clients and internal technology teams to create 21st-century cloud-based systems and processes that set standards.

As a fast-growing company, MentorMate provides challenging careers in a friendly, team-oriented environment. We value our employees and share our success through competitive pay, recognition, advancement opportunities and a great working environment. MentorMate has been recognized as The Top ICT Employer in Bulgaria in the category ‘Software Development’ for 2016.

Job description

  • Be a key member of the Continuation Engineering team and lead the practice to long-term growth and success
  • Provide technology consulting to our clients and the Application Support group of the Continuation Engineering team
  • Collaborate with development team members to ensure the scalability, resilience, security, and availability of the software products
  • Create and configure cloud-based environments and services
  • Create and implement security practices and policies
  • Develop CI/CD processes
  • Strive for maximum system administration efficiency by utilizing the latest technologies and tools
  • Solve mission-critical problems in production or development environments
  • Configure and administer various Linux and Windows environments.
  • Create and grow the Production Support arm of the Continuation Engineering Team

Required skills

  • 5+ years experience in the system administration field
  • 1+ years experience with AWS
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux operating systems, services and daemons
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows OS
  • Excellent knowledge of virtualization and containerization platforms and tools such as Docker, OpenVZ/Proxmox/Hyper-V/VMware
  • Excellent knowledge of best-in-class networking and OS administration practices
  • Very good knowledge in networking configuration and troubleshooting
  • Experience with routing and switching protocols and open source solutions
  • Experience with monitoring, logging, and backup tools
  • Bash scripting and any programming language experience
  • Ability and desire to quickly ramp up on new concepts and technologies
  • Fluent command of English both written and verbal

A significant advantage would be

  • AWS Certification
  • Knowledge of infrastructure provisioning software such as Puppet, Ansible, Vagrant
  • Experience with build tools such as Ant, Maven, Gradle, Make, MSBuild, Rake
  • Experience with one or more build management tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience with Git or other SCM tools
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with Terraform

We offer

Career development

Professional growth in a global company
Variety of meaningful projects
Latest technologies to choose from
Work side-by-side with top engineers
Challenging problems to solve
Career path with regular salary increases
Individual learning budget
Internal technical and soft skills trainings
Leadership program
Business English classes
Knowledge sharing

Work & Life Balance

Flexible working locations in Bulgaria
Opportunity to relocate to one of our five offices within the country
Additional paid time off for loyal employees
Opportunity to work from home
Regular team buildings and office parties
Gamification program
Lounge and game zones
Charity and volunteer activities
Internal communities of interest such as board games, sports, etc.
Diverse working environment
Metro Station next to the office

Company benefits

Additional health and dental insurance
Covered transport expenses + MentorBike to use
Employee Referral program with bonuses
Showers at the office
Massages to relax
Discounts in shops & restaurants
Exclusive financial offers and consultations

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