SysOps Engineer at Kinsta () (allows remote)
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Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-04-23 05:00:13
Kinsta is a modern cloud hosting company focused on WordPress hosting. We run our services on cutting edge technology and we are proud of the level of support we offer to our customers. Our talented and motivated team is scattered across the globe with team members hailing from every continent but Antarctica! We're constantly on the lookout for great talent to join our awesome team. If you’d like to become part of the Kinsta family, hit apply!
We are looking for a talented and experienced SysOps Engineer to help us in the following areas:
- Work in a shift-based rotation, monitoring our infrastructure to preferably prevent issues or to respond immediately and mitigate issues.
- Assist the Support team by investigating bugs and issues reported by our clients affecting our infrastructure or platform.
- Monitor automated security systems and make informed decisions based on the data they provide.
- Increase the efficiency of all our efforts by performing maintenance / rollout tasks and assisting in the development of automated systems.
- 3 years of experience working with Linux, demonstrated experience with Debian or Ubuntu is preferable.
- Excellent general understanding of Linux, cloud networking and server management.
- Experience with the standard WordPress stack (PHP, MySQL, WordPress) or in the hosting industry.
- Technical awareness and the ability to quickly understand new technologies.
- Some development experience (Bash, Ansible, Python, etc).
- Honest and clear communication skills in English.
- Knowledge of LXC.
- Experience with GCP, AWS, Linode or DigitalOcean.
- Experience automating against firewalls and network infrastructure (iptables).
- Deep expertise writing Bash and Ansible scripts, knowledge of Python scripts is an advantage.
- Experience working with ZFS.
- Experience working with ELK stack.
- Fully remote culture with a globally distributed, international team
- We offer a flexible and relaxed working environment where everyone can work in peace
- In order to ensure that everyone has time to rest and recharge, we offer Flexible paid time off
- We do not have any investors and we do not work directly with clients. This means we rarely have any deadlines and have the luxury of thinking features through and implementing them correctly instead of quickly
- Everyone has a voice in the development process
- We have an amazing design (UI and UX) team so development receives fully researched and designed tasks
- We work with only the newest and best technology