Cloud Engineer

Location: Berlin, Germany. Other European locations for remote work will be considered case by case.

Product Description

Cloud Engineer, you will contribute to building and maintain our next generation cloud product fleet. You will join a heterogeneous team focused on making technology accessible by delivering robust, customer-friendly cloud products through a seamless Namecheap experience.

Sound good? Great. Read on!

Responsibilities

  • Ideate, plan and create a wide variety of cloud services

  • Help Namecheap build our container application cloud on top of our own bare metal

  • Research, learn and share some of the latest trends and technologies in the cloud industry

  • Configure and integrate cloud software to meet Namecheap needs

  • Interact daily with application developers to help support products on top of our own cloud

  • Improve the performance of our cloud services and solve scaling issues

  • Perform deep technical investigations and troubleshooting

  • Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting and reporting for our cloud services

  • Document processes and software

  • Share technical knowledge with the team members

  • Be committed to best practices

  • Give your opinions on operational processes, DevOps, deployment checklists, and more

Preferred Experience

  • Previous experience with large-scale, high-availability, asynchronous, distributed systems

  • 3+ years experience with shell scripting

  • Strong Linux/Unix experience and deep understanding of how systems work

  • Strong experience with at least one of the following automation tools: Ansible (would be great), Puppet, Salt

  • Docker and Kubernetes experience very important. RKT, LXC a plus

  • Experience of software-defined storage (Ceph, Gluster, persistent container storage and more)

  • Experience of physical and software-defined networking a plus, especially a container based networking

  • CI/CD

  • Private cloud/building on own bare metal, including VMware and OpenStack

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Solid understanding of how to secure cloud services and data

  • Excellent communications skills

  • Have a strong will for self-development

  • Strong focus on self-education and self-motivation, team player with a keen desire to help others

Nice to haves

  • Previous experience with a programming language: Go (golang), Python preferred

  • Previous experience in hacking Linux kernel

  • Previous experience in the hosting/cloud industry

  • Experience with a public cloud provider like AWS or Gcloud

  • Experience with hosting operating systems like CoreOS, Atomic or similar

  • Experience with containers and their orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos)

  • Contributing to open source projects that power cloud services

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience with cloud/hosted services

  • Intermediate or higher level of written English

We offer

  • High & competitive salary

  • Challenging work in an international professional environment

  • Opportunity to apply SAFe methodology

  • Individual development plans for employees

  • Flexible management

  • Full benefits package: paid vacation and sick leave

  • Free English classes in the company office

  • Free use of the services provided by Namecheap

  • Quarterly teambuilding activities

  • Coffee, tea, fruits, office lunch delivery

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