DevOps Engineer

  • Jumeirah Lakes Towers - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Oct 03, 2019
Permanent DevOps | Blockchain

Job Description

Our team
The DevOps team collaborates with various teams to ensure successful code deployment, component testing, process re-engineering, and quality improvement. With a holistic view of our technical environment, we provide the best solutions that benefit the company and our clients.

About us
Founded in 1999, is a pioneer in online trading. We enable our customers to trade on the world’s financial markets. Focused on customer-centric solutions, we aspire to be the world’s leading online trading service provider.

A career at offers you the opportunity to make an impact in a fast-growing organisation that’s at the cutting edge of online trading technology.

Your role
You will be deeply involved in every stage of the software lifecycle. You will work closely with developers and testers to facilitate the smooth execution of the continuous integration (CI) process.

You must be passionate about connecting software development to day-to-day operations and improving the quality of our products and services.

What you’ll do

  • Maintain and extend our service monitoring. We use tools such as Datadog to detect and react to issues. We’ll need you to be proactive and find issues before they happen.
  • Keep things running. Systems do break from time to time. When they break, your job will be to make it work again. Once it works, walk the developers through the failure so they can prevent it from breaking again.
  • Keep our systems secure. We have a dedicated security team, but you’ll also need to be ready to fight off intrusions. Defeat any attempts at breaking into our systems.
  • Help us improve continuously. If you have suggestions for making things better, we’d love to hear about it.

What you have

  • Expertise in cloud solutions and virtualization infrastructure, including AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and KVM
  • Familiarity with Linux and open-source applications such as rsyslog, DHCP, iptables, Postfix, NGINX, and initialization systems such as systemd and SysVinit
  • Extensive experience in TCP/IP networking, firewalls, and VPNs
  • Knowledge of hardware and software firewalls, intrusion detection methods, security systems, and DDoS protection
  • Thorough knowledge of bash scripting
  • Knowledge of Chef, Ansible, SaltStack, or similar configuration management tools
  • Experience in:
    • Site reliability engineering (SRE)
    • Managing round-the-clock operations for incident resolution, including alerts, rotations, and escalations
    • Designing and working with high-availability web service architecture
    • Application containerization (preferably Docker)
    • Database administration (preferably PostgresSQL)

What’s good to have

  • Extensive knowledge of information security and data protection
  • Experience with Terraform and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with Perl, Python, and other scripting languages
  • Knowledge of industry-accepted IS standards
  • Experience in:
    • Hardening Linux systems
    • CI tools such as Travis-CI, CircleCI, Jenkins etc.
    • Documentation of processes and incidents
    • Version Control software (Git)
    • Windows Server Administration (IIS, MS-SQL)

What we’ll give you

  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Medical Insurance
  • Housing and transportation allowance
  • Casual dress code
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work permit for yourself

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), Dubai

About location
DMCC is the largest free trade zone in the UAE and is home to many businesses and residences. It is a massive community: with over 540 retail outlets, over 300 restaurants, 5 hotels, spas, fitness centres, parks, running tracks, childcare facilities, and educational institutions, you will find almost everything you need here. Along the serene waterfront, there are regular activities such as sporting events, community fairs, farmers markets, and charity fairs. Getting around in the DMCC is made easy with public transportation such as bus services providing 78 round trips daily. Relocate to DMCC and experience modern living in a beautiful and vibrant city.