Job Details

DevOps Engineer - Remote
Job ID: 7986
Job Type:

Any Region

Job description:
Our client is an affiliate marketing company which has a remote-first working policy, with most of colleagues operating from sunny Malta. The vision is to empower better online decision-making for their users. The team does this by creating industry-leading products based on honesty, integrity, and transparency. By putting people first, the company knows they will do the same for their users.
The Position Summary
Forming part of DevOps team, the DevOps Engineer owns the challenge of implementing innovative and strategic solutions for building, scaling, and relentlessly improving development and production infrastructure. The candidate we’re looking for will be able to understand and apply core company values of trust, transparency, accountability, and growth mindset.
This is a remote position. We are on the hunt for candidates located in time zones between UTC-1 and UTC+5.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a small, cross-functional Scrum team, actively participating and contributing to Scrum events as appropriate
  • Implement, scale, maintain and support hosting and underlying delivery infrastructure, typically consisting of a cloud-based LAMP stack, and frequently with a CMS component such as WordPress
  • Monitor and secure the entire technical stack
  • Troubleshoot, identify root causes of, and remediate complex technical issues
  • Implement, test, and maintain backup, fail-over and disaster recovery systems and procedures
  • Consistently achieve best-in-class levels of uptime and availability
  • Automate development, test and deployment processes and infrastructure to the greatest extent possible, leveraging modern approaches such as CI/CD, containerization, and infrastructure as code as best suited for our context and needs
  • Build, maintain and continuously improve delivery pipelines, which typically involves working with GitLab and Docker
  • Interact with other teams to understand requirements, and assist as necessary in the design, specification and implementation of a high performing and resilient technical architecture
  • Develop and maintain internal documentation for key systems and services
  • Coach and assist less experienced team members
Knowledge Skills & Experience:
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Great analytical skills and an eye for detail
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a Scrum team or similar Agile environment would be a plus
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role, with focus on Linux system administration, configuration, and automation
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in Bash command line scripting is a must; knowledge of PHP on top of that would be awesome!
  • Experience in Linux network configuration and management; experience with iptables, OPNsense, pfSense or similar would be ideal
  • Knowledge and experience using cloud infrastructure providers such as Digital Ocean and Amazon AWS; infrastructure automation tools such as Ansible, Terraform or similar would be a big plus
  • Deep knowledge and experience building, maintaining, and supporting LAMP server configurations; Apache, Nginx, MySQL or similar industry alternatives
  • Good knowledge of CDNs/SSL/Proxies; CloudFlare or similar
  • Experience with CI/CD, containerization, and building delivery pipelines; GitLab, BitBucket, Jenkins, Docker, or similar
  • Knowledge and experience in any of the following, or similar, would also be considered an additional plus: WordPress, MongoDB, PerconaDB, Gluster, Kafka, Redis, HAProxy, Varnish, Zabbix
  • Able to manage own time and work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Takes initiative and relentlessly seeks improvement
Please send your CV to if you are interested in hearing more about this role.