The main mission of the Infrastructure Platform Engineer role is to find and develop software solutions to increase the productivity of developers from an infrastructure point of view. This will be done mainly by creating building blocks of parts of the infrastructure, which could help developers to set up new projects easily.
What will you do:
Actively help engineering teams to get over their roadblocks.
Support the engineering teams by consulting best practices and how to onboard them.
Provide seamless starting of new software projects, mainly by developing automated building blocks.
Transform manual work to automation.
Be aware of our current infrastructure and actively seek/test/push new technologies.
Responsibility for small/mid-sized features.
Be able to provide internal support for at least one of our domains (Cloud/Terraform/Kubernetes/Networks/Bare-metals, ..)
Initiate ideas, tasks.
What we expect:
Fluent in English (both oral and written)
Experience with Cloud (AWS, GCP etc.)
Experience with managing fleet of bare-metal linux servers (Ansible, Chef, ..)
Knowledge of how CI/CD works (GitlabCI/CircleCI/Spinnaker/..)
Hands on experience with Container runtime and Container orchestration
Familiar with technologies we use, such as Kubernetes, Service mesh, Terraform, Datadog, PostgreSQL
Familiar with CDN/WAF technologies
Awareness of serverless technologies
Love for automation, passionate about Cloud technologies and IaC (Infrastructure as Code)
Willingness to help people to deliver new/current features/products faster/better
Communication skills – needs to understand/listen/talk to people, help them with everyday problems/issues
Analytical mind, attention to details
Why it rocks to be at Kiwi.com:
We deploy immediately after a job is completed, not after months of QA.
Do, fail, learn – repeat! We understand that mistakes happen and we learn fast.
We decide which cutting-edge technologies are appropriate for the task.
We love contributing and using Open Source.
We visit and speak at conferences and technological events worldwide.
We code at hackathons and other competitions.
We support the local technological community.
We use our work time wisely with a friendly vacation policy and work schedule.
We also like to party and hang out together.
We work, play, relax, workout and even nap in our offices (complete with sauna, gym, masseur, sleeping spots, canteen, chillout zones, free refreshments, etc).
Dogs, kids and parties are welcome in our offices.
We also enjoy common benefits, such as meal vouchers, sick days, flight vouchers, multisport cards, etc..
Besides a fair salary, we can also look forward to quarterly bonuses dependent on overall company performance.