Lead Devops engineer (AWS)

Lead Devops engineer (AWS, remote)


ClearScale is a leading company that provides a wide range of cloud services including architecture design, development, integration, migration, automation, and managed services. We help Fortune 500 enterprises, mid-sized business, and startups succeed with ambitious, challenging, and unique cloud projects. We architect, develop, and launch innovative and sophisticated solutions using the best cutting-edge cloud technologies.

ClearScale is growing quickly and there is high demand for the services we provide. Clients come to us for our deep experience with key cloud infrastructure, automation, and management providers like AWS, Chef, Docker, and RightScale.

This is a unique opportunity to make a big impact, enjoy competitive compensation, work on a wide variety of projects for clients across multiple industries, and work alongside some of the best minds in the cloud. You’ll be joining the team at an exciting time as we work together on solving all sorts of interesting problems. We’re looking for enthusiastic people from a range of backgrounds to join our team. We value people who take pride in their work and place an emphasis on getting things done.

About the role

This is a dynamic role with high emphasis on being self-motivated to solve the task at hand. There is no ‘typical day’ in the Systems team as new challenges are presented daily. You will ensure that good decisions are being made and procedures are being followed. Where gaps are found in process or infrastructure, you will take ownership to resolve them. When services are interrupted, you will be responsive and restore functionality in a timely and efficient manner.

You will work closely with coworkers in other offices and time zones on the constantly evolving mission to achieve zero downtime of services hosted by Systems team. The team is constantly innovating new approaches to improve efficiency, automate repetitive work and reduce manual tasks.

Now we are looking for Lead Devops engineer who will help our engineers in realising complex projects and make their work the most efficient.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop global teams of engineers, growing their knowledge and skill set

  • Design, build and deliver cloud computing solutions, hosted services and underlying software infrastructure

  • Agreement of business requirements with the customers

  • Identification and description of the affected business processes

  • Keep the team aligned with the business priorities

  • Manage the team’s backlog, the daily activities, project status

  • Project Documentation (Diagrams, Architecture Design, Instructions, Handover documents)

  • Communications with our customers in English (emails, slack chat, work sessions)

  • Support risk assessment, cost and timing, dependence and impact on other solutions / projects

This position will report to CEO/CTO, Director of Systems admin and PMs.

Required skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in implementing/leading DevOps activities.
  • Knowledge of professional DevOps practices and the full software development life cycle, including source control management, build processes, CI/CD, and installation.
  • AWS Ops experience is a must. We are looking for a minimum of 1 year
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Linux Server support (3-5 years)
  • Production infrastructure support (3-5 years)
  • Web technologies like Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, HAProxy, MySQL and others (3-5 years)
  • High level of expertise with key AWS services
    Must Have: EC2, IAM, S3, ELB/ALB, CloudWatch, VPC and Networking, RDS, CloudFront, Deployment Tools.
    Good to have: ECS, EMR, SQS, API GW, SSM, others
  • Scripting: bash, awk, Ruby, Python and/or other programming skills
  • Automation and Configuration: Jenkins, Docker, Packer, Terraform, Kubernetes, Ansible and other automation tools
    Optional: Puppet, Chef
  • Build: Jenkins
    Optional: TeamCity, CircleCI
  • Monitoring: ELK, CloudWatch
  • Databases: MySQL, AWS RDS. Optional: Dynamo, PostgresQL, Oracle, Cassandra, MongoDB
  • Fluent English (spoken and written)
  • Experience working in cross-functional Agile/Scrum teams

Note: Please provide your CV in English

Desired Technical Certifications (not must):

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – (Associate / Professional)
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – (Associate / Professional)
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – (Associate / Professional)
  • AWS Certified Developer – (Associate)

You’ll be a great fit if:

  • You are able to be collaborative, adaptive, flexible and have a strong leadership and communication skills
  • You love being a part of a small, dynamic, and agile team that encourages you to learn and grow
  • You desire to work with some of the world’s top brands
  • You love finding solutions to interesting problems and figuring out how things work
  • You welcome having autonomy with complex tasks
  • You are passionate about using your experience and expertise to inspire the team

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