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join GridMarkets for an exciting career - DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer

Position:              DevOps Engineer
Commitment:   Full Time
Reports to:         Technical Director
Location:             Flexible (Asia preferred)

Travel:                   limited


  • Collaborate with software engineering to deploy and operate our systems.

  • Help automate and streamline our operations and processes.

  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and production environments.


  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration.

  • Wide knowledge of Open Source technologies.

  • Experience with automation/configuration management, especially Puppet.

  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services OpenNebula, OpenStack, AWS. But work experience in OpenNebula is required.

  • Experience using system monitoring tools, e.g. Zabbix, Nagios, Zenoss.

  • Strong experience with SQL and MySQL.

  • Experience deploying and configuring Splunk in local and remote Infrastructures. Any other log file analysis tool experience is a plus.

  • NoSQL experience is a plus, since we also use Redis.

  • A working understanding of code and script (PHP, Python).

  • Ability to debug infrastructure related as well as software related issue.

  • TCP/IP internals.

  • Good understanding of REST API.

  • Broad understanding of distributed version control system, especially Git.

  • Work experience in HAProxy. Any other load balancing tool experience is a plus.

  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service.

  • Flexibility and desire to work in an early stage startup.

  • Fluent in written and oral English.


GridMarkets is an innovative start-up founded by highly experienced entrepreneurs and advisers aiming to make the promise of utility computing into a reality by advancing Cloud and Grid-computing technologies.  We are breaking ground in a new space, so are seeking highly motivated and talented individuals with integrity and experience to help us to fulfill our ambitious plans.  You will be given significant freedom and responsibilities with ample opportunities to grow and to learn  . . . and we hope to learn from you too.  We respect and expect independent thinking, maturity and curiosity.

We have built a platform for institutions to supply their excess CPU capacity to other institutions with high computational needs using open source Cloud & Grid-computing technologies.  We are seeking experienced and talented engineers from a (primarily Linux) background to further design, build, harden and extend our platform.   This will require you to delve deep into the workings of servers, networks, operating systems, virtualisation technologies and open source components. 

GridMarkets is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis.  To the contrary - we want to work with interesting people from diverse backgrounds and experiences to complement our team.  Compensation is negotiable with options/equity for the right candidate.

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