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    • 1 month ago

      DevOps Engineer

      Does playing an instrumental role in helping the M&E industry render their motion pictures across thousands of cloud-based VMs, 100s of thousands CPUs, and petabytes of data sounds exciting to you? Our small, distributed, fun team is looking for an enthusiastic DevOps Engineer to join us in crafting an indispensable part of the content creation toolset. We built the world’s largest visual effects rendering farm, used for productions such as Deadpool, Game of Thrones, Stranger Things and Welcome to Marwen, and we need your help building our next generation backend services and APIs!


      What to expect:

      • In your first 30 days: you’ll contribute to our Terraform modules to support our new and existing projects.

      • In your first 6 months: you’ll have migrated our entire cloud infrastructure to infrastructure-as-code as Terraform modules, and you will play a critical role in helping us schedule workloads across multiple cloud providers. You’ll also have improved the observability of our services.

      • By the end of your first year: you’ll own our multi-cloud infrastructure. If you are interested in management, you’ll help hire and build a DevOps team, or continue working as a high-impact individual contributor in a growing DevOps team.


      Required skills/characteristics:

      • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively from your home office.

      • Strongly motivated by opportunities to positively impact the direction of the company and product.

      • Proficient in architecting cloud-native architectures.

      • Enjoys the challenge of a heterogeneous environment, such as supporting IaaS, PaaS and Serverless computing.

      • Proven experience automating infrastructure using techniques such as configuration management and infrastructure-as-code, using tools such as Ansible, Packer, Terraform or CloudFormation.

      • Familiar with one or several cloud platforms: AWS, GCP, and/or Azure.

      • Familiar with Continuous Integration and Automated Testing.

      Additional desired experience:

      • Familiar with cloud VPC networking and peering, and NAT gateways.

      • Familiar with IAM and defining scoped access for applications and developers.

      • Familiar with one of the leading container orchestrators: Kubernetes, Nomad, and/or ECS.

      • Security conscious and strives for all services to be continuously integrated and deployed, with zero down time.

      • Developed or integrated with analytics, billing and user management systems.


      Interview process:

      • Casual video chat conversation with our Director of Engineering (30 minutes on Google Hangouts.)

      • Take-home project, scoped to take less than 2 hours.

      • Follow-up technical video chat conversation with our Director of Engineering (60 minutes on Google Hangouts.)

      • Casual video chat conversation with one or more of our engineers (60 minutes on Google Hangouts.)

      • Casual video chat conversation with our CEO (30 minutes on Google Hangouts.)

      Do you want to be influential in the future of M&E cloud-based services? If yes, we want to hear from you!

    • Cycloid (Remote in Europe)
      2 months ago

      We are looking for a software engineer, passionate (it’s the most important) with several years of experience crafting software (it is better) but if you feel that you have the potential, don't hesitate, and with:


      - broad experience in back-end development, HTTP and APIs


      - professional experience with Go, knowledge of distributed systems and simplicity, familiar with the UNIX philosophy, database such as MySQL, swagger ...


      - A big + would be that you understand or you have worked as a DevOps as we build a DevOps platform.


      What is also important is that we are looking for more than just a developer. We are looking for a person who can build with us new features, can bring some new ideas to what could be a great DevOps platform to build a bridge between Dev & Ops & tools.


      We work on empowering people so we don't have a full-time product manager due to our culture.


      You are of course a team player and know how to work in remote even if you can work at Cycloid office in Paris if you live in IDF. You can decide to work on remote or co-working place if you are located in Europe, we only hire people located in Europe to avoid timezone issue and we don't accept relocation. All the organisation are in an asynchronous manner. We don’t use emails, only Github, Slack, Trello and Hangout.


      You have excellent written and oral communication skills in English, another language would be a plus.


      The salary will depend on your skills and your localisation. We are fully transparent internally on this topic.


      Cycloid is committed to having equality between women and men. In that way, we strongly encourage women's application.


      Interested in knowing more and the advantages we offer, please feel free contact us at [email protected] To apply, send us your resume and Open Source / Github code if you have.

    • About SwissBorg:

      SwissBorg is a fintech startup building the new era of wealth management on the blockchain. Developed by a team of financial experts, we are decentralized to the world with teams in Toronto, Lausanne, Tokyo and London and operate as a meritocracy. By utilizing the community-centric approach, SwissBorg aims to revolutionize investment in crypto assets.

      We are looking for talented individual to help us grow our team and reach. If you like fast-paced environments, lots of learning, agile thinking and a flexible work policy, this is your chance to apply!


        • Contribute to the development and evolution of our Android apps
        • Work closely with the Product, UX/UI, Android and Backend teams
        • Write clear and maintainable code with Unit/UI tests
        • Evaluate the right technologies and keep yourself up to date to the Android technology landscape
        • Constantly improve the quality of our products by fixing bugs and refactoring the code base where necessary
        • Implement best practices to ensure app reliability, scalability and security

      Skills and requirements:

        • Solid experience (3+ years) in developing Android native apps with Kotlin
        • Knowledge of Rx (RxKotlin) is a plus
        • Knowledge of OkHttp, Retrofit & Moshi is a plus
        • Solid understanding of the full mobile development lifecycle
        • Strong UX/UI design skills and the care to develop world-class user interfaces
        • Enthusiastic, fast learner and a problem solver
        • Previous experience working remotely is a big plus
        • The ability to propose, listen and accept people's feedbacks
        • Flexible, proactive, organized, detail-oriented and entrepreneurial
        • Excellent English communication skills.
        • Experience in the finance industry a plus
        • Experience with encryption, cryptography standards and securing Android app is a plus

      Why SwissBorg:

        • Freedom to create, to research and recommend tools and technologies to support our mobile development
        • Working with an experienced team that includes Backend software engineers, DevOps and QAs
        • Grow in an environment with experts in crypto, investments, engineering, AI, psychology, and business
        • Very competitive Salary and Bonus
        • Flexible work hours
    • Narrative (North America)
      2 weeks ago


      Here’s where we are now:

      We are operating in Amazon Web Services. Our services are mainly deployed on EC2 provisioned with Terraform.

      We also heavily use other technology on AWS such as DynamoDB, S3, and RDS.

      Our backend includes a data ingestion web service with supporting Kinesis consumers, along with a growing array of Spark projects. It’s written mostly in Scala, with a smattering of Python for lambda functions.

      We sit somewhere in the middle of the “Scala as a worse Haskell” and “Scala as a better Java” spectrum. We love functional programming and we do make use of libraries like cats, but at the same time we heavily favor core language features and have no intention of rewriting everything using Free Monads.

      Our web app UI is written in Typescript with Angular2 and a supporting API running on Node, and is deployed and monitored using much the same supporting tech as the backend.

      Other services we use include: GitHub, CircleCI, DataDog.

      Here are some examples of projects that we would like some help with:

      Data analytics pipelines to drive the interactive report UIs. For example: reports for yield forecasting and deal pre-qualification.

      Implementing additional infrastructure to support transactions for more types of data.

      Improving the latency and resource usage of our transaction processes.


      Have experience in a typed functional language such as Scala or F#, or significant experience in their non-functional equivalents (Java, C#) with an interest in Scala.

      Have experience working with non-trivial quantities of data. As of this writing, our ingestion pipelines are handling something on the order of 500GB .snappy.parquet files per day. Prior work with Spark would be ideal, but experience with similar MapReduce-based technologies would also be helpful.

      Have experience operating in a cloud environment like Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine, or similar.

      Be able to work across all aspects of back end systems, from application code to SQL to systems administration.

      Not be afraid of contributing to the entire stack (from the UI to Devops) when the need arises.


      Scala or other typed functional languages

      About Narrative

      These days, data is everywhere and has immense benefits for businesses. Companies that have data can sell it to companies that need it to improve their business; a win-win situation. However, current data discovery and distribution inefficiencies slow this win-win situation down to a grinding halt.

      Narrative simplifies the data landscape by automating the hard-to-navigate world of data acquisition and distribution into two, easy-to-use software platforms.

      Narrative's Acquire platform gives businesses access to massive amounts of raw data across many suppliers. With full transparency, companies know exactly what they’re getting and which suppliers it came from.

      Narrative's Distribute platform standardizes and deduplicates data, giving companies instant demand for their data and new, turn-key revenue streams.

      On top of that, everything is automated, centrally managed with actionable analytics and aligns with GDPR compliance.

      In a world where raw data is fueling businesses, Narrative is the platform that powers the data economy.

      Perks & benefits

      Health, dental, and vision insurance

      Flexible vacation & paid time off

      Equity plan

      Relaxed and engaging workplace

    • Software Heritage
      2 months ago
      Location: Paris, France or remote


      Software Heritage is hiring: seeking a Paris-based full-time devops engineer

      Software Heritage is an ambitious nonprofit, entirely Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) project that aims at collecting, organizing, preserving for the very long term, and sharing all publicly available software in source code form, together with the corresponding complete development history (e.g., from a Version Control System) where available. The Software Heritage archive already contains about 6 billion unique source code files and 1 billion commits, retrieved from more than 80 million software projects.

      We are looking for a senior devops engineer with either strong (Python) programming skills and a pronounced interest in (GNU/Linux) system administration or strong system administration skills and backend programming experience, to grow our operations team. The team is in charge of guaranteeing reliability of our day-by-day archiving activities, integrity of the Software Heritage archive in collaboration with mirror operators, and maintaining an efficient development environment for our developers.

      The right candidate will:

      be a strong critical thinker and efficient problem solver, be able to communicate and work collaboratively with team members, be able to dig deeply into technical details, configurations, and scripting, lead incident response, diagnosis and follow-up on system outages or alerts across the entire infrastructure, have a knack for keeping the complexity of large, heterogeneous distributed system under control.

      As senior devops engineer you will primarily work with the following technologies:

      Debian GNU/Linux, Puppet, PostgreSQL, Distributed architecture (RabbitMQ, Kafka), Icinga/Prometheus/ELK monitoring, Proxmox, KVM virtualization, LXC and Docker containers, large scale object storage (Ceph, cloud-based object storages), AWS and Azure, POSIX shell scripting, Python programming.

      Working knowledge or interest of the following techniques and technologies would be a plus:

      highly scalable architectures, microservice based architectures, event driven infrastructures, IaaS/PaaS cloud offerings, Debian packaging, REST API principles, C system programming.

      A successful candidate will have strong system administrator skills and programming fluency in at least a couple of system- and/or application-level programming languages, as well as a solid track record of participation in existing FOSS projects and communities.

      All the code developed as part of this position will be developed openly and released under a FOSS license.
      Workplace and salary

      The job should be worked on-site at Inria’s Paris headquarters. Remote work might be an option, depending on the candidate and on their willingness to visit headquarters on a regular basis.

      The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    • 1 month ago

      We’re a rapidly growing startup transforming the way enterprises engage their customers when communicating over the phone. Some things that make us different include:

      A team of founders. Most of us have either been founders or ‘first hire’ at startups that have been acquired or gone public. We know and love building products that create big companies.

      We’re not your typical CRUD app. Our software runs across many different platforms (web/chrome/iOS/Android) and connects to a core communications infrastructure that we’ve built from scratch.

      We love our customers. Whether it’s building resources, going on-site or staying up late with them on launch day, we go above and beyond to make them successful.


      About You:

      An experienced software engineer (7+ years) who has built non-trivial production systems and enjoys finding scalable solutions to interesting problems. You’ve worked across a variety of tech stacks and know how to pick the right tool for the job. You are not only comfortable tracking down and fixing production issues, but can anticipate where issues will arise before they do. You are the person your peers come to for help. The prospect of learning new technologies should excite you.


      Designing and implementing new features and systems.

      Assessing and fixing production incidents and bugs and putting in place systems to prevent them.

      Be a technical resource for other members of the engineering team.

      Mentoring junior engineers

      Job Requirements:

      7+ years work experience as a software engineer

      Experience building highly-available backend services

      Knowledge of relational databases

      Desire to work on a small team that collaborates on technical and product ideas

      Strong work ethic and team player

      Experience working on the JVM

      Experience with containers (Docker)

      Nice To Have:

      Experience working in Clojure.

      Experience with telephony (Asterisk, Kamailio, SIP, RTP)

      Experience with AWS (RDS, SQS, S3, Elasticache, ECS, Cloudformation, etc)

      DevOps experience

      *We have an office in San Francisco, but half of us work remotely from all over the US. Check out a (totally unprompted!) blog post by one of our engineers about his experience working remotely at Truly.


      We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to help us develop, maintain and administer the TileDB cloud-based service.

      Key Responsibilities

      Work as part of a team to develop a complete cloud-based service

      Develop, unit test and validate components of Golang based services

      Help design new service layers and advanced DB feature sets (ACL, SQL, etc)

      Maintain production infrastructure

      Our headquarters are located in Cambridge, MA. The candidates must be US or Greek citizens or permanent residents.


      In-depth experience with Golang based REST services

      Experience using Kubernetes for production service deployments

      Experience with OpenAPI (Swagger) specifications

      Experience with production MariaDB/MySQL usage and administration

      Nice to Have

      Devops experience with DNS, logging and monitoring

      Experience debugging performance critical applications

      C/C++ experience (i.e. CGO)


      TileDB, Inc. offers very competitive compensation and benefits, which include:

      Health Care Plan (Medical)

      Stock Option Plan

      Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

  • All others (1)

    • 1 month ago

      At GitLab, our team of technical writers is responsible for ensuring that the documentation for all of our products is clear, correct, and easy to use. We are looking for great writers with strong technical proficiencies who will help our users succeed with our rapidly evolving suite of developer tools.

      You’ll collaborate with our engineers, who write the first draft of docs for the new features they create. You’ll dive in on special projects, authoring new content and working on new site features and processes. You’ll collaborate with others across the organization to craft tutorials and other educational resources. You’ll be at the leading edge of DevOps while contributing to one of the world’s largest open-source projects and engaging with our wider community.

      GitLab is an all-remote company, and this is a remote position with no geographical requirements.


      • Continuously improve GitLab’s documentation content in collaboration with engineers, product managers, and others.
        • Review and edit doc plans and content for all new and enhanced features.
        • Produce written and video tutorials for getting started with GitLab features and for specific use cases.
        • Help developers and other members of the community who have documentation-related questions.
        • Identify and address content gaps or the need for additional media such as diagrams or videos.
        • Participate in reviews and revamps of section or page content and structure.
        • Help review and triage incoming suggestions, corrections, and other content from the community.
      • Continuously improve GitLab’s documentation site features and user experience in collaboration with engineers and other technical writers. This may include the documentation site’s design, search, build process, feedback methods, SEO, visitor analytics, versioning, and other technical components.
        • Contribute to the planning and code of new site features and enhancements.
        • Coordinate with frontend and backend engineers when their help is needed.
      • Contribute to the improvement of team process and style, as well as cross-functional efforts.
        • Act as a reviewer of release blog posts and contributor to GitLab’s Handbook.
        • Make it easy for contributors from the community—internal and external—to submit quality documentation.
        • Contribute to the documentation Style Guide and documentation process guides.
        • Collaborate and improve upon collaborative processes with others including product managers, Support, Marketing, Engineering, and the wider GitLab community.


      • You have:
        • An affinity for managing and writing software documentation.
        • Excellent writing and editing skills.
        • Understanding of what makes documentation clear and effective.
        • Great teaching skills that translate into amazing written work.
        • Familiarity with the Linux or Mac command line.
        • Experience using Git, HTML/CSS, and at least one programming language (though this does not need to be from a professional context).
      • You are:
        • Highly organized; able to triage and prioritize numerous issues and projects.
        • Able to succeed in a remote, globally distributed work environment.
      • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.

      You’ll receive special consideration if you have experience with:

      • Static site generators and managing docs as code.
      • DevOps tools.
      • JavaScript and intermediate front-end development.
      • Advanced programming or other technical experience.

      Our hiring process is described in more detail in our Handbook's Hiring section. When you apply, please include a cover letter that describes why you are interested in this position and in what ways you are well-qualified for it.

      About GitLab

      GitLab Inc. is a company based on the GitLab open-source project. GitLab is a community project to which over 1,000 people worldwide have contributed. We are an active participant in this community, trying to serve its needs and lead by example. We have one vision: everyone can contribute to all digital content, and our mission is to change all creative work from read-only to read-write so that everyone can contribute.

      We value results, transparency, sharing, freedom, efficiency, frugality, collaboration, directness, kindness, diversity, boring solutions, and quirkiness. If these values match your personality, work ethic, and personal goals, we encourage you to visit our primer to learn more. Open source is our culture, our way of life, our story, and what makes us truly unique.

      Top 10 reasons to work for GitLab:

      1. Work with helpful, kind, motivated, and talented people.
      2. Work remote so you have no commute and are free to travel and move.
      3. Have flexible work hours so you are there for other people and free to plan the day how you like.
      4. Everyone works remote, but you don't feel remote. We don't have a head office, so you're not in a satellite office.
      5. Work on open source software so you can interact with a large community and can show your work.
      6. Work on a product you use every day: we drink our own wine.
      7. Work on a product used by lots of people that care about what you do.
      8. As a company we contribute more than we take, most of our work is released as the open source GitLab CE.
      9. Focused on results, not on long hours, so that you can have a life and don't burn out.
      10. Open internal processes: know what you're getting in to and be assured we're thoughtful and effective.

      See our culture page for more!

      Work remotely from anywhere in the world. Curious to see what that looks like? Check out our remote manifesto.