Linux Cloud Engineer OXaaS (m/f/d)
Open-Xchange GmbH

This position will support our SaaSemail platform, providing service to large customers for tens of millions of end users.  Core competencies required include automated deployment, virtualization and mail protocols.You will be expected to provide quick resolution of difficult technical problems and we are asking you to share your major contributions regarding technical architecture, documentation and systems project management. The close cooperation between you and the Services and Engineering teams in the rest of the larger Open-Xchange organization, means growth opportunities abound inside and outside the team. In other words, this position is a great opportunity to build a career track. Ideally you are located in Germany next to one of our development office in Olpe, Dortmund, Bremen or Hamburg, but you can also be located in any other city in Europe.

Your job

  • Assist with administering mission-critical software such as Dovecot, LDAP, Galera, Cassandra

  • Hardware installation and troubleshooting

  • Ensure availability, scalability and performance of the Linux Server environment

  • Shell scripting

  • Server deployment, configuration and management using Ansible / Chef

  • Monitor system logs and activities

  • Design operations and implementation scripts and automation; configure and write supporting documentation

  • Assist with security audit and compliance tasks

  • Perform security hardening via group policies, local policies, scripting, etc.

  • Document architecture and essential function methodology

  • Participate in a 24 x 7 on-call rotation supporting and collaborate with global operations teams

  • Lead and assist in areas of technical innovations and cost savings

What do you bring to the table

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or 8+ years of experience working with Linux

  • Solid experience of 5+ years in scripting in either bash, perl, python or ruby

  • Ideally experience with OpenStack, Ansible/Chef, Dovecot, Cassandra & Java

  • Solid understanding of networking (the OSI model, TCP, IP, routing, firewalls & load balancers) and storage concepts (iSCSI, fiber channel, LVM and NFS)

  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure and virtualization technologies including OpenStack and/or VMware.

  • Experience with object storage platforms like Scality, Ceph & SWIFT

  • Understanding of multi-tiered applications

  • Experience with logging technologies such as Graylog, Kibana, or Splunk

  • Interest in learning new technologies and working with proof of concepts to promote new technologies

  • Willingness to do some domestic and international travel

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; willingness to present technical information to a group

What we offer

  • You can work entirely from your home office or from one of our offices - as you prefer!

  • Working on a modern cloud software in an international team

  • Wide scope to develop your own ideas for our product

  • HomeOffice and the opportunity to work from one of our well-appointed worldwide offices

  • The most current and jazzy equipment

  • Continuous personal development & training

  • Flat hierarchies combined with a “Open Door” policy

  • Plenty of opportunities to attend conferences and industry gatherings with your co-workers, and an awesome end-of-year party

Posted 9 months ago