Platform Operations Engineer – San Jose, Costa Rica – Hybrid

CloudPay is a company that has been growing at 30% for five years straight; we find ourselves at an inflexion point in our technology stacks and IT organisational structure. CloudPays engineering teams build very sophisticated software using open-source technologies with the majority being in Java. We operate out of AWS. Our systems engineers play a crucial role in the design, building and maintenance of all our software and services.

CloudPay builds, deploys and operates half a dozen customer-facing services and many more backend services across 1000+ Linux hosts and AWS-managed services. The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of Linux Systems is strong with scripting in various languages, working with AWS and is a strong study of new technology.

If you’re a self-starter who likes a challenge and is looking for an exciting new Platform Engineer role where you will have a real influence and impact on Cloud Infrastructure design, this is the role for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly-skilled, high-functioning team, forming an essential part of a rapidly expanding global business within the technology and financial services space.

Daily Duties and Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Provision and maintain secure cloud infrastructure
  • Partner with scrum teams to deliver software releases
  • Build and manage secure automated systems
  • Maintain complete and comprehensive documentation
  • Manage logging, monitoring and alerting systems
  • Support incidents as they occur and work with teams on preventing future incidents
  • Work closely with engineers across all teams in different parts of the world

Attributes and Experience Required:
• 3+ years in a similar role
• Good documentation and communications skills
• Relevant degree or equivalent experience
• Experience working with agile teams
• Keen sense of ownership and drive, delivering on what you and your team have agreed on
• A good understanding of the following concepts and standard practices:
• GitOps and ITIL
• IT security; GDPR, encryption at-rest/in-transit, patching, least-privilege
• Networking; VPNs, Transit Gateways, routing, DNS, firewalls
• Experience working with complex and, sometimes, tightly coupled systems
• Strong experience with the following technology:
• Terraform and AWS
• Debian
• BASH
• Rundeck
• Containerisation and microservice architecture
Desirable Experience:
• JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket
• Bamboo, Jenkins
• Foreman
• Apache, Nginx, Tomcat

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