471 day(s) ago

DevOps Engineer vacancy at Sematext Group Inc

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

Sematext Group Inc

We run Sematext Cloud in AWS US and AWS Europe, but we use a minimal number of AWS-provided services. Almost all services are containerized and run in Kubernetes. Jenkins is used for builds and we have automated builds, test/PR environments, and deployments that happen many times per day. We make use of Ansible and Terraform. Everything is redundant and there are not SPOFs. Some of the tech we use: Kubernetes, Elasticsearch, ClickHouse, Kafka, ZooKeeper, rsyslog, Jenkins, microservices written in Go, Kotlin, and Java, agents written in Go, Rust, and Java.

General overview of the role

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to come and grow as part of our fully distributed, 100% remote team. We have been around for ~10 years and were the first company to offer metrics+logs+traces together, several years before they were known as three pillars of observability. We are looking for a teammate interested in taking our all aspects of DevOps and DevSecOps – infrastructure automation, security, monitoring, etc. to the next level.


Own, but collaborate with the rest of engineering around infrastructure provisioning, scaling, updates and optimizations
Assist with CI/CD optimizations and improvements
Monitor and optimize infrastructure size, utilization, performance, and costs
Troubleshoot infrastructure issues
Ensure optimal security posture by following best practices, and establishing security-minded processes
Spearhead the security certification processes: SOC-2, HIPAA, etc.
Eat our own dogfood and ensure all our infrastructure is properly monitored
Provide feedback to engineering and product teams based on dogfooding


Self starter, focused, organized, and eager to learn
Excellent spoken and written communication skills
Communicative, engaged, fun, relaxed, collaboration-minded personality
Experience with Kubernetes and AWS
Ability to work remotely as a part of a 100% distributed team

Skills considered as a good plus

Experience with Elasticsearch, Kafka, ClickHouse, ZooKeeper, rsyslog, DockerHub
Experience working as a part of a small and agile team

Other information

This position is open to candidates in Europe, South America and Asia, although truly exceptional individuals from other corners of the planet will be considered, too.

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