Junior SRE/Devops Engineer

Nosto Junior DevOps/SRE

About The Company -

At Nosto, we’re on a mission to make every impression relevant. We’re a global leader in the booming eCommerce space and work with amazing customers like Gymshark, Billabong, Nintendo, Patagonia and LUSH. With our recent acquisition of Stackla, we’re putting the power of User-Generated Content (UGC) in the hands of merchants to create trust and build loyal customer communities. 

Utilizing AI/machine learning and bleeding edge technologies, our platform helps marketers discover and obtain the rights to billions of authentic user-generated visuals from across the social web, then seamlessly manage, publish and optimize those visuals alongside their existing branded assets to deliver engaging and personalized experiences at scale. 

About the Opportunity 

The Sydney-based tech wing of Nosto is a small team that focuses primarily on maintaining the Stackla platform and integrating the two businesses.

Joining the DevOps lead, this role covers three primary areas of responsibility; support the development teams local backend/infrastructure requirements, maintain the current running AWS environments, and improve and modernize all areas of the platform.

All of our environments are running in the cloud and our task is to make them scalable, available, and secure. We are true believers in automation and build solutions that minimize manual configuration and operational burden.

Responsibilities:

  • Bridge the gap between developers and infrastructure. Assist team with testing & implementation of new technologies and/or services including methods, policies and procedures for installation, management, monitoring and support.

  • Participate in ongoing technology evaluations and keep up with technology trends and industry standards 

  • Operate infrastructure projects about AWS platforms and services 

  • Performance analysis and optimization, monitoring and problem resolution upgrade planning and execution, and process creation and documentation to continually improve the quality of Stackla’s services

  • Ensure service availability & reliability of infrastructure services and optimize or re-design existing services as needed

  • Monitor and improve the continuous integration and continuous deployment and automation process of the Stackla application, and it’s supporting services

  • Provide regular updates on advantages and potential opportunities for new technologies and automation. 

  • Establish close working relationships with all areas of the tech team to provide solutions to complex IT problems

  • Assist team with testing & implementation of new technologies and/or services including methods, policies and procedures for installation, management, monitoring, and support

  • Design and run system load/stress testing, documenting outcomes, debug infrastructure issues and escalate documented problems and suggest improvements based on technology, best practices

What we expect 

There are a lot of different technologies we use at Nosto, and we're not expecting you to master all of them. Talent and the right attitude will take you a long way. We also believe you would bring something new to the team with you. Here are some traits we're expecting you to have:

  • Proven experience (1+ years) as a DevOps/SRE or in a similar developer role.

  • Previous involvement in planning, building, and maintaining Amazon Web Services-based infrastructure running high transaction applications.

  • Good understanding of Linux systems administration (Amazon Linux, RHEL, CentOS or similar distribution) and general networking.

  • Understanding of microservice and serverless applications.

  • Working knowledge of Docker, Amazon ECS and/or related containerization technologies.

  • Understanding of software, infrastructure, and general InfoSec theories and best practices.

  • Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written English. Comfort creating documentation covering all areas of the role for internal and external audiences.

What we appreciate: 

These are not hard requirements or skills we’re expecting you to have already, but something we appreciate and will be valuable on your journey at Nosto.

  • Experience with bash scripting

  • Exposure to infrastructure as code tools like CloudFormation and Terraform.

  • Experience working with Varnish, Nginx, Jenkins, Vagrant, PHP, NodeJs, PM2, Ansible, MongoDB, and Postgresql.

  • A passion for learning and a desire to master new technologies.

 

A little more about the role 

Working at Nosto you’ll be one of the leading developers within a global product company. You’ll work in a modern and fast-moving product team with experienced and friendly teammates. Our UGC product team is located on the East Coast of Australia, with many in the Greater Sydney Area. 

We’re primarily looking for candidates in Sydney, but are open to candidates across Australia who are comfortable with a full remote working environment. (We won’t be considering international applicants for this role).

Want to know more about our fantastic culture? Check out our Glassdoor reviews here: https://www.glassdoor.com.au/Overview/Working-at-Stackla-EI_IE917998.11,18.htm https://www.glassdoor.com.au/Overview/Working-at-Nosto-Solutions-EI_IE1148273.11,26.htm

Benefits: 

• Five weeks annual leave 

• Birthday day off 

• Personal development allowance 

• Flexible work arrangements 

• Generous parental leave 

• The best tech and tools to do your job 

• Working in a friendly and supportive environment 

• Career growth and freedom to explore new technologies 

• Opportunity to explore new areas of focus: front-end, back-end or ML Nosto Supports Workplace Diversity 

We are committed to Equal Employment opportunities without regard for race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

First application date:

Benefits

  • Personal Development program
  • Annual vacation
  • Paid parental leave

Nosto (Stackla) – Sydney

Founded in Helsinki in 2011, Nosto enables online retailers to deliver their customers personalized online shopping experiences at every touch point, across every device. Over 25,000 ecommerce professionals in over 100 countries are using Nosto to grow their business and delight their customers. Nosto supports its retailers and delivers happy shopping experiences from its offices in Helsinki, New York, Los Angeles, London, Berlin, Stockholm and Paris. There is more than 100 of us now in the team, and we need help to continue our journey.

Location: Sydney
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