Lead DevOps Engineer

Engineering Taguig City, Philippines


Position at J2 Global

Lead DevOps Engineer  




  • Work closely with developers in supporting new features and services  


  • Use and build tools to monitor site stability and performance  


  • Investigate production issues across services and levels of the stack  


  • Respond to incidents and drive change that prevents the same issue from re-occurring  


  • Document system design and procedures  


Working Relationships:  


  • Directly reports to the Technical Leader  



Qualification Standards:  




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/ Engineering or any related courses  




  • At least 3 to 5+ years industry experience in a DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering role  


Technical Skills:  


  • Hands on experience with IT automation tools like Ansible and Puppet  


  • Strong working experience in Linux administration; Windows administration is a plus.  


  • Strong code/scripting skills, Python experience preferred  


  • Working experience with system and service monitoring tools  


  • Working experience with managing data storage systems as Postgres, Redis and Elasticsearch.  


  • Working experience with Big Data technologies like Hadoop, and Apache Spark.  


  • Experience with core AWS services EC2, S3, IAM, Route 53, CloudWatch, VPC, etc  


  • Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery.  


  • Solid understanding of fundamental technologies like TCP/IP, HTTP, and DNS, etc.  


  • Exposure to high performance computing and low latency development  


  • Exposure to test driven development using Jenkins and other continuous integration technologies  



  • Strong software development foundation implementing design patterns, OOP and coding best practices.  


  • Experience in analyzing, profiling and determining bottlenecks to improve reliability and performance.  


Other Skills:  


  • Self-driven, goal oriented attitude  


  • Strong analytical skills  


  • Excellent problem-solving ability  


  • Would like to work as part of a self-organizing Scrum team in a scaled agile framework  


  • Resourceful and with a Good Learning Attitude  


  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills  


  • A team player and communicator who enjoys creative freedom and independence  


  • Proficient in oral and written English communication  


  • Excellent human relations and customer service skills  


  • Fast learner, short learning curve  


  • Can work with minimum supervision