Signal Ocean is the technology arm of the Signal Group, a diversified shipping services group with offices in London and Athens.
Our main product, The Signal Ocean Platform, allows ship charterers, brokers and owners to securely process, combine and analyse complex arrays of private and public shipping data.
Powered by sophisticated machine learning / artificial intelligence technologies, the platform delivers customised, exclusive insights that help our clients achieve performance and efficiency.
We are looking for an expert Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer to join our team in Athens and play a critical role in improving our development infrastructure, effectiveness and experience.
If you have a solid background in DevOps for high-availability, high-performance, large-scale cloud systems and a passion for ultra-efficient and resilient software delivery we would like to meet you.
You will have the opportunity to cross and merge the boundaries that exist between software engineering, testing and IT Operations and work with our technical leadership, Product Managers, Development Leads, Engineers, and Data Scientists to deliver, operate and improve the full stack of our financial technology products.
You will be exposed to and work closely together in state-of-the-art technologies that leverage the latest in machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Our stack includes : Azure / AWS, Kubernetes, Service Fabric, C# .Net and .Net Core, React, Python, Git, SQL Azure, MongoDB, Teamcity.
What you will do in this role :
Design, build, test and maintain our configuration management infrastructure. Install and configure environments and solutions, implement reusable components, translate technical requirements, assist with all stages of test data, develop interface stubs and simulators and perform script maintenance and updates.
Collaborate with Development Leads, software engineers, data scientists and other technical staff members to plan and manage code releases
Develop and maintain Infrastructure as Code ( IaC ) where server environments are described in declarative manifests and stored as code, so that product team members can provision infrastructure for testing or maintenance
Jointly shape and progressively implement the Continuous Integration ( CI ) and Continuous Delivery ( CD ) vision, providing all necessary tools and enabling teams to use them to perform CI / CD and test automation
Own, operate and coordinate system health, security and performance monitoring and the relevant KPIs
Investigate and resolve technical infrastructure issues, multitasking and being able to flexibly deal with multiple urgent situations at a time;
pro-actively vet and preempt root causes
Document and maintain development operations procedures; train others on them
Strict adherence to Confidentiality, Intellectual Property and Non-Compete clauses is expected.
What you bring to the team :
2+ years of work experience as a DevOps Engineer in a cloud setting, preferably MS Azure
Proficiency in operating system administration, networking protocols and network security and administration
Understanding of virtualization, containerization and cloud deployment concepts and practices; expert knowledge in relevant scripting languages, system & server administration and mass system deployment
Solid understanding of modern relational and document Database technologies, preferably MS SQL and MongoDB
Strong understanding of CI / CD concepts, pipelines and tools
Work experience in QA and test-automation
Work experience is system health and performance monitoring / tuning
2+ years of work experience as a software engineer or similar, preferably in C#.Net is an asset
What we offer :
Opportunity to join a fast-growing company early on, work in a young, driven team and learn from experienced leaders with deep expertise in shipping
Competitive base salary with additional performance incentives
Coverage under the company's collective health insurance plan
Individual budget for training, seminars, conferences and related travel
Team events and activities (including company-wide hackathons)
Fun and well-equipped work environment that includes our in-house restaurant with healthy, freshly cooked lunches every day