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DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer


This is a direct hire opportunity for a global O&G company.

Responsible for the reliability and uptime appropriate to users’ needs of the DELFI cloud solutions and services. Site Reliability Engineering is a discipline that combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems. Site Reliability Engineers are also responsible of engaging in and improving the whole lifecycle of services from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement.


  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews.
  • Maintain and improve services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.
  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.
  • Gauges the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and infrastructure; implements strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems within a geoscience workflow
  • Effectively uses the service management systems, ensuring that best practices and lessons learned are made available to wider technical community
  • Engaged in incident response and blameless postmortems.


  • Kubernetes and Docker: 1+ years experience with Kubernetes and Docker infrastructure management and deployment. With strong knowledge in container and virtualization technologies
  • Google Cloud Platform: GAE, GCE, GCS and mainly Google Cloud Deployment Manager) to develop and maintain a Google based cloud solution.
  • If you do not have experience in GCP but have strong experience in other Cloud Platform like AWS or Azure, your experience in K8S will be a strong criteria for his adaptability to GCP
  • Understanding network topologies and common network protocols and services (DNS, HTTP(S), SSH, FTP, SMTP).
  • Experience as a DevOps Engineer in Cloud environment, automation experience with configuration management tools
  • Good experience with tools for example Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Ansible
  • Strong scripting (e.g. Python, bash) and automation skills.
  • Linux system administration and Experience with system monitoring tools: Stackdriver preferred
  • Programming experience in a high level language

Previous Experience and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT related discipline
  • 10+ years seniority preferred
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