Posted on: 
June 16, 2024

Senior DevOps Engineer (GCP)

Job Description

This is a contract position for candidates based in Europe.

The Role

We’re looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to develop and optimize our client's cloud-based applications/platforms; the ideal candidate will have a modern DevOps mindset, excellent knowledge of the latest DevOps tools & technologies, and extensive experience working in a remote agile environment.

As a DevOps Engineer at NearForm, you will work on client projects developing infrastructure to support cloud-based applications, creating deployment architect and continuous delivery pipelines, designing high-availability approaches, and implementing monitoring architecture (dashboards, alerts, escalations).

Essential skills

  • Proficient communication in English (oral and written)
  • Experience delivering at an enterprise level and a remote agile environment.
  • Experience managing and automating complex platforms/applications on GCP
  • Experience working with containers and container orchestration, ideally including Kubernetes
  • Experience with infrastructure as code technology, ideally with Terraform
  • Experience with CI and building CD pipelines, ideally with Github actions
  • Data storage experience with RDBMS and NoSQL technologies
  • Solid understanding of observability practices across the stack
  • Experience with security assessments frameworks (eg. Soc2) and security awareness throughout the stack
  • Ability to clearly articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills to work with stakeholders, feeling comfortable in client-facing roles where you will drive technical discussions and advise on best practices and approaches.

Desirable skills

  • Posses any of the following Google Cloud certifications: Cloud Architect, Cloud DevOps Engineer, Data Engineer
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Experience with other cloud technologies such as AWS and/or Azure
  • Experience working as a consultant

About Us

At NearForm, we value collaboration and a curious mindset that fuels our dynamic team. With a decade of experience, we've achieved meaningful results for our clients while maintaining the agile and transparent ethos of a startup.

Our focus on digital transformation means creating practical, user-centric products that help enterprises enter markets quickly, enhance customer experiences, and reshape workflows. Bolstered by recent investment, NearForm is gearing up to extend its impact to more enterprises.

Despite our global presence, NearFormers form a close-knit community built on trust and camaraderie. Join us at NearForm and be part of a journey marked by innovation and progress.

Recruitment/Application process

  1. A TalentCall with someone from the Talent team (30 mins approx.) to introduce to you NearForm and the role, and to make sure your experience is relevant for the position and to discuss life as a NearFormer
  2. An assessment with a member of the hiring team (1 hr approx.), this session is carried out using a screen share. You will be given a challenge and asked to provide a working solution to a specified problem.
  3. A video call with one of our Hiring Managers (45 mins approx.) which allows us to gain a better insight into what interests you, your technical background, and give you an overview of the work we do at NearForm.

NearForm is committed to shaping a better world in all that we do. Our global team is built based on respect, inclusivity, diversity and excellence.

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