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Cloud Platform Engineer

Full Time

Location

Israel

Lightricks Uk

We want to continue our tradition of creating award-winning apps - in London! Our R&D-oriented office offers the agility and excitement of a startup while at the same time reaping the benefits of an established and successful company.

Location

DESCRIPTION

Jerusalem

Israel

Lightricks Germany

Do you want to work on beautifully crafted applications in a creative startup environment while enjoying the benefits of a mature and profitable company? Then read on. We are currently forming a new team in Munich and are looking for top-notch developers who share our vision of democratizing creativity with award-winning apps.

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION

Here at Lightricks, a unicorn and an award-winning apps startup, we are in the process of scaling up our cloud systems in order to expand to new markets and meet the growth in our user base. We’re looking for an experienced backend cloud engineer to join our cloud infrastructure team. Our ideal candidate is someone with a systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills, a sense of ownership and drive. Someone who is just as passionate as we are about the craft of software engineering and system architecture. Someone who believes that writing resilient code and reliable infrastructure are necessities in the current software landscape, but can still appreciate the realities of business and can deliver on a tight schedule in a fast-paced environment. An individual who loves learning, understands the value of teamwork and cherishes the feedback of other talented engineers.

Here at Lightricks, a unicorn and an award-winning apps startup, we are in the process of scaling up our cloud systems in order to expand to new markets and meet the growth in our user base. We’re looking for an experienced backend cloud engineer to join our cloud infrastructure team.

Our ideal candidate is someone with a systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills, a sense of ownership and drive. Someone who is just as passionate as we are about the craft of software engineering and system architecture. Someone who believes that writing resilient code and reliable infrastructure are necessities in the current software landscape, but can still appreciate the realities of business and can deliver on a tight schedule in a fast-paced environment. An individual who loves learning, understands the value of teamwork and cherishes the feedback of other talented engineers.




Responsibilities

  • Our cloud core infrastructure team is responsible for designing, building and maintaining core services that are used by other backend teams in the company and some are directly integrated into our products and serve our customers directly. As a member of the team you will:
  • Design and develop reliable and scalable production core services that are used by millions of users of our apps every day.
  • Design, build and maintain cloud infrastructure that will provide a reliable and scalable platform for other teams to build on.
  • Improve systems’ reliability through mechanisms like testing, automation and monitoring.
  • Learn and apply industry best practices and share this knowledge with other teams through guidance, lectures and workshops.
  • Develop modules and tools to ease the development and deployment processes for other backend teams at the company.
  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems.
  • Continuously evolve and learn new technologies that can improve our team’s workflow, accelerate the development process and make it more reliable.

Requirements

Minimum qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience developing production backend systems in one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Java, Scala, JavaScript.
  • Good understanding of software engineering concepts and methodologies.
  • 3+ years of proven experience building and maintaining scalable and highly available systems in the cloud, preferably AWS or GCP.
  • Experience in building and managing microservice systems in a containerized or serverless environment.
  • Familiarity with various DB engines - relational and non-relational, and good understanding of when and how to utilize each.
  • Experience with CI/CD solutions (Jenkins, Circle CI, Travis CI etc.) and writing Infrastructure as Code (TerraForm, CloudFormation). Practicing GitOps methodology is a plus.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience of working with container orchestrating of a production grade workload, preferably with Kubernetes.
  • Deep understanding of networking, protocols and network-security concepts.
  • Good familiarity with UNIX-like operating-systems and experience writing shell scripts.
  • B.Sc. in computer science or similar quantitative field.

Benefits

  • An amazing option plan
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous pension
  • Subsidised private healthcare, lunch and gym membership.
  • Refreshments! Fruit, veggies, snacks & of course, lots of coffee!

We’re open to suggestions on perks!

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Amazing stock option plan
  • 28 days of paid vacation + 13 public holidays
  • Subsidised lunch
  • Home office policy
  • Team events
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Relocation allowance, if needed
  • Fruit, snacks & coffee



We’re open to suggestions on perks!

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