As an industry leader and Software-as-a-Service provider our mission at 8x8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT) is to transform the future of business communications. The 8x8 Open Communications Platform (TM) uniquely brings together Voice, Video, Collaboration, Contact Center, and enterprise-class API solutions, helping businesses across the globe transform their customer and employee experience, and empowering workforces worldwide to work smarter.
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We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to take part in the development of our communication platform. You will be part of the Engineering team, responsible for automated deployments, ensuring highest reliability and scalability of our production services and efficiently manage our cloud platform infrastructure.
Our ideal candidate is a professional with experience in automating deployments with modern configuration and deployment management systems. He/She requires a broad knowledge of systems, servers, load balancers, storages, security, networking and some background in programming. We are using cloud infrastructure (AWS), containerization, CI and CD process.
Automate builds, deployments and other aspects of release lifecycle
Maintain and improve cloud platform infrastructure and configure auto-scaling
Architecture and develop Docker-based infrastructure
Find solutions to problems that disrupt availability, performance and stability of our systems
Work in conjunction with development and operations team to understand requirements for functionality, performance and security of applications
Explore and maintain understanding of the internal architecture and client requirements to our applications
Manage the processes of deployments using blue-green deployment pattern whenever possible
Implement the tools and processes for monitoring servers and services
Ensure proper backup and restore when failure occurs
Suggest ways to improve and reduce operational costs with adaptive performance tuning
Investigate and develop skills in new technologies, collaborate across the company
Desired Skills and Experience:
Computer Science degree, or equivalent experience
Practical experience of building and operating platform in AWS (EC2, ECS, ELB, VPC)
Experienced in Jenkins
Strong experience in managing high-load and auto-scaling production environment
Programming experience in any scripting language (like Python)
7+ years of experience working on admin level with Linux and Windows
Experience working with configuration management frameworks like Puppet, Chef, Ansible
Strong experience in managing cluster setup of RabbitMQ, Redis, Mongodb.
Strong in Docker and Kubernetes
Familiar with Terraform and Spinnaker
Familiar with ELK stack and central log management
Cloud monitoring tools
Bonus points for experience with the followings:
Experience of working in Agile environment, in a close collaboration with developers
Degree in Engineering from a leading university
Written and verbal fluency in English is required
Competitive salary with attractive bonus
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