Software Engineer, DevOps (Remote Possible)

Athens, Attica, Greece · Engineering expand job description ↓

Description

At Blueground, our vision is to make people feel at home wherever they choose to live.

To do this, we offer beautifully furnished and thoughtfully-equipped apartments in the most vibrant cities around the globe for a month, a year, or even longer. Guided by people's growing desire to live more mobile lives -- while not sacrificing comfort and the finer things -- we strive to create an experience where all guests need to do is simply show up and start living.

At present, Blueground operates 2,200 apartments in nine cities across three continents and has a team of 350 employees. By 2023, we plan to be in more than 50 cities with 50,000 properties.

At Blueground, we invest first and foremost in our team, and that’s reflected in our mission: to create a tech-powered living experience that guests love, homed in an organization where great people are proud to work.

We actively seek out people who demonstrate our four core values:

  • Time is everything. Cherish it
  • Excellence is our epic journey
  • We care deeply about our clients and colleagues
  • Transparency, once embraced, makes everything easier

Follow us on Instagram @lifeatblueground | #ShowUpStartLiving

We are looking for a talented DevOps Engineer to join our Engineering team in Athens and play a pivotal role in our effort to deliver better software faster, office based or remote.

To enable our next stage of high growth, we are currently making substantial investments in our technology platform. Key to those investments is making sure we are as efficient as possible through autonomy, cross-functional teams, sophisticated infrastructure and automation.

You’ll be a core member of the engineering team and work side by side with the developers and SDETs. Our immediate goals include having on-demand staging environments for all our products. What follows next is a transition to Kubernetes and a new monitoring strategy. We like to reliably automate tasks, we’re infrastructure as code enthusiasts and understand the importance of having good production telemetry to solve problems as they occur.


Our Stack

  • AWS - EC2 | ECS | EKS | Lambda
  • Docker | Kubernetes
  • Java 8+
  • Kotlin
  • ES2016+
  • Spring Boot | Spring Cloud
  • Node
  • Postgres | Redis | RabbitMQ | Prometheus

What you'll do

  • Manage our cloud infrastructure (currently on AWS)
  • Help us transition into a finer-grained microservice architecture
  • Work on low-risk releases and zero-downtime deployments
  • Allow for on-demand testing environments
  • Automate or oversee the automation of tasks
  • Work on production monitoring
  • Work on domain-specific telemetry
  • Participate in SCRUM ceremonies

What to expect

  • To work in agile, cross functional, DevOps enabled teams
  • To work closely with developers and SDETs
  • To build lots of stuff from scratch
  • Your opinion to matter
  • To get your hands on latest goodies - we’re open minded geeks
  • To enjoy some quality engineering
  • A rapidly growing company
  • Cool colleagues :)

Requirements

  • 2+ years managing production systems on AWS or GCP
  • Strong background in Linux administration
  • Strong skills in at least one of Python, Ruby, Javascript
  • Experience with infrastructure & app performance monitoring tools
  • Being comfortable with Git
  • Excellent communication in English
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or a related subject
  • Bonus: experience with CloudFormation, Terraform or other IaC tool
  • Bonus: experience with one of Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt

Benefits

  • Access to training budget and resources (safaribooksonline, frontendmasters, raywenderlich et al)
  • Workstation of your choice
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Dynamic working environment with talented people
  • Complimentary accommodation in Blueground locations. Think summer in LA and winter in Dubai!

At Blueground we are proud to have Diversity and Inclusion at the centre of everything we do. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, colour, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.

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