PaaS Systems Engineer Riga, Latvia
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PaaS Systems Engineer

Riga, Latvia
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Since 1993, Netcracker Technology has been developing and implementing unique IT solutions for more than 250 customers worldwide, mostly telecom providers. We create dozens of innovative products and lead the global market of BSS/OSS solutions ready to be used in the cloud environment. Our comprehensive portfolio of software solutions and professional services enables large-scale digital transformations, unlocking the cloud's opportunities, virtualization, and the changing mobile ecosystem.


Why join our team:

• Work on design, development, and customization of mission-critical solutions to world-leading telecom companies
• Implement and support innovative technologies such as 5G, eSIM, Internet access by satellites in low Earth orbit, IoT, etc.
• Get unlimited opportunities for professional and career development in a global company

What you’ll do:

  • Maintaining and operating CI/CD pipelines;
  • Troubleshooting okd/k8s clusters and cloud-deployed applications;
  • Taking care of department’s management and monitoring facilities, participating in their development (enabling them to do more through committing golang, python, ansible and ruby code);
  • Working with project(s)’ team(s) to identify their needs and break down IT-related tasks.

What we are looking for:

  • Knowledge of how to use base Linux operating system binaries for troubleshooting system & user processes – and how to understand their output
  • Using contemporary common configuration utilities such as ansible & puppet or having basic knowledge of their purpose and mode of operation
  • Using contemporary and legacy monitoring utilities like Zabbix, icinga, collectd, Prometheus, heapster
  • Sparse understanding of conceptions of software defined networks, cloud native applications and Platform as a Service
  • Basic usage or sparse understanding of how to use infrastructure management tools of Microsoft System Center, Hyper-V hypervisor, Openstack Horizon, Openstack CLI client to provision, manage and troubleshoot virtual machines and corresponding infrastructure; any experience with any another virtual infrastructure management system will be enough (e.g. vSphere, Citrix)
  • Basic skills of troubleshooting today’s traditional network issues of IPv4, TCP, UDP and IPv4 routing and packet filtering (i.e. determining hosts availability, investigating connectivity issues between Linux hosts)
  • Basic or good experience with k8s and/or Openshift
  • Basic or good experience with Docker daemon maintenance, understanding Docker image conception and mode of Docker daemon operation

Nice to Have

  • Strong knowledge of cloud services’ models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, FaaS, fogging)
  • Experience of being user or/and administrator of a virtual infrastructure management system (Openstack, KVM, Microsoft System Center or any other well-known infrastrucutres)
  • Understanding of contemporary methods of software product development
  • Experience of establishing or/and maintaining continuous integration or/and delivery (CI/CD) of a software solution
  • Hands on Jenkins, ansible
  • A knowledge of existing SDN solutions or/and k8s/Openshift network plugins

We offer:

• Competitive salary
• Medical insurance
• More than 300 hard and soft-skills programs by the corporate career development center
• Open environment and encouraging knowledge sharing culture
• Opportunity to practice foreign languages daily
• Flexible working hours and an opportunity to work remotely

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