Senior System Administrator

Job description

Who are we, and why are we hiring?

We're based on over 15 years of success, producing world-class video content and building, developing, and managing a number of high-traffic websites. Our success is down to Kodify's distinct teamwork, where each and every one of us plays a key role in getting us one step closer to our goals. Our award-winning content and websites are created exclusively by us and directly for the use of millions of users worldwide.

At Kodify, we love tech and are always thinking about what’s next! R&D and optimizations are part of our spirit. We work hard on consistently maintaining the highest level of professionalism. The video streaming industry has been growing a lot since last year and as a result, we need to expand our team to release the great ideas we’ve in mind.


What will you do?

You’ll help to evolve a platform that supports close to 100M unique visitors a month by:

  • Improving and maintaining multiple self-hosted Kubernetes clusters on EC2 (+1.20 version)

  • Providing platform observability

  • Design, improve and implement Cloud environment technologies

  • Automate, optimize and document all of our processes and technologies

  • Be a technology reference to our internal team and respond to requests from devs

  • Ensure our platforms are stable, scalable, and robust

  • Comfortable with the DevOps culture

  • Work with a team that contributed to the community in tools like kops, traefik, cilium, kube-aws, heapster (rip), nginx-ingress, helm...


Where and when

From wherever you want, the position is fully remote in the EU.

We’re very flexible about when you get your work done, but we do have some core hours where we like to overlap in order to promote collaboration and low-latency communication between team members (10:00 to 15:00 CET).

Our daily virtual stand-ups are important for us but other than that, you’re free to manage your own time



What we offer:

  • Fully remote position or, if preferred, working in our awesome Barcelona office!
  • Agile environment
  • Top-notch tech stack!
  • Upskill Fridays! Developers take time on Fridays to improve your skills, learn and research new trends that will allow us to level up our stack and processes
  • Flexible working hours + core hours!
  • 10% on top of your salary for learning and development - of your choice!
  • Latest tech equipment
  • Company Amazon book account!
  • Kodify off-sites, quarterly on-sites, events, and team activities!
  • Amazing international team!
  • ½ day off on your birthday
  • Generous vacation and personal days
  • 1 month paid sabbatical after 3 years
  • Extended parental leave
  • Health & Wellness budget
  • Mobile phone reimbursement

Requirements

We’re looking for someone with the following profile:


  • Expert in Kubernetes

  • Unix knowledge

  • Experience in high traffic environments

  • Experience in Cloud providers (especially AWS)

  • Experience working with observability tools

  • A team player who likes to help others and find solutions together

  • You have a real ‘Can Do’ work ethic - We are results-based, not clock-based!

  • You love to have fun while you work!


We also really value experience in:

Kops * Nodejs * Networking * Building CI/CD pipelines in GH Actions, Gitlab or Jenkins