Senior DevOps Engineer

Are you interested in working in a dynamic and growing international company with a strong Open Source culture and whose products are used by big Internet and other companies all over the world? MariaDB is the fastest growing Open Source database worldwide, with more than 12 million users. We power applications at companies like booking.com, Virgin Mobile and Wikipedia, and we partner with companies like Alibaba and Facebook. The company was founded by the team that founded and built MySQL and enjoys unprecedented technical depth for a startup.

We are a distributed global team, working from home, co-working space and some in offices depending on the location, telecommuting via the internet, and making heavy use of email, web, slack, and similar technologies. Prior experience in this form of working environment is ideal. Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work autonomously.

Responsibilities

MariaDB is building a DBaaS(database-as-a-service) to provide ease of provisioning and running Mariadb enterprise database in the Cloud for our customers and provide tools to help for ease of manageability, configurability and observability.
Successful candidates will join an existing team and help to build out and accelerate the delivery of this product. Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Design, develop, and test major features of our monitoring infrastructure
  • Interact with other product development groups in the company to build new features and bring out business value for our customers
  • Work as part of a broader team to ensure the right and best product gets built
  • Support other divisions of MariaDB with technical skill and experience
  • Be part of the team

Technical Skills

  • Minimum 3 years experience as DevOps engineer
  • Minimum 7 years total experience in software development
  • Experience running Kubernetes clusters on production
  • Understanding of monitoring technologies like Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack, Nagios, Zabbix, etc.
  • Excellent knowledge on Linux/Unix
  • Experience with Cloud Networking
  • Experience with any back-end programming language

Helpful Skills (not mandatory)

  • Experience in monitoring production databases
  • Experience building complex CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins
  • Experience with Google Cloud
  • Comfortable in microservices environments

Personal Skills

  • Excellent technical communication skills, the ability to elaborate complex technical concepts and collaborate effectively with fellow engineers
  • Language requirement: English, our corporate language
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • A passion for high quality software and ability to work with a small team in a distributed company

Location

Sofia, Bulgaria

What’s in it for You?

Impact the world of technology by pushing the boundaries of technology and business models, working at MariaDB – the startup founded by the MySQL team. Opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies. Be part of a brand new highly motivated team within a game-changing organization that encourages outside-the- box thinking and empowerment, and is truly shaping the future of the software industry. You’ll be collaborating with high-caliber colleagues around the world, offering unparalleled learning and growth opportunities. We provide a very competitive compensation package, 25 days paid annual leave, and a massive degree of flexibility and freedom – along with the personal responsibility these come with.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application along with resume/CV to careers@mariadb.com. MariaDB does not sponsor work visas or relocation. MariaDB is an equal opportunity employer.