DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Hello ๐Ÿ‘‹ I am Servesh, Co-Founder and CTO of Kayzen, and I am now looking for a Devops Engineer who will be reporting directly to me and working very closely with our Engineering and DevOps team (e.g. ArvindVinodNishantChiragDevanandAakash) ๐Ÿ™Œ

But wait, you have not heard of Kayzen before? ๐Ÿ˜ƒ 

In short, Kayzen is a B2B SaaS platform that allows companies to reach users with video and rich media ads while they use mobile apps.
We are a 65-people international team, working flexibly across 8 different countries:

How would I describe our engineering challenges @ Kayzen?

  • We have to deal with >100bn ad requests from 1bn+ unique users worldwide on a daily basis
  • ๐Ÿ“šIf you would like to know more about our engineering and scale, read this, and this as well ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ“š
  • P.S. Arvind has also written an article about how we automated ETL Workflows with Apache Airflow

How would I describe the culture within the engineering team?

  • Collaboration ๐Ÿค- Every workday we would have a stand-up for us asking each other questions. โ€‹You will also have a buddy at the beginning of your tenure, making sure you will be truly embedded into the team.
  • Ownership ๐Ÿš€ -  โŒMicro-management is NEVER our styleโŒ
  • Positivity ๐Ÿ˜„ - We will eventually find our way around the hard technical challenge. Stay relaxed, and work smart โ€‹โ€‹ ๐Ÿ˜Œ
  • Curiosity ๐Ÿ’ญ- We think ahead. We ask โ€œWhyโ€. We challenge our assumptions.
  • P.S. If you are around our Bangalore office, we would have lunch together every workday ๐Ÿฑ

Your main responsibilitiesโ€ฆโ€ฆ

- Engineering and Provisioning -

  • You install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • You research and recommend innovative and automated approaches for system administration tasks.

- Operations and Support -

  • You perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • You repair and recover from hardware or software failures, coordinating with impacted teams.

- Maintenance -

  • You apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
  • You maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
  • You perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.

Sounds like you? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • You are flexible to work in rotational shifts.
  • You have a Bachelor degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science.
  • You have good knowledge of coding with Shell and Python/Java.
  • You have a good knowledge of SQL commands
  • You have 2+ years of system administration/debugging experience, scripting and related tools.
  • You have systems Administration/System Engineer certification in Unix will be an added advantage.
  • You have knowledge of Nagios/Puppet/Chef as mandatory

All in all - Why Kayzen? 

  • We genuinely see encouraging ownership of your quality work, accelerating your career development, and keeping+hiring exceptional colleagues as the biggest perks (above everything else)
  • ๐Ÿ’ฐWe are already profitable. So you can expect stability from the company financially, and you can enjoy the thrill of working in a start-up environment at the same time.
  • Our work is driven by our own team, rather than external parties (e.g. Often start-up/scale-up companies can be heavily influenced by external parties, such as venture investors who are not deeply into the business.)
  • Transparency - Day-to-day work experience with the management team and regular business updates to the team
  • ๐Ÿ˜ƒOur Kayzenians - For instance, we did a global week of workation offsite in 2022. Check out how we were having fun here. Perhaps we will see you in the next offsite as well?๐ŸŒด 

Other benefits for every Kayzenian globally 

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Parent-friendly company culture
  • Remote-friendly company culture
  • $500 home-office-equipment budget
  • $1000 annual learning and development budget

Our team genuinely believes high-performance outcomes are achieved through hiring top talent and creating a productive and healthy work culture.

๐Ÿค— Hopefully the above excites you enough to apply ๐Ÿค—

 P.S. Not sure whether you should apply as you think you may not meet all the above criteria? 

  • No worries, just apply for the role first ๐Ÿ™‚ 
  • We encourage you to apply even if you meet only some of the points in the job description. 
  • Then, we could have a chat and see if you could be suitable for the role.

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