DevOps Engineer
Software or hardware

The Company

Metyis is a dynamic and forward-thinking consultancy firm that operates across a wide range of industries. Originally based out of Amsterdam but quickly expanding internationally, our multidisciplinary teams create bold strategies and innovative solutions that are tailor made to our client’s needs and help them to capitalize on opportunities. Together we strive to bring long-lasting impact and celebrate collective victories.
As we help our clients to target, measure and improve mission-critical business metrics and generate demonstrable return on investment, our Engineers enjoy a high level of responsibility and immediate client interactions. In addition to technical excellence, our Engineers are great communicators equipped with the presentation skills to operate at executive level.

The Role

We are looking to hire an enthusiastic DevOps Engineer with 2-4 years of working experience in DevOps Engineering with a passion for solving complex problems & providing scalable end-to-end solutions. Our ideal candidate has a thorough understanding of monitor, troubleshoot, maintain, and continuously improve building, packaging, and deployment processes. In the role you will collaborate with other disciplines and use their in-depth knowledge of deployment/configuration management tools in a B2B and B2C platforms to deliver business solutions with and for our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

Primarily support customer operation including directly troubleshooting and resolving production problems

Perform root cause analysis, diagnose and correlate all necessary information to determine the appropriate course of action, and escalate unresolved issues as appropriate.

Schedule, test and deploy regular fixes, patches and upgrades of WebSphere Commerce components and WebSphere based solutions to multiple environments.

Configure and update SSL certificates for WebSphere servers as required.
Work across teams to ensure the highest level platform performance, availability and disaster recovery.

Identify opportunities for tuning enhancements to components such as, but not limited to, OS and JVM parameters and configurations, garbage collection, caching, queuing, connection pools, plug-ins and JDBC drivers.

Monitor Application Server performance and work with application development teams to identify and deploy solutions for performance problems.

Hands on installation and configuration of WebSphere Application and Commerce Server in a clustered environment

Identify areas for automation using tools or scripting languages

Connect with HCL+IBM and other software vendors to clearly articulate problems and obtain solutions.

Connect with hosting provider teams to debug problems, articulate and follow up on service requests, and escalate/track critical issues.

Performance load/stress testing and performance tuning of all tiers including: web server, IBM WAS application server, HCL Commerce, HCL Commerce Search and the IBM Db2 database.

Evaluate and report on new tools and techniques for monitoring and securing an e-Commerce site

Documentation -- Prepare and maintain thorough documentation of technologies, standards and procedures.

Required Experience:

1+ Experience in the DevOps field in the Retail & E-Commerce space

BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

Good understanding of memory management, thread/connection pooling etc.

Strong knowledge in DevOps implementation & Practices

Strong knowledge in AWS/Azure Cloud implementation

Strong knowledge in CICD pipeline implementation with best practices

Hands-on experience in these tools & technology

+ GitHub/BitBucket/Jenkins/Maven/Bamboo/JIRA etc

+ Testing Tools like Selenium/Cucumber/JMeter etc

+ Configuration Management System like (Ansible or Chef or Puppet)

+ Infrastructure-as-a-code (IaaC) using Terraform/Cloud Formation Template/ ARM Template

+ Scripting knowledge in Bash/Python/PowerShell

Containerization using Docker, Kubernetes

Exposure to Microservices, Database, API implementation

Application & Infrastructure Monitoring Tools like (AppDynamic, DataDog, Nagios etc)

Certifications in AWS/ Azure/ Docker/ Kubernetes etc is a plus.

Familiar with Agile/Scrum process

Ability to innovate and to effectively deal with rapid change in a positive manner.

Excellent analytical thinking, problem solving, organizational and time management skills.

Strong initiative, proactive and ability to meet deadlines.

Strong written and oral communication skills in English.

Willingness to travel for business meetings, as required.

Good to know:

Knowledge of Public Cloud Platforms such as Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure.

Hands-on experience in Java performance tuning/holiday readiness

Experience with JVM monitoring and diagnostic for optimal application performance.

Apply to this positionWe are constantly looking for talented individuals who wish to become part of and help expand our platform.

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