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KafkaOps Engineer (US)

Company: Cloudbeds
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Cloudbeds is a travel SaaS technology company that works to make the world a more welcoming place. Heavily leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS), we build advanced cloud-based hospitality software for hotels, hostels, vacation rentals, and groups that manages reservations and guests, distributes room availability, sells inventory, and collects payments. Our hundreds of team members are globally distributed across over 40 countries and, altogether, we speak 30+ languages. How do we do it? On a #remotefirst platform that allows every member of our team to work from wherever they are around the globe. We're looking for people who want to disrupt the travel industry and love to travel as much as we do.

As a DataOps Engineer at Cloudbeds, your goal is to constantly improve and scale our SaaS platform to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers. You will be responsible for the building, operating, automating, and monitoring of our real-time data infrastructure and pipelines, while enabling and collaborating with architecture, platform, and DevOps teams to efficiently deliver high-quality projects. You will have endless opportunities for architecture design and implementation with Data Ecosystem at Cloudbeds that is powered with AWS platform in a largely bottom-up and healthy debate team culture. As a DataOps Engineer, you will help us in providing the highest quality full-stack management solution for hotels, B&B's, hostels, and vacation rentals all over the world.

Location: Remote - US/Canada

What You Will Do:
Architect and improve Cloudbeds' Data Infrastructure and Operations in AWS.
Automate, maintain and manage Kafka (Confluent) infrastructure on Kubernetes.
Build operational components of the systems for day-1 onwards activities such that business stays ON.
Tune and enhance the major system components to calibrate the performance and reliability.
Collaborate and implement security practices for all the data software infrastructure and pipelines
Drive successful data platform projects to production.
Support software development processes via CI/CD pipelines via GitOps.

You'll Succeed With:
5+ years experience as a DevOps Engineer, working with AWS/GCP/Azure or On-Prem environments.
2+ years of strong experience with Kafka Administration and Operations
1+ years experience in Kubernetes and containers.
Strong Experience with monitoring, logging, and alerting technologies (Prometheus, Grafana, Alert Manager, Datadog).
Hands-on experience performing capacity planning and performance testing/tuning of large-scale Kafka clusters.
Experience with Data infrastructure-as-code methodologies.
Experience with designing, building, and supporting CI/CD pipelines
Knowledge on connecting with Kubernetes cluster to validate deployment states.
Use monitoring tools like Datadog and Prometheus/Grafana to view applications logs.
Exceptional written and verbal communication in English.
Ability to work remotely and manage your own time in an international team.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.

Nice to Haves:
Experience as Cassandra DBA or Elasticsearch Operations
Experience implementing and scaling Elastic Kubernetes (EKS) platforms.
Experience implementing blue/green and canary deployments.
Hands-on skills in linux system administration
Experience working in an Agile Scrum team with Jira.
Experience working in a PCI-compliant environment.
Basic knowledge of Helm charts and Helm Releases.
AWS IAM roles and policies, System Parameter Store, S3 buckets (versioning, policies, and data tiering).
Hands-on experience with using AWS Console and command line.

Our company culture supports flexible working schedules with an open PTO policy, personal and professional development for individual growth, and the opportunity to travel and work remotely with great people. If you think you have the skills and passion, we'll give you the support and opportunity to grow your career. If you would like to be considered for the role, we would love to hear from you!

Company Awards to Check Out!
Fastest Growing Companies - Inc. 500 (2018 & 2019)
Best Places to Work - Inc Magazine (2017 & 2018)
Best Places to Work - HotelTechReport (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
Start-Ups to Watch - Forbes (2018)
Best Startup Employers - Forbes (2020)
Technology Fast 500 - Deloitte (2019, 2020, 2021)
Top 100 North America - Red Herring (2020)
Connect MIP Award (Technology)

Cloudbeds is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates the diversity in our global team! We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Cloudbeds is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Cloudbeds will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or to perform essential job functions please contact our HR team by phone at 858-201-7832 or via email at .

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Cloudbeds. Staffing, recruiting agencies, and individuals being represented by an agency are not authorized to use this site or to submit applications, and any such submissions will be considered unsolicited. Cloudbeds does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Cloudbeds employees, or any other company location. Cloudbeds is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

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