Senior DevOps Engineer

Full time
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About the Company

On behalf of Capital Markets Gateway (CMG), we are building an experienced product development team in Brno, Czech Republic.

Capital Markets Gateway is a financial technology (FinTech) firm that is modernizing the equity capital markets. 

In 2017 CMG launched a platform that connects investors and underwriters, delivers integrated market data and analytics, offers full transparency, and workflow efficiencies. Thanks to data provided by CMG, clients make more timely and better-informed decisions. 

This system is currently used by more than 100 buy side companies and 15 investment banks in the US.

In June 2020, CMG announced their Series B investment of $25 million from top financial firms such as Barclays, Citi, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, and Morgan Stanley (see here). CMG has offices in New York, Chicago, Seattle, USA and since 2019 in Brno, Czechia.

The Role

You’ll join our amazing team in Brno and you’ll be immersed in CMG’s extraordinary culture.

We are searching for an engineer focused on our DevOps, infrastructure, reliability, and tooling. While this is a DevOps position, you'll be part of a team focused on building and maintaining enterprise level, cloud infrastructure for micro-services, and cloud-native applications running on Kubernetes. The person who joins our team will be encouraged and empowered to influence our architectural roadmap.  

The team consists of experienced engineers who left companies like Google, Microsoft, and Facebook to join our cause. You'll have a great opportunity to work and learn from those colleagues.

  • Design and implement tools and technologies to provision and configure an enterprise software system hosted in Kubernetes, and to allow for continuous deployment
  • Provision, configure, and maintain cloud resources using industry-standard tools and technologies 
  • Conduct root cause analysis for production incidents
  • Identify trends and anomalies over the long-term lifecycle of the app 
  • Actively monitor the application environment and respond to incidents
  • Contribute to team planning to solve engineering challenges 
  • Be a dependable and highly skilled development resource for peers through education and review 
  • Have a broad awareness of related projects and industry trends, and encourages innovative practices amongst peers
  • Advocate and model coding and collaboration practices, review team code, and provide team members with feedback and suggestions for process improvement 
  • Collaborate with other team members to establish new best practices
  • Document and demonstrate solutions through written documentation, diagrams, and readable code 
  • Oversee the environment to reliably run and maintain the application and recommend any potential improvements to technology or process.
Tech Stack

The engineering team has a lot of freedom in terms of the technologies and tools we use. We continuously adapt and enhance our tech stack as we grow our product and document each decision in our comprehensive wiki. Some frameworks, tools, and libraries we use are:

  • Docker, Kubernetes 
  • Terraform, Helm, GitOps 
  • Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Grafana, Prometheus, Azure Monitoring, New Relic 
  • Managed Postgres 
  • .Net Core and Ruby on Rails back-ends  
  • React/Redux with TypeScript front-ends
Skills & Requirements
  • Docker Container Orchestration (i.e. Kubernetes, Swarm): 1+ years 
  • Cloud infrastructure experience: 3+ years 
  • Supporting customer-facing web-delivered software: 5+ years 
  • Commercial Software Engineering w/ OOP: 5+ years 
  • Experience with alerting, metrics, and data-driven improvements
  • Experience supporting enterprise/B2B software
  • Working knowledge of UNIX/Linux
  • Bash, Python, Ruby or other scripting experience 
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal) 
  • Cozy office in the heart of Brno  
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work from home  
  • Freedom to experiment with new technologies
  • Competitive remuneration package  
  • Meal vouchers  
  • Pension contributions  
  • Paid courses and tech conferences  
  • Top of the line Macbook Pro (we all work in a unix based environment)
  • Potential trips to the USA  
  • Company team building events  
  • Snacks to munch on during work
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