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Senior System Administrator (Barcelona) in Barcelona


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Stuart is the disruptive on-demand urban logistics platform that will transform our daily lives. Our technology allows businesses big and small in every industry to deliver to their local customers with never-before-seen speed and efficiency. We create thousands of economic opportunities for businesses and courier partners whilst redefining customer expectations when it comes to delivery.

After rapidly scaling both our operations and our business metrics, Geopost has acquired Stuart. We are entering a new era, looking to cement our position as the leading provider of express urban delivery. We now operate in Paris, London, Barcelona, Madrid and Lyon... with many more cities across Europe in the pipeline for 2017.

We are a growing group of free-thinking designers, engineers and startup enthusiasts who love to invent new and improved ways of doing things. From data scientists to restless couriers, designers to operation managers our strength rests upon our plurality of skills and expertise, building up our unique team.

You wanna be part of that? We are currently looking for a Senior SysAdmin who will focus on automation and optimization of the development and platform management lifecycle.

What you will do?

Establish continuous delivery pipeline to fully automate deployment of the highly available, mission critical cloud platform

Create scripts and templates to build cloud-based development systems for our software engineers

Build tools for deployment, monitoring and operations. Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, test and production environments

Work with platform architects on software and system optimizations, helping to identify and remove potential performance bottlenecks

Stay up-to-date on relevant technologies, plug into user groups, understand trends and opportunities to ensure we are using the best possible techniques and tools

Understand, implement, and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation

Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes

* Some of the specific challenges you will tackle:

Create self-service capabilities for developers to write and manage microservices

Automate provisioning and monitoring of a global deployment of microservices

Implement security policies according to industry best practices

Handle variable load patterns and rapidly increasing demand through elastic system design

Migrate to a dockerized environment


Who are you?

+5 years of experience in DevOps, software development, or network management

+2 years of experience provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments

* Qualifications:

Strong background in Linux/Unix administration and scripting

Extensive experience with a public cloud provider, ideally Amazon Web Services

Experience with automation and configuration management using Ansible, or an equivalent. Also knowledge of Hashicorp tools like Terraform, Packer, Consul, Nomad, etc.

Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services

Strong experience with MySQL (replication, clustering, backup/restore, SQL queries optimizaton) and NoSQL data stores (Redis)

Software process automation with popular scripting languages (PHP, Python, and/or Ruby)

Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available mission critical service

Experience in automation and testing via scripting/programming

Application performance analysis and monitoring

Knowledge of best-practice security and networking techniques for an Internet-facing system

Experience with Docker and knowledge of Kubernetes.


The icing on the cake?

  • Very attractive compensation package
  • Have a real impact
  • Awesome work environment at a company with a huge vision
  • Extras like flexible working hours, catered lunch, gym membership, ping pong table, private health insurance…

After reading all this just a few last but important words: We want you to take on a role you love and we want to offer you a place you’re proud and happy to come to everyday.

So if you feel like there is a fit, apply! Get in touch with us and hit that button. We wanna hear more about you!


About Stuart

  • Logistics

  •  Barcelona, Spain

  • 1-50 employees

  • 2015

Stuart is speeding up the way local goods are transported in a city by allowing anyone to deliver anything at any time. Connecting people and businesses with local couriers, Stuart is the on-demand urban logistics app & platform that will transform our daily life.

Stuart mission is to become the on-demand delivery leader in every supercity of the world through a simpler, quicker and cheaper transportation model.

From data scientists to restless couriers, designers to operation managers… Stuart strength rests upon our plurality of skills and expertise, building up our unique team. They operate from their headquarters in Barcelona, as in Paris, Brussels, London and Berlin, the first cities they'll ride through.

Co-Founded in 2015 by D. Leca (Sparrow founder acquired by Google in 2012), Stuart is now backed by great entrepreneurs such as J.D. Blanc (Allociné), J.A. Granjon ( and O. Mathiot (PriceMinister), with a total investment of €22 million.

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