Systems Engineer – Retail Unit in Barcelona

Strands Finance

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Full-Time
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Job Description

Strands is looking for a Systems Engineer (mixed profile between Backend developer and Systems Administration) to help grow our team and world-wide cloud infrastructure and help in the development of our backend. You will create high value on secure, highly available, fault-tolerant systems. You will enthusiastically work on troubleshooting efforts and work to prevent them.

You will be working closely with our Technical Operations team and our backend development team, you will participate in design decisions and help to create the company’s core high-volume systems and network infrastructure. You will be expected to come up to speed quickly on difficult problems, to become a significant contributor to a hard-working team, and to take pride in your work. We have high expectations and are looking for seasoned professionals with experience in a wide range of areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish Devops culture and processes to facilitate transition to production environment
  • Contribute to the design and evolution of the core recommendation algorithms powering our personalization API
  • Help to ensure a high availability and nimble network infrastructure for a multi DataCenter Setup
  • Help to implement, maintain and monitor infrastructure as well as evaluate, architect and execute new enhancements
  • Availability for emergency issues
  • Work closely with developers to ensure that current infrastructure and engineering tools meet the needs of the team
  • Prepare, maintain and keep updated IT procedures and documentation related to our processes and platforms operation

Must-haves:

  • Hands-on experience in Java development
  • Hands-on experience with UNIX/Linux administration
  • Extensive experience building, supporting, and troubleshooting multi-tier, high-volume, production web installations
  • Build system orchestration (Ansible, puppet or similar config management tools)
  • MySQL experience: replication and scaling
  • Experience with NoSQL databases with large scale integrations (Cassandra is a plus)
  • Strong scripting skills
  • Desire to pay attention to detail and enforce high design/coding standards)
  • Experience in writing code optimized for performance
  • Comfort in jumping into projects that touch different components of a large system
  • Experience with version control systems (Git, mercurial, svn…)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Nice-to-haves:

  • BA/BS or better in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience in managing up an SaaS environment
  • Experience working with Cloud environments
  • Ability to operate in an agile, entrepreneurial start-up environment
  • Experience with continuous integration systems
  • Experience with testing frameworks (Junit, TestNg,…)
  • Experience with Docker and/or Ansible
  • Python programming
  • PHP programming

 
  • Fintech

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