OPEX Engineer

Dublin, Ireland Full-time

Job Title: Operational Excellence Engineer 

Department: IT

Reporting to: OPEX Technical Manager


Working directly with the development teams, key responsibilities of the OPEX Engineer include:

  • Operational excellence improvements
  • Tools Development
  • Service improvements in the production environment
  • Service support and troubleshooting
  • Incident reduction
  • Capacity planning and scaling
  • Change management activities
  • Monitoring and metrics
  • Participate in 7x24 on-call rotation

 Essential competencies / skills:

  • 2+ years overall development/technical support experience
  • 1+ years of experience leading others
  • Deep understanding of support procedures and methodologies
  • Proficiency in LAMP environment
  • Experience with configuration management systems (working knowledge of Chef is a plus)
  • Experience working with and administering MySQL databases 

A strong understanding of web technologies:

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Proficiency in LAMP environment is a must
  • A strong understanding of HTTP caching technologies (experience with Varnish would be beneficial)
  • Experience with large database driven websites
  • A deep understanding of the Linux OS
  • A basic working knowledge of Windows Server OS and common services

Extensive scripting experience (e.g. Perl, Python, bash, Ruby, Windows Powershell is a plus)

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Solid networking knowledge
  • Understanding of production monitoring and metrics and KPIs
  • Knowledge of Zabbix is a benefit
  • Experience with SQL scripting and MySQL would be beneficial
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Experience in a 24/7 production environment
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, MIS, CIS, or a related field


 *As duties and responsibilities of the post holder change, the job description may be reviewed and amended as appropriate.

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