ExpressVPN #Hiring

Parent Category: Job Listings - Public Domain Listings Category: Systems Engineers (wintel / unix / android / vmware / cloud) Published: Wednesday, 14 July 2021
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Senior Automation Release Engineer at ExpressVPN #Hiring

Job Description

Location: Hong Kong, Singapore or Remote (+/- 4 hours from Hong Kong)

We're looking for skilled Senior Automation Engineers!

We're looking for passionate engineers that are keen for an opportunity to build and maintain our automated release platform, responsible for shipping our custom Operating System and software stack known as TrustedServer to the thousands of servers that operate our VPN service around the world. You'll be working in a dynamic environment where we solve unique challenges that we're confident you won't find in most other industries. You will be combining changes from developers across the organisation into a weekly rolling-release Operating System, working actively with QA to monitor for as-yet unknown bugs, and solving unique security challenges such as zero-access automation of Linux servers.

You should have experience in Configuration Management such as Ansible, Continuous Integration (CI), Release management, Linux Systems Administration and strong troubleshooting skills. If solving unique and interesting problems, and ensuring both our internal developers and external end-users' needs are met with only the best quality and timely service, then come join us!

Role Responsibilities

As an Automation Engineer in our Release Engineering team, you will be responsible for:

Being the funnel through which all changes and releases are managed 
Providing automated engineering solutions to the complex challenges faced
Building and maintaining our end-to-end test environment, enabling developers to build, install and test in a local dev environment using Vagrant and Docker
Building and operating orchestration tooling such as Rundeck and Ansible to effectively manage our fleet of servers
Building tooling and server management applications using well-tested Python
Integration testing the full stack that is TrustedServer comprising a Linux Operating System, in-house and external applications, Python libraries and configurations
Defining release and test plans to judge production-readiness of the various mainline and out-of-tree releases that will exist at any one time
Accountability for fast go/no-go decisions on our weekly production rolling-release of TrustedServer
Managing stakeholder expectations across the organization when coordinating a release
Documenting technical and non-technical processes
Curating and announcing changelogs

Role requirements

To succeed in this role, you should have experience in the following areas:

Advanced level knowledge in some or all of:

Designing and Documenting Systems Architecture
Configuration management, such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef
Orchestration systems, such as Ansible Tower or Rundeck
Operating Continuous Integration (CI) pipelines to test and deploy applications
Linux Administration, especially for Debian-based distributions
Package management, such as Linux (Debian, Redhat RPM) and Python (Pip)
Writing well-tested Python code
Service Monitoring / Data Analysis

Ability to clearly explain issues and technologies

Good verbal communication in English

Good writing/documentation skills in English

Nice skills to have, but not required:

Experience with VPN technologies
InfluxDB, Grafana and related time-series database technologies
Network engineering
Defining requirements and use cases
Clear ticket writing

What we can offer you

Challenging work in a fun and collaborative environment
Attractive compensation and time-off benefits
Spacious open-concept and centrally located offices
Financially successful and profitable company
Full-time employment with flexible working hours
Fully stocked pantry with healthy foods and fresh fruit
Team lunches and company events every quarter
Multicultural teams represented by 30+ nationalities

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