The Division :
Zurple & Z57 are two of the ever-growing number of product divisions under the Real Estate vertical of Constellation Software Inc.
Zurple provides thousands of Realtors with a robust marketing automation platform. Z57 is an innovative real estate marketing company, with a product specifically for agents, teams, and small to mid-size offices focused on an online and social media presence.
The Position :
The division is looking to hire a Software Reliability Engineer who will join the Managed Services team and become one of the main contributors to the design and evolution of the cloud infrastructures hosting the customers applications and systems.
As a SRE your main responsibilities will be :
Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms
Design, implement and manage cloud infrastructures satisfying requirements of reliability, scalability and security.
Oversee and implement DevOps processes including CICD, configuration management, deployments.
Design and implement application monitoring, identifying the metrics and specifying the alerts.
Participate in debugging production issues across services and levels of the stack.
We expect you to :
Deliver production solutions that are reliable and scale, identifying automation points, and propose ideas on how to improve efficiency.
Improve the performance of the system by either making better use of resources, distributing load or reducing the latency.
Improve monitoring and alerting, fighting alert spam.
Document every action so your learnings turn into repeatable actions and then into automation.
Researches new software development, deployment, and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyze their application to current configuration management needs.
The chosen individual will work out of the Contour Software Lahore resource center office, as an extension of the division-based R&D department.
Successful hires shall possess the willingness and ability to learn the programming language technology stack, if not already experienced in it.
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related technical discipline
5 years+ of experience developing web-based applications
Experience working with relational database systems such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
Strong experience with database query development and optimization
3+ years experience writing complex database queries, functions, and / or procedures
Experience working with application frameworks : Zend, Redis, Angular, jquery, vagrant
Strong DevOps focus and experience building, deploying and supporting infrastructure with cloud technologies
Experience working with AWS and related technologies : EC2, ELB, S3, Cloudfront, SNS
Experience with IntelliJ Idea and debugging multi-tier applications
Experience with Git and subversion for source control management
Good experience with scripting languages ( Python, Perl, shell ).
Experience of CouchDB, MongoDB, Memcached and Elastic Search.
Experience with Apache Tomcat.
Good communication skills in English.
Nice to have :
Strong knowledge of Linux OS
Experience with configuration management systems like Puppet, Chef or similar.
Experience with automation tools like Ansible, Jenkins, or similar
Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills using Java on Linux platform (jetty)
Experience with administration of Oracle database.
Experience with Docker containers and container orchestration tools (ex. Kubernetes, Docker Swarm).
Experience with the ELK stack (Elastic Search, Logstash, Kibana) logging system.
Experience with "infrastructure as a code solutions like Terraform or AWS CloudFormation.
Exciting Benefits we offer :
Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
Parents Medical Coverage
Employee Performance-based bonuses
Home Internet Subsidy
Profit Sharing Plan Tenured Employees Only
Child Care Facility
Company Provided Lunch / Dinner
Professional Development Budget
Recreational area for in-house games Karachi & Lahore only
Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
Friendly work environment