Mid-level cloud systems engineer that wants opportunity to grow in a startup cloud software team with proficiency in English.

The Gig

You would be our first DevOps/systems engineer – we are currently using an outsourcing company for these jobs. You would work with them and review their current processes then help us develop a plan to build out an internal team and adopt, replace and improve the systems set up by our current outsourced team.

Our Product

We have an API backed Angular cloud application with customers all over the world that serves small retail businesses.

While we do not expect you to have experience with all the technologies we use, we do expect experience with several and a willingness to learn the rest.

Job Location

Our application is developed out of our office in Yerevan, Armenia. There is the possibility of a hybrid work arrangement. We will take your time zone into account and ensure that your working hours significantly overlap with our development and management teams.

Hours of Operation

Our application is developed from our development office in Armenia while our customer base is primarily in North America.  The bulk of the work can be done during Armenian business hours, but we need emergency coverage during US business hours in the event there is an issue.   NetOps team members will need to have flexibility in their schedules to respond to emergencies.

We expect you to demonstrate a deep interest in your tools and tasks and a drive to learn and adapt best practices.  A very cooperative and professional demeanor and you must be fluent in English. Here are some of the responsibilities of the position:
  • Provide mid-level systems administration and infrastructure design functions for a Linux environment, including systems design and engineering, performance management, security auditing, and capacity planning
  • Maintain core, web-based (PHP/Java) systems on Linux platform
  • Lead/manage product deployments, upgrades and maintenance of all systems including mySQL, Ubuntu, ElasticSearch etc
  • Maintain the patch levels of OS and application patches on all systems
  • Monitoring of all systems
  • MySQL database configuration, optimization and backups
  • Maintaining & deploying highly available virtual server environments in Kubernetes and DockerMaintain developer vagrant environments and keep in sync with testing environments
  • Make good judgments about the relative priority of various requests and set clear expectations with other employees regarding when they should expect resolution.
Required Qualifications:
Our Infrastructure
  • Linux Ubuntu
  • Docker
  • Nginx
  • PHP-Fpm
  • Haproxy
  • Memcached
  • Elasticsearch
  • Percona Xtradb
  • Kubernetes
DevOps Tools:
  • Bash
  • Ansible
  • Terraform
  • Jenkins CI/CD
  • Private Docker Registry
Cloud Hosting:
  • Digital Ocean
  • Hetzner Cloud
Monitoring Tools:
  • Zabbix
  • Graylog
  • PMM (Prometheus + Grafana)
  • Cloudflare
  • DNS
  • LB
  • Application Firewall
  • Iptables
  • Sonarcube
  • AWS S3
  • GlusterFS
  • Cloudinary
Additional Information:
Interested candidates should submit their CVs in the English language at http://microbiz.freshteam.com/jobs or email them to [email protected]. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Only applicants submitting their qualifications in English will be considered.    

About Tater Tot Software LLC

Tater Tot Software works exclusively on Windows-based and cloud-based retail management software from MicroBiz (www.microbiz.com). This software enables small to mid-sized retailers to operate physical stores and ecommerce sites from a single application, and has an existing customer base of thousands of retailers worldwide. The Tater Tot Software’s development office is located in Yerevan Armenia.