SoapBox Labs is looking for a Senior Ops / Site Reliability Engineer to join our Engineering Team.
We are building speech recognition technology for children between the ages of 4 and 12, enabling device interactions for gaming, learning and communication. The SoapBox platform allows developers to incorporate our speech technology solutions into their digital apps, products, and web services.
The right person for this role is someone who is motivated, has a deep interest in managing production-grade web services in a cloud deployment environment. You will care about agility as much as scalability and availability. Continuous deployment keeps us focused on incremental releases. Even our biggest technical achievements roll out piece by piece. Projects are kept short and tightly scoped.
Our infrastructure is built on the Microsoft Azure platform, utilising Kubernetes and AKS, Terraform, Jenkins for CI/CD. From a development point of view we cover the full stack of web development, We currently leverage a wide variety of technologies covering including C/C++, Java, Python, Scala, Node.js, RDBMS, HTML5, Non-Blocking frameworks (Akka, Spray), RESTful API development, backend integration with in-house real-time speech recognition models and more.
- Our infrastructure is built on the Microsoft Azure platform, so experience with this service is greatly preferred. Experience with other similar platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform) is still valued
- Experience configuring and managing production web service infrastructures using Kubernetes
- A Configuration-as-code approach to infrastructure management, using any of the most common languages/frameworks (Terraform, Ansible, Chef, etc)
- Experience deploying and maintaining a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery system such as Jenkins, with a strong preference for detailed automation within the CI pipeline.
- Experience managing Databases such as MySQL in a production environment
- Experience with Kubernetes as an Ingress Controller
- Experience with build tools such as SBT
What We Offer
- A competitive remuneration package (with stock options)
- Unique opportunity to shape the future of children’s voice technology
- Flexible working environment
- Dublin 8 location in walking distance of Dublin City Center
- The chance to be involved in groundbreaking solutions in tech industry's next giant leap
**N.B. Please attach your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are the right fit for this role. Also please link to a github (etc) or any open source projects you might have**
SoapBox Labs is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity in the workplace and we strive to reflect this in our company atmosphere and culture.
Unfortunately we cannot offer visa support for this role.