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DevOps Engineer

Deriv DMCC

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP475-08

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our team

We are the DevOps team. We collaborate with various teams to ensure successful code deployment, component testing, process re-engineering, and quality improvement. With a holistic view of our technical environment, we provide the best solutions that benefit the company and our clients.

Your role

As a DevOps Engineer at, you will be deeply involved in every stage of the software lifecycle. You will work closely with developers and testers to facilitate the smooth execution of the continuous integration (CI) process. You must be passionate about connecting software development to day-to-day operations and improving the quality of our products and services.

What you'll do

- Maintain and extend our service monitoring. We use tools such as Datadog to detect and react to issues. We’ll need you to be proactive and find issues before they happen.
- Keep things running. Systems do break from time to time. When they break, your job will be to make it work again. Once it works, walk the developers through the failure so they can prevent it from breaking again.
- Keep our systems secure. We have a dedicated security team, but you’ll also need to be ready to fight off intrusions. Defeat any attempts at breaking into our systems.
- Help us improve continuously. If you have suggestions for making things better, we’d love to hear about it.


What you have

- Expertise in cloud solutions and virtualisation infrastructure, including AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and KVM
- Familiarity with Linux and open-source applications such as rsyslog, DHCP, iptables, Postfix, NGINX, and initialisation systems such as systemd and SysVinit
- Extensive experience in TCP/IP networking, firewalls, and VPNs
- Knowledge of hardware and software firewalls, intrusion detection methods, security systems, and DDoS protection
- Thorough knowledge of bash scripting
- Knowledge of Chef, Ansible, SaltStack, or similar configuration management tools
- Experience In:
* Site reliability engineering (SRE)
* Managing round-the-clock operations for incident resolution, including alerts, rotations, and escalations
* Designing and working with high-availability web service architecture
* Application containerisation (preferably Docker)
* Database administration (preferably PostgresSQL)

What’s good to have

- Extensive knowledge of information security and data protection
- Experience with Terraform and Kubernetes
- Familiarity with Perl, Python, and other scripting languages
- Knowledge of industry-accepted IS standards
- Experience In:
* Hardening Linux systems
* CI tools such as Travis-CI, CircleCI, Jenkins etc.
* Documentation of processes and incidents
* Version Control software (Git)
* Windows Server Administration (IIS, MS-SQL)

What we'll give you

- Exciting work challenges
- Cooperative work environment
- Career advancement opportunities
- Market-based salary
- Annual performance bonus
- Medical insurance
- Housing and transportation allowance
- Casual dress code
- Work permit

About the Company

We’re Deriv. We’re all about trading. We’re the geeky upstarts who pioneered an industry. That was more than 20 years ago, and we’re still going strong. Today, we work across continents and serve over a million traders from around the globe. Join us. Grow with us.

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Engineer salaries in UAE

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AED 8,500

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