OLX DevOps Engineer (m/f)

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate OLX DevOps Engineer who wants to make a difference.

Lisbon, Portugal


Online since Feb 16, 2017

OLX Group is part of Naspers, a global internet and entertainment group. In Portugal, we have our Lisbon Tech Hub creating classified products for the globe: many countries in Europe, Asia, Latam, etc.

In Portugal, OLX is the second Portuguese website with the most visits, every day! Our team is also responsible for other major Internet Portals in Portugal, nº 1 in each sector, Standvirtual and Imovirtual

Due to our international growth, we are looking for a DevOps Engineer.

 ...at OLX Group

At OLX Group we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?


Why OLX Group?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.


What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Improve availability, scalability and efficiency by engineering reliability into software and systems
  • Along with the rest of the team build and scale an EU development model and culture (Lisbon-based)
  • Contribute to the architecture with tools, standards and practices for our engineering organization
  • Improve our configuration management tooling and infrastructure
  • Contribute to making our infrastructure simple, reliable and easy to operate
  • Create tools and automation to prevent problem reoccurrence
  • Participate in software and system performance analysis and tuning, service capacity, planning and demand forecasting
  • Create and utilize tools to collect key metrics and troubleshoot application performance
  • Participate in on-call duty and respond quickly to critical issues
  • Help with supporting and managing all the internal systems and networking, monitoring platform performance and uptime
  • Ensure fast response time to systems failure and troubleshooting
  • Provide system support and server availability to mail communications, internal development environments, disaster recovery and backup, maintaining server documentation

 What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux/Unix and scripting
  • Experience with using and supporting web hosting technologies such as MySQL, Apache, Nginx, Postfix, Memcached, Redis etc.
  • Understanding and experience with scalable, cloud-based solutions such as AWS
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Monit, Munin and Nagios
  • Experience with Orchestration/Configuration Management and Continuous Integration technology (e.g. Puppet, Fabric, Ansible, Terraform, Docker, Jenkins etc.) desired
  • Solid understanding of the full compute stack - storage, networking, OS, virtualization, configuration management and provisioning
  • Be able to communicate in English (oral and written)
  • Good team player, however also be able to work independently

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Unique opportunity to become a part of an international team of top engineers learning from one another and contributing to the global Naspers Classifieds success, based in Lisbon
  • Great place to learn and develop within fast-growing, global classifieds leader which opens further career opportunities in diverse world of OLX and Naspers
  • Fun and informal environment where getting stuff done and enjoying the ride is far more important than rules and hierarchies
  • You will have perks like company self-service, food supply, bonus system for good performance, and others

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role? It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.

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