Agoda.com is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer (Linux/Automation)

 

About Agoda

 

Agoda is the largest and fastest growing online hotel booking platform in Asia.  As a Booking Holdings, we are part of the largest online travel company in the world and maintaining this position requires an incredible amount of data, a superior IT infrastructure, and world class talent to bring it all together. Technology is not just what we do – it’s at the heart of who we are.  We have the dynamism and short chain of command of a startup and the capital to make things happen. We love innovation and putting new technologies to work to extend our lead on the competition.

 

What’s stopping you from getting in touch?

 

Working in one of the largest international Internet employers headquartered in Asia, your work has an impact on what we do around the globe. We move fast – why wait ages to see your ideas go live?  Work on tough challenges, safe in the knowledge that you are surrounded by people as smart as you are (if not smarter!) to help solve them.  And while we’re on the subject, Agoda people come from over 65 countries:  It’s an incredible technical creative melting pot.

 

Our infrastructure team in Bangkok is searching for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer (Linux/Automation) who has a passion for systems automation and who lives and breathes DevOps culture.  We are looking for someone to help us continue to build on one of the biggest Openstack Private Clouds globally.  Ideal love to solve scaling infrastructure with open source technology and may even contribute themselves! 

 

Responsibilities/Key skills:

  • Develop and uses tools for systems and infrastructure automation.
  • Manage and support Agoda’s internal private cloud, (Ceph, Openstack, Docker/Kubernetes)
  • Troubleshoot system and OS level issues at scale across multiple global DCs.
  • Research and development of infrastructure service improvements to help scale our private cloud.
  • Manage custom packages.
  • Mentoring of other System Engineers within the team including technical documentation and training.

Experience/Requirements:

  • At least 5+ years in systems engineering.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or any field
  • Technical experience in:
    • Containers and container orchestration (eg. ContainerD/Docker/Kubernetes)
    • Distributed storage (Ceph, Swift)
    • Configuration Management (eg. Ansible, Puppet and Salt Stack)
    • Linux (CentOS/RH preferred)
    • Experienced in scripting such as Bash, Python, Powershell etc.
    • Database administration. Knowledge of (or willingness to learn) NoSQL databases (Elasticsearch or Cassandra would be beneficial).  Knowledge of caching.
    • General Networking understanding (switches, routing, firewalls).
    • Monitoring/Alerting/Logging Services and correlating patterns (eg. Sensu, Nagios, Logstash, Graphite, Grafana, Kibana)
    • Understanding of Auth/Directory services
    • Understanding of storage concepts
    • Virtualisation (KVM is preferred).
  • Experience working with large and dynamic server farms, preferably in the e-commerce space.
  • Knowledge of OpenStack operation and its API’s is advantageous
  • Experience collaborating with developers and operations in DevOps enabled environments.
  • Experience working in a large enterprise organization and dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft products is desirable
  • Development experience in python or ruby is desirable
  • Able to work under pressure and deliver projects on time.
  • Self-motivated, approachable, and adaptable and have excellent communication skills (both strong written and verbal English is a must).

 

 Do you have what it takes?

  • A strong desire to learn.
  • The desire to keep up with the latest technologies and stay ahead of the curve.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills; a good sense of humor is always a plus.
  • Mindset of a team player.

 

With relocation support and visa sponsorship available we’ve got you covered, leaving you free to look forward to an amazing new experience!

 

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