Viator, a Tripadvisor company, is the biggest marketplace for experiences in the travel industry. We have more than 300,000 bookable products in almost every country on the planet, and are helping millions of travellers every month to discover things to do.

We believe that we are better together, and at Viator we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Viator, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionise travel.

Viator is seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer with experience working with high volume transactional websites to join our team. This role operates in a fast moving environment with a product and platforms that are growing and changing rapidly. You will be experienced in bootstrapping infrastructure from scratch - creating performant, autoscaling and self-healing systems. The ideal candidate will have solid background in Linux and TCP/IP network fundamentals, have automation at heart and be comfortable with coding in higher level languages like bash and python.

Our engineering team is based in Oxford United Kingdom, Lisbon Portugal, and Sydney Australia, backed by a global ops team dedicated to the wider engineering team. We deliver the Viator and Tripadvisor Experiences production and development environments, infrastructure components and automation systems.

What you will do 

  • Manage high volume transactional workloads in AWS and self-hosted on-premise
  • Promote the DevOps culture across our organisation
  • Collaborate with engineering teams on projects and to improve the operational readiness of product features
  • Develop, maintain, and support flexible solutions that require little to no maintenance
  • Identify opportunities for CI/CD improvements to automate time-intensive or repetitive tasks
  • Together with the team, share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents

What we are looking for 

  • Previously in a Senior DevOps Engineer role or 3 years+ in a DevOps Engineer role
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work in a complex environment, to handle dependencies, and communicate across teams
  • Operating and supporting multi layered web application architecture and infrastructure
  • Configuration and maintenance of applications such as web servers, load balancers, relational databases, NoSQL data stores, storage systems and messaging systems
  • Observability and monitoring with APM, traces, logging, metrics, visualisations and alerting

Ideal skills & Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Linux and TCP/IP network fundamentals
  • AWS
  • Kubernetes and containerisation
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Version control and CI/CD
  • Scripting and configuration files
  • Security skills
  • Customer-centric mindset
  • Passion for systems engineering and technology at scale
  • Desire to learn about new platforms and technologies, and to continuously improve
  • A love of travel

What you will get

Highly competitive salary along with the following:

  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Generous stock (RSU) award upon joining, with additional awards annually
  • Regular salary reviews and excellent career growth opportunities
  • Very flexible working hours
  • Free meals in the office
  • Full family private healthcare and dental
  • Excellent contributory pension
  • Critical illness and full life cover
  • Standard 25 days paid holiday (not including bank holidays), increasing with tenure
  • £1050 annual stipend for costs outside the office such as gym membership or home office set up
  • “Summer Fridays” scheme allowing extra days off during the summer

Application process

  • 30 minute call with a recruiter to learn more about the role
  • 45 minute technical interview with someone from the Viator Engineering team
  • Three one-hour interviews with members of the team, covering technical topics - including some coding - and what you would bring to Viator

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