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The role required is based out of our head office in Turin and will be focused primarily on our digital operations hosted in Microsoft Azure, even if other public or private cloud hosting provider can be used for specific projects.
The Application System Engineer should support our ongoing cloud software operations and is expected to work closely with the web development department supporting the developers in the continuous integration, deployment, monitoring and testing of their code.
The Application System Engineer requires the ability to interact and work very closely with various development and operational teams. As a technology company Deltatre uses the latest technology to run their services in the cloud so we are looking for people who are passionate about technology and are excited to learn and use the latest toolsets and techniques.
We are using containerisation, serverless computing and platform-as-a-service offerings from the major cloud vendors to run our services delivering websites and video to audiences on a global scale.
Deltatre uses a largely Microsoft based stack including Visual Studio, TFS and Microsoft Azure however our platforms are designed to run on any cloud solution and dedicated infrastructure, so knowledge of AWS, docker and virtualised infrastructure would be beneficial.
Given the role supports live sports events, candidates must be available for occasional work during weekends and evenings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Use DevOps best practices to guarantee continuous integration and continuous delivery of our software Handling incoming user and project support tickets
  • Management and design of Azure's hosting environments guaranteeing high availability and top performance Maintaining mission critical servers & core network systems infrastructure
  • Management and design container-based hosting environments using Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Providing live operational support to key projects ensuring that all services are running and monitoring key performance metrics Assisting with the training process for new IT-infrastructure team staff where applicable
  • Automate the performing of continuous load and cache testing
  • Guarantee that our solutions are deployed using best security practices
  • Make sure our operations run under the projected budget

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essentials

  • Fluency in automating complex manual jobs using PowerShell, Azure CLI and other scripting languages.
  • Strong knowledge in TFS, with experience setting up CI/CD and release management
  • Good understanding of distributed source control using Git. Knowledge of Git-Flow and Trunk-Based best practices.
  • Practical experience on the automation of integration and load testing
  • Excellent knowledge of the Azure platform offerings
  • Experienced in automation and orchestration of Docker containers with Kubernetes
  • Good knowledge in log analysis and monitoring (especially ELK stack and Prometheus & Grafana)
  • Experience with Content Distribution Networks (Akamai highly desirable)
  • A strong understanding of DevOps best practices
  • Good understanding of HTML, web interfaces, XML configurations
  • Ability to express and understand complex technical concepts. Able to communicate this internally.
  • A passion for new consumer technology and the emerging media landscape
Desirable:
  • Excellent knowledge of best practice for cloud IT security
  • Microsoft Azure's Flow and Application Insights experience
  • Working experience with Mongo DB and NoSQL
  • Hands-on experience using Helm Charts
  • Linux server management
  • Bash and Python scripting
  • Interest in sport

Recruitment Process:
Interested candidates are invited to send their data and curriculum vitae by filling a specific application form that will collect all the relevant information and will allow to upload a CV file (in DOC or PDF format), preferably along with a passport-like photo (in JPG format).

Please, read carefully the instructions provided in the introductory page of the application form before proceeding with filling it.
For your convenience, the application form is available in both English and Italian languages.

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