SysOps Engineer - Malaysia

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia


Perl Ansible Go Puppet Google C Python Linux

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The Role:

  • Identify and resolve problems relating to critical service operations and to prevent their recurrence using automation. 
  • Be involved in systems architecture and design, and subsequent implementation.
  • Be involved in incident management daily
  • Get involved in deep diagnosis of incidents, and engage with multiple highly skilled engineering teams on resolutions. 
  • Be part of a cool team, responsible for one of the largest cloud based services in South East Asia. 
  • Help improve reliability, stability and tackle scalability challenges with engineering teams
  • Together with the engineering and support team, participate in on-call rotations and be an escalation contact for service incidents
  • Mentor other engineers, define our technical culture, and help build a fast-growing team


  • Preferably a degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology or related fields
  • 6+ years of relevant experience with managing IT infrastructure with focus on the *nix platforms
  • Possess a solid understanding of the Linux or FreeBSD/OpenBSD family of Operating Systems and their underlying components
  • Possess a solid understanding of the OSI networking model
  • Possess analytical skills, mental resiliency and the ability to think systematically under stressful conditions
  • Highly accountable and takes ownership. Outstanding work ethic, high-integrity, team player, and a lifelong learner
  • Experience in one or more of: Perl, Python, Go, C, C++ or scripting experience in Shell
  • Fluent in English will have a major advantage 

Really Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with cloud computing technologies from vendors such as Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience with Google Compute Engine, Digital Ocean would be an added bonus.
  • Configuration management tool experience such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet or SaltStack.
  • Experience with continuous integration and/or continuous deployment.
  • Experience with hardening systems and knowledge in information security.
  • Contributes to open source project experience with performance analysis and debugging tools.

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