DevOps Engineer

  • Full-time

Company Description

Portonics is a team of technology consultants that specialize in application design, and software & mobile application development. Our goal is to help clients understand and make full use of digital technology that can heighten brand awareness and lead to better business.

We are a diverse team of engineers, analysts, and solution architects working on the latest technologies and running a wide range of projects from business-critical applications to high-traffic applications.

We build and manage in-house, client products and end-to-end services locally and globally. Services include server management, software management, networking, development, deployments, and information security.

We are an agile team who are very passionate about what we build. We design solutions to reduce/automate operations. Along with building custom solutions, we leverage open-source technologies. Our teams build, manage, and automate monitoring systems, alerting, and deployments.

As a digital transformation team, we are big on Dev, DevOps culture, and collaboration.

Job Description

As a DevOps Engineer, you will need to be skilled in AWS, MySQL or PostgreSQL, Database replication, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Nginx.

This position will also play a significant role in setting up and supporting all aspects of designing, building, securing, and maintaining an AWS infrastructure for the software platform. The candidate will be responsible for day-to-day operations, solving technical problems of comprehensive scope and complexity, and maintaining the security of AWS cloud infrastructure.

If you have the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies quickly then the below applies to you:

  • Collaborating in small, focused Agile teams with experienced engineers to perform full life cycle application and infrastructure process development;

  • Awareness of the software delivery lifecycle strategic roadmaps that enable the success of quarterly objectives. This includes defining User Stories to enable the build-out of the strategic roadmap;

  • Proposes and implements new software delivery pipeline process steps and ensures that all software components take advantage of new capabilities;

  • Building open communication with Product Owners, Software QA Engineers, Software Engineers, Project managers to understand and transform software engineering and IT process requirements into automated features;

  • This job can require 24/7 availability for deployments, maintenance activities from time to time due to the nature of the project or work activity.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field; with 3+ years of industry experience including project management or systems analysis or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience;

Must have:

  • AWS certification like SAA/SOA or relevant experience;

  • Working with AWS in a serverless context ( CloudFormation, APIGateway, Cognito, Lambda, etc).

  • Professional skills in designing & deploying scalable, highly available, cost-effective, fault-tolerant systems & infrastructure on AWS using EC2, RDS, IAM, S3, ELB, VPC, EBS, Route 53, Auto-Scaling, CloudWatch, etc. services.

  • Professional knowledge in Containerized platform (Docker)

Good to have:

  • Professional skills in MySQL/PostgreSQL (Including Replication);

  • Professional skills in Linux (RHEL, CentOS);

  • Professional skills in Load Balancer (Nginx, HAProxy);

  • Knowledge in scripting language Bash and/or (PHP, Python);

  • Knowledge of IaC, Infrastructure as code, preferredChef, Puppet, and Ansible would be a plus point.

  • Skills in troubleshooting high availability applications on Python/PHP/Node.js using above stacks;

  • Familiarity with Jenkins, Elasticsearch, Grafana, Kibana is a plus;

Additional Information

  • Communication is extremely important; our engineers work across every team in the organization. Candidates need to be able to communicate not only with other developers but also with management, non-tech team members & external parties.
  • Someone who will take ownership of a feature or application from initial conception through release while also assisting others when the need arises.

  • Have an understanding of virtualization and containerization as a tool for growing scalability, reliability, and expediency.

  • Ability to learn and teach new technologies and skills as new technology is introduced.

  • Sound mature judgment and decision-making ability.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • We are looking for honest, dedicated and responsible individuals.