DevOps Engineer

  • Full-time

Company Description

Portonics is a team of technology consultants that specialize in application design, 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, solution architects working on the latest technologies, and running a wide range of projects from business-critical applications to applications serving a large number of customers daily. 

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, information security and consultancy.

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 Senior DevOps Engineer, you will need to be skilled in Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud computing platforms (ex: AWS), CI-CD with Jenkins, Automation with bash/python scripting, Git, Nginx, MySQL or PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Redis.

This position will also play a significant role in setting up and supporting all aspects of designing, building, securing, and maintaining cloud 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:

  • Linux certifications like RHCSA, RHCE.
  • AWS certification like SAA/SOA or relevant experience;
  • Working with AWS in a serverless context (Fargate, Lambda, CloudFormation, APIGateway, Cognito, etc).
  • Professional skills in designing & deploying scalable, highly available, cost-effective, fault-tolerant systems & infrastructure at on premises and AWS using EKS Fargate, EC2, RDS, IAM, S3, ELB, VPC, EBS, Route 53, Auto-Scaling, CloudWatch, etc. services.
  • Professional knowledge in Containerized platform (Docker & Kubernetes). 

Good to have:

  • Professional skills in Load Balancer (Nginx, HAProxy);
  • Professional skills in MySQL/PostgreSQL (Including Replication, and Performance tuning);
  • Professional skills in Linux (RHEL, CentOS);
  • Knowledge in scripting language Bash and/or (Python/PHP);
  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code, preferred Ansible or Terraform, would be a plus.
  • Skills in troubleshooting high availability applications on PHP/Python/Node.js using the above stacks;
  • Familiarity with GIT, Jenkins, Elasticsearch, Grafana, Kibana is a plus;

Additional Information

  • Communication skill is very important for this role; our engineers work across every team in the organization. Applicants should 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.