Site Reliability Engineer for CloudSimple (Kyiv)

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine


The USA Company at the beginning of building of a next-generation private cloud as a service platform aiming at a scale of established cloud providers like Amazon AWS or Google Cloud. CloudSimple is led by a team of top Silicon Valley innovators and entrepreneurs with a rich history of founding and scaling successful ventures.

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On behalf of CloudSimple, Ciklum is looking for Site Reliability Engineer to join Kyiv team on a full-time basis. We are looking for a seasoned systems operations expert to lead initiatives focused on systems infrastructure management within a high volume fast scaling environment.


  • You will be responsible for the systems deployment, operations, and monitoring for our infrastructure, including design and development of infrastructure automation.
  • You will get your hands dirty, troubleshooting infrastructure, and architectural challenges using your existing knowledge and toolkits.
  • You will drive reliability and supportability aspects of Cloud service by creating knowledgebase and, working with DevOps, coordinate change management policies, deploy ticket/incident management system, service request queue triaging and auto-remediation.
  • You will utilize your advanced system architecture & administration skills for collaboration with engineering and product management, test and automation teams to architect and develop strategic and tactical solutions.
  • You will implement, support and maintain a repository of microservices through Kubernetes based pods.
  • You will engage with suppliers for the purposes of infrastructure equipment procurement, technical design exercises, and supplier roadmap reviews.
  • You will help develop requirements for customer onboarding processes, target environment sizing and migration automations


  • 7+ years of experience of increasing responsibility in a technical support and data center operations roles, including team and process management responsibilities. Experience with Cloud data centers is a must.
  • Coding experience using Python.
  • Prior successful experience of working in an innovative, fast-paced startup with a high rate of flux. The candidate must demonstrate strong entrepreneurial spirit and vigor.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in creating detailed technical design documents, facilitate design reviews, and execution of design implementation projects.
  • Ability to communicate with Network Architects
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Must be an excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Deep technical roots in data center technologies:
  • Large-scale Linux production environments, preferably as part of a Cloud service provider environment
  • Understand datacenter networking fabric topologies and common architectures deployed
  • Deep understanding with cluster management systems like Kubernetes and Docker based container deployments is required.
  • Deep understanding of Logstash, ElasticSearch, Mysql Database, PostgresSQL
  • Deep understanding of KVM, Microsoft technologies (Hyper-V, Azure Pack, Azure Stack) is a strong plus.
  • Experience in Networking concepts is required – Layer 2/3, Load Balancers, VPN, Network Virtualization, BGP, OSPF
  • Reasonable technical understanding of configuration and maintenance of different NAS/SAN and networking systems in a virtualized environment. Understanding of Software Defined Data Center (SDS, SDN) is a strong plus.
  • Understanding of DevOps agility for continuous development and delivery with Chef / Puppet / Ansible.
  • Deep understanding of ITIL processes and systems, such ITSM (ServiceNow) is a strong plus.
  • Professional Certifications in Particular VCP, VCP-DCV, VCPCMA is a strong plus

Personal skills

  • Open-minded, flexible and thriving in a dynamic, ever-changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Self-learning skills

What's in it for you

  • Unique working environment where you communicate and work directly with client
  • Business trips to the United States
  • Variety of knowledge sharing, training, and self-development opportunities