Cloud Engineering Manager


October 17, 2022

Job Description

Stuart (DPD Group) is a sustainable ๐ŸŒฑ last-mile logistics company that connects retailers and e-merchants to a fleet of geolocalised couriers across several countries in Europe.ย 
Our Mission ๐Ÿš€
We are an impact-driven company that aims to build the future of logistics for a more sustainable world: shared, efficient and reliable. We are committed to creating a new standard for urban deliveries that meet todayโ€™s environmental and social challenges while offering a premium delivery experience blending speed, flexibility and convenience.
Our motto: โ€œMake every delivery a moment all of us can truly celebrate!โ€ More than 3000+ leading brands already partner with us across Restaurants, Grocery, Retail & Luxury, eCommerce and Professional Services to deliver all types of goods at the tap of a button. Stuart is a highly diverse and inclusive company of 700+ employees with 90+ nationalities working across France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น, Poland ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ, Portugal ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น, Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ and the U.K. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
Itโ€™s the right moment and the right place for us to make an impact on millions of people, as home delivery services hit a record high. And guess what? You can help us fulfil our vision ๐Ÿ™Œ
We are looking for a highly motivated Senior DevOps / Cloud Engineer Manager who will focus on automation and optimization of the platform’s development management lifecycle.
You will have the opportunity to work fully REMOTE if you want to!
Our infrastructure in AWS is managed, among others, with Terraform, Ansible, Consul, Vault, Packer, Docker, Git(Hub), Python, Spinnaker, ArgoCD and Jenkins.
You will be part of a team of 14 DevOps Engineers with different skillsets, based in Europe.

What will I be doing? ๐Ÿค”
  • Lead a small group of skilled Cloud Engineers (<=5 direct reports), doing 1:1 to ensure their personal progression inside the company and keeping their morale high. Management tasks should not take more than 10% of your working time.
  • Build tools to deploy, monitor and maintain our highly available, mission-critical cloud infrastructure, defining everything as code. This includes pipelines, templates and scripting in different languages.
  • Work with platform architects on software and system optimizations, helping to identify and remove potential performance bottlenecks.
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant technologies, plug into user groups, and understand trends and opportunities to ensure we are using the best possible techniques and tools.
  • Write useful documentation in your own projects.
  • ๐ŸŒˆ Add to our amazing company culture that you can uncover here
Some of the specific challenges you will tackle
  • Handle variable load patterns and rapidly increasing demand through elastic system design
  • Help improve our existing immutable infrastructure
  • Take monitoring and observability to a new level by implementing Prometheus
  • Manage our development Kubernetes clusters and help productionize some of them.
What do we need from you? ๐Ÿ˜Ž
  • Experience managing small groups of engineers.
  • Strong background in GNU/Linux administration and scripting in bash/python.
  • Extensive experience with a public cloud provider, ideally AWS
  • Experience with automation and configuration management using Terraform.
  • Experience with Docker and knowledge of Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available mission-critical service.
The stuff you wanna know ๐Ÿ˜‰
  • Work-life balance –ย hybrid, office or remote (as you prefer!) and flexible hoursย ๐Ÿก
  • A ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป spot at Unicorn Workspaces ๐Ÿฆ„ next to Parque Eduardo VII
  • Ticket Restaurant by Edenred (โ‚ฌ7 daily) ๐Ÿฅ—
  • Private healthcare provided by Medicare ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš•๏ธ
  • Kindergarten vouchers ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ง
  • Unlimited access to Udemy for all your learning and development needs ๐Ÿ“š
  • Stuart Academyย with regular workshops, Stu-Classes, and Stu-Talks ๐ŸŽ“
  • Stuart is puttingย Mental Health Awarenessย first! Wellness Allowance (40 euros monthly) to use in any gym or sport class ๐Ÿง˜
  • Work-from-Abroad policyย (enjoy 30 days per year working from anywhere!) ๐Ÿž
  • Work in an international, dynamic and passionate environment with a company culture focused on learning and development ๐ŸŽ‰
At Stuart, we believe that employees today want to evolve in collaborative, high-growth environments where they can demonstrate their abilities and thrive both professionally and personally. We are convinced that employees need to find alignment between their inner values and their companyโ€™s culture and mission to unlock their full potential. We work to create a culture of empowerment, continuous learning and growth where everyone can bring expertise, own projects and easily measure their impact ๐Ÿ™Œ
Stuart is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to promoting diversity. We donโ€™t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status ๐Ÿ’™
Please note: Our Talent Acquisition Team is international coming from across the world ๐ŸŒ We kindly ask you to please submit your CV and application in English so that it can be reviewed correctly (unless the job posting is in a language other than English). Thank you ๐Ÿค—
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