DevOps Team Leader at Showmax

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  • Ensure smooth operation of the infrastructure and tooling that is built on top of private cloud running on Hetzner hosted bare-metal servers (hundreds of servers, thousands of containers, petabytes of data).
  • Secure availability of core parts of our stack like the access layer (HAProxy and Varnish), containers orchestration platform (Nomad), databases (PostgreSQL+ Patroni, ElasticSearch), message bus (RabbitMQ, NATS), and storage (GlusterFS).
  • Implementation of the new technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Terraform, AWS).
  • Manage monitoring and observability components (Prometheus, Grafana, OpsGenie, ElasticSearch, Logstash, ElastAlert, etc.), participate in on-call rotations, and be ready to fix any problems hampering the production.
  • Scale the platform for massive growth of the customer base, while maintaining high availability and keeping the budget reasonable.
  • Automatize what is possible, challenge the status quo, predict possible hindrances.
  • Support DevOps/SRE culture across the company.
  • Participate in new projects and eliminate time spent on unnecessary operational issues to a minimum.



  • Keep your hands dirty (analyze, design, implement, automate, …) - 50%
  • Lead the team of 7 colleagues, effectively use abilities of each individual, help them develop their skills (evaluate performance, motivation, feedback, work planning) - 50%
  • Bring new senior members to the team, support smooth onboarding
  • Guide the team to enable adoption of new technologies and processes (AWS, Kubernetes)
  • Help to spread the company culture, build the team spirit
  • Push forward the key projects (growing the user base while keeping the budget under control, adoption of the Cloud technologies)
  • Provide a reliable interface for the Head of Infrastructure and Showmax management, support coordination of the strategic decisions



  • English at a level that you’re comfortable using daily
  • Experience with leading people from a similar position (5-10 people)
  • Proficient in leadership and stakeholders communication 
  • Knowledge of the modern infrastructure and SRE principles
  • Solid programming skills (Python or Golang)
  • Willingness to join a growing company with ambitious goals


  • 25 days of holidays
  • 5 sick days
  • Annual bonus based on performance
  • Flexible hours and 2 days of home office
  • Equipment that you prefer - Lenovo or Apple laptop, monitors, etc.
  • Meal vouchers, MultiSport card
  • Education - internal knowledge sharing, conferences, online courses, time allocation for learning purposes
  • Ergonomic workspace, good coffee and snacks in the office

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