DevOps Lead Engineer


DevOps Lead Engineer

Limassol   |   Full Time
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Red Acre is looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer to join a new Operations and Reliability team This team will be working to support, automate and improve the infrastructure and the delivery pipeline. Based in Malta, you will form part of an Agile team whose passion is to create beautiful APIs and web apps that work flawlessly.

The DevOps Lead Engineer handled the entire DevOps lifecycle and is accountable for the implementation of the process. They should possess sound knowledge of various tools and technologies used by other team members. Lead the team as a mindset, a culture, and a set of technical practices. Provide and ensure communication, integration, automation, and close cooperation among all the stakeholders.

DevOps engineers are critical for our success. Having major impact across our engineering through developing and supporting the Continuous Delivery Pipeline, from exploration, integration, and deployment, leading to a release on-demand cycle. For the DevOps Lead, the goal is simple: delivery value whenever there is a business need.


As the DevOps Lead you will:

  • Be part of the team on our on-call rotation to respond to availability incidents and provide service engineers with incidents
  • Deploy, maintain, and run our infrastructure using IaC
  • Implement and support Continuous Integration and Deployment pipelines
  • Schedule, implement and automate security compliance patching and updates on all servers and environments
  • Manage and ensure continuous availability of various tools supporting the other teams and users
  • Support, troubleshoot and analyze code on all layers of the stack
  • Responsible for deploying code and other proactive maintenance activities to keep the services up and running
  • Developer efficiency tools – focus on freeing up development and other engineering staff to focus on deliverables
  • Integrate code quality tools and code analysis tools in all stacks and layers
  • Implementing automation, and promoting pipeline development and support
  • Mentor other members in the team
  • Support interviewing, hiring and provide on-boarding
  • Enable alerting and monitoring based on symptoms not on outages
  • Document first approach
  • Improve the deployment process to make it as secure and low-risk as possible
  • Help drive new features, abilities, and code changes into the core product with an operations focus point of view
  • Create and maintain reports to track progress and improvements as a result of the team’s work and support to other teams
  • Manage and secure all cloud environments and other relevant tools, while ensuring continuous availability for production environments and providing a reliable and extensive monitoring framework


As a DevOps Engineer you have:

  • Strong experience with Gitlab CI
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS
  • Familiarity with tools such as Docker, and Terraform for building infrastructure
  • Experience with scripting and automation
  • Experience with monitoring, alerting and operations
  • Experience with incident response
  • Working knowledge in Agile methodologies

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