HEAD OF INFRASTRUCTURE / DEVOPS

Linkfluence is hiring!

About

Linkfluence is a leading Social Data Intelligence company, offering organizations a unique approach to monitor, analyze and leverage social media. Founded in 2006 in France, Linkfluence has achieved more than 50% yearly growth for the past 3 years and has 200 hundred talented people in its offices in Germany, France, the UK, the USA, China, and Singapore. We work with over 350 brands, agencies and public organizations including Danone, Publicis and government institutions analyzing more than 130 million posts per day from over 300 million sources in 61 languages.

You will be working with a young, energetic and rapidly growing international team. We are looking for passionate and smart people to help us shape the future of social data intelligence.

Job Description

We are looking for our Head of Infrastructure and DevOps to own and scale the Linkfluence’s Infrastructure, DevOps tools and CI/CD process in support of our next stage of growth. We need a leader who possesses deep knowledge of big-data infrastructure and best practices for scaling systems over more than 500 servers distributed on several data centers. You will serve as a senior member of the engineering team and work closely with our engineer, data, and DevOps teams as we roll out amazing and reliable products.

As the Head of Infrastructure you will report to the CTO, VP of Engineering and:

  • Inspire and lead our Infra/DevOps teams with vision, passion, and drive.
  • Improve our end-to-end service availability and performance.
  • Implement best practices for delivery, availability and service management.
  • Proactively assess potential issues with product delivery, patching, and other changes to mitigate or detect and reduce remediation times.
  • Be aware of the latest technologies and champion those which can enable engineering and infrastructure wins.
  • Propose technical solutions in agreement with the budget. Monitoring and optimization of the infrastructure’s cost.

Preferred Experience

  • 6+ years of proven experience running a production environment and a team of 3 or more
  • 3+ years of experience in hiring, leading and mentoring accomplished engineers
  • Hands-on technical experience combined with strong management skills
  • Solid knowledge in both distributed storage and computing framework (ElasticSearch, HBase, Spark, Kafka, etc)
  • Strong skills with JVM, Docker, Terraform, Nginx, Jenkins, Kubernetes/Nomad, Docker, Ansible, CI/CD
  • Background with Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, etc.), OVH Cloud, etc.
  • Experience with incident management and postmortem process.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75009)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 5 years