Avast Software (www.avast.com), maker of the world's most popular antivirus, protects over 400 million computers and mobile devices with our security applications.
In business for over 30 years, Avast is one of the oldest companies in the computer security business, with a portfolio covering everything from a free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for businesses offered in 40 languages.
Based in Prague, the Czech Republic, with offices in many different countries including Canada, Germany, USA, the Netherlands, and Taiwan, Avast Software employs some of the brightest new talent in the IT industry, from around 30 different countries.
For our team in Prague we are currently looking for :
Senior Linux Systems Engineer (DevOps)
For a brand new security product being developed, we’re looking for a senior systems administrator and systems engineer with deep knowledge of networks and principles of operating systems.
Do you want to be in a close relation with software developers?
Do you like the idea of contributing to the lifecycle of backends processing tens of thousands of requests per second and in the same time help designing cutting-
edge network appliances for end users, people like your families and friends?
Living in the age of the Internet of Things, do you want to make the digital world a safer place?
Then it’s you we’re looking for!
Daily work will consist of :
Contributing to the FW / OS / SW stack of an on-premise Linux HW appliance being distributed to end-users, including maintenance and monitoring of those devices
Very close cooperation with software developers during both application development and its operation, moving close to the DevOps model in the near future
Making sure our backends running on hundreds of servers are helthy from operating system level all the way to application
Troubleshooting of performance problems (especially ones that are hard to Google)
Writing scripts for automation and monitoring purposes
Deeper understanding of Linux OS (CentOS preferred)
Knowledge of TCP / IP protocols including HTTP and DNS
Good knowledge of Shell scripting + basic knowledge of other scripting language (Python preferred)
Desire to learn new technologies and to solve various technical challenges
Openstack and / or Docker environment experience is a plus
Experience with CM tools (eg. Puppet, Ansible) is a plus
Ability to work in very dynamic environment
Positive working attitude, teamwork spirit and communication skills
English written and spoken
The minimum for this position is completed secondary education. A University degree in a technical area is a plus.
3 years experience on similar position
What we offer :
Based on proven skills, there's a possibility of leading a small team of skilled systems engineers
Great job in an international team of growing and a very successful company
Lots of engineering freedom, endless space for creativity
Great benefits : food and drink provided all day by the company, game room, music studio, fitness center, golf simulator, library, great training system and much more
Flexible working hours, home office
Cafeteria benefit system, multisport card
25 days of holiday, 5 sick days
The chance to join a major global tech company
Many opportunities for professional growth
An amazing and truly international work environment
Sounds like fun? We look forward to hearing from you!