Keepit is a cloud-to-cloud backup service provider.The purpose of our platform is to provide our customers with an immutable historical archive of their primary data in systems such as Microsoft 365, GSuite, Salesforce and Dynamics, to protect them from everything from ransomware to simple accidents
At Keepit, we like to keep it simple. We like to think "less is more". We are one of the leading cloud data protection platforms in a very rapidly growing market and we can see that customers like what we do. We are looking for more colleagues to help us do even more.
The Keepit platform is a set of networked services working in concert; we have a strong emphasis on performance and reliability and this influences how we approach development and how we write our code.
The majority of our back-end components are written in clean modern C++ using mainly purpose-built components and the STL. Several components that deal with business processes and data mining are built using Common Lisp.
Everything runs on Linux. It runs on our servers that are run by our people. Our service operates from datacenter locations in Washington, Sydney, Copenhagen, Frankfurt and London - but we are a growing organisation and more regions will come.
At Keepit, the developer will contribute significantly to project specifications since deep technology understanding matters when we decide how to solve a problem.
At Keepit, we write code to last, since taking the time to do it right is faster than having to do things over.
At Keepit, developers will write test cases for their code, since if we can't prove to ourselves that code works there is little chance to impress QA.
Our approach to the development itself is ambitious and bold. We have developed components and systems that most organisations do not, which is securing us a solid lead in this rapidly expanding market of cloud to cloud backup. Backing up billions of objects over foreign APIs using imperfect networks on systems with finite memory and making it all happen in as little time as possible, is no small feat. We built the object store that holds these data too by the way. And we built every system in between and around as well. If you think solving hard problems is fun, we have strong indications that we will not run out of hard problems any time soon. Come join us for the fun!
About the job:
You will participate in a 24/7 operations team that operates, monitors, maintains and troubleshoots our global cloud service operations. Our focus is on assuring reliable and predictable operations; we prefer to do things right and then only need to do them once.
As the cloud software we operate is our own, the operations team closely collaborates with the development and QA teams to ensure that any problem uncovered in production gets resolved properly and in a timely manner.
You will work 40 hours per week on a shift schedule. The working week is four days of 10 hours, then three days off. As you are part of a 24/7 operations team you should expect to sometimes work on holidays, but you can always trade shifts with your colleagues.
What we require from you:
Clean criminal record
Good working verbal and written English
Solid Ubuntu (or other) Linux experience
Troubleshooting and shell usage
Structure and discipline
Would be a plus:
Experience with Postgres and Pacemaker/Corosync
Networking skills; firewalling, NAT, VLAN, ...
Familiarity with ITIL, ISO27001, ISAE3402
- An exciting and challenging job in a successful business. Our culture is characterized by a positive tone, commitment and result-oriented professionalism, heavily influenced by excitement for what we do
- Unique working environment where your opinion matters
- Competitive salary
- Career and professional growth
- Long-term employment
- 20 working-days paid vacation, health insurance and other social benefits after probation
If all above describes you, Keepit hopes to have you as our new team member to help us grow in the direction that sustains Keepit’s culture of many different talents and nationalities within an informal and trusting environment.
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Job posted on
27 August 2021
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