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Engineer, Cloud Operations (Greece)

Power Factors

Power Factors

Operations
Athens, Greece
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

ABOUT POWER FACTORS


Power Factors develops software that accelerates the global energy transition by empowering all renewable energy stakeholders to collaborate, automate critical workflows, and make the best decisions. Power Factors fights climate change with code.

Power Factors has incorporated its four flagship solutions Drive, Greenbyte, Unity and BluePoint to build an integrated suite of open and smart apps. These apps are purpose built for asset management, field service optimization, and performance optimization. Leveraging the domain expertise and machine learning-based advanced analytics within these apps, customers can maximize the value of their renewable assets to stay competitive.

Power Factors’ renewable energy software platform is one of the most extensive and widely deployed solutions in the market with over 200 GW of wind, solar, hydro, and energy storage assets managed worldwide.

Learn more at powerfactors.com.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a Cloud Operations engineer to join the Power Factors Cloud Engineering & Operations team to ensure the cloud infrastructure is running properly, efficiently, and securely. In this role, we are looking for someone who can instantly step into the team and to help shape and deliver in our Cloud Operations services. As a leading SaaS provider to the renewable energies industry, our applications must be secure, highly available, and scalable with our customers’ growing demands.

Regarding the cloud infrastructure, Power Factors works with AWS, GCP, and Azure across its product portfolio. The cloud team works to ensure all infrastructure is created and runs in accordance with best practices to ensure cost governance, security, and high availability. Within these cloud environments, Power Factors SaaS products are tested, deployed, and operated. These products are both single tenant and multitenant and employ microservices architectures using a combination of open-source technologies and cloud-specific ones.

The Cloud Engineering & Operations team is responsible for the foundational resources and environments used by the rest of Power Factors – including networks, backups, infrastructure as code, and shared resources used across various development teams, such as Kubernetes clusters and monitoring tools. With these responsibilities, the cloud team often works closely with development, architecture, and information security teams to ensure the cloud environments run in a secure and efficient manner.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Support daily Cloud Operations / Engineering areas of Cloud team via ticketing process
  • Administration of Kubernetes environments across cloud environments
  • Monitor and maintain cloud-based infrastructure for optimal performance, identifying and resolving issues before they impacted end-users
  • Work with development teams to ensure high availability and uptime of SaaS applications
  • Member of Cloud on call rotation support

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years of cloud experience with multiple cloud providers ideally including AWS, GCP, Azure
  • Administrating multi-cloud, multi-account cloud environments, network, compute, storage
  • Strong knowledge of AWS and GCP Cloud environments
  • Administrating Kubernetes environment
  • Expert operational knowledge of Grafana and Prometheus monitoring stack=
  • Communication and collaboration skills
  • Development background and desire to automate and code all cloud infrastructure
  • Experience working with supporting microservices-based cloud applications utilizing open source software such as Kubernetes, Kafka, and PostgreSQL

LIFE @ POWER FACTORS

We are an agile software development company – big enough to make an impact, but small enough to move quickly and execute in a growing industry, taking advantage of rapidly evolving technologies. We are a collective of bold and ingenious talents driven by results. Our team is made up of hard-working, fun-loving people who are passionate about making the world a better place. We seek fierce and humble people to help us achieve our ambitious plan.

WHY JOIN US

  • A humble cause with a clear purpose – you will help us fight climate change with every day at work. We aim to be environmentally conscious in all aspects of our operations.
  • Work with passionate experts and top-talents in your field – we are proud of our highly skilled crowd and the savviness each of us brings to the team.
  • Friendly and uplifting atmosphere – we believe kindness and respectfulness is core for our culture. A friendly smile or a helping hand is never far away.
  • Flexible hours and workplace – it is the result that counts, not when or where. Our hybrid/remote work setup allows everyone to set themselves up for success and create a more sustainable work-life balance.
  • All the benefits you expect (and more) – besides the basic benefits (adopted to local needs and norms), you will enjoy perks such as 8h of paid volunteering per year and participation in our Corporate Bonus Program (to name a few).

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Power Factors is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.