Senior DevOps Engineer (Valencia or remote)

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Are you the conductor of combining code, application maintenance and management to minimise production and accelerate the smooth transition to a flawless runtime environment, ensuring user value? 

Thinking about investing your development life cycles knowledge and your devops philosophy and best practices know-how into supporting teams to create remarkable products that inspire positive advancement within science education, globally? 

Then you might be our newest Senior Devops Engineer! 

What you’ll be doing

  • Reduce complexity, closing the gap between actions needed to quickly change an application, and the tasks that maintain its reliability. 
  • Keep services running in line with required SLAs, while championing our team’s security practices and objectives.
  • Introduce processes, tools, and methodologies to balance needs throughout the software development life cycle.
  • Support and direct developers with running their apps locally, as well as staging and production.
  • Create, maintain and enhance CI/CD pipelines.
  • Continuously improve platform monitoring and proactively advocate existing multi-cloud infrastructure.
  • Refine and boost disaster recovery plans and protocols and identify and resolve gaps in our backups.
  • Collaborate with teams on system-related issues and DevOps/SRE topics
  • Champion software development and engineering best practices, such as: DRY, twelve-factor apps, KIS and IaC 

If you’ve got these skills, we’d love to hear from you 

  • You’re a master of your subject matter. 
  • Your motivation, passion and positive mindset are infectious. 
  • People are in awe of your organisation and time management super powers. 
  • You are the champion of clear and consistent communication across all levels and positions with an organisation. 
  • You are self-motivated and are inspired by working both autonomously and as part of a larger team.
  • Security is always on your mind. 
  • You eat Agile development methodologies for breakfast.
  • You’ve managed Kubernetes clusters in production.
  • Specific technical skills and tools are what you live for. Your knowledge expands across Linux, networking, containers, packaging, IaC, automation, Cloud and monitoring. Here’s just a few to whet your appetite: Debian, Ubuntu, Redhat, Alpine, IPv4, IPv6, Docker, docker-compose, Kubernetes, AWS EKS, Helm, Terraform, Vault, Ansible, Google Cloud, MS Azure, DataDog and Cloudwatch

Why Labster?

We are Labster. Creators of virtual science lab software that makes learning engaging, effective and accessible, to as many students as possible. We exist to empower the next generation of scientists to change the world. It’s our mission to support 100 million science learners globally by 2025. 

In the same way our technology empowers students, we thrive on an autonomous and innovative culture based on Holacracy, and ensuring that your work fits into your lifestyle. 

We encourage individual expression, boldly challenge how it’s always been done, and foster learning, creativity and growth. How you work is in your control, balanced by the comfort of access to like-minded, inspiring people, when you need it.

What’s in it for you? 

  • Work fully remotely with flexibility
  • Be a part of making science accessible and engaging to the world’s future scientists 
  • Embrace the autonomy of holacracy, and work that fits into your lifestyle
  • Fair and attractive salaries
  • Unlimited paid vacation (which we encourage you to actually take!)
  • Learning budget & freedom to decide what you learn!
  • Company-wide equity program
  • Opportunities to travel and meet your colleagues from around the world! (Covid permitting)

Our commitment to all of you

Labster, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. Labster strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. Labster complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Labster, Valencia

46002 Valencia Directions

Workplace & Culture

With 20+ nationalities placed in offices in Bali, Zürich, Copenhagen, and Boston, you will find yourself in a truly international environment. We value and protect engagement and empowerment as we believe that the best results are created by engaged and inspired team members. 

Labster is a Holacracy company where authority and decision-making are distributed throughout self-organizing teams. Don't misunderstand though - Labster offers great and healthy leadership; just with far less top-down management.

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