Automation Engineer - Cloud Infrastructure 🇮🇪


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At Couchbase, big things happen. Every day, we’re translating vision into reality by tackling new and exciting challenges head-on. This is a breakthrough stage in our company, where the enthusiasm of our employees and leadership team is infectious and growing.  You’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.
The Cloud Automation Engineer is a full stack engineer responsible for building and managing cloud-native applications. This role will have the primary accountability of developing, implementing and operating Couchbase’s Cloud platforms. The team operates with a “run what you write” philosophy and each engineer is responsible for deploying and operating the code they write. A successful candidate must have demonstrable experience in at least one programming language, previous work in SaaS application development and operations. The ideal candidate will also have prior experience developing applications on either of the three major cloud platforms -  AWS, Azure, and GCP.
This role is also open to remote work as our teams are distributed all over the world!


  • Design, build, manage and operate the infrastructure and configuration of SaaS applications with a focus on automation and infrastructure as code.
  • Design, build, manage and operate the infrastructure as a service layer (hosted and cloud-based platforms) that supports the different platform services.
  • Develop comprehensive monitoring solutions to provide full visibility to the different platform components using tools and services like Kubernetes, Prometheus, Grafana, ELK, Datadog, New Relic and other similar tools.
  • Experience working within an Agile/Scrum SDLC
  • Interface with Product manager and Product owner to refine requirements and translate requirements to stories and epics. 
  • Perform detailed scoping of features 
  • Integrate different components and develop new services with a focus on open source to allow a minimal friction developer interaction with the platform and application services.
  • Identify and troubleshoot any availability and performance issues at multiple layers of deployment, from hardware, operating environment, network, and application.
  • Evaluate performance trends and expected changes in demand and capacity, and establish the appropriate scalability plans
  • Troubleshoot and solve customer issues on production deployments
  • Ensure that SLAs are met in executing operational tasks


  • Experience in languages and infrastructure such as Terraform, Go, Python, C, C++, and scripting is mandatory
  • Experience in modern software paradigms including cloud applications and serverless architectures 
  • 7+ years writing production back-end/embedded systems code.
  • Experience with agile methodologies and ability to lead scrums 
  • Some experience with front-end frameworks such as React, Angular and Bootstrap a solid plus. 
  • Team lead experience, Experience working with global and remote teams 
  • Experience with a pair programming model highly desirable
  • Experience in full-stack development 
  • Cloud Infrastructure: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform & Azure 
  • Operations  - Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • Experience in modern software paradigms including cloud applications and serverless architectures 
  • Operations  - Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Job tags: AWS Azure C ELK GCP Go Google Cloud Platform Grafana Kubernetes Open source Prometheus Python React Terraform
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