Security & DevOps Manager


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Security & DevOps Manager

Unique opportunity to join an AI-powered, SaaS solution provider whose mission is to enable utility providers to optimise grid and customer behaviours and accelerate our journey towards a clean energy future.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley the company has spent the last 10 years perfecting their solution, registered their patents, and are now fully funded to grow rapidly and bring AI to utilities and homes around the world.

With an existing client base in Ireland, they are establishing an R&D operation here to help them scale at speed and drive changes in consumer behaviours towards a clean energy future.

You can join them on this journey and enjoy fully remote working within Ireland.


● Work on infrastructure components, subsystems, parts of the network and are proactive in improving the technology, scalability, security, and evolution of the infrastructure that powers the web components, customer-facing components of the SaaS platform.

● Implementing various development, testing, automation tools, and IT infrastructure.

● Troubleshooting Infra, Network, and Security issues.

● Monitoring the processes during the entire lifecycle for its adherence and updating or creating new processes for improvement and minimizing the wastage.

● Encouraging and building automated processes wherever possible.

● Identifying and deploying cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessment and risk management.

● Incidence management and root cause analysis.

● Coordination and communication within the team and with customers.

● Selecting and deploying appropriate CI/CD tools.

● Stay current with the latest ecosystem evolution, technology ideas, and methodologies; share knowledge by clearly articulating results and ideas to key decision-makers.

● Hiring, mentoring, and retaining a very talented team.



● 8-12 years of strong experience in product development.

● Experience working on Linux based infrastructure, big data ecosystem like HDFS, Cassandra, Spark, Airflow etc

 ● Solid working knowledge and experience in Linux and scripting languages

● Excellent understanding of Python and Shell scripting

 ● Good understanding of setting up of VPC, subnets, VPC tunneling, IAM role access management. ● Exposure to EC2, EMR, load balancer (ELB and ALB, elastic bean stack), cloud watch metrics, SQS, SNS, lambda functions, kinesis, redshift, s3, glacier etc

 ● Enjoy setting up and managing CI CD tools like Jenkins, argocd, workflow tools like Airflow, logging, and monitoring tools like ELK, Splunk, grafana and Prometheus.

● Deep working knowledge of Linux servers and networked environments Thorough understanding of distributed systems and the protocols they use, including TCP/IP, RESTful APIs, SQL, NoSQL. ● Experience in managing a NoSQL database (Cassandra) and big data components like HDFS, Kafka, Airflow, Spark, etc is a huge plus.

● Strong understanding of non-functional requirements like security, test automation, etc

● Exposure to Agile development methodologies

● Ability to collaborate across teams and strong interpersonal skills

 ● Strong knowledge and hands-on experience in handling Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing assignments for Web Application, APIs, Thin Client, - Thick Client, Server, Network Devices etc.

● Knowledge of Security testing methodology, standards, guidelines, security controls, and Checklists such as OWASP, CWE, CERT C, CIS, OSSTMM, PTES, SANS, and other international industry recognised standards and guidelines

● Aware of general cyber security practices needed by computer and internet user

● SAAS experience is a plus