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Senior DevOps Engineer

IT - Software Development
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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

What we are looking for

We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible to ensure our infrastructure works smoothly, without unnecessary downtime and a consistently good performance. Together with your team members, you will be taking care of our servers. You will work in an international environment and will work closely with all your colleagues.

  • Ensure high stability/availability and quality of our IT infrastructure in all its aspects, with a special focus on our mission-critical databases, queues and systems performance
  • Develop, implement and maintain a technology roadmap that keeps our IT infrastructure future proof
  • Provide technical input in business development discussions, internally as well as with our partners
  • Serve as a technical expert for complex IT infrastructure
  • Recommend the redesign and configuration of operating systems and system applications.

Job Requirements

What you will be doing

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the IT infrastructure
  • Detect, diagnose, and report system or database/network-related problems on our infrastructure
  • Take ownership of any incident, lead the post-mortem process, and improve incident response processes
  • Build effective monitoring to monitor the health of our system.
  • Build and run capacity and stress tests to manage the growth of your systems
  • Design, create, own, and maintain our systems and service deployments (AWS based)
  • Continuously improve our infrastructure for better scalability, security, and fault tolerance.

Other tasks
  • Update yourself with new technological developments and recommend ways to take advantage of new technology
  • Maintain & update our internal wiki with technical documentation of our setup
  • Participate in weekly rotational stand-by shifts to provide out-of-office system support.

What do we expect from you?

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to a variety of stakeholders (technical or non-technical)
  • Strong hands-on experience building CI/CD workflows and using scripting languages (one or more languages, e.g., Python, Java, JavaScript, C#, Go, PowerShell)
  • 5+ years of experience with orchestration technologies e.g., CloudFormation, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, Chef, Puppet, Salt, Ansible in production environments.
  • In depth understanding of AWS Cloud platform and related technologies (EC2, EC3 S3)
  • 5+ years of experience in managing Linux based infrastructure.
  • Hands-on experience with continuous services like Code Deploy, Jenkins
  • Deep understanding of microservices and distributed architecture.
  • Deep understanding of the Linux operating system and networking concepts.
  • Advanced HAProxy, Nginx, SSH, PostgreSQL configuration and operation experience.
  • AWS Certifications or similar certifications or equivalent practical experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate core concepts to executives, IT Management, and developers

Due to the number of applicants, we will only contact short-listed candidate

Our Culture


  • A fun international working environment
  • Opportunity to launch new markets, services and products
  • Own initiative and ideas are encouraged and appreciated
  • Attractive salary and bonus
  • Training opportunities
  • Team building activities 


Sam Media is a team of passionate and confident creatives, marketing experts and developers focused on delivering excellent products and services to hundreds of millions of mobile consumers worldwide.

Our commitment to pursuing growth and continued learning core is one of our core values. We are all about investing in people. We stimulate personal initiatives and development by offering chances and freedom. We are passionate about travel, and we believe it enables people to grow both personally and professionally. We are proud of our social culture, where we have team nights and regular company activity days. Sam Media has a recognition and reward culture.

We are a pioneer and a leader in the mobile micro payment industry, we build and advertise our products, which include Mobile Apps, Video and Music Streaming Services, Online Learning and Mobile Games, with millions of users every single day. We are actively growing our performance marketing, behavioural targeting, real-time bidding and programmatic media buying capabilities.

Sam Media is a big and diverse family. with a variety of skills and 25 nationalities with offices in Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam and Hanoi.