DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Wallapop is a Barcelona based scale-up driven by the purpose to empower people to embrace a more conscious and human way of consumption. We believe in a world where collaborative economy is mainstream. This is what drives us. 💫

Wallapop operates in Spain, Italy and Portugal, offering a catalogue of several hundreds of millions of products and services. Powered by technical innovation and continuous improvement, we bring together the scale & trust of classifieds with the marketplace’s convenience & reach. .🌱 Our mission is to enable a connected trade ecosystem, making 2nd-hand the norm through smart use of technology.

Backed by top investors such as Accel, Insight Partners & Naver Corp we bring our total valuation to 690 million EUR and are embarking on our international journey with the aim to become the world’s best unique goods trading platform.

The Challenge 🧩

Your goal as a DevOps Engineer will be to ensure a secure & scalable platform, enabling all teams to innovate and learn fast in order to delight Wallapop’s users.

That means you will:

  • Participate in the design, evolution and maintenance of Wallapop’s cloud infrastructure
  • Provide engineers with the proper tools and processes to optimize innovation & delivery
  • Guide & train the engineering team about cloud infrastructure good practices
  • Give hands-on support to any incidence or blocker that arises in the day-by-day of the engineers

In order to achieve that, we use the following technologies, but we are always looking for new things to try:

  • AWS: ECS, RDS, CloudFormation, Lambdas, S3, CodePipeline & Security Hub
  • Java, Kotlin, Python & Bash
  • RabbitMQ
  • MySql, DynamoDb, Redis & Memcached
  • Docker
  • ElasticSearch & Solr
  • Grafana & Kibana

What You Will Do 👇

  • Maintain and improve a common infrastructure shared by product teams
  • Provide coaching and collaborate with product teams to improve their infrastructure and AWS best practices
  • Optimize our environments with a focus on agility and team productivity
  • Suggest and implement improvements to our CI/CD toolchain
  • Work towards introducing desirable features into your work: automation, HA, scalability, monitoring, and security
  • Infrastructure definition
  • Choosing the right tools for infrastructure management
  • Management of infrastructure requirements
  • Coaching and mentoring the Engineering team

What We’re Looking For 🔎

  • Solid knowledge of AWS
  • Software development experience
  • Interest in software security practices, technologies and methodologies
  • Proactive & good communicator
  • Problem solver and critical thinking
  • Quality driven, attention to detail and pragmatic ̣
  • Adaptable and eager to learn
  • A sense of humour: we like having fun doing what we love 😄

What Would Be A Plus 🚀

  • Experience working in Agile environments (Kanban/Scrum, dailies, retros, etc)
  • High degree of autonomy
  • Experience leading project delivery from inception to closure
  • Data driven approach to work using real-time or historical metrics

📍 Do note that all our jobs are Barcelona based. We work in a mostly remote capacity offering great flexibility to our employees, but we believe in the power of getting together regularly in our office. As a first iteration, we expect a 4+ day/month office attendance for which the specifics are decided on a team level.

Wallapop is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees as we want Wallapop to be a place for everyone.

We sponsor visa processes for international candidates when applicable and provide legal & admin support along the process combined with a competitive relocation package.

Additionally to the opportunity to contribute to an agile product set up and work together towards achieving our meaningful mission, we offer the following 🍭 Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive phantom shares package for all employees
  • Generous individual learning budget of 2k per year
  • Group and individual English & Spanish lessons as part of our working day
  • Private Health Insurance with Cigna
  • Flexible working hours + short Fridays
  • Flexible remuneration to deduct from gross salary (kindergarten/food/transport check)
  • Gym & Wellness plan, including physiotherapist in the office
  • Generous referral Program & Charity Donation
  • Extended newborn & adoption leave
  • Bonus for weddings & newborns
  • Wallapop Renta (Tax income support)
  • Monthly plan for free shipping, bumps & home-pick-up on our services
  • Workiversary Gifts and Birthday Surprises
  • Contribution towards your WIFI in your monthly payroll
  • One-off payment based on compensation package to go towards setting up your home office
  • Relocation package (monetary support and legal advice) and visa sponsorship, if applicable
  • 26 holidays per year
  • TOP hardware of your choice (latest Apple or Windows)

What does the hiring process for this position look like? 👀

**Please, note that all interviews take place remotely over hangouts.**

Intro Call - run by talent acquisition, focus on providing more information about the role and the company as well as going over your experience, motivation, and expectations. This usually takes 45-60 minutes.

Technical Task - you will be assigned a test that consists of an online coding challenge + a practical case to solve in order to assess the technical skills required for the role. You will have 5 up to 7 days to complete both parts.

Expertise Interview - run by the core team, focus on the hard skills and the ability to deliver in a given context. This usually takes 60-90 minutes.

Stakeholder Interview - run by the hiring team and relevant stakeholders, focus on the ability to collaborate & deliver in a cross-functional set-up. This usually takes 60 minutes.

Culture-Add Interview - run by culture interviewers, focus on adherence to Wallapop's purpose and business proposition. This usually takes 60 minutes.

Offer - should you be the right candidate, your offer will be discussed over a call with talent acquisition and will then be confirmed in writing.