Senior Software Engineer - Platform and DevOps
Kaptio, Iceland

1 Year
0 - 0
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As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Oct 20, 2023
Last Date
Nov 20, 2023

Job Description

Do you want to work in a supportive environment where people believe in innovating through experimentation and research? Do you love to travel and want to have an impact on the future of the travel sector by working closely with industry leaders? Then you might be in the right place.

With travel being back for good and the multi-day sector catching up with increasing demand, as an established tech company that has one decade of experience in the field, our team is and will be growing. We welcome applications from high-potential candidates with varied experiences and skills and we are always excited when applicants bring in expertise from the travel sector.

About Kaptio:

  • Kaptio is an international Travel Tech company, founded and headquartered in Reykjavik, with operations in Iceland, UK, and Canada. We currently have offices in Reykjavik, Bristol and Reading.
  • We have successfully enabled ambitious travel brands to grow with our product, the Kaptio Travel Platform, built on Salesforce.
  • Our vision is to become the market leader for multi-day travel technology.
  • Our team is composed of around 50 software product specialists and travel industry experts who are passionate about travel with innovation at heart.
  • Our spirited, iterative, and trustworthy nature guides us through our mission to enable ambitious multi-day travel brands to achieve sustainable growth.
  • We believe that people collaborate best in person. We make sure to offer working spaces in our locations that have comfortable and spacious facilities with meeting rooms and quiet areas for our teams to work together. We make sure that everyone can be included, regardless of their location and hybrid collaboration is at the heart of Kaptio as an international company.


We are looking for a Senior Engineer with extensive experience on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and/or other cloud platforms. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining scalable cloud infrastructure that supports our clients' software applications. The ideal candidate will have expertise in Terraform, some knowledge of AWS and experience using Java and Python.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, and maintain scalable infrastructure on GCP
  • Implement best practices for CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins and other tools
  • Automate Infrastructure as Code processes using Terraform and other automation tools
  • Monitor infrastructure performance and troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Collaborate with development teams to optimize application performance and availability
  • Create and maintain documentation for infrastructure and deployment processes
  • Work with security and compliance teams to ensure infrastructure meets required standards
  • Be proactive - Identify opportunities for improvement and implement changes to increase efficiency and reliability of infrastructure
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and best practices in DevOps

Ideal track-record and competence

  • Extensive experience of deploying Infrastructure As Code using Terraform within GCP / AWS
  • Experience with Java and Python programming languages
  • Extensive knowledge of provisioning services in GCP, Heroku and AWS environments,
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins or other tools
  • Knowledge of different database technologies for example Postgres
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously


  • A company that has one decade of experience in technology and innovation.
  • A motivated and supportive team where everyone is encouraged to progress their skills and share their knowledge with each other.
  • Hybrid-friendly work environment and company culture that supports working remotely when necessary. Work-family balance is very important to us.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.

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