AWS/ DevOps Engineer

Job Locations IE-Dublin
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time

The Company

Location:  Globoforce, 19 Beckett Way, Park West Business Park, D. 12. Our modern offices are easily accessible by Car, Rail (6 minutes from Park West & Cherry Orchard station), Bus, LUAS and close to shops, restaurant, Gym etc. 

The Job

Overview of the role:

We're scaling up our production infrastructure, involving a phased migration of our complete infrastructure to AWS. 

This involves migrating from a hosted off-premises solution to a fully integrated AWS cloud solution. The upgrade will give an increased focus on site reliability, security and scalability, to manage our rapid growth. 

It will also help with our continuous deployment strategy.

We are growing our team and require one more AWS/DevOps Engineer to join us on this journey


Tech stack:

  • Currently were using Oracle rack 12C, Redhat 6, F5 Loadbalancers, Checkpoint, Java 8, Elastic Search Active MQ, SSO, Hadoop.
  • In this project were migrating to: AWS, looking at the following technologies; Aurora DB, EMR, DirectConnect, EC2, S3, Cloud Front, ECS, Terraform, Chef etc.

What’s in it for you?


  • Most AWS/Infrastructure roles focus on maintenance or enhancement of a pre-existing stack. Your hemmed in, given limited room to change or improve.

Our role is totally different.

  • This a strategically significant multiyear project for Globoforce.
  • It’s a brilliant opportunity to be involved in a greenfield AWS migration project, from the very beginning
  • You will join our experienced team, helping us implement a really best practice, cuting edge AWS/Cloud infrastructure (Do it right 1st time)
  • If you want lots of cutting edge technology, super tech savvy colleagues and an opportunity to deepen your AWS/DevOps experience this is the job for you.

Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

Here's just some of what you will be doing;


  • Partner with our Team Lead and our Senior Aws/DevOps Engineers to be involved in different phases of the migration. These include analysis of current situation and ways to migrate, establishing best practice and implementation guidelines.
  • Work with the team to review current architecture, define it as code, make changes as needed.
  • Interact with our Architecture, Development, DBA and Infrastructure teams to help us define interoperability across systems and processes. 
  • Work with the team to identify or porpose any changes needed in our continuous deployment, system and reliability practices, bringing a “true best practice” approach to play.
  • Work with a cross functional agile deployment team to implement our migration plan.
  • Maintenance and continuous improvement of our systems, after go-live.


What you will need to have;

  • 3+ years’ experience working with Infrastructure as Code – Essential.
  • Excellent experience in AWS - Essential 
  • You will be someone that’s applied software dev practices to infrastructure deployment.
  • Experience setting up Docker stack including automating the deployment of docker containers, architecting a layered structure that can be reused etc.
  • “Have a proven track record, working as part of a technology team”



  • We regret we cannot offer any Work Permit or any other work sponsorship for this role. 


About Globoforce:  


Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions. Ours is one of the most motivating and inspiring industries you can work in. We’re helping companies build stronger, more human cultures through the Power of Thanks. Our customers span all industries, across the globe, from some the biggest Fortune 500 companies in the world to SME.


Named one of the Best Workplaces by the Great Place To Work® Institute, Globoforce is trusted by some of the most admired companies in the world to inspire and energize employees and create best places to work.


Our award-winning SaaS technology and proven methodologies empower HR and business leaders to take a modern, more strategic approach to recognition programs. Our best practices and technology are at the heart of the world’s most successful worldwide recognition programs.


Recently named Great Place to Work 2016, Digital Technology Company of the Year (Irish Software Association, 2015), as well as named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts (Boston Globe, 2015), Globoforce continues to impact and transform the fundamental nature of organization’s cultures around the globe. Visit


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