Senior DevOps Engineer (Santa Monica)

Location: Santa Monica, CA, United States
Date Posted: 05-07-2019
Our client is known for creating meaningful connections to a global audience and now progressing into the digital age with cutting-edge technology, multimedia content, and TV & online programming with digital subscription services and new projects in the works. They operate as a growth-mode startup and the digital arm of a global greeting cards enterprise.
 
Their Santa Monica team is growing and looking to add a Senior DevOps Engineer to oversee system management and IaaS solutions for a new platform being built in Go and microservices.  Work with the Platform Engineering Team to ensure the solutions they are deploying are supportable and scalable to support the growing customer base.

This role reports directly to the Manager of DevOps.
 
What you’ll be doing:
  • Take ownership and control over the production environment (on AWS) – availability, security, scalability, backups
  • Implement and optimize CI/CD pipeline while accounting for reusability, performance, security, and governance
  • Develop and deliver automated tools for build, deployment and monitoring
  • Drive technical innovation and efficiency in infrastructure operations 
  • Create processes that enhance operational workflow and provide positive customer impact
  • Be responsible of our system monitoring, and continue to evolve it
  • Determine the right metrics for demonstrating performance in improving operational efficiencies
  • Work with the infrastructure, engineering and customer service teams to ensure there is a 24x7 service rotation
  • Work on a small, cross-functional, fast paced team
  • Communicate & work with all levels of staff including senior management
  • Work on complex issues to deliver great results on time with minimal supervision
What you bring:
  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service oriented background
  • 5+ years in hands-on software development
  • 2+ years DevOps experience
  • 2+ years cloud experience in AWS
  • Experience with Linux/Unix
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with capacity planning, utilization review, and monitoring of availability and performance
  • Worked with High Scalability/Availability Systems Architecture, Security, and Systems Support
  • Excited to be part of a small, cross-functional and nimble team
  • Good tenure in work history
It would be nice if you bring:
  • Coding experience is very helpful
  • Experience with Go
  • Experience with cookbook
  • IaaS design and microservice systems architecture
  • Experience with system automation
  • MySQL experience
  • Experience with configuration management tools 
  • Experience with implementing, managing, and refining disaster recovery solutions
  • Proficiency in TCP/IP networking, architecture and other core network technologies

Sound like you and piqued your interest? Great! Apply today!

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