DevOps Engineer

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Last Updated Feb 05, 2020
Mid Level | W2 | On-Site | Full-Time


Sift Media is looking for a highly motivated, pragmatic, and talented technical individual to join our team as DevOps Engineer. The ideal candidate has demonstrated the ability to successfully manage AWS based infrastructure for a growing organization, and should have experience running Linux-based environments and managing production infrastructure using configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc. 

 Key Responsibilities
  • Manage existing infrastructure using CloudFormation scripts
  • Develop new infrastructure using CloudFormation scripts or other AWS tools
·         Optimize AWS infrastructure: analyze cost & performance
  • Manage and administer servers running Linux operating systems
  • Key player in configuration management, provisioning, and orchestration
  • Manage databases: Aurora (MySQL engine) and Redshift (PostgreSQL)
  • Provide on-call technical support, including nights and/or weekends as needed
  • Ensure network connectivity, perform network and security audits, and ensure systems are properly backed up
  • Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts
  • Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights
Minimum Job Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 5 years equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in a production environment, preferably with an AdTech or SaaS company
  • Experience with Linux and open source technologies
  • Experience working with relational databases (e.g. Aurora, MySQL, PostresSQL, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Ability to conduct research into software issues and AWS products as required
  • Ability to clearly present ideas, issues, and solutions
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Preferred Experience
  • AWS Services: VPC/Routing, DNS/Route 53, EC2/ELB/ALB/EBS/S3, CloudFormation, Git, Aurora, Redshift, ElastiCache 
  • Configuration management, provisioning, and orchestration; preferably with technologies like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Capistrano, MCollective, Fabric, Docker, etc.
  • Provisioning, administration, and management of cloud-based resources (IaaS/PaaS/AWS/OpenStack)
  • Experience working in rapidly scaling start-up environment
Experience working on an Agile team 
The company Benefits and Perks will carry over into the job post.

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