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Posted: Saturday, September 9, 2017 6:32 PM

Our client is looking for experienced devops engineers who can help us build a devops culture, with infrastructure automation owned by the whole engineering team. Our work is in optimizing advertising and programming for the television and video industry, so our needs around infrastructure are data heavy. We have particular security and compliance needs because we handle third party data.We do have a product cycle, and your work will support that, but we are looking for someone who enjoys substantial autonomy in planning their work, identifying the long term and non-product work that needs to be done (ideally before it needs to be done), so that our product work is efficient.Current projects we have on our plate include:Splitting our data warehouse to better protect our dataEvolving our approach to ETL (are we going to stick with our in house workflow manager for new work?)Bringing our existing infrastructure under source control (so far in terraform and salt)Unifying our infrastructure monitoringFuture work is likely to include moving to containerised services in place of managing differentiated servers, optimising our use of Elastic MapReduce, and building out the infrastructure for truly isolated testing and development environments.Role and ResponsibilitiesManage existing InfrastructureImplement and maintain infrastructure automationEnsure adequate monitoringDisseminate skills, best practices, and incident response protocols to the engineering team (with as much management support as you want)No direct people management responsibility (for now, but tell us if you re interested)Able to estimate effort and tasks that go into workAble to communicate the need for infrastructural changesAble to build up skills in the rest of engineeringAble to prioritise the minimum valuable workAble to avoid creating technical debtComfortable voicing opinions, and surfacing problemsComfortable participating in team discussionsComfortable telling management about problemsREQUIREMENTSQualifications and Educational Requirements5 years experience working directly on DevOpsReally understands what s happening inside computers when code is executing or data is moving (for example the dynamic behaviour of garbage collectors in practice)Preferred SkillsExperience building and scaling production application infrastructureExperience with continuous deployment in Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, etc.) or another IaaS providerComfort with scripting languages like Python, Ruby, etc.Experience with:Terraform and SaltStack or another automation tool like Chef or PuppetRedshiftBatch workflow orchestrationStreaming ETL technology
Associated topics: application architect, application developer, architect, backend, c/c++, develop, devops, expert, maven, senior software engineer


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