DevOps Engineer

Job Description

Daxko's DevOps Engineer is a role for the motivated coder/hacker/engineer that wants to solve problems at the root cause, in an elegant and sustainable way. You'll be an instrumental part of our TechOps team which exists to build and support the foundational tools that our product teams use to build products our customers love and trust. We care deeply about our delivery pipeline being simple, reliable, consistent and fast. You'll be successful in this role if you have a deep love for automation, building scalable systems, embracing new technologies and sharing with teammates.

You'll be responsible for...

  • Supporting all Daxko software offerings and integrated third party tools
  • Identifying and resolving technical debt items that, if resolved, could make other engineers more efficient.
  • Coordinating with agile development teams, DBAs, implementation, and support to ensure the production environment is healthy and stable
  • Identifying repetitive tasks and automating them (spinning up new environments, deployments, etc)
  • Building, supporting and administering all aspects of Daxko's continuous product delivery pipeline
  • Making it painless for product teams to develop, test, deploy and monitor by providing clear, documented frameworks around our operational systems
  • Executing our disaster recovery plan; ensuring it is up-to-date and thoroughly tested
  • Monitoring system activity 24x7 as part of an on-call rotation
  • Troubleshooting system jobs and services that fail and working with core development teams as needed to ensure operational stability and efficiency

What you need to have...

  • 3+ years of work experience in an IT or software development role
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Developing/scripting experience (Bash, Powershell, Ruby, Python, Perl) - the results you deliver are more important than the language you use
  • Experience with CICD tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef
  • Fantastic attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and work well under pressure
  • Effective interpersonal skills (written and oral) and the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of staff levels

What puts you ahead of the pack...

  • Experience with virtualization and cloud technologies (VMWare, Docker, Azure, AWS)
  • Understanding of internet technologies (DNS, SNMP, HTTP, TCP/IP, CDNs)
  • Experience with Open Source Monitoring Technologies (Logstash, Sensu, Graphite, Geckoboard, etc.)
  • Experience working tickets and managing priorities within issue tracking systems (Jira, etc.)
  • Experience with modern web technologies (PHP, React, HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JQuery, etc)
  • Experience developing or supporting C# or Nodejs applications

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