DevOps Engineer

Location: Seattle, WA
Date Posted: 06-05-2018
Our client provides communication services and technology for cloud-based products. Their organization embodies a unique culture that values strong collaboration and connection with their customers that allows them to partner in our joint innovation.  They are a profitable, privately held company in downtown Seattle.

About the Job: 

We’re looking to add a DevOps Engineer/SRE to our team, where you’ll be a core part of a team that’s passionate about systems thinking, amplifying feedback loops, and continual experimentation and learning. In this role, you’ll have a broad field of influence and work alongside multi-functional teams, automating data center & cloud operations, crafting tools, improving CI/CD pipelines, evangelizing cloud internally, and assisting development teams with their monitoring/alerting/response processes.
Are you looking for a workplace where you can find creative ways to use technology to solve real user problems? Would you like to be a part of a company that's growing quickly? We want to talk to you!

What you’ll be doing: 

In any given week you’ll managing priorities such as: 
  • Building infrastructure to power new services or expand existing ones
  • Building capabilities that shorten MTTR for code shipment
  • Developing standard methodologies for using cloud technologies with development
    teams (we use and love AWS)
  • Improving methodologies for managing and maintaining a handful of physical networking and servers in data centers.
  • Pioneering the use of a new feature of our cloud or in our data centers.
  • Improving existing DevOps practices
  • Diving into an app’s mysterious behavior with an Application Development Team 

Required Qualifications:

An intermediate understanding of some development language (our team mostly uses Python, and we also use C, Bash, and some GoLang)

  • Advanced abilities to operate and manage Linux (other Unixes are ok too)
  • Strong skills with building CI/CD pipelines.
  • A good understanding of a config management tool (we use Ansible and CloudFormation)
  • Working experience in a role where the business runs on a cloud, and you have been responsible for portions of leading the use of that cloud

Who you are:
  • You are curious about or have experimented with serverless based approaches to
    application development.
  • You have working knowledge and understanding of Docker, and container management techniques
  • You have experience in Information Security practices and principles
  • You are always learning, and you are excited about the field of Software Development

What’s in it for you:
  • Modern interior in a historic art-deco landmark building the heart of downtown 
  • Outdoor deck for BBQ’ing and a view of the Puget Sound
  • Gym access 
  • Unlimited free bus / light pass 
  • Bring your dog to work! 
  • 401k with matching
  • Medical, dental, vision benefits 
  • Professional development fund
  • Gourmet snacks, drinks and coffee/tea bar
  • Breakfast every Wednesday, pizza every other Monday
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