Job Title: DevOps Engineer

Dept: Engineering

Reports to: Senior DevOps Engineer

FLSA: Salaried, Exempt, full-time 

 

About Digital Trends:

Digital Trends is an online tech and lifestyle magazine covering everything electronic -- from the latest Apple iPad

developments to innovations in the world of hybrid-electric vehicles. Our content spans news, expert analysis, guides, in-depth reviews, hands-on videos, and more. We are among the top 10 most visited technology sites.

Position Summary:
It’s no secret that Digital Trends is obsessed with technology. We don’t just write about cool tech, we also create it. It takes a great product to deliver great content and it takes exceptional people to build tech that drives innovation.


As DevOps Engineer you will join one of our fastest growing teams, responsible for building and maintaining cloud infrastructure for highly available, high traffic websites and platforms. This role will empower engineering and product development efforts by learning about, building, and maintaining platform and monitoring infrastructure. Ideal candidates are passionate about DevOps best practices, such as platform as code, continuous integration/continuous deployment, rapid iteration, and workflow automation.


This role provides excellent opportunities for accelerated growth, international collaboration, as well as opportunities to learn about and work with cutting edge technology such as serverless microservices, machine learning, cluster orchestration, big data, and cloud based platforms at scale. This is a remote friendly role.

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain business critical cloud platform infrastructure

  • Maintain CI/CD pipeline

  • Real-time monitoring and incident response

  • Cloud service integrations

  • Technical documentation

Essential Qualifications:

  • Strong proficiency maintaining CI/CD pipelines

  • Strong proficiency maintaining production systems using Amazon Web Services

  • Strong proficiency configuring and administering Linux systems

  • Strong proficiency configuring real time monitoring and alerting

  • Intermediate proficiency with test automation

  • Intermediate proficiency administering ECS or Kubernetes clusters

  • Intermediate proficiency administering DNS

  • College degree in IT, Development, or a closely related field preferred. Applicable work experience may be substituted in lieu of this.
  • Ability to self motivate

  • Ability to solve problems both independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and meet deadlines.

  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills and attention to detail.

  • Communication and interpersonal skills. Strong ability to communicate and provide feedback to others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Network administration and security

  • Relational Database administration and optimization

  • NoSQL Database administration and optimization

  • Content Delivery Network administration

  • High availability/distributed system administration

  • Identity management system administration

  • Experience using Git or equivalent revision control solutions

Optional Qualifications:

  • AWS Certification

  • Familiarity with AWS Well Architected Framework

  • Test Automation

  • Experience with AWS Lambda

  • Experience with chaos engineering

  • Ruby scripting

  • Python scripting

  • NodeJS scripting

What’s In It For You:

  • Exceptional benefits package including: medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance, 401k, flexible spending accounts, pretax commuter transit and parking benefits, paid parental leave, sabbatical leave after 5 years of service, flexible paid time off, life insurance, company-paid short-term and long-term disability.

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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