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DevOps Engineer in Durham, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Keep our production, test, and development websites online and responsive.
  • Maintain and build on top of our existing Ansible playbooks and use Terraform to make our infrastructure repeatable
  • Help design new parts of our architecture with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Build out modern systems and development environments that enable our expanding product engineering team.
  • Take advantage of existing and upcoming Amazon Web Services (AWS) products to get the most of our infrastructure.
  • Build automation tools and make our people and code as efficient as they can be.
  • Monitor and track the metrics that impact our infrastructure and application code and find creative ways to improve our monitoring systems.

What you should have:

  • An understanding of Ruby on Rails, at least enough to understand code and contribute basic features.
  • Experience running Ruby on Rails applications on AWS: EC2, S3, CloudFront, RDS/MySQL, etc.
  • An interest in modern technologies, like containerization, service-oriented architectures, and APIs.
  • Virtualization experience
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and cache layers (memcached, Redis).
  • Experience with cloud management (AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Experience with Git.
  • Experience with systems automation tools (Ansible preferred)
  • Understanding of DNS and working knowledge of TCP/IP.
  • Linux administration and command line experience (Debian-based preferred)