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DevOps Engineer in Durham, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to lead our Infrastructure. In this role, you'll help maintain an already strong infrastructure and continue to make it better. Help us navigate the challenges associated with rapid growth, make our deployments faster, our infrastructure more stable, and forge new paths into containerization. You will also work closely with our development team and oversee all the moving parts for how we deliver and run our software.

What you will do:

  • 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 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)

What you will get:

  • Competitive salary and potential for equity
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plan options (100% of premiums paid by company)
  • A collaborative work environment where you'll learn about and influence every aspect of the business
  • The opportunity to define the operations that will power the growth of our business
  • An environment that fosters transparency and the company vision through monthly company updates and happy hours
  • A company that partners with you to learn, grow, and excel in your career