Los Angeles, CA
Location/City : CA - Los Angeles
Area Code : 310
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale : USA
Id : 23542
#23542 DevOps Engineer - Social Engagement and Ecommerce PlatformLocation: Los Angeles, CA 90046
With over 32 million registered users, our client is the leading digital invitation and social event planning brand. Rich, easy-to-use invitation designs kick off six million parties and gatherings every year. With 20,000 invitations sent every hour, and party-planning tools that handle hundreds of millions of RSVPs annually, they are responsible for more celebrations than any other online brand.
Our client is seeking a DevOps Engineer responsible for building and maintaining the infrastructure supporting the development and deployment processes for our web, platform, and mobile software. This includes working with software engineers, QA, and system administrators to continuously improve and advance associated processes and technologies to a world-class standard. This role will also assist with release engineering activities for our cloud-based services.
Demonstrated proficiency and experience working with technologies that support highly efficient software delivery including source-control, build, automation, deployment, and monitoring tools.
Strong cloud-based system administration experience including virtualization, configuration management, and scripting experience.
Experience with release engineering activities within a fast-moving agile environment including experience with continuous deployment.
The 3C's: (Candidate must have all three C's)
Communication - You're an eloquent speaker who can explain anything to everyone. You are also a clear and concise writer.
Critical thinking - You love logic and data. Thinking strategically is your forte. You enjoy diagnosing complex problems and formulating plans of attack to resolve them. You enjoy an environment where everyone is encouraged to add value at the most strategic level.
Cultural fit - You have a craving to fit in a fast-paced, high-integrity, low hand-holding environment (but you will get a hug if you need it). EQ as important as IQ. Bullies need not apply. You want to help bring our "What If" philosophy to life.
Collaborate with engineering, and operations personnel to develop and manage infrastructure used in building and deploying various mobile and cloud-based products.
Support day-to-day software release activities for mobile apps (iOS and Android) and cloud-based products including source-control, ticketing, and configuration management.
Work closely with QA, manage test environments and support general QA and test automation needs.
Help with system administration of in-house and cloud-hosted infrastructure including customer facing and backoffice systems.
Enforce operational best practices and procedures including but not limited to security and user management.
Monitor and troubleshoot system stability and performance issues.
Identify, evaluate, deploy, and troubleshoot open source tools and technologies in support of software deployment and management.
Proactively keep systems updated with latest software upgrades and patches to ensure best performance and security.
Assist with JIRA system administration.
Create and update documentation that can be used by all release and systems team members.
Other Preferred Requirements
4 - 6 years experience in supporting software development and DevOps processes within an Agile environment.
Experience with cloud administration (Amazon, Google, backoffice SaaS solutions).
Proficient scripting skills in languages such as Python or Bash.
Experience with configuring and managing system monitoring solutions.
Experience in 24x7 production operations supporting a highly available environment.
Experience with Git source code control system.
Experience with Jenkins build management system.
Experience with the Android and/or iOS ecosystem.
Experience with operating systems administration (Unix, Windows, OS X).
Self-starter that requires minimal supervision.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Be comfortable working and coordinating with several teams in a fast pace and high growth environment.
BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.