Senior DevOps Engineer

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    Job Description

    We have a mind for technology and a heart for philanthropy. Our secure cloud-based platform makes collaboration, clarity, and organization of data effortless. Your grantmaking organization can dramatically shorten processes and make more strategic decisions with our platform. Take your grantmaking to new heights with our robust automation, key integrations, and versatile reporting for grants, investments, employee giving, contracts, and more.

    We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to facilitate implementing and enforcing policies and processes to ensure a high level of availability and quality of service for our applications, both internal and external. You will ensure highest availability of the platform and its core services to aid our vision to become THE company that changes Philanthropy forever.

    What You’ll Do – Function

    Participate in the evolution of existing tools and processes to support provisioning AWS infrastructure and deploying new code
    Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS
    Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems. Utilize monitoring tools to find problems, resolve and/or escalate to development
    Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-ˇhealing on the AWS platform
    Script / automate core processes to improve efficiency as well as platform availability
    Debug incidents, escalate and follow through until resolution has been achieved
    Participate in on-call rotation to ensure 24/7 coverage
    Partner with other teams to share tools, expertise, and create effective solutions
    Manage and maintain backups and disaster recovery plans
    Manage and enforce security best practices to secure client data
    Investigate and implement tools to monitor and assist with meeting client SLAs

    What You Bring – Experience

    Hands-on experience with cloud infrastructure technologies, including continuous integration tools (5+ years) such as Jenkins, configuration management with Git, Chef or Puppet, systems monitoring and alerting with tools such as Nagios, New Relic, Graphite
    Experience with provisioning and deploying SAAS-based applications in AWS
    Startup or fast growing company experience is a plus
    Excellent knowledge of Unix/Linux (5+ years)
    Experience with MySQL (3+ years)
    Experience running search indexes (Lucene, ElasticSearch) at scale a plus
    Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or the equivalent
    What You Have – Skill
    Strong scripting/Automating skills using any of the following languages: Python, Ruby etc. (5+ years)
    Ability to solve operational issues through engineering automated solutions
    Proficiency with NoSQL systems, preferably Redis (1+ years)
    Adept at troubleshooting and administering Unix systems, dealing with networking issues, setting up databases, and fine tuning instrumentation and alerting systems

    We identify emerging tech hubs around the globe, and connect the top engineers with the most compelling companies. We provide complete operations and services to give companies all the benefits of a new office without any of the hassle.

    We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.

    We thank all applicants for their interest.

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