DevOps Engineer

Star Tribune Media Company, LLC. - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)3.8

Star Tribune is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer who loves to work in fast-paced, agile environments to join our Digital Operations team. This team has a multifaceted role in Star Tribune’s creation and deployment of new media systems. We work within and alongside a world-class news organization to ensure stability, performance, and continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:
Participate in strategic, capacity, and performance planning for server infrastructure
Assist with implementation of an internal Platform as a Service
Develop internal tools and systems and write custom integrations for various applications and vendor API’s
Maintain and refine configuration management and process automation systems
Identify and recommend new technologies that will further benefit our systems and network operations
Analyze and recommend new directions for all layers of our operational software stack, including operating systems, distributions, and services
Identify opportunities for improving security, reliability, and scalability of server infrastructure
Work with other teams in the organization to improve developer and designer workflow and communication
Take part in 24/7 on-call rotations
Work with your peers as a subject matter expert on server technologies, automation, and IaaS services

3+ years of related experience, preferably in cloud-based environments
Strong programming experience, especially in PHP, Python, C++, or Go
Experience with orchestration management tools like Ansible and Salt
Deep knowledge of *nix; our servers are Linux, and we work off OS X
Strong experience working with Amazon Web Services (including CLI/SDKs)
Experience writing shell scripts to accomplish server automation tasks
Familiarity with network protocols and the OSI model
Strong experience working with application metrics and performance monitoring, such as with Datadog, Nagios, Prometheus, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:
Familiarity with Docker (both developing with and orchestrating)
Experience writing APIs and server dæmons in Python, PHP, Node.js, and/or Go
Proficiency in continuous integration, build, and orchestration tools like CircleCI, Rundeck, Jenkins, etc.
Familiarity with the “immutable infrastructure” philosophy
Knowledge of deploying applications written in PHP, Node.js, Python, and/or Go
Knowledge of in-memory datastores like memcached and Redis