WP Engine was recently voted the #1 Top Workplaces in Central Texas by the Austin American-Statesman and there's a reason for it! We're a rapidly growing technology company that is committed to having an awesome culture, innovation, open source, exceptional customer service, and the massively growing WordPress community!

Our DevOps Engineers are responsible for the building, automating and supporting the servers and services that make WP Engine one of the top managed WordPress providers.

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Our DevOps Engineers are responsible for the building, automating and supporting the servers and services that make WP Engine one of the top managed WordPress providers.

The Day to Day

* Produce quality, testable and maintainable systems
* Build and maintain infrastructure for serving WordPress on thousands of servers
* Design and maintain monitoring and alerting for global distributed systems
* Develop CI/CD pipelines for pushing code into production
* Propose and discuss the merits of infrastructure options
* Collaborate with development and operations team members

Your Expertise and Passion

* Software development experience
* Operational experience
* Working knowledge of ephemeral infrastructure, horizontal scaling, self-healing architectures, service discovery, logging, monitoring and alerting
* Ability to work with and switch between multiple languages. We use Python, Go, Ruby and PHP
* Production experience with containerization technologies
* Experience with cloud providers and building automation around their APIs
* Competent with Ansible, Salt, Chef or Puppet
* Must thrive in a growing startup environment
* Have a thorough understanding of DevOps as a craft Not required but a plus if you have experience with the following technologies: * Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker Swarm or other container orchestration software
* Time series databases such as InfluxDB, Prometheus or OpenTSDB
* Service discovery and distributed configuration - etcd, consul, zookeeper

The Perks & Benefits

* Competitive Compensation
* Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
* Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
* 401(k)
* Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD and AD&D)
* Generous Vacation Time
* Downtown parking or commuter reimbursement
* Lunch (Provided Monday – Thursday)
* Gym membership discount Check us out on social #wpeculture

Company Reviews

"We have a really talented group here, and there is no shortage of ideas. There is so much potential for having real impact, and with our growth, there are always new projects to tackle."
Justin Harris
Technical Architect
at WP Engine
"There’s raw material for success, but we need carpenters willing to work with grit to build a stable, well-founded house that will last."
Saul Feliz
Sr. Data Analyst
at WP Engine
"We encourage everyone to be their best everyday, and that includes trying new ideas! We have to learn from what we do, even from our mistakes...that’s what makes us better!"
Suzie Bentley
Sr. Trainer
at WP Engine
"I find great satisfaction in working hard with friends to achieve goals and that’s the WPE environment. I take deep ownership of taking an idea and making it happen for my team and our customers."
Amy Niemann
Sr. Manager, Customer Success
at WP Engine
"The opportunity to learn as much as you work provides an amazing environment for you to grow. I’m always humbled by the large amount of unique knowledge everyone brings to help us succeed as a team!"
Alex Kosub
Manager, Technical Support
at WP Engine
"I’m always excited about going to work! Every day I’m tackling something interesting. Everyone at WP Engine is looking to make our product better, our code cleaner, and our test coverage better."
April Neal
Software Engineer
at WP Engine
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Why work with us
If you’re looking for a fun and fast-paced environment where you can make an impact, WP Engine is the perfect spot for you. We are looking for new team members to come help us shape the way people use and think of WordPress. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to explore and help us all drive the business forward.
We are a values-driven company and know that people are what make an organization successful. We embrace transparency, innovation, collaboration and encourage you to follow your passion and take on challenges that interest you. Our teams are customer-inspired, committed to doing the right thing, and aspire to lead each other towards greatness.
Perks & Benefits
100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision
Lunch provided Monday - Thursday
Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company
Fun company events
Generous paid time off
Paid downtown parking
401(K) - So you can make the most of retirement

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