Senior Dev Ops Engineer
Ziff Davis, is a leading global digital-media company operating in four core verticals: Technology, Gaming, Healthcare and Shopping. Its brands – PCMag, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, IGN, Everyday Health, AskMen, Offers.com, TechBargains, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices.
Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis publishes in 25 languages and successfully partners with local publishing operators across 114 countries.
Our team in Austin, Texas is seeking a Senior Dev Ops Engineer with superior cloud computing, deployment automation, network, server, storage and coding experience who thrives in a fast-paced environment. This is an opportunity to work with a top-notch team at Ziff Davis on the cutting edge of technology.
- Create and improve Docker images for a variety of application types.
- Create and administer relational databases in RDS and Redshift - user access, security, performance, and scaling.
- Create and improve developer tools, e.g. for deployment.
- Administer a Mesosphere DC/OS cluster with several services, e.g. Kafka, Cassandra.
- Create Cloudformation templates for infrastructure in AWS.
- Setup monitoring and metrics using Datadog, Pingdom, NewRelic, Statuspage.io, VictorOps.
- Respond to site and service outages with an on-call schedule.
- Work with software engineers and managers to support their usage of our services and platform.
- Improve and standardize processes, and create documentation.
- Continually improve our infrastructure.
- Proficient with core AWS technologies: EC2, RDS, VPC Networking, Cloudformation, IAM.
- Production experience with Docker, preferably on Mesos.
- Database admin experience, preferably with Postgres, MySQL, Redshift.
- Solid programming experience, preferably with one or more of: Ruby, Go, Scala
- Linux expert.
- Experience using git for source control.
- Strong problem solving and analytical thinking.
- Great communication skills.