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Entry Level DevOps Engineer
Santa Monica, CA

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Job Description

Teams: Application Platform

Role: The application platform group works with development and qa to deliver end to end staging and production environments for our software platforms. Each are assigned to a development squad where the majority of their work originates to support the platforms. They are the face of Operations from the perspective of our Software group. Any work such as Infrastructure, Data or Carrier operations are and should be driven by the platform group through the process of delegation and follow through of such tasks or projects.

Even though the majority of the work comes from development squads, at times there are and could be tasks or projects that the platform team provides for itself, our internal groups, and other departmental groups such as Marketing, Sales, Support, or other management with approval of direct manager.

Job Responsibilities

* Diagnose and resolve application problems escalated by Tier 2 Support
* Assume ownership and responsibility of customer and or platform issues, and respond appropriately
* Automate application platform deployments, scaling, and system testing
* Integrate and leverage tools to monitor health and performance of platform services
* Work throughout the software development life cycle to ensure applications are scalable, available, efficient and performant
* Collaborative infrastructure development and infrastructure testing to meet rapidly growing systems
* Work with other teams to resolve issues related to application configuration, deployment, or debugging
* Communicates clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

Required Qualifications

* Deep understanding of Linux operating environment (Redhat/CentOS, Ubuntu, etc.)
* Technical knowledge of network protocols, security considerations, and cloud computing (GCP, AWS, etc.)
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

Desired Qualifications

* A keen interest in programming to automate routine tasks
* Ability to keep your cool under pressure
* Strong team player, but also able to work independently
* Bring your passion and enthusiasm to learn and grow and contribute to the team
* Development work with SQL (MySQL, Postgres, etc.), NoSQL (Cassandra, etc.), Document stores (Elasticsearch, etc.)
* Familiar with Jenkins or similar continuous integration systems
* Familiar with configuration management tools like Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and containerization technologies

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