DevOps Engineer


SHR is working with a large, well-known company in the digital and publishing space looking to hire a dynamic DevOps Engineer to one of their growing teams! This position is available 100% remote. The DevOps Engineer is responsible for maintaining uptime, availability, and security for infrastructure that powers a variety of public web properties.

Essential Job Functions

• Collaborate as an infrastructure operations team member on a small team to deliver a highly secure, available, and performant web infrastructure for web offerings serving millions of unique visitors every month
• Contribute to the evolution of cloud-based infrastructure to meet the needs of its millions of monthly users
• Continually improve infrastructure security, performance, and availability
• Implement industry-standard best practices for security in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment
• Assist developers and non-technical stakeholders in troubleshooting a variety of server-related issues
• Participate in on-call rotation for server issues


• Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
• 2+ years experience in related field
• Familiarity with Unix-like operating systems and cloud architecture.
• Experience administering open-source web stack software (we use CentOS, Apache, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP-FPM)
• Experience with server configuration automation (we use Ansible and Terraform and are transitioning away from Puppet)
• Proven ability to script in multiple languages (we primarily use Python and shell scripting, with some basic PHP support)
• Familiarity with the PrometheGrafana or similar monitoring system
• Experience with Git or similar version control system
• Experience with Amazon Web Services. We use EC2, S3, ALB/ELB, RDS, ElastiCache, Elasticsearch,
• CloudFront, Lambda, DynamoDB, and CloudWatch, among others
• Experience securing web environments
• Experience with WordPress
• High orientation to quality, detail, and correctness • Desire for collaboration and teamwork
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Possess curiosity, with a deep desire to learn and grow

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