DevOps Engineer at Spiceworks

Austin · Full Time
Spiceworks isn't your run-of-the-mill software company. We work hard, but we also know how to have a blast! Besides being one of Austin's Top Workplaces (not-so-humble brag), there are tons of perks to being a full-time Spiceworker. Who says you can't have your spice... and eat it too? Read More

Job Description

Your day-to-day (in the Site Reliability Engineer/Dev Ops role you’ll):

- Handle the administration of Spiceworks production and non-production infrastructure located in datacenter, cloud, and in-office facilities

- Work with the latest technologies and systems engineering concepts to help design and build our new container-based environment

- Work with the development teams to deploy new services and troubleshoot infrastructure issues

- Collect and analyze system and application metrics, utilizing StatsD and Graphite

- Dive into systems administration of high volume, web-based services delivery environments

What does it take to do this job?

- Advanced knowledge of Linux operating systems, preferably RedHat-based

- Expertise configuring and troubleshooting Apache, NGINX, and HAProxy

- Supporting services such as PostgreSQL, Redis, RabbitMQ, and ElasticSearch

- Experience scripting in at least one of the following languages: Ruby, Bash, Perl, Python

- Expertise with configuration management systems such as Puppet (preferred), Ansible, and/or Chef

- Experience with package management in multi-datacenter environments

- Experience with virtualized environments (KVM or Xen)

- Hands-on experience with cloud environments such as AWS, CloudStack, or OpenStack

- Intermediate knowledge of networking and load-balancing concepts

- Experience with monitoring systems, such Nagios and Sensu

- Experience with service discovery tools such as Consul is a plus

- Experience collecting and aggregating log data in an ELK stack

- Experience with Cassandra or other NoSQL databases is a plus

- Experience working with Docker containers and Kubernetes is a plus

- Be part of on-call rotation

- Ability to write clear and thorough documentation

What We're Building

Spiceworks is the professional network millions of IT professionals use to connect with one another and thousands of technology brands. The company simplifies how IT professionals discover, buy and manage more than $650 billion in technology products and services each year.

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