Lead DevOps Engineer

Bleacher Report, 2nd largest sports website and home of the most minutes/users among sports apps in the U.S. (comScore), is seeking a Lead DevOps Engineer. We’re looking for someone who can both develop code as well as manage servers. This person should think of infrastructure as code. We have a small team and looking to add an experienced individual who can also step into the role of mentoring.

Why this job is important...

  • You will write software to help automate and manage the server clusters

  • You will build servers in a programmable fashion

  • You will have daily usage of Amazon Web Services: CloudFormation, EC2, Route53, Autoscaling, CloudWatch, Elastic Beanstalk

  • You will set up fault tolerant servers and geographical redundancy

  • You will work closely with the Development and QA teams on architecture and technologies

  • You will create archival, backup and recovery processes

  • You will write scripts in bash, Golang or any other language to manage and monitor different levels of the server stack: process monitoring, memory monitoring, disk usage, uptime monitoring.

Experience you need...

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

  • 6+ years experience with Linux OS: Gentoo/Ubuntu/Debian

  • 6+ years supporting public or private cloud technology

  • Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills for the Linux platforms

  • Must have minimum 2+ years of experience working with AWS

  • Have the attitude that it's in your nature to solve problems with code vs. by hand

  • Security experience and hands-on knowledge for hardening systems

  • Strong Unix skills and the ability to script in bash, Golang or other code base is desirable

Bleacher Report offers a fast-paced, energetic and agile environment that genuinely values and promotes each person’s unique talents. We combine the agility of a startup environment with the stability and benefits only a company backed by Turner Broadcasting can bring.

Benefits and perks include...

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 401(K) plan with matching

  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD

  • Annual conference budget

  • Transit stipends

  • Subsidized gym memberships

  • The latest technology and equipment you need

  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages

  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office

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