DevOps & Systems Engineer

Shutterstock is looking for great human beings that understand and love technology to join our Montreal team and help drive the future of our platform. You will be working with highly motivated and extremely talented human beings on Shutterstock products & services with quality, performance and scale in mind at every step of the way. Our core belief is that the customers are our number one priority so we work hard to deliver value back to them with everything we do. We believe strongly in team ownership, which includes defining the vision of the services to prioritization of projects. The awesome human being that you are will play a major role in the development of key applications and will report to another awesome human being.


  • Play a major role in the architecture/development of applications, services, and infrastructure
  • Contribute to and help shape the strategic technology vision for Shutterstock
  • Maintain, optimize, and plan improvements for our existing systems
  • Take ownership of outages and incidents to resolve issues and prevent future ones
  • Promote DevOps philosophy throughout the organization


  • Multi-year experience building and maintaining service-oriented production systems
  • Experience building concurrent and/or distributed systems
  • Strong knowledge of Unix systems, shell scripting, troubleshooting, security
  • Strong knowledge of networking (Apache/nginx, DNS, SSL, load balancing, etc.)
  • Experience with configuration management systems (Chef, Puppet, Salt, etc.)
  • Comfortable with git and continuous integration workflow/tools (TeamCity, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Ability to both work independently and be a team player
  • Communication and organization skills


  • Experience with Python/Node.js/PHP
  • Experience with cloud service providers (Amazon Web Services, or other)
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes/Terraform
  • Experience with (non)relational databases, key-value stores, messaging queues




Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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