Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Boston, MA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $120,000.00 - $150,000.00
Date: 1/7/2018
Job ID: 02554325
Job Description
Infrastructure Engineers work closely with Engineering teams to build and operate the services that make up the platform. This includes automating the provisioning of resources in AWS, helping instrument the service for metrics and monitoring, making improvements across the deployment pipeline to help simplify and optimize the overall process as well as investigation and root cause analysis of production issues. You’ll take part in our Agile process of two-week development iterations, and help mentor engineers on operational best practices to continue our movement towards owner-operated services. They also have shared infrastructure across the engineering organization and you’ll help operate and improve these services with the help of your counterparts in other engineering teams.

They’re always looking to improve in how they operate services and some of the things you can expect to work on include:
  • Helping them become multi-region
  • Helping to Improve and maintain our Docker/Kubernetes based infrastructure
  • Helping to improve our build pipeline (we’re hoping to leverage Kubernetes to launch ephemeral environments tied to code branches shortly)
  • Helping to implement Hashicorp’s Vault for secret management across all applications
  • Helping them constantly improve the performance of our services
You can expect:
  • A fast-paced, high-energy work day
  • A collaborative environment where everyone's contributions are essential and valued
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Devops or Infrastructure Engineer owning several projects and demonstrating strong systems skills
  • Experience with at least one automation tool (we use terraform and ansible)
  • Proficiency with at least one language (Python, Ruby, PHP, Bash.. whatever you got!)
  • Proficiency with Linux (We use Ubuntu and Alpine, via containers, mostly)
  • Experience in Server networking, and performance management
  • Experience participating on on-call rotation
  • Prior experience in a modern microservices based distributed environment
  • Working knowledge of AWS
  • Analytical/problem troubleshooting to resolve infrastructure issues.
  • Project-oriented and self-motivated
  • Boston based preferred
  • Bachelors Degree