Junior DevOps Engineer

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Junior DevOps Engineer

We are looking for a talented Junior DevOps Engineer to be a part our DevOps team and learn from our Senior DevOps Engineers. We are a dynamic small team that works very closely with engineering to manage a number of projects including performance, security, configuration and database administration.

Our app has incredible spikes in demand when high-stakes assessments are starting so one of the fun challenges you’ll work on is helping us seamlessly scale during these unpredictable periods of heavy traffic. You will be using Java, AWS and Linux to deliver the service.


Job responsibilities

As a DevOps Engineer your responsibilities will be to:

  • build and improve platform services including web application hosting, databases, and networking
  • automate the provisioning, configuration, scaling, and monitoring of our platform
  • manage integrations used to deliver Inspera Assessment services
  • participate in 24/7 on-call rotation
  • promote knowledge sharing and DevOps culture across our entire engineering department

Job requirements

We are searching for applicants with:

  • strong communication as well as social skills

  • track record of software development using a Java

  • interest in administration, configuration and continuous integration tools and processes - experience with Jenkins, Chef or Puppet is a plus

  • some experience administering AWS services and features such as Security Groups, EC2, RDS, DynamoDB, ELB, Route53, and S3

  • experience with various DBMS, both SQL and NoSQL

  • experience with Git or other SCM system

  • experience with Linux sysadmin, comfortable with scripting (Bash, Python)

  • enthusiasm for unit-testing and automated tests

  • passion, drive, energy, a sense of humor and a great attitude!