DevOps Engineer


Craftsy is one of the fastest-growing, to-consumer websites out there, and we are looking for a stellar DevOps Engineer to join our team. We’ve experienced incredible growth every year for the past five years we’ve been in business. We spend most our time in AWS, and we’re looking for an energetic DevOps Engineer who has experience with Javascript, Python or Java, lives in version control, enjoys working with configuration management like Puppet or Chef, and looks forward to solving problems with new Cloud tech.

Who we are:

We’re a team of talented, highly intelligent and intrinsically motivated individuals. We expect the best from our team, and in return we offer a collaborative work environment, stock options, competitive salaries and a generous vacation package. We are one of the Top Places to Work in Denver and have been on Forbes list of America’s Most Promising Companies for 2014 & 2015.

What you will do:

  • Software release
  • Deploy, debug and optimize dev, test and production clusters in AWS EC2 consisting of Linux, Apache, Node.js, Tomcat and PostgreSQL
  • Work with the team to own and maintain the production infrastructure - patches, backups, upgrades, AMI’s, and security
  • Daily interaction with developers and participation in the development process (Javascript, Java, Python, etc)
  • Continuously iterate and improve our systems
  • Create documentation for supported systems and services
  • Participate in on-call, and share in off-hours maintenance work

What will make you a great fit:

  • Strong history of professional growth, collaboration and excellent communication skills
  • Cloud experience, AWS preferred (EC2, S3, Glacier, ELB, EBS, RedShift, Lambda, etc) (1+ year)
  • Software release experience (1+ year)
  • Development experience with at least one of the following: Java, Python, Javascript (2+ years)
  • Experience with CI: Jenkins or other (1+ year)
  • Excellent Linux systems administration and troubleshooting skills
  • Working in version control, especially with Git, is something you know and love
  • You enjoy a fast-paced, demanding DevOps environment that requires collaboration

Other things we work with are: Agile, Nginx, Node, Nagios, Graphite, Collectd, F5 Load Balancer and WAF, Splunk, Shell Scripting, Windows Server 2012, Active Directory, LDAP, KVM, Aruba, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks, qLogic, Dot Hill, StorNext, NetApp.

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