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DevOps System Administrator

Spigot is a global multi-platform application development company. We focus on building highly effective digital offerings that can maximize value for our advertisers, publishers, partners, and users. Spigot operates in multiple different product lines on a global landscape. We have products that include mobile applications, browser extensions, desktop apps, digital media, and digital advertising; we also partner with top-tier companies and are currently Yahoo’s #2 partner for driving traffic. These diverse mobile and web solutions allow advertisers to optimize for a highly targeted audience reach. Combining best-in-class industry expertise and consumer interests with proprietary big-data insights, we develop fine-tuned apps that offer optimal user engagement at scale.

Our success is fueled by employee innovation, data-driven decisions, and a startup mentality. We’re talking top-tier healthcare benefits, unlimited PTO, free lunches, flexible work schedules, numerous company outings, coffee, drinks, snacks, and an all-star group of talented professionals.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated DevOps System Administrator to join our fast-paced and dynamic team. The ideal candidate should be capable of independently managing tasks related to cloud infrastructure and product development operations. This role requires proactive problem-solving, attention to detail, and a commitment to effectively supporting the product development teams.

Where You’ll Make an Impact

  • Cloud Infrastructure Design: Collaborate with product architects and development teams to design cloud infrastructure that meets scalability, performance, security, and availability requirements.
  • Platform Services Management: Set up and configure cloud services such as virtual machines, containers, databases, networking components, and other resources required for application deployment.
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting: Implement monitoring and alerting systems to ensure the health and performance of infrastructure. 
  • Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Maintain clear and comprehensive documentation of cloud infrastructure, configurations, and procedures.
  • Vendor Management: Stay updated on the latest cloud platform features, updates, and services. Evaluate and recommend new services that align with business needs.
  • Security and Compliance: Implement and enforce security best practices for the cloud environment. Stay updated on security features and proactively address potential vulnerabilities.
  • Task Execution and Completion: Independently manage assigned tasks from initiation to completion, ensuring deadlines are met. Execute tasks efficiently with minimal direct supervision, taking ownership of responsibilities.
  • Problem Solving: Diagnose and resolve complex issues related to infrastructure services and configuration.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements and provide technical support. Collaborate with developers and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of applications with infrastructure services.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay abreast of the latest technical developments, best practices, and industry trends while actively pursuing certifications and training opportunities to enhance skills.
     

Who You Are

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in a role supporting agile software development teams 
  • Demonstrable experience with designing and deploying AWS Services like Elastic Compute, Storages, RDS, 
  • Have a good understanding of cybersecurity and its application to DevOps practices
  • Understanding of security best practices and experience implementing them in cloud environments
  • Ability to support multiple mobile, desktop, and web application codebases
  • Knowledge of relational databases, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.
  • Familiarity with DevOps and Agile tools, such as JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, GitHub, Gitlab, Terraform, AppDynamics, Splunk, etc.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex issues independently
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience with Cloud Data Warehousing services such as AWS Redshift and GCP Big Query is a plus 
  • Experience building and deploying applications in the cloud with Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) tools and processes is a plus
  • AWS certifications (e.g., AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, AWS Certified Solutions Architect) are a plus.
  • Proficiency with one or more of the following programming languages is a plus: C#, VueJS, TypeScript, C++, NodeJS, Kotlin, Swift
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field is a plus
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Perks of working at Spigot

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Paid Healthcare

100% company paid medical, dental, and vision insurance

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Competitive 401K

Competitive 401K matching and retirement plan

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Unlimited Vacation

Work life balance

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Catered Lunches

Spigot provides free lunch in the office