Development Operations Engineer
WP Engine - Austin, TX

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As part of WP Engine's rapid growth, we're seeking a Development Operations Engineer to join our team. This DevOps Engineer will have the opportunity to work together with a diverse team of Linux, PHP, and WordPress experts to keep things running 24/7. To be a fit for this position, you must operate and thrive in fast-paced company and regularly take the initiative to do the right thing.

About This Position

The DevOps Engineer is a critical position for our company as you'll be responsible with the daily operations and support of the servers and services that make WP Engine one of the top managed WordPress providers.

You'll be managing release of code from Development into Production on a regular basis.
Running and growing a high availability server environment is something you've done before and love.
You'll be helping to take existing processes and automation and improving them.
You'll leverage your extensive experience to improve and refine our service monitoring.
You'll be using Linux, Nginx, Varnish, memcahce, Apache and MySQL on a daily basis and they're all second nature to you.
You're an expert at writing scripts to do repetitive tasks; Automation is key.

Specific QUALIFICATIONS for this position include:
You're an expert at PHP programming for service operations.
Can get around in Git and Github
Demonstrable experience in at least one OS, we use Ubuntu, but if you're proficient in one (Redhat Enterprise, CentOS, FedoraCore, etc.) or multiple it's just a matter of finding the equivalent command
Solid experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as DNS, Apache, MySQL, NGINX, PHP-CGI, Varnish, memcached, HAProxy, iptables
Knowledge or UNIX/Linux shell scripting

Pluses , but not required:
Practical working experience in configuration management (Ansible, Chef, etc.)
WordPress experience is a major plus

What BENEFITS does WP Engine offer?

Competitive salaries
100% paid employee medical and dental coverage
100% paid short and long-term disability
100% paid Life and AD&D Insurance
Generous vacation time
24/7 parking in the heart of downtown Austin
Commuter reimbursement
A beautiful office space with lots of natural lighting
Flexible hours to help you balance your work with your life

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WP Engine is the premier, WordPress-only hosting company. We serve 100,000,000 requests daily, each one carefully and continuously tuned for...