System Administrator
Instructure - Sandy, UT

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DESCRIPTION

Instructure is a successful, fast-moving technology startup that is disrupting the Learning Management System (LMS) market by setting a new standard for education technology, and we're looking for some top-notch people to join the team. Our company has been featured on TechCrunch, CNBC, and The Motley Fool (to name a few).

Come work on a high-performing, passionate, and bleeding-edge DevOps team. Responsibilities include include designing, automating, and maintaining a large environment to support a next generation learning management system (LMS). The ideal candidate needs to have a passion for automation, configuration management, and managing scale. One must be familiar with scripting technologies, development methodologies, and working in a DevOps environment.

DUTIES

  • Utilize configuration management frameworks to deploy and manage systems.
  • Help design and manage a large scale Ruby on Rails infrastructure.
  • Develop solid relationships with infrastructure, support, QA, and development teams and the relationships
to improve system stability and availability.
  • Monitor the infrastructure and proactively scale as necessary.
  • On-call rotation to support operational issues.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Several years running web applications on Linux servers.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux inside and out.
  • Knowledge in the areas of custom software development and long term maintenance.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (particularly AWS).
  • Experience with configuration management systems and concepts (Puppet, Chef, etc).
  • Dare to play with bleeding-edge technologies as they evolve.
  • Strong problem-solving, documentation skills, and a true team-player.
  • Strong knowledge of bash and scripting languages like Python and Ruby.
  • Experience with managing networking management systems and monitoring tools (zabbix, zenoss, etc).
Ideal Experience:
  • Experience in managing and supporting PostgreSQL a plus.
Our Culture Your Culture
Instructure has a pretty relaxed atmosphere. We care a lot more about what people do than how nice they dress. So feel free to leave your dress clothes at home; we do.

Benefits:
Time Off:
  • Lots of paid time off
  • 8 paid holidays
100% Employer Paid Benefits for You and Your Qualified Dependents (We got you completely covered!):
  • Medical (United Healthcare)
  • Dental (LifeMap)
  • Life/AD&D (Assurant)
More perks...
Fully stocked break room. Equipment provided. That's right, you get a MacBook (and we'll even throw in a desk and chair). Just saying.

We participate in eVerify.
  • Utilize configuration management frameworks to deploy and manage systems.
  • Help design and manage a large scale Ruby on Rails infrastructure.
  • Develop solid relationships with infrastructure, support, QA, and development teams and the relationships
to improve system stability and availability.
  • Monitor the infrastructure and proactively scale as necessary.
  • On-call rotation to support operational issues.

Instructure - 17 months ago - save job - block
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