DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer
WhaleShark Media - Austin, TX

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About Us

WhaleShark Media, Inc. is the world's leading marketplace for online coupons and deals, receiving more than 400 million visits to our sites per year.

Our portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes , the largest online coupon site in the U.S.; , the largest online coupon site in the UK; in Germany; in France; ; ; and .

WhaleShark Media’s mission is to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience.

Our motto is “Every Deal. Every Customer. Everywhere.”

DevOps Engineer

About the Role:
We are looking for experienced DevOps Engineers with AWS/EC2 experience skills to join our development team. As part of the core engineering team, you will work closely with a group of hard-working, super smart engineers in a fast-paced, challenging environment. As our DevOps Engineer, you will be helping to design and implement scalable systems that keep backend infrastructure running smoothly.

Responsibilities & Project Work:
Working with the team to design and build scalable systems that support high traffic web services and back-end tools and applications.

Planning and executing projects to improve production infrastructure.

Performing and automating production deployments.

Monitoring, maintaining and optimizing production systems.

Working closely with developers and other staff to solve operational issues with our services, tools and apps.

Scheduling, coordinating and communicating maintenance windows.

Ensuring the security of our critical systems

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other technical discipline.

Experience administering large-scale web applications on modern platforms (Apache, PHP, Rails, Django, etc)

Experience automating large scale deployments with modern configuration and deployment management systems (Puppet, cfengine, Chef, Capistrano, Fabric, etc)

Experience administering mission-critical Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat, etc) and Windows production servers.

Production experience build scalable systems (load balancers, memcached, master/slave architectures, sharding, Nginx, RabbitMQ)

Ability to maintain, monitor and optimize production database servers (MySQL, Hadoop, Hive, H-Base)

Ability to carry out monitoring and performance metrics analysis using common monitoring tools (Nagios, Cacti, Munin, Ganglia, Hyperic, etc)

Knowledge of best practices relating to security, performance, monitoring

Proficiency in Python, Ruby and shell scripting preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Rewards: We offer an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition. Benefits of being an employee of WhaleShark Media include, but are not limited to the following:

Competitive base & bonus packages

Equity grants

Performance based rewards & recognition for your hard work and service.

Very competitive benefits packages

Open & flexible PTO

Cell phone & gym membership reimbursements

Fully stocked break room & onsite catered breakfasts & lunches multiple days/week

If you are interested in our DevOps Engineer role, please visit us at or apply online at

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

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WhaleShark Media, Inc. ( is the world's leading marketplace for online coupons and deals. The company's websites...