DevOps Engineer w/ Chef - EV42477
Talent Merchants - San Francisco, CA

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We are a fast-growing industry leader in network-based data backup and recovery solutions. Weve been providing data protection and professional-grade storage solutions to small and mid-size businesses since 1997. Our technology platform is stable, secure, and optimized for WAN data transfer, and our recovery capabilities are ultra-reliable. We back it all with a rock-solid data center infrastructure and the industry's highest quality customer service, while encouraging innovation and creativity by providing a casual and friendly work environment.

We are led by a team of storage industry veterans with a compelling vision and a proven track record.

We are currently seeking a Development Operations Engineer with specific expertise in Chef to help launch our new archival product. This is a contract role to start with a potential to move to a FTE with proven performance.

You will work closely with our Tools Architect and our Systems Administrator in a fast-paced production environment.

Key responsibilities:
  • Help in set-up and automation of a large-scale Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service powered by OpenStack framework.
  • Working closely with Developers and Ops for building Release Management aspects for IaaS automation and monitoring to support Continuous Delivery model.
  • Assist in managing continuous build and automated test environments using Jenkins in an agile software release process
  • Implement and adopt self-service processes.
  • Develop cookbooks/recipes in Chef for Configuration Management and Release Automation.
  • Proficient in Ubuntu/Debian/Linux/Network Administration.
  • Proficient in Ruby, Python and Shell scripting.
  • Hands-on working in Cloud environments.
  • Experienced in setting up distributed monitoring solution for networks and applications.
  • Debug and troubleshoot IaaS issues to resolve production defects and root cause analysis.

Our ideal candidate will have:
  • 3+ years system administration or equivalent experience in a software development organization supporting cloud production systems.
  • Must be proficient in developing, deploying and managing IaaS NPE, Staging and Prod environments.
  • Experience testing and automating deployment of infrastructure with Chef.
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of System and Network administration
  • Strong Scripting skills in Bash, Ruby, Python.
  • Knowledge of build management, orchestration and automation systems
  • Experienced with Cloud platforms outside of OpenStack.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.