DevOps Engineer

  • Pluralsight
  • Draper, UT, USA
  • Jan 28, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Job Description:

About Pluralsight
Pluralsight proudly creates the creators of tomorrow: the people who develop the technology that lifts the human condition. We do this through the tech industry's leading learning platform for serious Developer, IT, and Creative professionals. Our team of 700+ innovators and disruptors are serving over 1M users in 150+ countries to conquer the tech skills gap.Working at Pluralsight
At Pluralsight, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to create progress through technology. That everyone should have access to the skills of tomorrow. That technology can make the world a better place. Through the work we do everyday, we empower the people who power our world.And we don’t let fear, egos or drama distract us from our mission. We’re adults, and we treat each other that way. We have the autonomy to do our jobs, transparency to eliminate office politics and trust each other to do the right thing. We thrive in an environment with creativity around every corner, challenges that keep us on our toes, and peers who inspire us to be the best we can be. We bring different viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences, and united by our mission, we are one.
The Opportunity
As a DevOps Engineer at Pluralsight, you will partner with the DevOps Manager to curate Developer self-service tools and systems to empower our continuous deployment environment. You will keep Pluralsight’s finger on the pulse of the DevOps community by continually researching, testing, and developing solutions to better enable our Software Engineers through automation and self-service. As an embedded member of remote development teams, you will be the subject matter expert on how and when to utilize the tools built and deployed by DevOps, as well as an influential partner in delivering incredible end user experiences.Pluralsight is a leader in the tech education space, and as such, our engineers are a driving force in developing and promoting industry best practices while continually synthesizing new ideas. You will help set the bar for DevOps teams across the industry while building a product that creates the innovators of tomorrow through technical education.Who you are:

  • You are a developing DevOps professional that enjoys being in the middle of the development lifecycle
  • You love exploring new technologies and keeping your own technical skills sharp while exhibiting responsibility and caution
  • You have a passion for innovation, learning, and excellence
  • You elevate the technical abilities of those around you
  • You are an amazing communicator and effective influencer within the remote teams you are on
  • You have a track record of being analytical, methodical, and quality driven


What you’ll own:
As a DevOps Engineer with a knack for automation, troubleshooting, and problem-solving, you will be responsible for monitoring our environments, servers, and applications for health, performance and security. You will work with our talented team of Software Engineers to decide how to best create meaningful outcomes for our end users.Infrastructure

  • Develop a flexible infrastructure to promote Developer self-service, while promoting continuity across our overall environment.
  • Development of tools and systems to support Developer self service
  • Observability of application health, performance, and security
  • Maintaining a pulse on emerging technologies and discovering hidden opportunities in our environment
  • Use technical expertise and experience to evaluate industry technologies and assess practice relevance
  • Collaborate with Software Craftsmen to research and address technical needs, to roadmap and develop new solutions
  • Maintain and improve standards of Operational Excellence
  • Ensure redundancy and resilience of infrastructure and services


Reliability and Performance

  • Championing of continual improvement in the areas of reliability and performance
  • Help design and implement secure environments and servers
  • Forecast and assess reliability risks
  • Ensure all infrastructure is configuration managed


Development Support

  • Support DevOps Manager
  • Collaborate with the Ops and DevOps teams, as well as Security, IT, and Software Engineers


Experience you’ll need:

  • A successful candidate will be well experienced in key areas such as AWS, Saltstack, and Terraform (or similar)
  • Ability to quickly analyze and comprehend new or unfamiliar technologies or ideas
  • Track record of progressive DevOps engineering experience including the following:
  • Systems administration skills in both Windows and Linux
  • Experience in automation and the development of automation tools
  • Familiarity in continuous integration and deployment methodologies/pipelines
  • Understanding of RabbitMQ, Redis
  • Knowledge of network security and performance
  • Powershell, Bash, and Python scripting
  • Database administration background in Cassandra, Postgres, and MSSQL
  • Strong understanding of DevOps mentality and tools


Technologies and tools you’ll use and interact with here:

  • Windows - Server 2012 R2, 2016, Core
  • Linux - Ubuntu LTS, RHEL, CentOS 7, Fedora Core
  • Tools - Github, New Relic, TeamCity, Octopus Deploy, Gitlab, Saltstack, OpsGenie, ELK, Terraform
  • Services - Nginx, IIS, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Zookeeper
  • AWS - EC2, RDS, ECS, VPC, Route53, ELB, ALB, Lambda, Elasticache, Cloudfront, Cloudwatch, CloudFormation, IAM, Certificate Manager, WAF & Shield, SQS, SNS
  • Data Stores - Cassandra, Postgres, MSSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch
  • Other - Cloudflare
  • Languages in use here that you may help support: Python, Node.js, Scala, R, F#, C#


Be Yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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