DevOps Engineer

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Come party with a million people a day in celebrating important events in their lives! Evite, the leading digital invitations platform, is looking for people who will contribute to our mission of bringing people together face to face in the most effortless and memorable way possible.

Evite is seeking a DevOps Engineer responsible for building and maintaining the infrastructure supporting the development and deployment processes for our web, platform, and mobile software. This includes working with software engineers, QA, and system administrators to continuously improve and advance associated processes and technologies to a world-class standard. This role will also assist with release engineering activities for our cloud-based services. 

Core Capabiliites

  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience working with technologies that support highly efficient software delivery including source-control, build, automation, deployment, and monitoring tools
  • Strong cloud-based system administration experience including virtualization, configuration management, and scripting experience
  • Experience with release engineering activities within a fast-moving agile environment including experience with continuous deployment

The 3C’s: (Candidate must have all three C’s)

  • Communication - You’re an eloquent speaker who can explain anything to everyone. You are also a clear and concise writer.
  • Critical thinking - You love logic and data. Thinking strategically is your forte. You enjoy diagnosing complex problems and formulating plans of attack to resolve them. You enjoy an environment where everyone is encouraged to add value at the most strategic level.
  • Cultural fit - You have a craving to fit in a fast-paced, high-integrity, low hand-holding environment (but you will get a hug if you need it). EQ as important as IQ. Bullies need not apply. You want to help bring our “What If” philosophy to life.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with engineering, and operations personnel to develop and manage infrastructure used in building and deploying Evite's various mobile and cloud-based products
  • Support day-to-day software release activities for mobile apps (iOS and Android) and cloud-based products including source-control, ticketing, and configuration management
  • Work closely with QA, manage test environments and support general QA and test automation needs
  • Help with system administration of Evite's in-house and cloud-hosted infrastructure including customer facing and backoffice systems
  • Enforce operational best practices and procedures including but not limited to security and user management
  • Monitor and troubleshoot system stability and performance issues
  • Identify, evaluate, deploy, and troubleshoot open source tools and technologies in support of software deployment and management
  • Proactively keep systems updated with latest software upgrades and patches to ensure best performance and security
  • Assist with JIRA system administration
  • Create and update documentation that can be used by all release and systems team members 

Other Preferred Requirements

  • 4 - 6 years experience in supporting software development and DevOps processes within an Agile environment
  • Experience with cloud administration (Amazon, Google, backoffice SaaS solutions)
  • Proficient scripting skills in languages such as Python or Bash
  • Experience with configuring and managing system monitoring solutions
  • Experience in 24x7 production operations supporting a highly available environment 
  • Experience with Git source code control system
  • Experience with Jenkins build management system
  • Experience with the Android and/or iOS ecosystem
  • Experience with operating systems administration (Unix, Windows, OS X)
  • Self-starter that requires minimal supervision 
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Be comfortable working and coordinating with several teams in a fast pace and high growth environment
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Note: Evite will not provide relocation assistance for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Evite, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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