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Senior DevOps Engineer

605 is looking for experienced devops engineers who can help us build a devops culture, with infrastructure automation owned by the whole engineering team. Our work is in optimizing advertising and programming for the television and video industry, so our needs around infrastructure are data heavy. We have particular security and compliance needs because we handle third party data.

We do have a product cycle, and your work will support that, but we are looking for someone who enjoys substantial autonomy in planning their work, identifying the long term and non-product work that needs to be done (ideally before it needs to be done), so that our product work is efficient.

Current projects we have on our plate include:

* Splitting our data warehouse to better protect our data
* Evolving our approach to ETL
* Bringing our existing infrastructure under source control (so far in terraform and salt)
* Unifying our infrastructure monitoring

Future work is likely to include moving to containerized services in place of managing differentiated servers, optimising our use of Elastic MapReduce, and building out the infrastructure for truly isolated testing and development environments.


* Manage existing Infrastructure
* Implement and maintain infrastructure automation
* Ensure adequate monitoring
* Disseminate skills, best practices, and incident response protocols to the engineering team (with as much management support as you want)
* No direct people management responsibility (for now, but tell us if youre interested)
* Able to estimate effort and tasks that go into work
* Able to communicate the need for infrastructural changes
* Able to build up skills in the rest of engineering
* Able to prioritize the minimum valuable work
* Able to avoid creating technical debt
* Comfortable voicing opinions, and surfacing problems
* Comfortable participating in team discussions
* Comfortable telling management about problems



* 5 years experience working directly on DevOps
* Really understands whats happening inside computers when code is executing or data is moving (for example the dynamic behaviour of garbage collectors in practice)


* Experience building and scaling production application infrastructure
* Experience with continuous deployment in Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, etc.) or another IaaS provider
* Comfort with scripting languages like Python, Ruby, etc.
* Experience with:

* Terraform and SaltStack or another automation tool like Chef or Puppet
* Redshift
* Batch workflow orchestration
* Streaming ETL technology


Important and Standard

* Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance for employees and their families
* Life & Disability insurance
* 401k plan with match, eligible for match after one year
* Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
* Up to 15 paid vacation days depending on grade level
* 7 paid sick days in a calendar year – if youre sick, you stay home

Other cool benefits

* 4 work from home days/month
* A kitchen stocked with sodas, snacks, yogurt and other goodies
* A tight knit start up community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyones birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office
* 605 is an active participant in conferences


At 605, were just as passionate about diversity as we are about pioneering the field of TV data analytics. We are committed to cultivating an environment of mutual respect and equal opportunity. All hiring and advancement decisions are made on the basis of qualification, merit, and business need.

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