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Devops Engineer

DevOps Engineer
Responsibilities
At NGPVAN, we work with a variety of cutting edge technologies and are
always looking to do it better, bigger, and faster. We’re looking for
individuals who not only read about the latest technologies but are
capable of standing up proof of concepts and stable implementations on
very tight timelines. These tasks may range from deploying an
application to a cloud solution, helping create dynamic development
environments to enable our developers or creating tools that allows
the DevOps department to get work done in a more consistent way.
We’re seeking a self-driven DevOps Engineer who will implement new and
maintain existing systems while enriching our existing team. By
focusing on working with high level engineers, IT staff and team
members, candidates will help provide a seamless integration point for
Development and Information Technology. Candidates should have the
ability to recommend and rapidly deploy solution-based systems,
automate manual processes, and work well on cross-functional teams.
This position is for either our Somerville, MA or Washington, DC
offices.
What we’re looking for
Required Experience
* Experience with Windows Server 2012+
* Experience with scripting languages (PowerShell, VBS etc.)
* Experience with and understanding of networking, DNS,
load-balancing, and clustering technologies
* Understanding of security best practices
* Ability to quickly triage problems under pressure, determine root
cause, and resolve issues
* Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment
(preferably TeamCity but any will do)
* Experience with VMWare virtualization products
* Experience with cloud services (preferably Azure but others as
well)
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Ability to focus and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
* Experience with configuration management tools (PowerShell DSC)
Preferred Experience
* Experience with Elastic Search
* Experience with Java on both a Windows and Linux stack
* Experience with C# and .net and a software development background
About Us
NGP VAN is the world s leading political technology firm, providing
campaign and organizing technology to Democrats, progressives, and
non-partisan organizations. We offer an integrated platform that
combines the best fundraising, compliance, organizing, and new media
products available.
We built the voter contact and volunteer management tools used by
Obama for America. Nearly every State Democratic Party in the country
distributes our VoteBuilder tools to Democrats up and down the ticket,
and we provide industry-leading organizing tools for labor unions,
environmental groups, pro-choice advocates, civil rights activists,
and international political parties across the world. Our fundraising
and compliance software is used by the vast majority of Democratic
candidates from the Presidential level on down, and our fast-growing
new media platform has recently become the most-used platform by
Democratic campaigns as well.
We are a successful and growing company with room for career
advancement. NGP VAN has been recognized as one of the fastest growing
companies in America by Inc. Magazine for seven years in a row, and
one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the DC area by both the
Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO.
Compensation
The position offers competitive compensation and a strong benefits
package. NGP VAN prides itself on being a progressive and open-minded
workplace; we have a fun and relaxed company culture, including
blowing off steam on a softball field, drinking in the office on
Fridays, enjoying periodic company retreats to warm places with
beaches, and casual Friday every day.
How to Apply
Submit a resume, cover letter, and a link to your GitHub/BitBucket
profile if you have one, along with salary requirements via the fields
on the right.
NGP VAN is an equal opportunity employer. We ensure that
discrimination does not occur against any employee or applicant on the
basis of race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, national origin, marital
status, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, disability, or any
other classification that offends our liberal sensibilities.

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