Senior DevOps Engineer (Digital Music Technology Firm)

United States - New York - New York

Job description
We are currently working exclusively with a cool technology Digital Music distribution firm that works with artists, singers/songwriters, to help them push their music through iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google Play and other platforms.

About the company
Established in 2005 and currently has a team of 10 + engineers based in New York with a total of 200 employees. The firm has a strong reputation in the marketplace and are pioneers in the industry when it comes to distributing Music.

Why apply?
Amazing company to be a part of great culture, brand name, and supportive environment
Low staff turnover with breakout rooms, snack bars
Not a morning person? That’s okay office opens at 9.30 AM

The ideal candidate
Will have strong experience in containerized cloud architectures for delivery on the web, love solving complex problems and automating “all the things.” You’ll approach tasks with both fault-tolerant and security-focused mindsets, and have the ability to learn on the fly, and pick things up quickly. You’ll be mindful of best deployment and security practices, be an excellent communicator who is able to work closely with Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, and Product teams, be a champion of “DevOps culture,” and enjoy working in a fun and diverse environment. If you’re a ninja, that’s cool too.

-Strong Linux Administration & scripting chops (we’re a 100% Linux shop)
-Ensure the successful preparation, deployment, and performance of products
-Advanced AWS skill set (ECS, ECR, RDS, CodePipeline, IAM)
-Assist in problem identification, and employ mitigation strategies for technical risks related to cloud redundancy, security and scalability Strong communication skills, and the ability to provide timely responses to stakeholders
-Strong Containerization skills (Docker a must, Kubernetes a plus)
-Thorough knowledge of Deployment tools and techniques (GIT, Jenkins, CodeDeploy)
-Solid Database Administration skills (MySQL, mariaDB, PostGres, RDS)
-Participate in daily stand-up and weekly sprint planning meetings in relation to DevOps project tasks
-Mentor Junior Engineers in the ways of DevOps

Nice to haves
-Managing and configuring Kubernetes, container registries, and/or CDN experience is a plus
-An SRE skill/mind-set

-BS or BA degree, or higher, or relevant experience
-More than 7 years of experience working within an SRE/DevOps/Systems -Engineering capacity, setting up and configuring PaaS infrastructure
-Demonstrated history of maintaining production platforms, and identifying opportunities to improve, scale, and provide resiliency in disaster recovery
-Experience monitoring for, and responding to critical incidents
Keep abreast of new technologies, and be willing to present them to the technical staff
-Contribute to a dynamic environment of collaboration, and perform under pressure with a sense of humor

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