Senior DevOps Engineer (AWS, PHP)

We require a DevOps Engineer with AWS, Linux, PHP experience to help build, manage, and support infrastructure for our SaaS offering. The DevOps Engineer will be working within a team of Software Engineers, and play a vital part in building amazing cloud-based products and services.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, a critical-thinker, and highly motivated. Able to work unsupervised, they will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be a team player.

The DevOps Engineer will have the following Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain scalable AWS-based infrastructure, including Elastic and Application load balancers, multi-region deployments, read-replica databases, and data warehouses.
  • Oversee deployments to live, customer-facing environments
  • There will be a large programming component, in PHP API development and/or JavaScript/Vue.js
  • Pro-active communication of technical problems and needs
  • Develop documentation and other materials to support ongoing development, change control, and production maintenance

The candidate MUST have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience working with a version control system (VCS - git)
  • 5+ years hands-on experience as a Unix-based system administrator in a mission critical environment
  • 3+ years hands-on experience configuring and provisioning AWS EC2, and RDS assets.
  • MySQL server configuration
  • Hands-on experience with high availability Web architecture and technology including Apache, Nginx, Redis, MySQL, PHP, JavaScript/Vue.js

The candidate SHOULD have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equiv.) in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Experience managing production environments in a Cloud infrastructure
  • Ability to work effectively in crisis situations
  • Ability to proactively identify and avoid potential crisis situations

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