DevOps Engineer | UPKEY
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DevOps Engineer

Job type Full-time Company Highspot Location Remote

What You'll Do

  • Work with developers to ensure Highspot applications are operable, scalable, and deliver the highest quality experience to our customers.
  • Participate in code-reviews, rotating on-call, architecture reviews, and project planning.
  • Embrace failures and treat incidents as teaching opportunities through blameless post mortems and in-person discussion(s).
  • Understands the value of observability and monitoring, and can evangelize best monitoring practices for solid service coverage.
  • Identify and own opportunities to improve and shape all aspects of our development and delivery workflow.
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and use a critical eye to shape the team’s efficiency.
  • Assist engineers in Project Management aspects; help identify blockers, and reign in the scope while focused on making incremental progress.  Lead project estimation discussions. Must be capable of digging into the “Why” behind project requirements.
  • Experienced in working with developers who might need extra assistance in completing a solution, or who might be learn to master a specific skill set.  Values the idea of sharing knowledge within the team, and to the broader product organization.
  • Experienced in conducting research initiatives.  Also knows how to provide guidance on technology trends and best practices to peers and leadership.

Your Background

  • You're driven by curiosity and the understanding to support, learn, and guide a team to be successful.
  • You believe that automation is the key to building humane, reliable, systems.
  • You're proficient with at least two programming languages (we use a lot of Ruby).
  • You're an excellent troubleshooter and gracefully-proficient on the command-line.
  • You understand Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), and Release Engineering best-practices.
  • You have a strong background in Cloud Infrastructure and automation.
  • You approach security work with a high regard.
  • You value the importance of health checks for a given service and want to evangelize the practice.
  • You understand the value of solid monitoring in large-scale SaaS apps and have experience in instrumenting code for good observability.
  • You have great interpersonal communication skills and work well in a diverse, team-focused environment.
  • You enjoy writing quality documentation for solutions and processes.
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