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Complex Media is currently seeking a qualified candidate to join its Digital Department as a Development Operations Engineer. The candidate will be responsible for supporting the established development operations, continuous integration deployment processes and server infrastructure for Complex Media’s Digital department. Our ideal candidate is an experienced engineer who loves automation, server stability and 100% uptime and has something to contribute to the development community.
The candidate will report to the Team Lead and work closely with other developers and engineers.


Our Digital team operates in an agile product development environment with continuous integration development workflow.


This is a Freelance position.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Digital team to expand our current server infrastructure to ensure consistency and redundancy throughout our environments.
  • Support web application servers running JAVA, NodeJS, PHP and other Internet technologies.
  • Develop and Support Continuous Integration deployment process.
  • Configure and maintain load balancers, caching servers and web server infrastructure to ensure high availability of Internet properties.
  • Work with Digital team to continue expanding infrastructure to cloud technologies.
  • Develop solutions for automation, issue resolution, alerts and maintenance.
  • Troubleshoot the system to identify any possible faults or potential issues.
  • Implement security strategies and prevent vulnerabilities.
  • Provide 24x7 support for system related issues and work to identify problems and resolve them.


Must haves:

  • 3+ years of experience with Linux/Unix systems administration including solid shell scripting (PHP, Perl, or Python skills).
  • 2+ years administering high trafficked web sites.
  • Experience as a systems engineer in a production environment.
  • 2+ years of Cloud computing experience with Amazon Web Services and Rackspace Cloud.
  • Practical experience with Docker Engine.
  • GitLab, GitlabCI, Git, Subversion.
  • Ansible, Puppet/Chef, Capistrano.
  • Familiarity with administering and tuning Web (Apache, NginX) and Database Servers. (MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Redis)
  • Extensive LAMP environment knowledge.
  • Experience tuning server side applications and databases, i.e. distributed caches and deployment within a cloud infrastructure.


Nice to haves:

  • ElasticSearch, Solr, Graphite/Grafana, Kibana.
  • Jira, Confluence.


For immediate consideration, please include your salary expectations in the cover letter.


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