The Senior DevOps Engineer - Cloud will assist the Operations / IT Team to ensure 24x7 availability, fault-tolerance and scalability of all technical components within the Skyword Corporate, QA, Development and Production environments. By joining Skyword, you will have the opportunity to be an integral part of a fast growing organization with significant opportunity for advancement.
Design, implement, document, and handle all aspects of Linux/CentOS/Debian/Ubuntu ,Windows servers and any compatible applications.
Deploy and support applications in Amazon Web Services.
Design, implement, document, and handle all aspects of Corporate and Application Security using cloud-based security tools, OSSEC IDS, IPTables, SElinux and all types of scanning tools.
Identify repetitive, manual tasks and automate them.
Administer and setup monitoring tools.
Administer networking tools and devices.
Work with the Development team in building and maintaining activities related to Java runtime and MySQL environments.
Document procedures / processes and train others on related procedures.
Assist periodically in after-hours deployments.
Participation in 24/7 on call rotation.
Ability to travel occasionally. (Boston, MA)
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Technical Science or equivalent work experience
5-7 years of experience in Operations / IT, leading teams and managing 100’s of servers
Experience with Linux/Windows system administration.
Experience as a hands-on technical practitioner/specialist in client facing roles.
Experience in Amazon Web Services
Broad understanding of IP protocols, at all layers of the stack.
Strong team skills including the ability to lead and be a team player.
Strong business process/system analytical skills.
Demonstrated verbal, presentation and written communications skills.
Ability to train others on technical and procedural topics.
Ability to work effectively in high pressure, business critical situations.
Experience with current best practices in Operations/IT standards, principles and CERT security practices.
Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive salary; medical, dental, life, 401k and disability insurance plans; three weeks paid vacation; 11 paid holidays and an open, friendly work environment.
Skyword moves brands – and their content – forward. By embracing a sustainable, scalable approach to original storytelling, Skyword liberates brands from ineffective marketing practices and inspires them to create deeper connections with their customers. With a powerful combination of enterprise-class technology, authentic voices, and professional services, Skyword propels clients’ content marketing programs to new levels of excellence. Skyword is a privately held company headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in Palo Alto, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, New York City and Miami.
Skyword is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.