Overview

Senior DevOps Engineer (US Remote)
Location: Manhattan NYC, NY
Remote work: Employees can work remotely (100% US remote)
Job Type: Full-time
About Us
GETTR is one of the fastest growing social media platform founded on the principles of free speech, independent thought and rejecting political censorship and “cancel culture.” With best-in-class technology, our goal is to create a marketplace of ideas to share freedom and democracy around the world. We foster a healthy marketplace of ideas, where smart, motivated, curious people bring a diversity of opinions and the courage of their convictions for idea collaboration.
About This Role:
The Senior DevOps Systems Engineer entails working with various team members from across the organization, primarily in the Engineering division. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative “DevOps&SRE” busines unit which provides continual proactive technical infrastructure support & improvement on all environments of GETTR services/products and platforms, ensuring their optimal system’s availability and reliability. You must contribute to the improvement of DevOps implementation while applying with the IT security’s best practices. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative “DevOps&SRE” business unit which provides continual proactive technical infrastructure support & improvement on all environments of GETTR services/products and platforms, ensuring their optimal system’s availability and reliability. You must contribute to the improvement of DevOps implementation while applying with the IT security’s best practices.
Job Description:

Participate in all stages of infrastructure provisioning, from POC to production support.
Assist in implementation of security best practices and initiatives at all levels of the systems infrastructure.
Adhere with DevOps & SRE (Site Reliability Engineer) principles/pillars.
Align with SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) and business values.
Ensure maximum availability and reliability of our mission critical platforms, complying with our SLA and SLO.
Apply the latest OS and security patches ensuring the compatibility of underlying running application.
Participate in the disaster recovery/business continuity (DRBC) routine exercises.
Handle help desk & JIRA tickets and mitigate any production issues.
Ensure accurate knowledge base documentation in a timely manner.

Job Requirements:

Strong knowledge of secure web app deployments in AWS (3+ years).
Extensive experience as a Linux administrator, particularly CentOS 7.x & AWS Linux 2.
Having the DevOps mindset of continuous improvement for operational excellency.
The ability to work with little supervision; must be self-driven and motivated.
Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) — Jenkins and Git.
Experience with containerized microservices delivered with Docker, Kubernetes (Kops, AWS EKS), and OpenShift 4.x.
Manage & optimize unified logging system and APM (Application Performance Management) monitoring tools, constantly reduce the MTTR (Mean Time to Recovery).
Strong scripting skills using Shell and Python or Go (a plus).
Work collaboratively with DevOps engineers, DevOps architects and SREs.
Experience in working collaboratively with various applications development teams throughout the organization to resolve problems.
Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary to produce and process technical documents.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills and the ability to translate business requirements into information systems solutions.
Experience with IT security.
Someone who is a team player.
Professional IT certifications, such as Red Hat Certified Engineer, and AWS certifications (a huge plus).
Relevant work experience (9+ years), either in software development or systems engineering, IT infrastructure.
Master’s degree in technology related, engineering or computer science (a plus).
Willingness to participate in an on-call rotation.
Provide mission critical production support in case of an outage during off business hours if necessary.

Tagged as: Programming, Software Engineering

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About GETTR

GETTR USA, Inc., is a privately-held, American social media company. Launched on July 4, 2021 by its Chief Executive Officer, former Senior Trump Advisor, Jason Miller, GETTR celebrates free speech, rejects cancel-culture, and provides a best-in-class technology platform for the marketplace of ideas.