DevOps Engineer

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About NextLink Labs

NextLink Labs is a software and technology consulting company founded by software developers. We believe that in order for companies, teams, and products to succeed, engineers must be put in a position to succeed. From our experience, projects that prioritize the happiness and productivity of their engineers are more likely to deliver features on time and scale well into the future.

As a remote-first company with team members spread out all across the country, NextLink Labs continuously works to ensure our work environment is comfortable and collaborative. We also aim to maintain an inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive professionally and live full lives outside of work.

Position Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic DevOps professional that loves designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines, handling backup and recovery processes, adding/maintaining logging and monitoring infrastructure, and enhancing developer productivity.

As a DevOps Engineer, you can expect to:

  • Administer AWS/Azure/GCP accounts for us and our clients
  • Design DevOps deployment and operation strategies and take them through to full implementation
  • Suggest and implement proper tooling around monitoring/logging to enhance visibility into applications
  • Stay on top of DevOps trends and bring in these solutions and ideas to better serve our clients

Excellent candidates will have most or all of the following skills:

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or an equivalent (Ansible preferred)
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with Amazon Web Services is required)
  • Experience with the Hashicorp suite of products
  • Some experience with Docker / Kubernetes
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform or equivalent)
  • Strong experience with SQL and MySQL (NoSQL experience is a plus)
  • A working understanding of code and script (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Proficient understanding of version control systems (Git)

Bonus if you

  • Also have expertise as a developer or cybersecurity engineer
  • Have certifications for AWS, Azure, GCP, or Kubernetes
  • Currently maintain a blog or have writing experience in the area of DevOps
  • Want to grow quickly in your career and are willing to put in the work to make it happen

If interested please email CV to jobs [ @ ] nextlinklabs.com or apply on this page

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Developer Focused

NextLink Labs was founded by software developers and the experience of our developers continues to be our highest priority to this day.

Remote First

We're a fully remote and completely distributed team, so we can work wherever we're happiest.