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    DevOps Engineer New
    The Texas Tribune
    Austin, Texas, USA

    Job Title

    DevOps Engineer

    Job Description

    Responsibilities:

    • Design, maintain, and provision infrastructure systems using industry best practices (Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services and Heroku)
    • Administer our databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL), manage data backup and restore systems
    • Automate our tests and improve our continuous integration and delivery systems (CI/CD)
    • Configure logging, monitoring and alerting systems
    • Research and educate the engineering team on emerging technologies and tools
    • Collaborate on transitioning our infrastructure to Kubernetes and serverless technologies using infrastructure-as-code practices (Terraform)

    Restrictions

    • Telecommuting is OK
    • No Agencies Please

    Requirements

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of relevant work experience or equivalent, which can include internships/fellowships and open source projects
    • Experience in using cloud providers like Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services
    • Experience or familiarity deploying containerized applications in a production cloud environment
    • Software development skills or experience any one of the following: Python, Ruby, Java, C++, C#, NodeJS or Go
    • Understanding of git and code collaboration best practices
    • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

    About the Company

    The Texas Tribune is an independent newsroom and the state’s go-to source for Texas politics and public policy information. We are hiring a DevOps Engineer to help maintain our software infrastructure and systems, strengthen our security, grow our capabilities and improve our technical processes.

    In this role, you will work full-time in our engineering department, managing infrastructure and supporting development for our core website and content management system, data explorers, membership services, platform integrations and analytics products.

    Benefits:

    • Comprehensive and inexpensive medical, vision and dental insurance
    • A $50-a-month cellphone stipend
    • 20 days of paid time off annually
    • 12 paid holidays
    • Up to 16 weeks of paid family leave plus four weeks of additional job protection
    • Annual 401(k) match of $2,000
    • A $2,000-a-year stipend for professional training and career development

    Contact Info

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