DevOps Manager 2U, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About 2U: 2U is changing the way great students and great universities think about online higher education. Founded by a unique team of education veterans, 2U Inc. is a private company that partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online.
We supply universities with the tools, expertise, and global recruiting needed to compete in a space currently dominated by unexceptional programs. 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that enhance traditional offline curricula, while also providing key logistical components, including comprehensive student suport services from enrollment through graduation. To learn more about 2U please visit http://2U.com.
Role and Responsibilities:
The IT Operations Manager will lead the team responsible for designing, deploying, configuring, monitoring, and improving the highly available hosted server infrastructure for 2U?s educational partners, primarily on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. They will work closely with other TechDev departments to support an Agile software development life cycle and the rapid release of new web and mobile technologies for our students and faculty. This is a technical role expected to troubleshoot, reverse engineer, review, and contribute code to the infrastructure as needed using modern web operations technologies and DevOps methodologies.
Education and Professional Experience:
Experience and enthusiasm managing systems administrators, engineers, and / or developers, assisting with their technical and operational challenges, ensuring their adherence to best practices, and promoting their growth as skilled systems professionals.
Software development experience writing high quality, readable, testable, maintainable code for web applications, configuration management, and operations tools.
Administration experience with service oriented architectures using programmatically configurable components and technologies including DNS, IP, Load Balancers, Web Servers, APIs, DB & File Caches, Queuing, Relational & NoSQL Databases, File Systems, CDNs, Streaming, Transcoding, etc.
Design experience creating reliable, fault tolerant, scalable, and performant web applications.
Infrastructure as code experience using popular tools including Git, Ruby, Python, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, ZooKeeper, Fabric, Capistrano, TravisCI, Jenkins, CloudFormation, Heat, Boto, etc.
Experience with modern monitoring, alerting, logging, and analysis tools and services including New Relic, Boundary, Pingdom, PagerDuty, Logstash, Loggly, statsd, Graphite, Sensu, etc.
Strong networking, linux systems administration, and common cryptography fundamentals.
Familiarity with regulatory requirements for information security and privacy and the implications for cloud hosted architectures.
Our Ideal Candidate:
Is a self-motivated leader with a passion for creating excellent teams to architect great technical solutions in a challenging, collaborative, and supportive environment.
A strong sense of leadership, ownership, urgency, and drive
Has enough project management experience to collaborate effectively in writing and in person, create and document process where needed, use common PM tools like Jira, understand and support development workflows, and assist in delivering effective solutions on schedule.
Is available to perform on-call duties for emergencies and tight deadlines, but is motivated to architect systems that preempt and avoid these requirements. Escalations only: overnight response duties are delegated to team members in alternate time zones.
Can show an automated configuration and infrastructure management stack that you have built.
Can provide a link to your Github, relevant Stack Exchange profile, or technical blog.
An opinion on any/all of the following - Puppet v Chef, Allspaw / Jacob / Debois, Netflix, #MonitoringSucks, Heroku, OpenStack v AWS, Ops v DevOps v NoOps, Riak v Mongo v CouchDB
Enthusiasm, curiosity, and the flexibility to thrive in an entrepreneurial atmosphere of constant change and growth, shot through with a healthy dose of self-effacing humor.
A love of education and a commitment to bettering lives - the triple bottom-line.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.
2U, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U, Inc.'s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal.
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