Sr. IT Operations Engineer 2U, Inc.
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What We're Looking For:
The Sr. IT Operations Engineer will be a member of the team responsible for deploying, configuring and monitoring the hosted server infrastructure for 2U's educational partners, primarily on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. The Operations Engineer will also work closely with our developers to support the software development life cycle, QA with testing, and with operations on common systems administration tasks.
Things That Should Be in Your Background:
Has built infrastructure in AWS or other IaaS using API libraries or the command line tools.
Is familiar with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration technologies.
Always thinks about how a manual process can be automated and sees that as a boon, not a threat, to job security.
Is very adept with the shell and the Linux environment in general and considers themselves a nuts and bolts admin.
Has written a fair amount of version controlled, readable and maintainable code at some point, with a strong emphasis on web applications.
Is highly proficient with either Apache or nginx web servers, and HTTP in general.
Has worked with a cloud load balancer like Amazon?s Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) or similar, or has set up HAProxy or used nginx as a load balancer, and is generally familiar with HA, redundant, fault-tolerant architectures.
Is very familiar with Linux server security (iptables, owasp, tripwire) and general -nix fundamentals.
Strong experience with different monitoring tools - monit, Zabbix and New Relic here, but also whatever you might have used at your old job or what you have researched and tested on your own.
Can show a CloudFormation, Puppet, Chef, or similar automated configuration and infrastructure management stack that you have built.
Can provide a link to your Github, Server Fault, Stack Overflow, or other Stack Exchange profile.
Ready to talk about modern operations culture, theories and application of same in the real world.
Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role:
Ability to work late and be in contact for emergency hours and when necessary to meet challenging deadlines and demanding service level agreements. Escalations only; overnight response duties are delegated to other time zones.
An interest in eliminating Pager Duties with work on continuous delivery, a robust SOA, and fault-tolerance.
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
About 2U, Inc.
Founded in 2008 by a team of education and technology veterans, 2U enables leading colleges and universities to deliver their high quality education to qualified students anywhere. Our cloud-based software-as-a-service platform provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support, and graduate their students. Our mission is to enable the education our clients provide to reach its highest potential so students can reach theirs.
Why It?s Great to Join Our Team
There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:
Benefits ? at 2U we offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k. We also offer paid time off and company holidays. That?s not all! Employees receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependents.
Our Culture ? We are a highly energetic, innovative start-up company with room to grow. We don?t take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team. 2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.
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 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?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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