DevOps Engineer

 

LexCheck East (New York City, NY)

 

DevOps Engineer | San Francisco or New York City, USA

 

Our agreement with employees

LexCheck is committed to building trust and making the world more agree-able for our employees, customers and the communities in which we live and work. You can count on us to listen, be honest, and try our best to do what’s right, every day. At LexCheck, everything is equal. We each have a responsibility to ensure every team member has an equal opportunity to succeed, to be heard, to exchange ideas openly, to build lasting relationships, and to do the work of their life. Best of all, you will be able to feel deep pride in the work you do, because your contribution helps us make the world better. And for that, you’ll be loved by us, our customers, and the world in which we live.

The Team

The DevOps Engineer works collaboratively with software engineering to deploy, operate and scale systems, automating and streamlining operations and processes. You will build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations, while troubleshooting and resolving issues in the development, test and production environments.

 

Responsibilities

  • Create cloud formation templates to build AWS services that support our custom Java/Scala/C++/Native Mobile platform
  • Automate and monitor deployment of database and application servers, including Oracle, Postgres, JVM, C++
  • Automate, monitor and report on system performance, using Logstash, Kafka, and New Relic
  • Implement new tools to increase productivity, security, reliability and performance
  • Create and maintain automated application builds (currently Jenkins)
  • Document designs, unit test plans and end user guides
  • Troubleshoot software related performance issues
  • Tackle other duties that pop up … we’re a startup after all.


This position is an Individual Contributor and reports to the VP of Product


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in AWS cloud-based DevOps role (and more is better)
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Experience with automation/deployment/configuration management using either Chef, Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
  • Strong experience in automating and monitoring database and application servers (Oracle, Postgres, JVM, C++)
  • A working understanding of code and script (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby, or an equivalent)
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Experience with automating monitors and system performance reporting (Logstash, Kafka, and New Relic)

 

About Us

LexCheck is committed to building a diverse team of talented individuals who bring different perspectives to the discussion and who feel a sense of inclusion and belonging when they join our team. Individuals seeking employment at LexCheck are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected category.

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