DevOps Lead

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17
Atlanta, GA
11 - 15 years experience
Online Advertising & Marketing Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17


Springbot is seeking a DevOps Lead to join one of the fastest growing and most innovative startups in Atlanta.


  • Own platform availability and performance.
  • Implement monitoring and alerting solutions to ensure proper incident management and capacity planning.
  • Lead operations governance processes in such a way that the controls accelerate the pace of innovation, rather than stifle it.
  • Optimize the platform hosting strategy, including relationships with AWS, Heroku and others.
  • Work closely with the software development team and other functional groups to engineer a robust, flexible, and scalable application delivery platform.
  • Lead the technical support organization, which provides Tier-2 support to customer-facing roles.
  • Serve as a member of the technology leadership team and provide leadership on architecture, development, operations and support.


Required Skills

  • 10+ years of experience as Software Developer or Systems Engineer
  • 5+ years leading an operations-facing team
  • Experience building, delivering, operating and troubleshooting complex distributed systems
  • Experience deploying a wide variety of open source technologies on a cloud infrastructure platform such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef
  • Experience with Git for source code control
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as New Relic or DataDog
  • Must have a passion to deliver high quality solutions and a meticulous attention to detail
  • Must enjoy having fun at work every day
  • Must be enthusiastic about learning new technologies
  • Must be passionate, self-directed and a champion for technology within the company
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or equivalent

Preferred Skills

  • Experience administering MongoDB or other non-SQL data stores
  • Experience administering Postgres or other SQL-based databases
  • Experience migrating from one cloud provider to another, or to/from traditional data centers
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker
  • Experience implementing log aggregation platforms
  • Experience with the Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Confluence)
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