DevOps Engineer

Denver, Colorado 80202 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 02/18/2016 Job ID: 76 Industry: Other Area(s)
Seeking an DevOps Engineer. We aim to leverage technologies like Chef, Mesos, Sensu, Docker, AWS and Etcd to build a self-service system and rapidly scale services. This particular role will operate as a regular member of Shutterstock’ s Global Infrastructure team as a whole, but be focused on, co-located, and embedded.

Your focus will be to rebuild operational stack, nuts and bolts, on top of AWS and help facilitate ever improving performance and scalability.  Members of the Infrastructure Team are inherently curious and aim to be cross-functional. While you can' t know everything, an Infrastructure Engineer' s key skill is their ability to rapidly learn things, make them useful, and if need be, unlearn them and pivot. Your plasticity and openness to new paradigms and their technical execution is your most important asset. You will not get bored and you will be enabled to solve problems and build systems.

  • Have a positive approach and work to enable and lift up those around you
  • Works effectively in a team/Agile environment to monitor, log, resolve, and escalate infrastructure issues
  • Continually look for opportunities to develop solutions through automation; participates in teams dedicated to continuous improvement
  • Advocate operational best practices to technical and product teams
  • Drive process and company-wide communications, including post mortems, incident reports, and project lifecycle documentation
  • Drive automation, monitoring and horizontal scalability of key systems
  • Remove single point of failures, reliability weak points and performance bottlenecks
  • Provide feedback and guidance on architecture proposals from across the organizations

  • Excellent system-level thinking and the ability to move up and down the stack
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of system automation frameworks (Chef, Puppet)
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with Unix systems administration including solid scripting skills
  • Understanding of networking
  • Strong communication skills
  • Superior troubleshooting approach
  • A high sense of ownership, initiative, follow through and drive

Bonus Skills:
  • Prior experience with Docker
  • ISO 27001, security management  protocol, intrusion detection, SOC 1/2 or SSAE 16


Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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