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DevOps Engineer

WideOrbit

WideOrbit

Software Engineering
Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

About WideOrbit:

Say hello to a Wider World. WideOrbit helps media companies do more business by making it easier to buy and sell advertising. We build the one software platform that ties everything together – TV, radio, and digital ad sales, from pitch to payment. Chances are if there’s an ad on your local TV or radio station, over-the-air or streaming, our technology helped put it there. Our customers include NBCUniversal, ABC/Disney, Fox, Paramount, AMC, TelevisaUnivision, Audacy, and many more industry leaders around the world. In February 2023, WideOrbit became a part of Lumine Group, a Canadian listed company which in turn is a part of the Constellation Software Inc. (CSI) ecosystem, a multi-billion dollar global public company.

At WideOrbit, we make preserving our inclusive environment an ongoing priority, empowering team members to contribute at every level, in every function. We hire high-energy innovators who value diversity, unafraid to wield their passion and expertise to advocate for our customers and each other. At WideOrbit, you’ll make a difference and see your impact every day, while learning, growing, and enjoying what you do!

Job Description:

The DevOps team is looking for an engineer to join a highly motivated group of WideOrbiters. This role requires a combination of engineering knowledge and experience, as well as soft skills, and someone with the ability to build trust and reciprocal relationships across various teams. This being a key component of success. Your partner teams will be varied and with diverse skill sets, but will include members of Development, Product, QA, Security, Compliance and Operation groups. We are looking for someone who loves learning, measures everything, digs into details to find anomalous patterns and that also has a passion for quality and automation, yet with the ability to understand systems and a desire to continually improve. You take ownership and responsibility for your tasks; and feel a personal stake in the corporate eco-system – that being the overall success of our products as well as our customers satisfaction. You thrive in uncertainty and strive to bring order to it; and you understand the power of maintaining an excellent team culture.

Here is what success will look like:

  • Contribute to company success as part of a team of talented and high-impact DevOps engineers.
  • Participate in the design, implementation, and management of CI/CD pipelines, automated testing, and deployment frameworks.
  • Author solutions to recurring Infrastructure related problems or business as usual tasks using code (with a focus on reusability).
  • Actively participate as part of a team that owns the end-to-end availability and performance of key services and build automation; to iteratively improve all areas within the team purview to proactively prevent problems. You’ll generate root cause analysis and mitigation plans for any critical service disruptions.
  • Maintain understanding of WideOrbit’s Products, stay current on emerging systems and cloud services to leverage best practices and standards to improve reliability, increase security and reduce costs.
  • Collaborate with the security team to implement robust security practices and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
  • Facilitate thorough documentation and knowledge sharing.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation.

To thrive in this role, we’re looking for:

  • Experience managing highly available cloud services and securely managing workloads in a public cloud such as AWS, GCP or Azure (using Ansible, PowerShell, Terraform, etc.).
  • Experience in at least one programming or scripting language (e.g., Java, C++, Perl, Python, PowerShell, Ruby, HCL, etc.) and possess a bias for automating repetitive tasks.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines or tools (GitHub, TeamCity, Octopus, Jenkins, SonarQube, Snyk, etc.) and with working experience of six months or more with source code (e.g., GIT).
  • Understanding of web services/distributed systems and their common associated problems.
  • OS is just one part of the ecosystem. You are well versed in the rest (networking, storage, security, DBs, logging, observability, etc.).
  • Understanding of Containerization and Serverless Technologies.

Location:

This is a telecommute/remote position.

Pay Range:

$70,000 - $125,000

Compensation:

The compensation range listed, and general description of other compensation and benefits will apply to this position. Various factors are considered to determine compensation ranges including market data, location, experience, qualifications, and skills. WideOrbit reserves the right to pay more or less than the salary and benefit information posted.

Benefits & Perks:

Besides a great work environment with smart and friendly coworkers, access to leadership and knowledge about how your work impacts company success, here are some of our benefits and perks:

A competitive salary, health insurance, sabbatical leaves, great vacation package, work/life balance, life event benefits, casual work attire, stocked café, 401(k) match, and plenty of opportunities to grow!

We are committed to treating all applicants fairly, WideOrbit is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law. Additionally, we consider qualified applicants whose histories are impacted by our justice system, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.