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Title: DevOps Engineer
Date Posted: 2017-12-04
Location: Somerville, MA; Portland, OR
Description:
At ActBlue, we build and power the premier online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors and make giving online as easy as possible. And we work with thousands of groups -- from presidential candidates to environmental organizations to local school board members.

We are seeking a full-time devops engineer to join our existing devops team. You'll have significant responsibility right out of the gate and a voice in designing our architecture. We offer autonomy, responsibility, and amazing in-office and remote colleagues geeking out about politics and tech all day, plus generous benefits. You could work remotely from anywhere in the US, or from our office in Davis Square, Somerville MA.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

- Managing, monitoring, extending our mission critical web application infrastructure across multiple data centers in a no downtime environment.
- Being part of an on-call rotation. When alarms ring we respond immediately and effectively.
- Learning from alarms. After an event, we learn from it, improving our infrastructure, monitoring, or applications to keep the same issue from ringing alarms again.
- Working with application developers and product "customers" to deploy and monitor new services repeatably, at scale, in cloud services.
- Building visualizations of our data, to understand the performance of our systems and recommend improvements to remove bottlenecks and points of failure.
- Discovering, testing, deploying upgrades to or replacement of components of our infrastructure, from simple OS packages, to database version upgrades, to wholesale replacements. (Maybe it's time to move from Apache to nginx? Choose between monit and upstart?)

WHAT YOU'LL BE WORKING WITH:

- Our stack: Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Node.js, Redis, Graphite
- Hosting: Rackspace and AWS clouds.
- Configuration Management in Chef
- Monitoring: Statsd, Graphite, New Relic

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

Very experienced with Linux system administration. We run Ubuntu. Substantial experience with a programming language like Ruby or Python. Experience developing and monitoring mission critical web applications. Knowledge of and a passion for repeatable configuration management using tools such as chef, puppet, or ansible. We use Chef. Bonus: experience configuring and monitoring CDNs. We use Fastly. Bonus: experience tuning and administering PostgreSQL databases. To apply, email a resume and cover letter to the address below.

ActBlue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


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Company: ActBlue
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Contact information: techjobs@actblue.com