• DevOps Engineer

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    DevOps Engineer

    Remote Full-Time

    Job Summary

    We’re redefining the dining experience by building a world-class mobile ordering and delivery platform. We are building a two-sided marketplace that is helping small businesses grow and acquire new customers while also bringing concierge level convenience to thousands of consumers.

    We're looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to help us create and maintain a 24x7, no downtime, global infrastructure system that powers Waitr’s three-sided marketplace of consumers, merchants, and Waitr employees. As a DevOps Engineer, you must be able to troubleshoot production issues, design, implement, and deploy monitoring tools, collaborate with team members to improve the existing and develop new engineering tools, optimize company’s computing architecture, design and conduct security, performance, availability and availability tests. 

    Essential Functions

    This is a highly accountable role and the candidate must meet the following professional expectations: 

    • Owning and improving the scalability and reliability of our products 
    • Working directly with product engineering and infrastructure teams 
    • Designing and developing various monitoring system tools 
    • Accountable for developing deployment strategies and build configuration management 
    • Deploying and updating system and application software 
    • Ensure regular, effective communication with team members and cross-functional resources 
    • Maintaining a positive and supportive work culture 

    Required Education and Experience

    • 5+ years of proven experience working in a DevOps environment and continuous integration/deployment pipelines (Ansible, Jenkins, AWS CodeBuild/CodeDeploy) 
    • 5+ years of proven experience working in Cloud environments: AWS (preferred), Google Cloud, Azure
    • Solid understanding of networking and security best practices 
    • Experience with infrastructure-as-code frameworks such as Ansible (preferred), Terraform, Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, etc. 
    • Experience in scripting or programming languages (Bash, Python, PHP, Perl, etc.) 
    • Experience with RDBMS (MySQL, Postgres, Redshift) 
    • Experience with caching systems (OPCache, Redis, Memcache) 
    • Experience with Docker 
    • Experience in monitoring tools like Datadog, New Relic, and AppDynamics 
    • Hands on experience with designing and implementing system monitoring tools
    • Excellent written and verbal communication 

    Preferred Education and Experience

    • Experience with Kubernetes 
    • Experience with message queueing systems (Gearman, Kafka, RabbitMQ, SQS) 
    • Expert level understanding and implementation of microservices architecture

    Core Competencies 

    Nimble: You move fast and accurately in a dynamic environment

    Customer-Focused: Proactively seeks and finds ways to provide the highest standards of service.

    Innovator: Generates and recognizes creative solutions in varying work situations.

    Team player: Collaboration and strong communication skills.

    Effective Communicator: Demonstrates open, honest and respectful written and verbal communication.

    Results-Oriented: Productively focuses time and resources on activities to produce quality results.

    Forward-Thinking: Problem solver, do whatever it takes attitude

    Strategic Thinker: Views events and possibilities from multiple perspectives. Understands the bigger picture and the interdependencies and effects of other systems.

    Ethical: Maintains and promotes individual and organization integrity and values in the conduct of all activities.

    Supervisory Responsibility

    # of direct reports: 0

    # of indirect reports: 0

    Physical Demands

    Sitting, typing, viewing computer screens for extended periods of time.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

    Travel

    None

    AAP/EEO Statement

    Waitr, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Waitr, Inc. is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Waitr, Inc. are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to  race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.

    Other Duties

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.