10/15 DevOps Engineer (Northbrook)
OpticsPlanet, OpticsPlanet, Inc. is seeking a DevOps Engineer to join our Development Operations team. You'll have the opportunity to drive exciting projects like configuration management, build automation and infrastructure automation. Don't pass up this opportunity to work with talented technology specialists who will appreciate your skills and abilities.
OpticsPlanet is a leading internet retailer devoted to serving those with personal and professional pursuits in hunting, outdoors, military, law enforcement, eyewear, and laboratory equipment. Our portfolio of over a dozen different web properties includes OpticsPlanet.com, our flagship store, and DVOR.com, the world's first private sales site devoted to outdoorsmen, hunters, hobbyists and military personnel. Since our inception in 2000, this portfolio of industry-leading ecommerce sites has been built and maintained by a team of passionate individuals who enjoy working in our dynamic, casual, team-oriented work environment.
Named one of the top "100 Best Companies to Work For" by the Chicago Tribune, our campus is full of passionate and ambitious teams working together to achieve success. OpticsPlanet is quick to name its employees as the #1 reason we've collected such an abundance of awards and accolades, including seven consecutive years on both the Internet Retailer Top 500 as well as the Inc. 5000, which highlights the nation's fastest growing companies. To continue this rapid growth, OpticsPlanet is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team.
We provide opportunities for career growth and advancement to employees at all levels. In addition, OpticsPlanet offers an extensive set of benefits to full time employees (including health insurance, flexible time off, and 401K). OpticsPlanet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Regularly meet with developers and other DevOps team members for capacity and architecture planning
Participate in regular deployments of code updates
Building, maintaining and deploying PHP-based applications
Documentation of processes, troubleshooting processes, and solutions
Monitoring and responding to system and network alerts
Qualifications, Skills, and Requirements
2+ years hands-on experience deploying and maintaining complex, custom, multi-tiered application systems in a complex, global, online operations group
Experience with provisioning and configuration management tools and technologies such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt
3+ years of experience with Linux as a power user or administrator
1+ years of experience with a cloud computing stack (e.g. Amazon AWS, Rackspace)
2+ years of experience with Apache web server
Strong scripting skills
Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail
Ability to program in at least one structured language (PHP preferred)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Nice to have: familiarity with Load Balancers, Router, and Firewalls
Nice to have: Virtualization experience
OpticsPlanet is an Equal Opportunity Employer