DevOps Engineer

Skookum is seeking its a DevOps engineer! We are looking for a jack of all trades engineer with lots of experience across numerous technologies and platforms. You will be part developer, part infrastructure administrator, and part educator. We do it all, and we need a person who can work alongside our development teams and solve hard problems. You should love scripting, automation, security, and making environments hum along like a well oiled machine. Docker and AWS experience are a definite plus and will put you on our shortlist, but you must also be comfortable with Windows and Linux server environments.

About The Team

We generally operate with small teams working closely together on a wide variety of complex and interesting projects. Think: Postgres optimization, mobile UI with React, offline-enabled responsive web applications to name a few. Our web stacks today include React, Vue.js, Angular, Rails / Sinatra, Node.js, .NET and we even have system level languages like C/C++ and Go in production. We strongly believe in using the best tool for the problem.

About You

You are always learning. You are always growing. You are always seeking to improve yourself and those around you. 
You are a human first, a developer second. You are willing and able to partake in and lead communication with project stakeholders. You should be able to explain technical constraints to both technical and non-technical audiences.

You will succeed in this role if you:
  • Have experience with Jenkins
  • Can debate the merits of Chef, Puppet, and Ansible
  • Understand container technology, like Docker, and the growing ecosystem
  • Are familiar with tools like Vagrant or Boxen
  • Have a very high standard of written English
  • Are familiar with both NoSQL (Mongo, Redis) and RDBM (Postgres, MySQL, SQL Server) systems
  • Work well with others
  • Love the journey as much as the destination
  • Enjoy working in and learning to use a wide variety of technologies and languages

Why Skookum?

We have offices in beautiful Charlotte, NC and Denver, CO. We believe in work/life balance and downright frown upon overworking yourself. We offer competitive perks including continuing education opportunities, team lunches every Friday, small, dynamic teams, and Open PTO.

We never do the same thing twice. We build business critical applications with the mindset of the lean startup and consumer product world. We tackle problems we don’t always know how to solve. Every day, every project is a new challenge to conquer. You will have the opportunity to push yourself and grow.

Next Steps

If this sounds like you and a place you’d like to be please submit an application. If you already have a presence online with a blog, Twitter, GitHub, or other platform, let us know that, too.

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