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Dev/Ops System Engineer in Salt Lake City, UT at Franklin Covey Careers

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description


The DevOps/Systems Engineer is responsible for the deployment, automation, monitoring, and management of FranklinCovey's web-based assets. This highly collaborative position will work closely with our development and security teams to build and improve current tools and services that support deploying, monitoring, and managing sites/systems/applications. The DevOps/Systems Engineer will identify automation opportunities, designs, and develop automation solutions that improve DevOps operations and efficiencies.  This role will advocate and promote knowledge sharing and the “DevOps culture” across the Information Technology Department. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Always Learning about new technologies and related tools to introduce to the company in order to grow the agile development environment.
  • Willingness to work flexible / odd hours at times, based on needs, including on-call rotation
  • Providing direct server support during various operations such as deployment and general production.
  • Collaborating with developers and security team to make sure new environments meet requirements and conform to best practices.
  • Designing, implementing and testing agreed-upon infrastructures.
  • Prioritizing requests from operations, development and product teams fairly while demonstrating a sense of empathy.
  • Monitoring automation; make sure that the correct monitors are deployed at the application level so that any failures can be quickly detected and repaired.
  • Day-to-day systems administration - user creation, systems provisioning, and troubleshooting.
  • Build, maintain, and scale infrastructure for Production, QA, and Dev environments.
  • Develop and maintain Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery systems.
  • Work closely with Development and QA teams to help ensure end-to-end quality.
  • Write and maintain infrastructure documentation.
  • Own production incidents/issues and provide level 2 response to infrastructure incidents and alerts.

Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and reliable to work independently.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • 2+ years managing Amazon Web Services (CloudFormation, EC2, S3, ELB, ASG, RDS, etc).
  • Strong background in Linux administration (RedHat, CentOS, Amazon Linux), and Windows administration experience is a plus.
  • Experience automating deployment of Linux applications, system configurations and security settings (Spacewalk, Salt, Puppet, Chef, etc).
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service.
  • A working understanding of web application and scripting languages (PHP, Python, Ruby, Bash, and Java).
  • Solid background in database administration (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL) including query optimization, replication, and performance tuning to maintain availability and scalability.
  • Experience deploying scalable web infrastructure with Apache/NGINX/PHP/PHP-FPM.
  • Experience working with code repositories (Git, SVN).
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (Bamboo, Jenkins, etc).
  • Experience designing and maintaining reliable, high-availability production systems and services.
  • Excellent and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and practices.

     Company Information

    FranklinCovey is a global company specializing in performance improvement. We help organizations achieve results that require a change in human behavior. Our expertise is in seven areas: Leadership, Execution, Productivity, Trust, Sales Performance, Customer Loyalty, and Education. Our mission statement is “We enable greatness in people and organizations everywhere”.  We fulfill this mission by hiring “Achievers with Heart”.

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    FranklinCovey is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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