Dev/Ops Engineer

Location: Durham, NC

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Come work for a high-growth company where you can thrive on collaborative teams, and where everyone is encouraged to contribute ideas across all levels of the organization. You should desire to work in a fast moving and adaptive environment but with the stability, compensation and benefits of a successful company.

Adwerx is on the lookout for a DevOps Engineer to lead our Infrastructure. In this role, you’ll help maintain an already strong infrastructure and continue to make it better. Help us navigate the challenges associated with rapid growth, make our deployments faster, our infrastructure more stable, and forge new paths into containerization. You will also work closely with our development team and oversee all the moving parts for how we deliver and run our software.

What you will do:

  • Keep our production, test, and development websites online and responsive.
  • Maintain and build on top of our existing Ansible playbooks and use Terraform to make our infrastructure repeatable
  • Help design new parts of our architecture with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Build out modern systems and development environments that enable our expanding product engineering team.
  • Take advantage of existing and upcoming Amazon Web Services (AWS) products to get the most of our infrastructure.
  • Build automation tools and make our people and code as efficient as they can be.
  • Monitor and track the metrics that impact our infrastructure and application code and find creative ways to improve our monitoring systems.
  • Remove single points of failure.
  • Pitch in to provide an infrastructure voice to all areas of the company.

What you should have:

  • An understanding of Ruby on Rails, at least enough to understand code and contribute basic features.
  • Experience running Ruby on Rails applications on AWS: EC2, S3, CloudFront, RDS/MySQL, etc.
  • An interest in modern technologies, like containerization, service-oriented architectures, and APIs.
  • Virtualization experience
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and cache layers (memcached, Redis).
  • Experience with cloud management (AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Experience with Git.
  • Experience with systems automation tools (Ansible preferred)
  • Understanding of DNS and working knowledge of TCP/IP.
  • Linux administration and command line experience (Debian-based preferred)

What you will get:

  • Competitive salary and potential for equity
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plan options (100% of premiums paid by company)
  • A collaborative work environment where you’ll learn about and influence every aspect of the business
  • The opportunity to define the operations that will power the growth of our business
  • An environment that fosters transparency and the company vision through monthly company updates and happy hours
  • A company that partners with you to learn, grow, and excel in your career

Adwerx is revolutionizing online advertising for local businesses by making it simple, approachable, and affordable. We believe that every business from realtors to restaurants and beyond should be able to benefit from online advertising without needing to be a marketing expert.  We are building the products and technology to turn this vision into a reality.

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