Investopedia - Senior DevOps Developer - Platform

Investopedia is the world’s largest financial education platform, serving over 27 million unique visitors each month. Since 1999, it has been our mission to empower the investing and financial community with the knowledge to make intelligent financial decisions. Since joining IAC in 2014, we have entered an investment period and are rapidly expanding our content while introducing new tools to further cater to our most sophisticated audience.

We are serious about continuing to drive a company culture that is both imaginative and fun, and we’re in the market for great team players who share that mentality. We are energetic, innovative and endlessly curious and are looking for the same in our talent.

Job Description

Platform Development at Investopedia

The Platform team is looking for a great DevOps person to raise the bar for a high-performing team. The Platform team supports all of the infrastructures from development to production for Investopedia. The team is broadly responsible for improving our capacity and flexibility as a development organization. We handle the foundation so that our development teams can focus on safely and quickly improving the site. In addition, the team provides support during incidents, facilitating communication between business and development teams and helping when issues occur too quickly get to the root of the problem.

We are looking for a highly skilled individual for automating large scale deployments with modern configuration and deployment management systems on AWS. We value skills delivering and working with Open Source tools and infrastructure. You are self-driven, work well in a team, have great communication skills and bring leading edge skills on Linux, Python, configuration management, CI/CD and Monitoring tools.

Software Development at Investopedia

The dev team at Investopedia believes in owning their impact and fighting complexity while giving back and having fun. We believe that small, empowered, self-motivated teams can do big things. Our work crosses a wide variety of teams, applications, and technology stacks within Investopedia - collaboration and communication are as important as writing new code. We work primarily with PHP but have started to extract smaller services using Node.js and Python.

Qualifications

Software development qualities that are relevant to us:

  • Great communication and eagerness to continue learning

  • Knowledge of cloud platforms (AWS primary, Google Cloud)

  • Skilled with Linux OS (CentOS, Amazon, others)

  • Configuration Management (Chef, Ansible)

  • Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Gitlab)

  • Scripting (Python and shell scripting)

  • Cloud Monitoring tools (CloudWatch, Splunk, AppDynamics, NewRelic)

  • Containers and Orchestration: Docker, AWS ECS, Kubernetes

  • Other Open Source tools

  • Knowledge of PHP

  • Experience with CMS technologies such as Drupal, Wordpress

  • Commitment to continuous improvement and working in a world class development culture.

Additional Information

Here are a few reasons to work with us…

  • Because we were voted one of the Best Places to Work in 2016 by Business Intelligence Group

  • (http://bit.ly/1UmhijO)

  • Because our employees love us on Glassdoor! (http://bit.ly/1VN8EgG)

  • Because you get to work with this guy! (David Siegel, CEO interview with Forbes) (http://onforb.es/1Qntovl)

  • And these guys and gals! (http://bit.ly/2chB0lX)

We care about our business and want you to know everything from goals to numbers to what’s for lunch. We have doubled in size in less than a year and we’re excited about growth, innovation, hard work, and fun!

We have some of the greatest benefits such as medical/dental/vision options, RRSP Matching Program (matches up to 5% per pay day), free parking, tuition reimbursement, charity gift matching and FREE snacks. More importantly – we know how hard you work so we celebrate that hard work often.