DevOps Engineer

Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers
ID
5021
Category
Technology

WHO WE ARE

Founded in 1936, CR has a mission to create a fair and just marketplace for all. Widely known for our rigorous research and testing of products and services, we also survey millions of consumers each year, report extensively on marketplace issues, and advocate for consumer rights and protections around safety, digital rights, financial fairness, and sustainability. CR is independent and nonprofit.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The DevOps Engineer is part of a team supporting the production infrastructure for the delivery of web applications to millions of CRO users. This role is responsible for supporting the DevOps team in building and managing various routine components of CR’s web infrastructure focusing on continuous integration, automated software releases, configuration management and system management in a high-availability cloud environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the creation and management of routine software delivery, systems.
    integration, and developer support tools
  • Collaborates with developers, business staff or other project team members to troubleshoot issues as required and implements quality software delivery solutions.
  • Supports, troubleshoots, and maintains production systems
  • Perform routine maintenance including patching and upgrades on all systems to ensure security compliance and system health.
  • Helps streamline software development by contributing to the implementation of a continual integration process and automating manual processes.
  • Ensures the integration of the web servers and all other supporting systems.
  • Helps with performance tuning, load testing, optimization of information/data processing, maintenance and support of the production environment.
  • Researches new automation techniques and solutions to improve efficiency and quality.
  • Standardizes, automates, and documents setup of development and production environments.

ABOUT YOU

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience plus a minimum of 3 years of experience in IT including 1–2 years of relevant Web/Internet experience
  • Software development background and scripting with one or more of the following languages: Java, Ruby, Python, Perl
  • Sound technical understanding of the use and administration of various Linux distributions (RHEL preferred)
  • Experience supporting 24x7, high availability Internet application environments that include web, application, database servers and load balancing systems
  • Working knowledge of web and application servers management and configuration (e.g. Apache, Nginx,
    JBoss, Tomcat)
  • Experience with build, deployment, configuration management automation tools (e.g. Maven, Jenkins, Bamboo, Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  • Experience with virtualization platforms and
    cloud technologies (AWS, OpenShift, Docker), log aggregation, performance metrics tools (Splunk,
    Elasticsearch, LogStash, Statsd, Graphite)

 

THIS POSITION REQUIRES YOU TO BE FULLY VACCINATED PRIOR TO YOUR START DATE

EEO STATEMENT

Consumer Reports is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decision without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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