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Devops Engineer

As a DevOps Engineer at Boston Globe Media Partners, you'll work collaboratively with software engineering to deploy and operate our systems. Help automate and streamline our operations and processes. Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations. Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, testing, and production environments. As an embedded member of the operations team, you will be the subject matter expert on how and when to utilize the tools built and deployed by DevOps. You will be an influential partner in delivering incredible end user experiences.


  • Develop a flexible infrastructure to promote developer self-service while promoting continuity across our overall environment. 
  • Continuous environment monitoring for application health, performance, and security 
  • Maintain a pulse on emerging technologies and discovering hidden opportunities in our environment 
  • Use technical expertise and experience to evaluate industry technologies and assess practice relevance 
  • Collaborate with software craftsmen to research and address technical needs to roadmap and develop new solutions 
  • Maintain and improve standards of operational excellence 
  • Ensure redundancy and resilience of infrastructure and services 

Reliability and Performance 

  • Champion continual improvement in the areas of reliability and performance 
  • Help design and implement secure environments and servers 
  • Forecast and assess reliability risks 
  • Ensure all infrastructure is configuration managed 


  • Experience in key areas such as AWS with strong systems administration skills in Windows and Linux/Unix 
  • Experience with automation tools/configuration management using either Puppet or equivalent 
  • Strong background in continuous integration and deployment methodologies/pipelines 
  • Strong administration of HAproxy, RabbitMQ, Redis 
  • Strong knowledge of network security and performance 
  • Knowledge of compliance frameworks (PCI, SOX, SOC 2, ISO 27001) 
  • Powershell, bash, and python scripting 
  • Database administration background in Postgres, MSSQL, Mariadb, and MySQL 
  • Strong understanding of DevOps mentality and tools 
  • Ability to quickly analyze and comprehend new or unfamiliar technologies or ideas 
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required) 

Technologies and tools you’ll use and interact with here: 

  • Windows - Server 2012 R2, 2016, Core 
  • Linux: RHEL, CentOS 7, Fedora Core 
  • Tools - Github, Logic Monitor, TeamCity, Octopus Deploy, Saltstack, 
  • OpsGenie, ELK, Terraform 
  • Services - AWS - Elasticache, Cloudfront, Service Catalog, Cloudwatch, 
  • Directory Service, WAF & shield, SQS, SNS 
  • Data Stores - MSSQL, Elasticsearch 
  • Other Cloudflare-, Zuora, 
  • A working understanding of code and script: 
  • Python 
  • Node.js 
  • Perl and/or Ruby 
  • PHP 

The Boston Globe is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will 
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, 
gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, 
genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

Job Type: Full-time 
Job Location: Boston, MA 
Required experience: Progressive DevOps engineering 

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