Posted about 2 years agoWe are looking for a Technical Operations Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will work closely with the technology team, demonstrating a professional approach and leading decisions relating to our systems and server architecture. The candidate must be passionate about the fundamentals of web systems configuration, cloud hosting (AWS), containers. system performance monitoring, provisioning, security, understand web architectures, be knowledgeable in best practice software development and deployment processes. Occasional travel may be required. All technical candidates may be asked to undergo a practical test to demonstrate their technical abilities.RESPONSIBILITIES: Working with our Development teams to assist in defining and supporting system test and UAT/release support as needed Thinking outside the box to devise ways to improve our systems Working closely with the technology team, taking requirements and design documentation as input, clarifying requirements as necessary to critique solutions and being proactive in approach to tasks Participating in the Agile development methodology, including stand-ups and other Agile ceremonies as needed Helping define metrics for Pond5 systems that are useful and practical and looking at how we can iteratively improve what we do, including the automated 24/7 monitoring of our systems, value for money reviews of our hosting costs and system security Designing for system redundancy, Disaster Recovery and failover Assisting with the resolution of day to day issues and queries relating to technology REQUIREMENTS: 5+ years experience working with at least three of Linux, AWS, Docker, Python, Go, Node Ability to come up to speed quickly with our technology stack Cloud based experience - familiar with Iaas, Paas, SaaS Familiar with php, python, go, java web applications and REST services Experienced with Elasticity, Scalability, Clustering and Load Balancing, Performance Tuning, High Availability and Failover, Security and Data Transformation Experience working in an Agile environment with a geographically dispersed development team Experienced in deployment of microservice based solutions using Docker, Kubernetes or Linux Containers Experience with deployment tools and configuration management (Docker, Terraform, SaltStack, Chef, Ansible, Jenkins) Experience with monitoring software (Sensu, Prometheus, Grafana) Experience with CI/CD software Experience with Centralized Log Systems (Graylog, ELK, etc.) Experience with Hashicorp tools (Vagrant, Consul, Packer, Vault) Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases is a plus Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work on own initiative Strong understanding of product life cycle and deliverables Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines Must have excellent attention to detail, be persistent to get things done right, be highly organised and flexible, and work well in collaboration with a dynamic team BENEFITS: International team of 175 awesome people Competitive compensation and perks Learn new things every day! ABOUT POND5: Pond5 is the world’s largest, most vibrant video-first content marketplace, providing filmmakers, creators, and producers of all kinds with the content, inspiration, and tools they need to improve their projects. As the only content marketplace that meaningfully shares licensing revenue with its contributing artists, Pond5 is driven by a commitment to its passionate and growing global community of more than 55,000 professional visual and audio creators, providing a platform where their creative work can flourish, and helping them to make a sustainable living. With groundbreaking features like visual search for video and integrations into all major video-editing software, Pond5 is innovating daily, making it easier to find and use the content that creatives need to bring their vision to life. Pond5 is a venture-backed company funded by Accel Partners and Stripes Group with offices in New York, Dublin, Prague, London, and LA.