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114 Main St.

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compensation: Compensation based on experience.
employment type: full-time

Job Description
Tightrope Interactive is seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer to join our team for a position in our Cold Spring office. This role is an opportunity to be an integral part of a small, collaborative, innovation team developing large scale, cloud-based systems that support millions of users (and growing). Organization and a passion for technical excellence are critical attributes for this role, with the ideal candidate being a highly proficient system administrator having demonstrable problem solving abilities. Our DevOps team is a small, talented group, responsible for maintaining and innovating large distributed engineering platforms that support hundreds of products and millions of users. There is no shortage of interesting work and problems to solve, so if that's what you're looking for, Tightrope Interactive is the right place!


  • Management of our array of technology stacks and platforms (AWS, GCP, Bare Metal, Linux, Apache, HAProxy, MySQL/RDS, PHP, CloudFlare, Akamai, Java, Javascript/Node.js, etc.)

  • Automation of our system provision and software deployment processes

  • Monitoring of all of our critical systems, including servers, data stores, and analytics systems (NewRelic/APM, DataDog, Athena/QuickSight, etc.)

  • Analysis of our platform abilities and demands to constantly improve efficiency & effectiveness

  • Being an integral part of designing/creating new, cloud-based technology systems/platforms as well as optimizing existing ones


  • You have a BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • You have 3+ years work experience in a DevOps role or similar ( IT-Ops, TechOps)

  • You have extensive experience with Amazon/AWS (EC2, S3, RDS, etc.)

  • You have fluency in one or more scripting languages (Python, Ruby, Bash, etc.)

  • You have a thorough understanding of how to configure, deploy, manage and maintain PaaS systems (containerization, auto-scaling, monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshooting, and disaster recovery)

  • You have a solid background working with open source languages and systems, as well as source code management systems (Wordpress, Linux, Apache, Nginx, Java, PHP, MySQL, Git, etc.)

  • You have great verbal and written communication skills

  • You love problem-solving and thrive in fast-paced, agile environments


  • You have experience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt, or equivalents)

  • You have experience with containers and orchestration services (Kubernetes, Docker, or equivalents)

  • You have experience working in Agile and/or Lean environments

Compensation and Benefits
Compensation depends on experience and consists of base salary and quarterly bonuses. Tightrope Interactive provides medical, dental, life and disability insurance, pre-tax commuter benefits, a 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

To apply for this job please submit your resume and a brief cover letter that describes why you'd be a good fit.

About Tightrope
Tightrope Interactive, Inc. is an online search marketing technology company, specializing in the creation and distribution of O&O search products. With offices situated in the heart of San Francisco and the soul of New York, we are far-reaching and diversified in our approach. We embrace diversity and support a work/life balance. Working here requires a healthy blend of passion, commitment, flexibility and teamwork. Think you have what it takes? We'd love to hear from you!

Tightrope is an equal opportunity employer.

No recruiters or C2C please.

Job Type: Full-time
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6778156041



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