Dev Ops Engineer

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date Posted: 12-20-2016
Position Summary:

The DevOps Engineer is a key position who is in charge of building and maintaining the systems for our development teams. This position will develop tools which will spawn facilities for our infrastructure and everyday work. We are looking for a smart, talented and competitive sysadmin who has worked more than five years on a Linux environment and has no fear at the command line, preferably in an AWS environment.
This position has to be a natural team player, good at troubleshooting and have strong debugging skills. Our team is small and we automate as much as possible and build tools when they don't already exist. We also document - a lot, so be prepared to write down as much useful information as possible!

  • Work in tight cooperation with the software development team to became a contact point.
  • Support for production incident response and application deployment assistance. Be available on-call 24/7 for emergencies.
  • Automate manual effort to resolve error prone tasks and provide means to detect new issues.
  • Protect the company against information security incidents that could affect production and testing environments.
  • Become a part of the production support staff who ensures site and platform availability.
  • Be a part of the company memory and keep track of our documents in a fast collaborative documentation tool.

  • Experience with AWS, certification preferred.
  • Advanced Linux systems background, shell scripting and performance tuning of Debian based systems, Ubuntu preferred.
  • Knows their way with Git, WebHooks, Jenkins, and Continuous Integration universe.
  • Understanding of basic Internet Protocols such as SSL, HTTPS, TCP/IP, etc.
  • Desirable public cloud provider experience of AWS and most of its services: EC2, S3, VPC, etc.
  • Desirable knowledge about information security gathering tools like nmap, sqlmap, metaexploit among others.
  • Deep understanding of shell scripting and desirable understanding of scripting programming languages like PHP, Python, javascript.
  • Deployment and maintenance of Java web applications.
  • Knowledge of Wordpress, exposure to other web technologies helpful
  • Monitoring knowledge of open source and third party tools (Big Brother, Pingdom)          
  • Ability to speak and write in English

Company Overview:

Open English (“OE”) has been a leader in online English Language Learning in Latin America since 2007. We provide individuals and corporate clients in emerging markets worldwide with a unique, practical and fun learning experience that caters to their own schedule and pace. The OE platform offers programs in English Learning with both on-demand content and personalized, live classes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with teachers who are all native English speakers.

With the acquisition of Next U in 2015, OE is now positioned as a global education technology leader offering various online certificates in digital technology specializations. The Next U portfolio of certificates currently includes online certification programs in web development, digital marketing, and mobile app development, including Android and iOS.

To date, the company has offered its online classes to over 500,000 students across Latin America, Brazil, the United States, and now Turkey. The company has been featured on numerous media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, CNN en Español, and NBC. Open English has raised $120M USD in funding - the third highest in the U.S. Ed Tech industry and as of 2014 has been named by PitchBook as the fifth most valuable Ed Tech company in the world. Open English offices are located in Miami, Pompano Beach, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Caracas, and Sao Paulo. 

What We Offer:
  • Very Competitive Compensation Packages
  • Flexible Work Hours and Occasional Telecommuting
  • Top Tier Benefits with Generous Employer Contributions: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life
  • Casual Company Culture, Employee Events, and Relaxed Dress Code

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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