Systems Engineer (DevOps)

Tech Woodland Hills, California Req. UMG-623


We are seeking a local candidate who has minimum 3 years of DevOps experience with tools like Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, and Docker. 

Are you an enthusiastic software developer with infrastructure automation experience? Are you looking for an employer that fosters your career growth and provides upward mobility opportunities? Are you passionate about music?

...If so, we'd love to connect with you.



Universal Music Group is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our Corporate IT group in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California.

You’ll experience the following perks as a full-time UMG employee...

  • Competitive Benefits – Your comprehensive benefits package will offer Medical, Dental, & Vision, as well as 30+days of PTO, a 401k savings plan with company match, & more.
  • Employee Development – We’re invested in growing your career within UMG. Your engagement in L&D programs will help expand your skill set. Also, you’ll be the first to be considered when new roles open.
  • Culture and Environment – You’ll enjoy our branded offices that feature UMG artists and music 24/7, employee lounges complete with video games, musical instruments, couches, free soda and coffee, free merchandise, & more.
  • Social Responsibility – Your good works and engagement in various causes will be amplified by UMG’s donation-match programs, strengthening our impact throughout the world.



You’ll be responsible for evolving the infrastructure and serving the software configuration management needs of the development engineering.

  • You’ll be hands-on for the ongoing development of “infrastructure as code” and support organizational development and testing teams.
  • You’ll work closely with development engineers at all levels of the organization, Project Managers, & Product Managers, as well as interact with Program Management, Infrastructure, Support, & other Delivery Teams.
  • You’ll present best practices, training material, & train personnel on the compliance of software tools and procedures (i.e. Build servers – TeamCity, source control providers – Git, scripting – PowerShell).



You should have standard infrastructure automation expertise along with engineering skills in configuration and support of Windows-based platforms, tools configuration, & standards, as well as development and maintenance of the existing build, test automation, & deployment scripts.

  • 7+ years of experience as a software engineer, developing embedded, web-based, or server applications.
  • 3+ years of experience building and releasing infrastructure as code in a controlled environment with an understanding of full-lifecycle configuration management activities, while performing related system administration activities.
  • Experience working in an agile team and with a continuous integration environment and deployments using tools (i.e. TeamCity, Octopus).
  • Solid understanding and experience of developing infrastructure as code, version control systems, change management systems, & documentation management systems (i.e. Terraform, Chef, GIT, CVS, Subversion, Jira).
  • A background in software development and confidence with a diverse range of tasks including coding, test automation, managing, & configuring relational and non-relational databases, as well as seeding and backups (i.e. AWS EC2, Windows AIMs, AWS RDS, SQL Server, No SQL, Raven DB).
  • Experience with configuration management (i.e. Chef, Ansible, Puppet), central logging and monitoring solution (i.e. Splunk, Snare, Logstash, PRTG), administration (i.e. DNS, SMTP, WFS, Apache, Tomcat), & application and framework (i.e. .NET MVC Sites, MSDeploy, AngularJS, Elastic Search, WIF Identity, ADFS, WAAD, ACS) tools and technologies.


UMG is the world leader in music-based entertainment, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, & audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. Featuring the most comprehensive catalog of recordings and songs across every musical genre, we identify and develop artists and produce and distribute the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music in the world. Committed to artistry, innovation, & entrepreneurship, we foster the development of services, platforms, & business models in order to broaden artistic and commercial opportunities for our artists and create new experiences for fans.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in 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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