DevOps Engineer - Everyday Health

Engineering Remote - California San Francisco, California


Position at Everyday Health - Pregnancy & Parenting

Everyday Health Group (EHG) is a recognized leader in patient and provider education and services attracting an engaged audience of over 60 million health consumers and over 800,000 U.S. practicing physicians and clinicians. Our mission is to drive better clinical and health outcomes through decision-making informed by highly relevant information, data, and analytics. We empower healthcare professionals and consumers with trusted content and services delivered through Everyday Health Group’s world-class brands.

The Opportunity

Everyday Health’s DevOps team is responsible for the infrastructure that supports Everyday Health while providing global, quick, and secure access. We build and provide solutions including:

  • Development toolchain support: CI/CD pipelines, container schedulers, and custom applications.
  • Infrastructure-as-code deployment tooling, supporting AWS services and some on premise virtualization.
  • Metrics, logging, analytics and alerting for performance and security across all endpoints and applications.
Please note: Work hours are based on Pacific Standard Time.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deploy, improve, and maintain highly available systems and services.
  • Research, evaluate, develop and deploy new applications to improve the environment.  A large degree of autonomy is expected.
  • Build out a new environment architected with containerization in mind
  • Work side by side with developers to understand the full development and deployment cycle
  • Make suggestions, improve on existing infrastructure and drive how development team thinks about infrastructure
  • Champion best practices in DevOps to the entire tech organization
  • Setup sophisticated and comprehensive alerting systems that will intelligently determine and notify responsible parties of problems in production systems
  • Evolve our security practices to ensure a high level of compliance
  • Leverage both system and software engineering skills in order to address the needs of the teams.
  • Be consistently learning, as staying on top of your game is part of your job.
  • Automate our infrastructure, software builds, testing, deployments, etc
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to support the websites we build and maintain

Job Qualifications
  • 5+ years’ experience in Production Operations Engineering / DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, or equivalent field
  • 2-5 years supporting highly available websites using PHP, Apache, Tomcat, Wordpress, Solr, Node, GraphQL  and .NET
  • Deep familiarity with DevOps, server / application and related security best practices
  • Experience working with a cloud provider and in-house data centers
  • Experience managing and developing highly-available and distributed servers. 
  • Implementing and creating CI/CD pipelines
  • In depth understanding and practical knowledge of Windows and Linux Servers
  • You have worked with AWS and are comfortable with the most essential services (eg. EC2, CloudFront, Route53, S3, RDS, ElastiCache, Lambda, API Gateway, ALBs, ELBs etc…)
  • Experience in the following tools/areas:
    • Active Directory, OpenLDAP, BIND, DNS, DFS, Security Groups and Permissions
    • Continuous integration/deployment (e.g. Jenkins, Jenkins Pipelines, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, Maven)
    • Scripting (e.g. Python, PowerShell, Bash, Perl, Ruby, Java, YAML, Groovy etc...)
    • Public Cloud (preference for AWS)
      • Infrastructure as code (e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation)
      • Auto-scaling and/or self-healing systems
      • Serverless Applications / Lambda / API Gateway
      • Web Application Firewalls
      • VPC / IAM / Roles
    • Extensive Knowledge in Configuration Management and Automation tooling (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, TerraForm)
    • Packaging/Containers (e.g. Docker/ECS )
    • Monitoring tools (e.g. DataDog, SumoLogic, Elastic Stack, Nagios )
    • QA Testing Tools (e.g. Selenium, SauceLabs )
    • Version Control (Git)
    • CDN Providers ( Akamai, Fastly, CloudFlare )
    • Security Tools ( e.g. Rapid7, AlertLogic, Crowdstrike )
  • You are able to work independently, with teams and get things done. Communicate effectively by managing up and setting realistic expectations
  • You value hard work, collaboration and the ability to strike the right balance between speed, quality and execution
  • You know how to get things done and prefer pragmatic solutions to theoretical ones
  • Our Culture and Values
  • We love collaboration, always desire to understand the business problem we’re solving, push decisions down as low as possible, and want to further our culture of innovation and experimentation.  We created our values together, to embody both our audience goals and our workplace aspirations: to promote diversity and create opportunities; to be authentic; to enable wellness; to ignite passion and reimagine possibilities; to be results driven with a bias toward action; and to inspire connectedness.

About Everyday Health

At Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community.  We believe in careers versus jobs and people versus employees.  We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work. 

Everyday Health offers competitive salaries in addition to robust health and wellness focused benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits; Flexible Spending accounts, 401(k) with company match, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Pregnancy and Parental leave, 

Family Planning Support via Maven, Flexible Time Off, Volunteer Time Off, Fitness Reimbursement as well as employee-focused engagement and education programs, including Employee Resource Groups and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then Everyday Health is the place for you.

Everyday Health Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.

This is a remote/office-based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except within Colorado.