DevOps Engineer

R&D East Lansing, Michigan


Description

Sizmek is the largest independent buy-side advertising platform that creates impressions that inspire. In the digital world, creating impressions that inspire is vital to building meaningful, long-lasting relationships with your customers. Sizmek provides powerful, integrated solutions that enable data, creative, and media to work together for optimal campaign performance across the entire customer journey. Our AI-driven decisioning engine can identify robust insights within data across the five key dimensions of predictive marketing—campaigns, consumers, context, creative, and cost. We bring all the elements of our clients’ media plans together in one place to gain better understanding for more meaningful relationships, make every moment of interaction matter, and drive more value across the entire plan. Sizmek operates its platform in more than 70 countries, with local offices in many countries providing award-winning service throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC, and connecting more than 20,000 advertisers and 3,600 agencies to audiences around the world.

Responsibilities     

  • Functioning as a DevOps Engineer you will be taking part in building our next generation cloud infrastructure. 
  • Automate operation, provisioning, installation, and monitoring of all components in our Open Ad Management Platform.
  • Also Working alongside Engineers to apply architecture knowledge to provide an elastic highly available cloud deployment solution.
  • Operate and maintain continuous integration and continuous delivery flows and tools.

 Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science, or commensurate industry experience
  • At least 2-3 years’ working experience as DevOps engineer, ideally supporting an agile development process of a large-scale online application.
  • Strong scripting capabilities (e.g. Bash, Python and/or Ruby)
  • Deep understanding of version control systems (e.g. git), including branching and merging strategies
  • Experience with software build tools (e.g. gradle) and continuous integration and continuous deployment tools (e.g. Jenkins, artifactory)
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Strong experience with AWS cloud services and API
  • Strong background in Linux administration
  • Experience with NoSQL systems (e.g. redis, kassandra) and relevant services (e.g. kafka)
  • Self-motivated learner, quick to research and implement new technologies and tools
  • A team player, independent, assertive and professional