DevOps Engineer

Tech Woodland Hills, California Remote, United States Req. R0005372


We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

How we LEAD: 

The DevOps Engineer will work collaboratively with infrastructure, development, and operation teams to help automate and streamline CI/CD processes and toolsets for high availability, secure, scalable enterprise, and software as a service application within the AWS environment. As a member of the team, you will drive the design, implementation, testing, deployment, and post-release production support. 

How you’ll CREATE:

  • Support and manage production Kubernetes clusters. 
  • Analyze, design, and implement strategies for continuous deployment of enterprise and software as a service application while ensuring security and high availability on pre-production and production systems 
  • Oversee the coordination, integration, and flow of development, testing, and deployment to support continuous delivery 
  • Provide an extremely reliable and secure enterprise environment that is fully automated and free from obstacles 
  • Operate effectively across development platforms, tools, networks, servers, and databases, considering both cloud and hybrid solutions 

Bring your VIBE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field
  • Experience with cloud based Kubernetes (Openshift/EKS/GKE/AKS or similar)
  • Strong experience with a scripting language (Bash/Python/Ruby or similar)
  • Experience establishing and employing CI/CD practices and tools (Gitlab/TeamCity/CircleCI/Jenkins or similar)
  • Experience with automation and configuration management using a variety of tools (Ansible/Terraform/Packer/Chef or similar)
  • Strong practical Linux-based systems administration skills in an AWS and/or GCP environment
  • Experience and ability to setup automated monitoring and alerting systems (Datadog/Dynatrace/New Relic or similar)
  • 3+ years of experience with cloud technologies (AWS/GKE/Azure)
  • Understanding of DevOps principals and a record of implementing and communicating principals across cross-disciplinary teams
  • Professional commitment to high quality
  • Passion for automation of everything to release fast, frequently, and reliably
  • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to rapidly learn new concepts and technologies
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work with diverse teams, and to accomplish tasks and demonstrate leadership without being in a senior role
  • Experience architecting AWS infrastructure including:
    • Compute (EC2, Snapshot Management, AMI, Auto Scaling)
    • Security (IAM, KMS, SSM, Policies, WAF, Cognito)
    • Networking (VPC, Security Groups, ELB all types, Route53, CloudFront)
    • Storage (EBS, EFS, S3, Glacier)
    • Serverless (Lambda, API Gateway)
    • Databases (RDS Postgresql, RDS MySQL, Aurora, ElasticCache, DynamoDB)
    • Monitoring (CloudWatch, CloudTrail, ELK Stack, Prometheus)
  • Experience developing software applications in Java/.NET/Go/JavaScript or similar programming language that are scalable, resilient, and follow DevOps best practices
  • Experience with database maintenance and administration (Postgresql/MySQL/Elasticsearch/Redis/Cassandra/Snowflake or similar)
  • Proficient in cloud-based system design and architecture in GKE or Azure

Perks Playlist:

  • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan with company matching
  • Flexible Paid Time Off plus Paid Holidays, 2 week “Winter Break” & Wellness Fridays (year-round)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Tuition Reimbursement (after 12 months of service)
  • Robust Employee Assistance Program (for you and your loved ones)
  • Annual Well-Being Allowance which includes Fitness, Travel, Home Enhancements, Nutrition, and Spa
Treatment ReimbursementsUniversal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All UMG employees are currently required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide proof of a negative PCR or Antigen test before entering any Company offices unless they have been approved for an exemption or unless prohibited by applicable law.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.