Devops Developer

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    negotiable / month
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    2 days ago
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Vanilla helps organizations build unique online communities that are used by millions of people each month. What we do makes the internet more diverse, more useful and more fun. We’re looking for passionate, hard working people who want to help us reinvent community forum software. We are looking for an experienced Devops Developer to join our growing team. In this role, alongside the Ops team you will be responsible for the daily management, upkeep and configuration of Vanilla’s systems and infrastructure. You will be tasked with helping to automate processes to facilitate smooth and efficient build, test and releases. An ideal candidate is very confident on the development side of the role, not just being able to code script or work with automatization but also has a clear picture of how to create a production ready API-based platform. This position reports directly to the COO and is full-time. Work can be performed remotely or on-site at our headquarters in downtown Montreal, Quebec.

Primary tasks and responsibilities:

  • Help manage and monitor our cloud infrastructure and systems. 
  • Help design, build and maintain the backend management systems that control our network of customer instances.
  • Design and configure continuous integration and deployment pipelines for on-premises and cloud applications.
  • Work with developers and support to continuously improve uptime of hosted service.
  • Develop new standards for internal deployments, release management, cloud deployments, and containerization.
  • Identify inefficiencies within the build/deployment automation process and develop solutions for improvement.
  • Build and improve Infrastructure dashboards to promote visibility throughout Vanilla.
  • Assist with onsite office IT needs.
  • Share on-call responsibilities with the rest of the team.
  • Qualifications:

  • 3+ years PHP, MySQL, backend technology.
  • Familiarity with web-centric server-side technology like nginx, php-fpm, haproxy.
  • Strong server-management skills, including a high level of comfort on the command line.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Life at Vanilla: Vanilla offers group health and dental insurance as well as a fitness stipend. Team members enjoy flexible hours, a modern workspace, a kitchen stocked with goodies, competitive salaries, generous time-off policies and annual gatherings and retreats. Vanilla is a growing company that promotes skills and career development by funding courses, conferences and other training & development materials and events. Most importantly, Vanilla is made up of a friendly team who truly like one another and respect the work that is being done. We know we are not perfect but together we strive to maintain a successful business and an amazing, diverse and supportive work environment.Vanilla Forums Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.