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GasBuddy Senior DevOps Developer in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior DevOps Developer

Full-Time | Engineering | Boston, MA and/or Remote

At GasBuddy, we take pride in helping people by building innovative and comprehensive products for millions of drivers, gas station owners, and fuel retailers every day - our world-class team is always up to the challenge. GasBuddy is a place that empowers employees to grow, build, and thrive.

We’re looking for a Senior DevOps Developer to join our team who will be responsible for building and maintaining cutting edge infrastructure for cloud-native services that support the GasBuddy app. As a Senior DevOps Developer at GasBuddy, you will be working with modern platforms and continuously improving our engineering culture. This role is responsible for supporting ongoing software operations that enable business critical functions.

In this role, you will also be collaborating across the company to coordinate necessary infrastructure, system administration, networking, database, and information security changes. We’re looking for an individual who can take initiative and make business-critical infrastructure decisions in time sensitive situations. In addition to technical skills, our ideal candidate is able to communicate clearly and express ideas in verbal discussion, written communication, technical documentation, and architectural reviews.What You’ll Do

  • Share responsibility for the health, scalability, and availability of our cloud services

  • Automate deployment of AWS infrastructure and services

  • Select, architect, implement, and maintain monitoring, alerting, and reporting

  • Ensure cloud architecture meets scalability, availability, and cost requirements

  • Mentor team members on good operational practices

  • Work collaboratively with our Product, Development, and Data teams

  • Respond to alerts and other system monitoring tools as final escalation point of support

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience managing cloud infrastructure, preferably AWS, including (but not limited to) personal side projects, school projects, and professional products

  • Experience using several of the following is a plus:

  • Continuous Integration Tools (e.g. Jenkins, Wercker, Github CI)

  • Configuration Management Tools (e.g. Ansible, Packer)

  • Containerization Tools (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Infrastructure Automation Tools (e.g. CloudFormation, Terraform)

  • Monitoring and Alerting Tools (e.g. Prometheus, Grafana, EFK stack, Jaeger)

  • Content Distribution Frameworks (e.g. CloudFront, CloudFlare)

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, specifically within website, application servers, network, and databases

  • Experience with setting up databases and message brokering systems (Postgres, DynamoDB, Spark, Storm, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ, SQS, etc.)

  • Recommend and implement best practices for application support and security in production environments

  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

  • Solid networking knowledge and scripting skills (e.g. Python, Shell, Go)

  • Prior vendor management experience for tools and systems related to infrastructure

  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity experience

  • Familiarity with cloud proxy and service mesh framework (Ambassador, Envoy, HAProxy, Istio)

About GasBuddy:For budget-minded drivers, GasBuddy is the travel and navigation app that is used by more North American drivers to save money on gas than any other. Unlike fuel retailer apps, as well as newer apps focused on fuel savings, GasBuddy covers 150,000+ gas stations in North America, giving drivers 27 ways to save on fuel. That’s why GasBuddy has been downloaded nearly 90mm times – more than any other travel and navigation app focused on gas savings. GasBuddy’s publishing and software businesses enable the world’s leading fuel, convenience, QSR and CPG companies to shorten the distance between the North American fueling public and their brands.GasBuddy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We don’t just accept differences – we celebrate it and thrive on it. We endeavour to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the consumers we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, colour, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected under federal, provincial, or applicable local law.

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