DevOps Engineer

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: March 22, 2017
  • Reference ID: 7827160921-en-us

BabyCenter is seeking a DevOps Engineer to help manage a Linux based hybrid cloud environment.


BabyCenter is the world's partner in parenting. The #1 pregnancy and parenting digital destination, BabyCenter reaches more than 40 million moms and dads monthly in 11 languages from Canada to the Middle East to China. In the United States, 7 in 10 babies born last year were BabyCenter babies. We reach 1 in 5 new and expecting moms online throughout the world.

  • Build, automate, configure, optimize and scale Linux server farms (> 500 virtual/physical systems) responsible for supporting BabyCenter’s global portfolio of web properties
  • Proactively automate, monitor and scale existing infrastructure to continually optimize capacity
  • Interface with development to lead troubleshooting efforts with production/non-production systems
  • Participate as part of web and mobile scrum teams.  Duties include automation of infrastructure and configuration changes, release management, performance tuning, and capacity planning
  • Participate as part of a 24x7 on call rotation
  • Build and integrate internal tools as necessary to optimize infrastructure, deployment, monitoring and provisioning
  • Support the current Cisco and VPC network infrastructure

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field is preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a technical role in support of a Linux based environment
  • Proven ability to use automation to administer/manage/maintain/upgrade a variety of technical platforms at a high level of competency in at least three of the following:
    1. CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    2. Software configuration management (Chef/Puppet/Ansible/SALT)
    3. Apache Web Server: Installation, configuration, tuning
    4. Tomcat Application server: Installation, configuration, tuning
    5. New Relic/Nagios/Cacti/Graphite/SmokePing or similar monitoring and trending systems
    6. Log Aggregation Services (ELK, Splunk, etc)
    7. Load balancing solutions (ELB, Netscaler, BigIP, or HAProxy)
    8. Version control systems (Subversion or Git)
    9. Virtualization technologies
    10. Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, ELB)
  • This candidate must have excellent communication skills, be able to work oncross-functional teams, verbalize and justify their thought process, and demonstrate a track record of implementing creative, effective solutions.
  • This position may require up to 5% travel in North America and is based in San Francisco, CA.

Primary Location
United States-California-San Francisco
BabyCenter, LLC (6009)
Job Function
Info Technology
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