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Senior DevOps Engineer

Apptegy is an EdTech company based in Little Rock, Arkansas and Monterrey, Nuevo León. At Apptegy, we help K12 schools communicate more while working less. We build technology — mobile apps, websites, and a publishing platform called Thrillshare — that makes it easy for schools to share positive stories with their communities and the world.

More about Apptegy

Apptegy occupies a special place in the education market. While most EdTech companies focus on helping teachers teach and students learn, our products empower school leaders to run better schools. We are a fast-growing company and we use the latest technologies and cloud infrastructure to deliver our products and services to schools who love what we do.

More about the role and you

As our company has grown and the velocity of code change has increased, we have a need for a DevOps Engineer to join our team and help us automate critical parts of our development process and infrastructure provisioning. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to focus on DevOps exclusively and work closely with a friendly group of engineers building technology that has a direct impact on school kids’ lives.

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer with primary experience inside Amazon Web Services (AWS) and who has worked closely with build and cloud automation tools. Apptegy uses the latest mobile, web and cloud technology and we are looking to be a DevOps-driven engineering team.

You’ll have full support to build a complete DevOps roadmap, this will include:

  • Helping us enhance and expand our CI/CD process so devs can build, test and deliver software safely and predictably.
  • Implement “infrastructure as code” and automate the provisioning of server environments.
  • Build software deployment configurations using tools like Ansible, Docker, Puppet, or Chef.
  • Implement a strategy for post-deployment logging, monitoring and system alerting.

Relevant Skills:

We are interested in candidates who have any of the following experience or skills:

  • 4+ years of professional experience as an Engineer or Architect able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of cloud-based services and infrastructures.
  • Software Repository and Artifact Management (Artifactory, Maven, Sonatype Nexus, GitHub, ECR).
  • Software Configuration Management – Chef, Puppet, Ansible.
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery – Jenkins, CodeShip, Bamboo.
  • Infrastructure Provisioning  – CloudFormation, Terraform.
  • App Logging and Monitoring – Nagios, New Relic, CloudWatch,  ELK Stack, Grafana, Prometheus.
  • Containers experience– Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, Helm.

What it’s like to work at Apptegy

Working at Apptegy is… different. For most of our team members working here is unlike anything they’ve ever experienced. We have an entire floor to ourselves in the Simmons Building (the tallest in Arkansas). The office has all the usual perks of a thriving startup. Yet, being part of our team is much more than perks; our most important asset is our culture.

We know that when we get the right people working together in productive ways, we can do anything. We value and expect thoughtfulness and high performance from everyone at Apptegy.

Apptegy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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