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DevOps Engineer

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School Group


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Published 20 days ago

Recurring
Weekends
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be heavily involved in both the worlds of development and operations. You will play a key role in the development of new ideas for products and services and manage the process of turning these ideas into realities. This could include participating in product brainstorming meetings, overseeing the creation of product mock-ups, and identifying possible design flaws until the resulting product is satisfactory. On the operations end, you may work to set up the process by which the product will be produced on a larger scale and figure out how it will be distributed to consumers. 


Essential Functions 

  • Create and maintain our AWS and Azure resources using CDK, Terraform or Cloudformation 
  • Create and maintain ansible playbooks for internal and product systems 
  • Create and maintain systems documentation and run-books 
  • Respond to alerts, and resolve or escalate system issues as necessary 
  • Add and configure additional DevOps tools for scanning, logging, testing, etc. 


Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.  

Qualifications 

Basic 

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline 
  • Experience as a Systems, DevOps or Cloud Engineer 
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, containerization (Docker), and container orchestration 
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure automation, configuration management, or container orchestration with Ansible (preferred) 
  • Demonstrated ability to help organizations level up their cloud operational management through logging, monitoring, alerts, instrumentation, etc. 
  • Strong knowledge and experience with cloud services and cloud infrastructure (AWS/Azure preferred) 
  • Good knowledge and experience with Infrastructure as Code using AWS and cloud-agnostic strategy 
  • Recent business experience with CentOS, RedHat, or Oracle Enterprise Linux 
  • Scripting experience with Bash and/or Python 
  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance 
  • Excellent documentation, communication, and troubleshooting skills 
  • Extensive experience with monitoring and log collection tools such as Nagios, CheckMK, Prometheus, Grafana, Graylog, Logstash, Kibana, and Filebeat 

 Preferred 

  • Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills 


Why volunteer with us? 

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment. 

 In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers. 

School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references. 

Other information  

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet. 

How to apply 

Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you!  

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be heavily involved in both the worlds of development and operations. You will play a key role in the development of new ideas for products and services and manage the process of turning these ideas into…

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  • Wheelchair Accessible

How to Apply

To apply: Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you! 

To apply: Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you! 

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