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Systems Administrator / DevOps Engineer

Systems Administrator / DevOps Engineer

Are you someone that revels in the magic of a well tuned, self-managing, 100% cloud based enterprise software architecture? Is the idea of incredibly fast automated continuous integration and deployment systems something that you can’t stop talking about over dinner? Do you have passionate opinions on the best way to manage and maintain a system to bring code from initial development to production? 

If so KnowledgeTree is looking for a brilliant team player to join us and be the primary owner of our systems and development operations. Our ideal candidate craves the opportunity to manage and implement a world class infrastructure and work with the engineering team to troubleshoot problems, assess real time situations, and execute resolutions. Our team is empowered to design, prove, and create solutions for any challenge that arises.

What you’ll do:

  • You will build and maintain the systems and tools to help the KnowledgeTree Engineering team deliver industry leading software
  • Review and maintain all environments for our cloud based enterprise software
  • Work throughout the full infrastructure, including design, architecture, implementation, monitoring, availability, scaling, failover and recovery
  • Manage our network including firewalls, VPNs, and security
  • Maximize our system’s reliability, availability, scalability, and performance
  • Be the KnowledgeTree thought leader on current and future solutions for automation, monitoring, and self-healing

Skills that guarantee interest:

  • Proven experience managing an enterprise cloud based system using CI/CD on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Ability to think of the system as a whole while easily moving up and down the stack
  • A working understanding of and deep interest in improving automation code and scripts such as Python, Ruby, or Bash
  • Experience implementing security, compliance, and scaling best practices for an always available 100% cloud based service
  • Believer in the power of Continuous Deployment / Integration / Delivery throughout the SDLC
  • Experience with Linux administration and management
  • Experience with Docker and a container manager such as Kubernetes or Docker Swarm
  • Experience with Configuration Management and Provisioning software such as Chef, Ansible, or Puppet
  • Experience with Continuous Integration platforms such as Jenkins
  • Experience with Logging and alerting platforms such as Splunk, Cloudwatch, or Stackdriver Monitoring
  • A deep desire to communicate, document, and train to ensure retention of institutional knowledge

Who we are:
We are a smart, fun, and opinionated team. Our Raleigh-based startup is a group of talented pros that are shaking up the hyper-growth Sales Software space. And we’re doing it from our historically-renovated  building on culture-rich Hillsborough Street. Raleigh has received a litany of Best Places to Live awards from the likes of Forbes, CNN, 24/7 Wall Street, Yahoo Finance, and many others.

We offer great salary, stock, health insurance benefits, 401k, long-term disability, flex-plan accounts and dental coverage. But more than that, we offer a place where driven folks can make real change in an exciting market.

KnowledgeTree is funded by River Cities Capital Funds, Core Capital, Hasso Plattner Ventures, and Hatteras Funds.

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