Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
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SENIOR DEVOPS ENGINEER, MIT Open Learning, to collaborate with internal application engineers, the open-source community, and product stakeholders. Will work across infrastructure automation, system security, developer tooling, application delivery, and platform observability to ensure that hundreds of thousands of learners across the globe are able to reliably access the educational opportunities that will improve their lives and their communities. Responsibilities will include the deployment and maintenance of infrastructure that powers platforms, including MIT OpenCourseWare and MITx, the MIT instance of Open edX; collaboration with the edX team and Open edX community to improve the Open edX platform; providing application support, release engineering, and systems administration in a 24x7 environment; advancing best practices with the engineering team through participation in architecture, technical design, and code reviews; and using modern infrastructure tools and platforms (e.g., Pulumi, Consul, Vault) to automate AWS cloud environments.
A full description is available at https://openlearning.mit.edu/about/jobs.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; seven years’ related experience; familiarity with network design and troubleshooting (DNS, TCP/UDP, IP routing); solid knowledge of UNIX/Linux, especially in virtualized environments such as AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, or Heroku; experience with systems configuration management and provisioning tools such as Ansible, SaltStack, Chef or Puppet; operational experience with relational and document databases; and experience with monitoring and logging systems using tools like Datadog or Newrelic and ELK or Splunk. PREFERRED: experience with Python and the Django framework, experience with continuous integration and testing via tools like Concourse and GitHub Actions, and knowledge of best practices regarding infrastructure and application security in a cloud environment. Job #19945-10