Remote DevOps Engineer - AWS

POSTED Aug 28th

London Or US

Position Title: DevOps 
Reports to: CTO

About Bibliotech
Join a team that’s transforming higher education by using our disruptive technology to serve the education community. Bibliotech gives you the opportunity to work with a mission-driven organization that is changing the future of the multi-billion-dollar textbook industry. You'll have a direct impact on students and educational professionals as we work together to reduce the cost of course materials.   

Why work for Bibliotech?
You will be part of a team that pushes boundaries to provide the most efficient learning experience for academic content worldwide. You will have the opportunity to influence product development. You will have access to cutting-edge frameworks and software tools, as well as developer conferences for Google, AWS, Apple, etc.

We offer a competitive salary, stock options, private medical insurance, travel card and more. To promote a healthy work-life balance, we offer generous paid-time-off and remote working opportunities. We believe in cultivating a fun, energetic, well-nourished team culture! We enjoy free top-shelf coffee and healthy snacks, birthday cakes, social and team sporting events, and offsite retreats. 

Position Overview:
This opportunity will allow you to work with a global, cross-functional, product-driven team. You will be working with multiple teams to create and grow our infrastructure engineering capability. 

Our Ideal Candidate has:
  • A solid background in Scripting (E.g. Node.js, Bash, Python).
  • A solid background in Linux/Unix Administration (E.g. AWS Linux, Ubuntu)
  • A solid background in security best practices
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services 
  • Experience working with tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, etc..
  • Experience working with project management tools such as Jira
  • Excellent communication skills for use with technical and non-technical individuals
  • The ability to work in an autonomously, initiative driven environment 
  • The ability to multitask and prioritize multiple incoming requests
  • Contributed to open source projects (Node.js knowledge preferred)

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts to build a distributed global infrastructure framework that can grow with us
  • Setting up of new services, instances & modifying/improving existing services
  • Providing technical support for all aspects of the AWS infrastructure
  • Working with other developers to provide guidance and best practices to match the application layer with the infrastructure layer
  • Assessment and implementation of new AWS technologies
  • Implement best practice 
  • Build new features with rapid scaling in mind   
  • Understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Work with stakeholders to define the best solutions to development problems and business requirements
  • Set deadlines and communicate often about progress toward those goals