Linux DevOps Engineer

Linux DevOps Engineer

PLAYGROUND XYZ are looking for a Linux DevOps Engineer to join our award winning advertising technology team in our Sydney CBD office!

What we offer:

  • A fantastic company culture driven by passionate people who love their work
  • The opportunity to build industry leading ad tech products used by a growing global client base
  • A competitive salary package and share options
  • Complete company transparency including monthly status updates on our strategic projects and how you're contributing to their delivery
  • Regular attendance at industry events, meetups and conferences
  • A team culture where everyone gets a say in our architecture, workflow and tech stack
  • A new MacBook Pro (or bring your own)

You are someone who:

  • Has demonstrated experience in configuring and maintaining high availability production Linux environments
  • Can design architectures to meet reliability, security, performance and cost KPIs
  • Understands security best practices for web applications running in cloud environments
  • Has a comprehensive knowledge of performance measurement tools
  • Enjoys the thrill of finally nailing that obscure / difficult to replicate heisenbug with methodical and persistent investigation
  • Takes ownership of problems and demonstrates initiative and autonomy
  • Can communicate with and educate developers to ensure applications are built with scale and reliability in mind
  • Wants to contribute to a company culture of respect, communication and shared success

Things we work with:

  • Linux, Node.js, iOS/Swift, React/Redux, ES6, Express, Bash, Redis and more
  • AWS (EB, EC2, CloudFront, RDS) and Google Cloud (BigQuery, GCF) infrastructure
  • Tools such as GitHub, Slack, Hubot, Buildkite, Google Apps and Tettra

To apply:

Send a CV to with a brief intro / cover letter.