Overview

We work with the world’s leading brands and publishers to drive visual performance across all of their marketing channels. The DevOps Engineer offers a unique opportunity to build and support products for the world’s leading brands and publishers such as Apple, Nordstrom, Sephora, Unilever, and Hearst from our office in the heart of downtown Halifax.
As a DevOps Engineer you will play a key role in the overall success of Dash Hudson by managing, and monitoring internal systems and infrastructure. You will be responsible for various engineering efforts related to automation, scalability and security.
Here’s a few interesting details about our tech:

  • Over 30 million unique monthly visitors for tools we support
  • Our tools are used on many very popular websites
  • Hundreds of TBs of media processed
  • Over 1 million images / videos added every month
  • Tens of TBs of data in our databases
  • Over 100 EC2 production instances
  • 99.999% uptime
  • Large ML compute clusters for real time feedback
  • Large ElasticSearch clusters for snappy searches
  • Full CI/CD pipeline, 100% containerized microservice architecture

Responsibilities

  • Prototype, design, and implement build system components
  • Implement automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines).
  • Collaborate with team members to improve the company’s engineering tools, systems / procedures, and data security.
  • Optimize the company’s computing architecture.
  • Conduct systems tests for security, performance, and availability.
  • Develop and maintain design and troubleshooting documentation.
  • Troubleshoot production issues and coordinate with the development team to streamline code deployment.
  • Provide assistance to on-call support staff (service reliability / incident mitigation)
  • Develop data, process and network models to optimize architecture and to evaluate the performance and reliability of designs
  • Assess, test, troubleshoot, document, upgrade and develop maintenance procedures for operating systems, communications environments and applications software

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar role(s)
  • Experience with Linux server environments
  • Strong working knowledge of containers and orchestration (docker + kubernetes)
  • Knowledge of primary AWS services / components (EC2, ELB, RDS, Route53, S3, etc)
  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation tools / Infrastructure as Code (terraform)
  • Proficiency with APIs / microservices architecture
  • Knowledge of system/network security and data backup/recovery
  • Ability to create scripts using Bash, Python or other language
  • Experience with Rancher for managing kubernetes clusters (preferred)
  • Familiarity with GitOps concepts (preferred)
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills

About Dash Hudson

Dash Hudson was founded in 2015 with the mission of helping the world’s most important companies deepen engagement with their consumers through photos and videos. Today, Dash Hudson continues to enable forward-thinking brands like Condé Nast, Apple, and Estée Lauder to inform strategy and leverage actionable insights for meaningful audience engagement. Dash Hudson takes it to the next level by predicting the performance of photos and videos, analyzing trends, and accelerating brand growth across Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and e-commerce marketing channels. To learn more about Dash Hudson’s globally-leading visual marketing software, visit https://www.dashhudson.com