Senior DevOps Engineer

Mar 17, 2023
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

About this Role

Fandom is growing! We are hiring a Senior DevOps Engineer. This is a remote position based in the United States. You will report to our TechOps Manager, Frank Farmer.

You get to investigate, evaluate, and implement new technologies that improve our platform's performance, resilience and maintainability. You get to build the hybrid multi-cloud infrastructure that scales to 350 million users, 300,000 communities, 4 billion monthly page events and 300,000 databases in one of the highest volume platforms on the internet.

Why Fandom Engineering

  • You work at SCALE - 300K databases supporting our wiki communities
  • Your code goes to production with mature and fast processes
  • The team is collaborative with experienced engineers
  • Solve interesting and difficult problems

You Will

  • Manage infrastructure and systems that support our Fandom wiki websites and newly acquired companies including - Metacritic, Giantbomb, Gamespot, TV Guide, GameFAQs, and Comic Vine
  • Build some of the biggest fan platforms on the Internet with 350 million users and over 300,000 communities
  • Deliver high quality, scalable, and maintainable infrastructure architecture and services both on prem and in the cloud
  • Develop technical and architectural designs to perform at absurdly large scale
  • Provide technical leadership for large, important projects that involve coordination of multiple teams and spans multiple technologies and systems
  • Collaborate with your teammates, mentor and be mentored
  • Participate in biweekly sprints and projects


You Have

  • 3+ years Cloud infrastructure
  • 3+ years writing automation tooling in Python, Ruby, Go, Java
  • Configuration automation in the cloud - AWS and GCP (terraform)
  • Configuration automation - manage ops systems in data centers on prem (Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
  • Coding skills in at least one of our most used languages (Python, Ruby, GoLang, Java)
  • Design and implement architectural solutions that scale and can succeed long term
  • Deliver well-structured, tested, maintainable, scalable and useful infrastructure

Bonus Points...

  • Previous experience and passion for contributing to open-source projects
  • Passion for pop culture (Movies, Games, TV Shows, Anime, etc.)
  • Deploy and manage high availability web app infrastructure
  • Docker, Kubernetes, multi-cloud infrastructure and CDNs (Fastly)

Benefits & Perks

  • Vibrant team culture, periodic team lunches and happy hour events
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Train (unlimited Udemy + more)
  • Flexible working hours and time off
  • Equity & Retirement Programs including 401K match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • International work environment with startup culture\

About Fandom

Fandom is the world's largest fan platform where fans immerse themselves in imagined worlds across entertainment and gaming. Reaching more than 315 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms.

Fandom is an equal opportunity employer. Fandom values diversity, and all employment decisions are made on the basis of job requirements and individual qualifications.




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