DevOps Engineer

Act-On Software

Reading, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/03/2021
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  • Company Address: 121 SW Morrison St 16th Floor, Portland, OR, 97204

About Act-On Software

Act-On Software is the world’s growth marketing leader, offering solutions that empower marketers to move beyond the lead and engage targets at every step of the customer lifecycle.

Job Description

We are looking for a seasoned DevOps Engineer to join our Operations Team in the downtown Portland office. You’ll be part of the group responsible for implementing, maintaining, and scaling the infrastructure supporting Act-On’s automated marketing platform. 

If you like clouds and data centers, monoliths and micro services, you’ll have a chance to work with it all as we continue to modernize our technology stack. 

If you think about infrastructure that only lives in repositories, or cloud-agnostic container platforms, or choosing between leveraging cloud managed services and robust physical systems, you may be the person we’re searching for. 

You’ll join a team of brilliant, friendly engineers who strive to automate, log and make metrics for all the things!   


  • Design and deliver engineering solutions for automated processes that orchestrate and manage the infrastructure under the Act-On Platform;
  • Form working groups, be comfortable with direct open communications between many different departments such as Engineering, Quality Assurance and Hardware Operations to deliver highly available, scalable continuous delivery systems
  • Troubleshoot, assess, and improve processes and systems within the infrastructure
  • Tackling Technical Debt, managing rolling release cycles, decomissions and system migrations
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation.

Skills and Experience

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Five years experience in an Operations role, with two or more years in a DevOps role
  • Containerization and Orchestration: Docker, Kubernetes, EKS a plus.
  • Automation: Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins & Terraform 
  • Platforms: AWS, and VMWare Vsphere a plus
  • Linux server administration with RHEL/Centos, and or AWS Linux
  • AWS Infrastructure, Solution Architecture and Development, experience with AWS API
  • Observability with Splunk, New Relic, Pingdom.
  • Coding Experience in Git, Python, Bash, Yaml, Java or HCL

Bonus Experience

  • Experience in managing high-capacity SMTP systems, ideally PowerMTAs;
  • In depth understanding of  IP protocol stack, DNS, LDAP, Load Balancers, Intrusion Detection and Deep Packet Inspection;
  • CommVault and AWS based data archiving
  • Atlassian Suite (Bitbucket, Jira, Bamboo )
  • VMWare vSphere & Cisco UCS and HyperFlex Systems.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.