Dev Ops Engineer II

NBC Sports Group Orlando, FL

About the Job


GolfNow/NBC Sports Digital are seeking to hire a DevOps Engineer II. You'll be joining a dedicated, ambitious and diverse team who are focused on delivering operational excellence inside the NBC Sports/GolfNow organisation.
You will work collaboratively with Engineering, Quality, Product and Security teams to build, deploy and operate GolfNow Products across Domestic and International.
You will be responsible for automating and improving our build and deploy processes; monitoring and operations; public and private cloud infrastructure; troubleshooting and resolution across dev, test and production globally.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced engineer to be involved in the world's largest golf technology company backed by Comcast/NBCUniversal with the opportunity to make a difference.

  • Operational Support and Maintenance
    • Using APM and other tools you will monitor production systems; remediating production issues and implementing performance/cost improvements
    • Identify capacity and performance issues to ensure we meet our SLAs
    • Documentation of services and processes
    • Participate in on-call schedule
  • Infrastructure
    • Design, implement and manage production grade services in Public clouds (AWS/GCP) using a variety of technologies, ensuring geographic redundancy, security and best practices
    • Design and manage production grade services in Private clouds, liaising with internal Operations teams
    • Install and manage web and backend services in a high throughput, multi-technology e-commerce environment
  • Build/Deploy
    • Design and implement CI/CD processes and tooling
    • Ensure "shift-left" is implemented in our build and deploy processes in collaboration with Security teams
    • Ensure pre-production environments are built and managed
    • Perform deployments of high throughput revenue generating applications
  • Innovation
    • Work with the DevOps team to champion new processes, tools and technologies in collaboration with Engineering
    • Constantly striving to find a better way


  • Hands on experience with public cloud providers; AWS and GCP preferred
  • Experience deploying and operating enterprise scale applications in high throughput production environments
  • Hands on experience provisioning Infrastructure as Code with Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Hands on experience of managing services with configuration management tools, Ansible preferred
  • Strong experience in Continuous Integration tools such as Teamcity, Jenkins or Gitlab CI
  • Experience building production grade services with fault tolerance for zonal and regional issues in public clouds
  • Experience capturing metrics and monitoring cloud infrastructure
  • A working understanding of code and scripting (Java, JavaScript, PHP, Nodejs, Golang, .NET, Python etc.)
  • Experience in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment using source control tools like git and git-flow branching strategies
    Required Experience
  • 3+ years working as an SRE/DevOps/Operations Engineer
  • 3+ years Linux System administration experience (Redhat or Debian variants)
  • 3+ years Windows Server administration experience
  • 3+ years production experience configuring web servers e.g. IIS, Nginx, Apache
  • 3+ years production experience with CI/CD pipelines, e.g. Jenkins, Teamcity, Gitlab CI, Bamboo
  • 1+ years production experience working with a Public Cloud Provider (AWS/Azure/GCP)
  • Proficient in a scripting language such as bash, Perl, Python, Powershell etc
  • Proficient with source control technologies; git, TFS, SVN
  • Strong problem-solving ability, attention to detail and ability to work from first principles

    Desired Characteristics

  • Experience with APM and alerting tools (AppDynamics / Datadog / NewRelic / OpsGenie / PagerDuty)
  • Proficient with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet
  • Experience with software development and supporting developers
  • Build automation/CI tooling including one of the following:
    oGitlab CI
  • Experience with Infrastructure as a Code tools e.g. Terraform / CloudFormation
  • Experience with building public cloud images, e.g. Packer
  • Experience with WAF tools:
    oAkamai Kona
  • Knowledge of load balancing software and hardware (F5, HAProxy, Nginx, GCP GLB, AWS ELB/ALB)