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DevOps Engineer


AV&C is seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer with a background in server management supporting web development and/or datacenters to join our interdisciplinary experience design studio - we create expressive and responsive digital landmarks in the physical world for leading brands and institutions.

A successful candidate will have extensive experience in systems administration, orchestration and supporting software development, an ability to workshop problems with cross-functional teams, and an interest in expanding their own skill set. This is a full time position based in our studio in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, NYC, with salary commensurate to experience.

As a member of our engineering team reporting to the Director of Systems, you will be contributing to the design, management and implementation of the software that brings our projects to life. This includes:

  • Developing and extending our orchestration software as it relates to both client and internal projects

  • Developing, documenting, and coordinating provisioning and deployment workflows

  • Directly support the development of continuous testing and QA practices

  • Ongoing operations support for production systems

  • Coordination and integration with the work of team members developing across our stack (hardware, front-end, interaction, creative coding, etc)

  • Working in close collaboration with internal and external IT professionals, designers, engineers, technologists and project management

Responsibilities include: 

  • Works to develop internal DevOps tools

  • Manages provisioning, configuration, and software deployments for AV&C software ecosystems

  • Works with systems designers and engineers, along with software developers to specify computing hardware and communications requirements

  • Works with producers, systems designers and engineers to coordinate network communications needs along with client IT groups

  • Super admin for AV&Cs RMS ecosystem

  • Standing up staging and production environments

  • Works with support manager to mitigate issues and identify bugs & responsible parties

  • Working closely with project managers, and communicating directly with internal and external collaborators around devops and communications 

Technical Requirements

Strong knowledge in:

  • Python 3

  • Python Logging

  • Bash scripting

  • Batch scripting

  • Powershell scripting

  • Git

  • Linux administration

  • Windows administration

  • Any orchestration software

Nice to have experience with:

  • Ansible

  • Network administration

  • Asyncio

  • Django

  • HTML/CSS/Javascript

  • PyTest / Unit Testing

  • Docker

Must Haves: 

  • 3+ years of experience in IT operations and DevOps 

  • A strong work ethic and excellent time management skills. 

  • Excellence, comfort, and effectiveness in communicating with humans in person and across the range of tools we use to keep in touch

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment

  • Proven understanding and application of best practice in DevOps workflows. 

  • Experience working with remote & local team members using both real-time (Slack, voice) and non-real-time (email, ticket tracking) systems.

  • Working knowledge of sprint-based software development processes.

  • Enthusiastic self learner and generally self motivated. Candidates should also have a strong general interest in upcoming software and technology.

AV&C is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.