Devops Engineer, Martha Stewart Living

Posted: 2/24/2016 | Expires: 3/24/2016

Location: New York, NY
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Web Production
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Job Title
Devops Engineer, Martha Stewart Living

Job Description

Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

The Martha Stewart Living Digital division of Meredith seeks a Devops Engineer to join our New York-based technical team.

The Devops Engineer is involved with the ongoing maintenance and monitoring of the systems that serve the MSL Web properties, and he or she drives decisions about systems architecture and configurations. Working within an agile methodology alongside developers, QA analysts and product managers, the Devops Engineer plays an integral part in the development life cycle, configuring and occasionally creating systems to support services, and seizing opportunities to introduce automation. The Devops Engineer also plays a critical role as the MSL Digital team's liaison to the operations team, based in Meredith's Des Moines headquarters. True to the term "devops," this position straddles the worlds of operations and development. The ideal candidate likely is a Web-application-minded systems administrator, or an operations-obsessed Web developer.

Essential Job Functions

35% Systems monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting

20% Systems configuration

15% Systems architecture

10% Shell scripting, SQL queries, report generation

20% Automation of development and deployment processes

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline


Five years' relevant experience working on high-traffic, high-availability Web sites.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Linux (Ubuntu, Redhat/CentOS)

Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, IAM)



Akamai CDN







Bash scripting



% Travel Required (Approximate) : 0


Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.