Take Yahoo and AOL, fuse them and you get a media and technology company operating at massive global scale. It takes powerful technology to connect our combined media brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Oath’s employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. And we’re only getting bigger. Whether you’re looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business—and the world. Want in? Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.

Rivals, the premier content provider and fan community for college sports recruiting, is looking for a DevOps lead with substantial experience to maintain and grow our complex infrastructure and content platform.


Comprised of a combination of cloud and dedicated server instances, a fully redundant enterprise networking stack, and an array of integrated tools and technologies, Rivals serves millions of users and must handle unique traffic demands of a seasonal business, remaining performant and always available.


Our ideal candidate is a broadly skilled, self motivated, and independent individual who is excited by the opportunity to lead operations for a large, high-traffic application with unique requirements and challenges.


You will oversee and help refine the entire DevOps process. Together with the engineering team and leadership, you will help build out our continuous integration and automated deployment systems. You will also explore performance optimizations, help make cost-effective platform and partner choices, and manage third-party tools and services we work with.


Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Keep a 24x7 production environment running smoothly using a variety of automation, uptime and performance monitoring, and alerting tools and services.

  • Participate in the outage on-call response rotation, and be able to lead a team to rapidly troubleshoot and resolve issues.

  • Maintain and optimize continuous delivery platform to allow arbitrary, incremental deployments.

  • Identify possible platform performance improvements and work with engineering to develop and execute them.

  • Maintain third party partner tool & service accounts, configuration and relationships.


Products and technologies you will be working with:

  • AWS Ecosystem (RDS, EC2, ElasticSearch, SNS, CloudWatch, S3, IAM)

  • Networking (load balancers, firewalls, switches)

  • Cloud PaaS and container tools (Heroku, Kubernetes)

  • Third party monitoring, logging and alerting tools (New Relic, PagerDuty, Airbrake.io, Papertrail)

  • CI/CD tools (Git, CircleCI, etc.)


We’re looking for the following experience:

  • 3+ years leading production ops for a medium-to-large high traffic environment, including hands-on outage mitigation

  • 2+ years building and running CI/CD pipelines

  • Experience deploying to and operation of cloud environments (Heroku/AWS)

  • Fluent at scripting in Python or similar languages

  • Extensive experience with AWS

  • Database administration experience a plus


We offer:

  • A competitive package with great benefits

  • Flexible work location / work from home

  • An exceptional, nimble work environment

  • Interesting and complex challenges

  • Room to learn, grow and advance

Oath is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Oath is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process.

Currently work for Oath? Please apply on our internal career site.

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