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Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: February 12, 2022
  • Full-Time

Company and Opportunity is the place where life stories live on. We are the leader in online obituaries; a top-50 website in the United States, and a destination for over 40 million unique visitors each month. Founded in 1998, is honored to help consumers express condolences, share direct support for families, and celebrate the people who have touched their lives. We continue to broaden our offerings in our mission to help people seeking information and guidance on all aspects of end-of-life. Our leadership is actively investing in the growth of the organization, expanding our business model, and helping more people as our culture's relationship with end-of-life evolves. Our vision is to become a full-service end-of-life and memorialization resource.

Position Overview The Senior Infrastructure Engineer will be responsible for leading and implementing the technical direction of the Infrastructure Engineering team. This is a hands-on, individual contributor role that will require working on a cross-functional team and skill-focused team. Infrastructure Engineering is responsible for the provisioning, configuration, performance, and monitoring of secure, highly available platforms, servers, services, and networks. Infrastructure Engineers assist the Software Engineering and Platform Operations teams by creating processes that enable the rapid deployment of software through automated processes. This role is fully remote, although we have an office in downtown Chicago if you choose to use it Responsibilities

The ideal candidate has experience along the following dimensions:

+ Design and Develop / Hands-on experience with the automated server, service, system, container, or platform provisioning in a Cloud environment for Windows and Linux hosts. An understanding of distributed computing and distributed systems.

+ Collaboration and Teamwork / Experience working with Software Development teams that are releasing code in high volume and at high velocity.

+ Maintenance and Server Management / Regularly patch and update critical systems or base images. Understanding of configuration management, logging, monitoring, and automated provisioning.

+ Performance Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Capacity Planning / Understands server, service, system, container, or platform monitoring in a Cloud environment for Windows and Linux hosts. Identifies and escalates issues. Forecasts utilization of services and identifies potential bottlenecks or modifications. Familiarity with Incident Command Systems (ICS).

+ Leadership and Team Development / Ability to mentor direct and indirect peers.

+ Infrastructure Testing / Apply test-driven development patterns, where appropriate to hardware and software elements

+ Service Level Agreements / Experience working in an environment with service level agreements attached to services, servers, networks, or platforms.

Required Skills

+ Experience and understanding of how modern web applications are developed and deployed in distributed Cloud-based platforms.

+ Experience with Software Engineering best practices, including source control management, code review, and modular/domain-driven design. Expertise in a programming language like Java, Python, Ruby, .NET/C# or Go.

+ Experience with Cloud infrastructure and Cloud distributed systems. Familiarity with Cloud providers - experience with Amazon Web Services is preferred.

+ Experience with System Administration and Configuration Management of Linux and Windows hosts. Exposure or experience with software like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, or Terragrunt.

+ Experience with containerization and container orchestration. Exposure or experience with Docker, Docker Swarm, AWS Fargate, or Kubernetes.

+ Excellent communicator (written and verbal). Highly self-motivated, self-directed, resourceful, and autonomous. Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

+ Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly and efficiently pinpoint and resolve problematic system issues.


+ 5+ years' experience in IT, Infrastructure, System, or Software Engineering.

+ Experience supporting critical infrastructure in a fast-paced environment.

+ Experience with cloud environments, AWS in particular, orchestration and container-based deployments.

+ Experience with continuous delivery and building a path to achieving it.

+ Extensive knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.

+ Exposure to Agile Development or the Scrum project management methodology is a plus.

Benefits offers a very generous and comprehensive benefits package, including:

+ Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance - Day 1 Benefits!! No waiting period!!

+ Unlimited Paid Time Off

+ Up to 6 weeks of paid medical leave

+ 401k plan with discretionary employer match

+ Parking/Transit Flex Spending

+ Catered lunch provided weekly

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Company-provided coffee, tea, soda, and snacks

+ Friendly, team-oriented, open environment

+ Located within a few blocks of CTA, Ogilvie, and Union Station

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