devops engineer

Skyhook’s DevOps team is dedicated to building, evolving and operating rapidly changing, secure and resilient systems at scale.  Our team members participate in the entire service lifecycle from design through the development and testing process to production, support, and operations.  Our practice is to bring the best-of-show development techniques to operational tasks..


    • Serve as an advocate for quality practices including the development of automated testing to improve business processes
    • Act as a critical part of a multi-team effort to deliver, manage, and maintain configuration automation to meet business needs
    • Create and maintain configuration standards for software and infrastructure
    • Manage CI & CD tools and pipeline as a partner to development and QA teams
    • Develop and socialize operational standards for teams throughout engineering

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  • Recommend, develop, and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, configuration management, and security
  • Oversight of critical incident and major system escalations from initiation to resolution
  • Create mechanisms/architectures that enable fault tolerance and rapid recovery from failure
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Create and maintain configuration standards for software and infrastructure

Devops engineer qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in an operational environment, preferred


  • Experience with Linux (Redhat/Centos preferred), Windows and Mac platforms
  • Experience in network and server engineering
  • Experience with automation/configuration management such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet or equivalent
  • Strong competency with cloud providers such as AWS (preferred), Google and/or Azure
  • Demonstrated experience installing, operating, and troubleshooting a variety of open source technologies
  • Strong experience with relational and non-relational databases

  • Practical experience developing software or meeting operational needs with code and scripting (Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, or Java)
  • Experience with software quality principles and associated tools for testing and analysis.
  • Knowledge of CI & CD practices and supporting tools (Jenkins, Bamboo or similar)
  • Demonstrated experience in documenting, designing, and re-designing process in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with PaaS technologies such as containers, container orchestration and scheduling, service registration / discovery and monitoring (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)


  • Experience with automation in dynamic environments such as IaaS and PaaS
  • Experience with IaaS technologies such as OpenStack

About Skyhook

The Skyhook team is fueled by creativity, passion, intelligence and drive. Innovation is in our DNA. Our offices in Boston’s exciting Innovation District and Wayne, Pennsylvania just outside the city of Philadelphia are filled with Ideapaint, standing, standing desks, over-sized bean bag chairs, crowd-controlled Sonos radio, a craft beer fridge and a snack selection second to none. Our offices are a collaborative open space that allows all of our teams to create and innovate together. If you love data and are fanatical about improving user experiences, we want to talk to you! If you are looking for a place where you are valued not just based on what you accomplish but how you accomplish it, then you should consider joining us.