Senior Devops Engineer

| Boston

About EverTrue:

EverTrue is a leading advancement software platform that supports fundraising efforts at educational institutions. Powered by institutional data and third-party insights, EverTrue provides streamlined access to donor data to help advancement offices more effectively engage constituents and maximize giving potential. The EverTrue platform improves results for the entire advancement team through targeted products for alumni relations, annual giving, prospect research and gift officers.

Today, more than 300 institutions and organizations are using EverTrue’s web and mobile apps to strengthen their donor pipelines and increase giving participation and engagement.

The Role:

The DevOps engineer will be responsible for designing and maintaining the infrastructure, automation, and tooling for the EverTrue software platform and our engineering team. We utilize an infrastructure-as-code methodology, seeking to express all aspects of our platform as code, primarily using Chef.

Prior experience caring for Cassandra, Elastic Search, Kafka clusters on Amazon Services and familiarity with cluster management systems such as Mesos or Kubernetes as well as Terraform and Docker are a big plus. Deep understanding of Linux, networking and configuration management tools such as Chef are mandatory. Experience with Java & Ruby web applications desirable as well.`

Beyond the technical requirements of this position, we’re looking for someone to evangelize and enable the devops culture at Evertrue, working closely with the development teams to enable a high degree of self sufficiency.

Our Technical Stack:

  • Data Infrastructure - Cassandra, ElasticSearch, Spark, Storm, Kafka, Memcached, Redis, and MySQL
  • APIs - Java w/ Dropwizard, Ruby w/ Rails & Rack
  • Servers - Mesos & EC2, automated by Chef

Our Culture:

The core values of our engineering team are autonomy, trust, respect, and passion, and more about this can be found on our blog. We are looking for talented engineers that share the same values.

You will…

  • Be a leading voice on how our microservices should be designed and scaled to handle billions of data points
  • Be challenged to write readable code in a performance critical environment
  • Be the owner of multiple projects and have the autonomy to drive them to success
  • Be a welcomed contributor to projects that interest you, even if you don’t own them
  • Be expected to evaluate and rationalize when to take a short term vs. long term approach to engineering solutions
  • Have a measurable feedback loop with a manager, who is bought in to your success
  • Change the world for nonprofit organizations

We and you should:

  • Have contributed to open-source libraries or built your own side projects
  • Value autonomy, trust, respect and passion
  • Have a positive attitude with the desire to work in a rapid-growth, entrepreneurial environment

Our fantastic employee benefits package includes:

  • Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Disability Plans as well as pre-tax commuter and parking plans.
  • Unlimited Vacation and TrueAdventure bonus to help pay for a really awesome vacation
  • Stake in EverTrue
  • 401k Plan with Matching
  • Great culture - community service activities, annual company trip to Provincetown, happy hours and more fun!
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330 Congress Street 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02210