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DevOps Engineer

Engineering | Portland, OR, United States

We are looking for a seasoned Systems \ DevOps Engineer to join our Operations Team in the downtown Portland office. You’ll be part of the group responsible for implementing, maintaining, and scaling the infrastructure supporting Act-On’s automated marketing platform. 

If you like clouds and data centers, monoliths and micro services, you’ll have a chance to work with it all as we continue to modernize our technology stack. 

If you think about infrastructure that only lives in repositories, or cloud-agnostic container platforms, or choosing between leveraging cloud managed services and robust physical systems, you may be the person we’re searching for. 

You’ll join a team of brilliant, friendly engineers who strive to automate, log and make metrics for all the things!   


  • Design and deliver engineering solutions for automated processes that orchestrate and manage the infrastructure under the Act-On Platform;
  • Partner with Engineering, Quality Assurance and Hardware Operations to deliver highly available, scalable continuous delivery systems;
  • Troubleshoot, assess, and improve processes and systems within the infrastructure;
  • Replacing outdated and obsolete systems with code-managed modern services and platforms;
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation.

Skills and Experience

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience;
  • Five years experience in an Operations role, with two or more years in a DevOps role;
  • Containerization, Docker, and/or Kubernetes -  Pivotal Cloud Foundry a huge plus;
  • Puppet, Ansible & Terraform configuring all the things in vSphere, AWS and Azure;
  • Linux server administration, care and feeding, ideally RHEL;
  • AWS Infrastructure (Policies, VPCs, SGs, Billing);
  • Observability  with Splunk, Loggly, New Relic, Pingdom, Sensu.

Bonus Experience

  • Experience in managing high-capacity SMTP systems, ideally PowerMTAs;
  • Good with DNS, LDAP, Load Balancers;
  • VMWare \ vSphere & Cisco HyperFlex Systems.

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