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Engineering, Full Time    Denver, Colorado or New York, New York    Posted: Friday, December 21, 2018
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The Opportunity:

Shutterstock is looking for a highly talented & motivated CloudOps Engineer to join our Cloud Operations team. The roles primary focus is keep AWS production & non-production environments & pipeline up & running 24/7 by reacting to alerts & fixing or escalating issues according to internal processes. This role is critical to the success of Shutterstock & requires both depth & breadth in most technologies leveraged in an hybrid environment to support a Kubernetes platform & pipeline for multi-tiered applications & API. This is a great career opportunity for a highly motivated individual who wants to extend & utilize his or her skills within a world class technology company.


  • The many & varied responsibilities required of an operation engineer within a growing company deployed on hybrid infrastructure.
  • The role requires a deep understanding of Linux server administration, Networking, AWS services & administration & key applications & services running in dockerized & non-dockerized environments.
  • Creating, maintaining & improving procedures & runbooks & facilitating communication.
  • Researching, proofing, & authoring technical documentation that are beneficial to the company.
  • Work closely with other System Administrators (Network, Storage, Data, ...).


  • 3+ years experience in a 247 high-availability AWS production environment
  • 5+ years Linux System Administration
  • 1+ years with docker orchestration & deployment, especially Kubernetes & related tools; familiar with node & pod auto-scale concept
  • 2+ years with continuous integration & deployment tools, especially with Jenkins
  • In depth understanding of AWS services, networking, & security technologies
  • Proven experiences with troubleshooting capabilities in a highly available production environment
  • Solid understanding of the components required to provide high-availability platform & networking environment is required, as well as solid troubleshooting capabilities
  • Experience in monitoring, metrics collection, & reporting using open source tools such as New Relic, SumoLogic, sysdig, Datadog, Prometheus, etc
  • Familiar with Infrastructure as code philosophy, & tools to support it : Cloudformation, Terraform, etc
  • Familiar with source control management tool such as Github
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as chef, puppet, ansible
  • Good knowledge of scripting languages such as Bash, Python etc.
  • Good sensitivity to security issue patching
  • Excellent organizational skills, & oral & written communication skills, familiar with modern communication tools such as Slack
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, making decisions based upon priorities, schedules & an understanding of business initiatives
  • Critical attention to detail, thoroughness & documentation
  • Providing rotational on call support

Bonus Skills:

  • Good understanding of Software Development Lifecycle in cloud environment
  • Security compliance experience such as SOX
  • Experience with other cloud providers such as Google or Azure

About Shutterstock:

Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK), directly & through its group subsidiaries, is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos & music to businesses, marketing agencies & media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 350,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, & currently has more than 180 million images & more than 9 million video clips available.

Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world & customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency; Shutterstock Custom, a custom content creation platform, Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat a curated royalty-free music library; & Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media.

For more information, please visit & follow Shutterstock on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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