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Operations Engineer at Recorded Future
Boston, MA, US

Want to be part of shaping the future? Our breakthrough ability to unlock insights from the web radically improves intelligence and cyber threat visibility. We’re a high-energy, fast-paced, and fast-growing company that partners closely with our customers. This role is integral in delivering best practice threat intelligence solutions to our customers and building lasting, productive relationships between users and the company. 

We are looking for a talented and skilled Operations Engineer and Infrastructure Developer to join our team in Boston, USA. You love to write code used in operation and will be working with infrastructure management including automation and development of supporting applications. You like to work with all the exciting and tough problems that comes with working with a rapidly growing big data site doing operations 24/7 in the cloud. You will be part of a global team and work closely together with colleagues in the Philippines, Sweden and US.

You also love new stuff! At Recorded Future you will get a chance to play with new technology, evaluate it and see what’s most appropriate for solving real-world problems. You have at least a couple of years of experience in operations and coding. You are a self-starter and have good communication skills.

What you will be doing

  • Based in our Somerville office you will be working in a global automation and operations team
  • Building, deploying and destroying servers, from quick test beds to mission critical clusters
  • Development of applications used to support our infrastructure
  • Scaling and managing our platform
  • Debugging runtime issues and solving complex problems under the radar or in the heat of fatal system incidents
  • Assisting with core application development
  • Monitor and maintain our SaaS production system, including being on duty

What you will need

  • Solid experience in operating and maintaining cloud based production environments
  • Proficiency as a developer, preferably with Ruby
  • Worked with AWS or other cloud environments
  • Experience working with infrastructure automation technologies as Chef, Puppet, SaltStack, Terraform etc.
  • A background in UNIX and a love of replacing the command­ line with automation
  • A love of open source
  • A cool head! 

What we would love to see

  • Experience with either or more of ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, Consul, Vault, NoSQL databases  
  • Experience in building web applications
  • Knowledge of scaling issues and approaches
  • Comfortable working in distributed and global teams

What you will gain from us

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services like EC2, S3, VPC, ECS etc
  • A solid command of system automation frameworks and concepts
  • Exposure to Ruby tools for systems automation
  • Chef, No­SQL databases and Sensu experience
  • Having fun!

We realize we can only succeed with a team of very smart and passionate people. If you’re looking to work in a unique environment with ambitious, dedicated colleagues, the chance to collaborate with fantastic users and customers, click “I’m interested’ below. You'll also be equipped with top technology, enjoy trips, “the best” coffee, great food and fun. We offer competitive compensation, including stock options and a full range of benefits, as well as a great culture, commitment to professional development and social responsibility.

Recorded Future will not discharge, discipline or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.

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