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Full Time Minnesota DevOps Engineer Job

Minneapolis StarTribune

Star Tribune is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to work in fast-paced, agile environment to join our Digital Operations team.  This team has a multifaceted role in Star Tribune’s creation and deployment of new media systems. We work within and alongside a world-class news organization to ensure stability, performance, and continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in strategic, capacity, and performance planning for server infrastructure
  • Assist with implementation of an internal Platform as a Service
  • Develop internal tools and systems and write custom integrations for various applications and vendor API’s

  • Maintain and refine configuration management and process automation systems
  • Identify and recommend new technologies that will further benefit our systems and network operations
  • Analyze and recommend new directions for all layers of our operational software stack, including operating systems, distributions, and services
  • Identify opportunities for improving security, reliability, and scalability of server infrastructure
  • Work with other teams in the organization to improve developer and designer workflow and communication
  • Take part in 24/7 on-call rotations
  • Work with your peers as a subject matter expert on server technologies, automation, and IaaS services


  • 3+ years of related experience, preferably in cloud-based environments
  • Strong programming experience, especially in PHP, Python, C++, or Go
  • Experience with orchestration management tools like Ansible and Terraform
  • Deep knowledge of server-side Linux as well as OS X
  • In depth experience working with Amazon Web Services (including CLI/SDKs)
  • Experience writing shell scripts to accomplish server automation tasks
  • Familiarity with network protocols and the OSI model
  • Strong experience working with application metrics and performance monitoring, such as Datadog, Nagios, Prometheus, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with both developing and orchestrating Docker and other container-based services
  • Experience writing APIs and server dæmons in Python, PHP, Node.js, and/or Go
  • Proficiency in continuous integration, build, and orchestration tools like CircleCI, Rundeck, Jenkins, etc.
  • Familiarity with the “immutable infrastructure” philosophy
  • Knowledge of deploying applications written in PHP, Node.js, Python, and/or Go
  • Knowledge of in-memory datastores like memcached and Redis
  • Database administration experience, as well as knowledge of cloud based relational databases.

Some top benefits include: a new downtown office with free gym access to Steele Fitness in the building and access to rooftop amenities in warm months; commuter benefits; competitive medical and dental insurance; paid time off; 401(k) matching; tuition assistance; and unlimited digital access to Star Tribune. In addition, Star Tribune has partnerships with many organizations that offer our employees a variety of discounts!



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