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DevOps Engineer - Website and Cloud

US-MA-Natick (Related locations: Framingham, Worcester, Metro West, Boston, Massachusetts, New England)
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Job Summary

Do you have an interest in DevOps, Software Engineering and Cloud computing?  This person will be responsible for creating infrastructure designs and guiding the development and implementation of cloud applications, systems and processes. This position will be working directly with application developers, usually embedded within the web/cloud development team itself.  The candidate will need to be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced team environment with experience in:

  • Cloud and virtualization based technologies, e.g. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Docker
  • Java Application Server Administration
  • Linux/UNIX Administration
  • Developing cloud infrastructure designs and implementations and guiding application development teams.


Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Working directly with architects and developers to create supportable designs and debug problems.
  • Creating infrastructure and architectural designs and implementation plans and guide the implementation with the operations team.
  • Making decisions on problem resolutions in critical down time situations when escalation is impractical.
  • Scripting (BASH, Perl, Ruby) and building required automation and tools on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Creating and delivering knowledge sharing presentations and documentation to developers and operations teams
  • Learning on the job and explore new technologies with little supervision.
  • Supporting development and testing environments, and rotating on-call support of production infrastructure and applications and business hours support for development systems.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional work experience, or a master's degree, or a PhD degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS /MS in computer science or related field.
  • 8+ years of total experience with at least 3 years of web administration and 2 years of cloud experience.
  • Java Application and Java Application Server administration/tuning experience (e.g.: Glassfish, Weblogic, Tomcat).
  • Solid experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or VMware vCloud and/or Docker
  • Solid Linux experience (eg: Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS) with a focus on web (Apache/Nginx).
  • Experience with scripting languages (eg: BASH, Perl, Ruby) and automation tools (e.g. Puppet, Chef, cfengine)
  • Understanding of protocols/technologies like SOA, HTTP, SSL, LDAP, JDBC, Servlet/JSP, SQL, HTML, XML.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.

Why MathWorks?

It’s the chance to collaborate with bright, passionate people. It’s contributing to software products that make a difference in the world. And it’s being part of a company with an incredible commitment to doing the right thing – for each individual, our customers, and the local community.

MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs 2800 people in 15 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, U.S.A. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

MathWorks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.