LearnZillion Senior DevOps Engineer

Posted on August 5th, 2019

Do you want to work with a social venture that delivers the highest-quality K-12 curricula in the best way? Then consider joining LearnZillion. We empower educators to provide students with the education necessary for a successful future. Help us change the paradigm of curriculum, publishing, and content. 1 in 3 US teachers already use LearnZillion.

We are looking for a senior operations engineer to help us deliver essential content and tools for teachers, students, districts, and parents. You will play a key role in building LearnZillion’s infrastructure and shaping its future. You will report to the CTO and work closely with Engineering & Design coworkers, product managers, academics, and user community to build our world-class application.

You should be well-versed in devops practices, tools, and AWS.

Our Technology Stack

  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, Route53, S3, etc.)
  • Ruby on Rails
  • AWS RDS Postgres
  • AWS Elasticsearch Service
  • Nginx
  • Unicorn
  • AWS ElastiCache Redis
  • Sidekiq Pro
  • GitHub, Code Climate, Circle CI, automated Cucumber test suite
  • Salt
  • Terraform
  • Docker & Docker Compose (local and CI)
  • Gruntwork
  • Datadog

Key Responsibilities

  • Architect, configure, and maintain LearnZillion’s production, staging, and development environments 
  • Develop automation and tooling for configuration, deployment, monitoring, backup/recovery, etc.
  • Measure, analyze, and monitor the infrastructure for availability, performance, and security
  • Design and implement processes to maintain overall system security


  • 3+ years of solid Linux/UNIX systems engineering, administration, and automation
  • Knowledge and experience in deploying web applications, preferably Ruby on Rails
  • Intrinsically-motivated individual who loves to ship quality infrastructure often


  • Competitive salary and paid time off
  • 4% 401(k) contribution matching
  • Remote-work friendly schedule
  • Work daily with top-notch engineering team members
  • Make the digital curriculum of the future a reality for students everywhere
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