CabForward: Senior DevOps Engineer (Freelance)

Headquarters: Austin, Texas

CabForward is a Digital Product Agency -- We build custom web apps, mobile apps and websites for our clients.We work in the space between product strategy and interaction design with a broad spectrum of clients, from high-profile startups to publicly traded companies.Our team creates success for our clients by driving digital transformation through the development of custom software products.

These products are developed iteratively, which requires development operations, automation and continuous integration.
At CabForward, we believe in hiring transformative engineers, designers and marketers who have a passion for thoughtful client communications.

We work remotely and that gives us the opportunity to work with the best team possible.
Intrigued?We are looking for DevOps EngineersTechnical Experience

3+ years Linux host provisioning and administration (preferably web application and PostgreSQL database servers)

Very strong debugging and analysis skills

Comfortable independently analyzing issues in unfamiliar environments

Strong research skills, as needed

Can clearly communicate and document root cause analysis for distribution to clients and development team

Performance optimization in web applicationsApplied understanding of development best practicesApplied understanding of security best practices in the context of web application development and Linux application and database serversMastery of Git SCM and GitHub

Git Flow

Branch and release management

Familiarity and experience using and managing task and project management software and servicesPreferred

Uses Linux/OSX as primary workstation





Ruby on Rails development experience



iOS application builds and distribution

Android builds and distribution

Soft Skills

High level of communication

Comfortable using Skype, Slack and Trello

Can reliably respond within 1h during business hours

Consistently available between 9am-5pm CST

Willing to seek input and delegate tasks when blocked

Professional, considerate, and respectful to clients

Professional, understanding, and transparent with management and colleagues

Experience interpreting customer requirements to create specifications and estimate level of effortCan clearly document specifications, systems, processes, and API's using Markdown, Wiki (GitHub), Google Docs, or SwaggerPositivityWe are looking for someone who:

We can rely on and can respond to queries within 1 hour during business hours

Is available 8-30h per week

Specializes in cloud environments

Understands the importance of documentation

Has an interest in security

Is comfortable working in small teams (meaning:)

Frequent communication

Can independently take a problem and bring it to resolution

Likes a variety of challenges

Likes to help and educate their colleagues

We do not need:

A traditional sysadmin (physical systems)

Weekend/night worker

Someone looking for a full time contractor or employee role

We are looking forward to hear from you!

To apply: Please send a resume to [email protected]


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