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DevOps Systems Engineer

Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

Chances are you have watched the weather to plan your day and news information to stay updated on current events.   Chances are you didn’t realize Weather Group has some of the most advanced and innovative products in video production to bring audiences the best in weather and news information.  Now we are ready to push the envelope even further . . .  much, much further.

Weather Group is taking bold steps to shake things up, both internally and across the media industry.   As the leader in weather information and delivering award-winning AR/VR experiences; our emerging Local Now digital media brand is innovating how audiences get their national and local news.  Local Now delivers locally relevant, nationally compelling video news to communities across the country.  We are looking for a talented, highly skilled Systems Engineer to join our team.

Position Summary

The Weather Channel Television network is looking for a skilled DevOps Engineer with both Windows and Linux cloud experience.  This position will be responsible for design, analysis, evaluation, testing, debugging and implementation of application programs and/or technologies in supporting company business processes, products and operations. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand the business requirements of all TWC networks via positive and effective working relationship with the Business Analysis, Project Management and Product Development teams, ultimately to ensure that the delivered product meets the requirements of the Customer.
  • Implement hardware according to design on complex development efforts.
  • Produce designs and design documentation for complex hardware development efforts and having the ability to clearly describe and communicate the design to the individuals performing the construction of the solution.  
  • Effectively communicate statuses to the Project Manager, as requested throughout all projects.
  • Participate in reviews of all software designs.
  • Provide reviews with other peer Engineers.  
  • Lead efforts to familiarize other team members with the given system, and help educate more junior developers.
  • Respond to production issues, to perform problem determination and resolution, cooperatively with all relevant participants.
  • Help define the technical direction taken by product teams  through  implementation of alternative products, tools and methods that can be used to foster innovation and increase product quality and the productivity of Engineering as a whole.

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with both Linux/Unix environment
  • Proficient with at least one scripting language, such as Python, Perl, shell, etc.
  • Proficient with at least one software development language, such as java, C, C++, etc.
  • Experience with debugging techniques, concepts, and tools in software development
  • Experience supporting SQL Database from a System Engineer and DBA perspective
  • Experience building, maintaining, and using configuration/Release management tools, Git, Jenkins, jira, and other devops tools sets
  • Experience supporting and configuring Tomcat/apache and .Net
  • Experience implementing AWS security policies, Docker, containers, and building complete environments
  • Experience configuring and support CDN video distribution and web caching, both push and pull live streaming video and VOD. Preferred CDN experience Akamai
  • Zabbix and other opensource/devops monitoring tool support and maintenance experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with the internal customer community as well as peer IT team members
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment as needed
  • AWS experience with DB services
  • Effective time management, written and oral communication skills
  • Member of a Devops team for at least 2 years


Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to, which is a confidential e-mail in box.
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.

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