DevOps/SRE Team Lead, AmperWave

Job Locations USA-WA-Vancouver
Information Technology


The AmperWave team is looking for the right person to join our exciting team. At AmperWave, you will be a major contributor on an experienced team. You will work on our next-generation streaming media and podcasting solutions and your leadership will make an impact on the product.  We build powerful APIs, complex data pipelines, and modern UI.  You’ll have a chance to focus in areas you’re already skilled and take on new challenges over time. Our distributed team has a fun and inclusive environment with a commitment to work life balance.


We’ll provide you with a work environment where collaboration is encouraged but you’re not bombarded with superfluous interruptions.  We have highly encouraged communication silent times each afternoon so that everyone can focus without worrying they’re missing anything. We work in modern agile feature teams that self-organize and work together to build great software.  You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to new ideas, learn new technologies, and architect new features.  Friendly code reviews make us all better and you get to be a part of that by both reviewing code and having yours reviewed.  We have fun doing what we do, and you will too.


The ideal candidate is passionate about building effective, high-quality, innovative, scalable products and services. We believe in self-empowered teams that can take a product from concept to delivery. You’ll get the chance to own and contribute to multiple core functionalities and capabilities and be a driving force behind our evolution as a digital streaming company.


What You'll Do:

  • Lead, manage, and hire for the DevOps team with and hands-on leadership approach
  • Establish and maintain DevOps strategies for execution and growth of the operation
  • Identify and implement automation strategies in the SDLC process that enables high quality, faster delivery of new solutions to our business users.
  • Participate in vendor software evaluations and integration strategies.
  • Champion our CI/CD agile practices across the team
  • Create and maintain functional / technical design specifications and solutions to satisfy project requirements.
  • Develop infrastructure as code to meet the needs of our platforms.
  • Provide 24/7 on-call rotational support of applications support to users including issue resolution.
  • Monitor system and application performance and troubleshoot/ resolve escalated issues.
  • Be part of a high-performing Agile / Continuous Integration engineering practice.
  • Continually seek ways to optimize and improve all operational aspects of our IT solutions.
  • Participate in vendor evaluations and integration strategies.


More About You:


Required & Preferred:

  • 2+ years of DevOps management experience
  • 5+ years of Linux admin experience
  • 3+ years of Windows admin experience
  • Strong leadership skills with distributed teams, inspiring and coaching people to help them do the best work; helping people identify opportunities for their own growth, and define plans for achieving measurable goals
  • Deep automation experience – build, test, deployment automation, post release surveillance and monitoring.
  • Must have hands on experience with AWS technical environment: AWS, VPC, EC2, RDS, Cloud Formation, CloudFront, Route53, Auto Scaling, AWS CLI
  • Must have hands on experience with source control - git
  • Experience in automation tools - Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Flux, Helm, Chef, Jenkins, Ansible
  • Experience in scripting languages – Python, PHP, bash
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving application performance issues, connectivity and security issues
  • Experience working in a service-oriented architecture both for sourcing and delivering data
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge in engineering fault tolerant, high performance, critical business applications

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


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