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ViacomCBS Lead DevOps Engineer in United States

REF#: 38089


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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Role Details:

ViacomCBS Tech seeks a DevOps Engineer for online television and media focused web properties. In this role, you will support infrastructure and platforms that serve our customers. We have diverse infrastructure across a multi-cloud environment. This is a great opportunity for a seasoned DevOps Engineer to manage a wide range of technologies with an opportunity for optimization and modernization. You excel at creating systems that are reliable, documented and monitored across multiple metrics. You love CI/CD and think releases should happen independent of manual intervention. You have managed systems at a large scale and millions of unique monthly users does not scare you. You have experience with being on-call and had ownership of systems.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Lead the design, implementation of our public Cloud infrastructure including CI/CD, provisioning, sizing, and Infrastructure as code

  • Automate, automate and automate as much as possible

  • Implement monitoring platforms across infrastructure, applications and networks

  • Manage Linux clusters and containers using tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Terraform, Helm, Kubernetes

  • Support our development teams across multiple properties in an AGILE environment

  • Help set up Viacom CBS Tech own DevOps/SRE practice

  • Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

Key Projects:

  • Lead the transition of our infrastructure from our datacenter to the public cloud

  • Implementation of Infrastructure as Code for provisioning using tools such as Terraform

  • Working with the various business units to help define SLO’s and SLI’s

  • Automate the SLO’s as much as possible

  • Build bots for managing the lifecycle of our systems


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • 8+ years managing and monitoring Linux systems

  • 5+ years leading the design and implementation of Cloud systems in using tools like Kubernetes, Helm, Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins or Ansible

  • 5+ years experience setting up/managing monitoring systems

  • 5+ years managing CI/CD tools such as Jenkins

  • 5+ years experience working with programming languages such as PHP, Perl, Java, Python, and Go

  • 2+ years working with bots and building automation

  • 2+ years experience containerizing applications using Docker/Kubernetes/ECS

  • On call experience

  • A deep understanding of cloud-scale and micro/macro-services architectures, experience in operating high performance, highly scalable, self-healing and fault-tolerant multi-tenant SaaS based applications

  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects

  • Demonstrated ability to work with 3rd parties and collaborate on solutions

You might also have:

  • Past experience migrating systems from on premises virtualization to the public cloud

  • Systems experience in re-architecting legacy systems and stacks

FUNCTION: Engineering

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

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