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DevOps Engineer

Cloud Software Development Operations | Saint Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Just as the 1904 World’s Fair brought innovation to St. Louis, 1904labs inspires innovation in new and exciting ways by bridging gaps between the talent community and clients who have cutting edge needs.

We provide our team members with challenging and rewarding work, competitive compensation and the opportunity to openly pursue their own individual startup ideas during the work day. We challenge the conventional norms by encouraging our employees to innovate their own product ideas during collaboration times, separate from our client work.

At 1904labs, we are agile and innovative technologists. Cutting edge technologies don’t scare us, they fuel our fire

The Role

As a DevOps Engineer  you will be charged with supporting teams routinely asked to press the boundaries of the possible.  You will help to shape our use of automation tooling, and development of micro-services infrastructure while working with massively distributed systems.  You will be at home in Linux and aware of the operating system fundamentals in terms of configuration, security, and networking.  However, you are not "just a system administrator", you also know how to roll up your sleeves and code with the best of them.  You possess strong fundamental knowledge of computer science, you are able to articulate the benefits and tradeoffs of competing technology choices and approaches.  You are comfortable in Test Driven, CI supported, and high quality team based environments.

Our teams at 1904labs are Agile, and we work in a highly collaborative environment.  The Cloud Solutions and Development Operations team is focused on developing best in class APIs, algorithms, and platforms to support customers as they deliver modern cloud native applications. We have a deep passion for application architecture, infrastructure automation, systems design, API design and application development, as well as application integration challenges.


We would like to talk to you if you have experience with one or more of the following technologies and / or environments:

  • Automation: Docker, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc. . . For building automated deployment processes.

  • Languages: Python / Java, Shell Scripting

  • DevOps: Experience working with linux tuning and administration as well as micro-services deployment and tooling experience.

  • Cloud Native: Experience Provisioning Azure, AWS, and or Google Cloud environments as well as working with tools like Cloud Foundry and / or Kubernetes.

  • Cloud Integration: Extended experience with Azure, AWS and / or Cloud Foundry based services for building container based systems and integration.

  • Database: Experience with RDBMS(Oracle, MySql, PostGres) as well as NoSQL (MongoDB, Cassandra, Hbase)

  • Agile: Experience working in a collaborative Agile Environment

Desired Skills

  • Distributed Data Technologies: Hadoop/HDFS, Spark, MapReduce, etc. . .

  • VSphere: Experience provisioning and configuring VSphere servers in a local as well as a cloud-based environment.

  • Programming: Awareness of multiple programming languages and operating systems.


  • Standard Benefits Program (medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), professional development and education assistance, PTO)

  • Innovation Time  - we allow 10% of your time to be devoted to innovation hours.  This time can be used to foster individual ideas, personal projects, start up ideas, improve an open source tool or for career advancement and self-education.  All during traditional working hours.

  • Dress Code - we don't have one


This role is located in St. Louis, MO.  While we would prefer local candidates your current location is not the most important factor; please help us understand why you would like to call St. Louis home if you would be relocating