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Software Engineer (DevOPS)

Engineering | Addison, TX | Full Time

Job Description

ABOUT Bottle Rocket:

Headquartered in Dallas, Bottle Rocket is a mobile/connected device specialist that defines, designs, and develops applications that connect future-focused brands to their customers and employees. Through sophisticated, yet simple, technology-enabled experiences, our partners strengthen their businesses through enhanced user and brand interactions. Our more than 350 (and counting) iOS, Android, streaming device, wearable, AR/VR, voice, web, and TV experiences have set new standards in connecting people to what they want and are redefining how they live their lives. Some of the world’s leading brands, like Coca-Cola, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Chick-fil-A, Mary Kay, Kimberly Clark, Southwest Airlines, and Hallmark have relied on Bottle Rocket to create custom digital and mobile experiences that connect them to their customers.

Bottle Rocket is a mobile specialist at the center of WPP, the world’s largest communications and customer experience services group. We are proud to be a part of WPP alongside many other industry leaders like Ogilvy & Mather, Young & Rubicam, JWT, Grey, Wunderman, and AKQA.

To learn more, visit us at

ABOUT working for Bottle Rocket:

Bottle Rocket is a rapidly growing specialist at the forefront of connected device revolution. Our team is comprised of mature, self-motivated professionals who bring passion to their craft. We do what it takes to get the job done, but never stop trying to improve ourselves and our services.  By day, we sweat the details and build awesome mobile and digital experiences – and our passion doesn’t end there. After hours, we’re those people standing in line for the latest technologies and attending industry meet ups searching for more knowledge. Bottle Rocket not only exceeds standards – we set new ones (and have fun while doing it).

We take pride in our employees and their future. We have repeatedly been named to the Dallas Business Journal's Best Places to Work, The Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work, and the Inc. 500. Our work has won an unprecedented number of Apple Hall of Fame awards, among many other industry recognitions. We have also been featured in Forbes as one of America’s Most Promising Companies. And our Founder and CEO was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for our region.

It’s our duty to stay at the forefront of what’s next, and in our world, that means continuous innovation. It’s more than just a buzz word. It’s our day to day and the heartbeat of our Rocketeers. We believe innovation is the result of curiosity and the desire to make a difference. Innovation is a strategic imperative we use to deliver relevant offerings to help our clients stay ahead of the competition. Innovation that rapidly turns into execution is our strength.

With tens of millions of users interacting with our work every day, Bottle Rocket’s future promises continued growth in all areas of our business. If you are passionate about what you do and having fun while doing it, Bottle Rocket may be the place for you.

To learn more, visit us at

ABOUT This Position: Software Engineer (DevOps Engineer)

Responsibilities (along with your teammates)

  • Assist in the management of services and products inside of AWS/GCP for our operations or on behalf of our clients
  • Provide application and operations support (includes an on-call rotation)
  • Define, manage, and analyze server metrics and system logs
  • Write software (primarily in Ruby) to automate everything
  • Evangelize security
  • Evangelize automation
  • Update software and services
  • Support our continuous integration systems including Jenkins, Artifactory, and Hockey App
  • Support operationally dependent services such as Jira and Confluence
  • Backup all systems and perform annual disaster recovery exercises
  • Continuously challenge and improve yourself
  • Build strong relationships with your teammates
  • Research tools and technologies to improve processes and services
  • Work with project teams (including developers and QA) to deploy custom application software
  • Add to and improve documentation
  • Be awesome, grow amazingly, have some fun!

Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience with Linux server maintenance/upkeep
  • 2+ years of *nix systems administration experience
  • Experience with configuration management tools
  • Experience with git
  • Expert bash scripting
  • Experience installing and configuring software packages
  • Experience with a scripting language like Ruby, Python, Perl etc.
  • Experience with monitoring tools
  • Experience with PKI
  • Knowledge of Docker containers
  • Knowledge of virtualization (VMware, VirtualBox, etc)
  • Knowledge of network and system security best practices
  • Experience supporting environments of 10+ servers

Bonus Points:

  • Chef / AWS OpsWorks experience
  • Experience using Mac environments
  • Mobile industry experience
  • Experience with Jenkins or other continuous integration systems