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DevOps Engineer

Software Engineering - Systems | Emeryville, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Are you ready to revolutionize entertainment?

Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s top music services, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. At its core, Gracenote helps people find, discover and connect with the entertainment they love. Daily, Gracenote processes 35 billion rows of data and is quickly becoming a world-leader in return path “big data.” Over the past 3 years, the company has grown to more than 2000 employees in 17 countries, including over 600 of the world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology. Founded in 1998, Gracenote is one of America’s most iconic and respected media companies.  

We are searching for a full stack engineer (DevOps) with a hunger to create beautiful and thorough automation. If the idea of scaling to a million users brings a smile to your face we want you. If you automate your personal tasks and hate repetition we want you. This person will work with a highly skilled and dedicated team to implement automation solutions and teach these solutions to our many different users. We work as an agile scrum team with 70% of each FTE focused on long term projects.

These projects span the gamut from improving automation in our data centers to creating tooling for our container orchestration platform. The remaining 30% of your time is split between support (20%) and education reinvestment (10%).

The support portion of the role consists of one day every two weeks monitoring our devops-support slack channel and grooming our JIRA queue. The reinvestment in education takes place every Friday afternoon where the team is free to investigate and research new DevOps technologies.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication. (Google Docs, email, slack etc.)
  • CI/CD experience (Jenkins preferred)
  • Linux experience (Ubuntu preferred).
  • AWS CLI and GUI
  • Ability to express logic in at least one programming language

Good to know:

  • Terraform - explicitly AWS provider but openstack as well
  • Training/Teaching/Presentation experience
  • Chef configuration management/enforcement
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • OpenStack
  • Continuous security/certification
  • Continuous QA
  • OSX iOS builds
  • Windows configuration management.
  • Packer
  • Consul
  • Vault
  • Other cloud providers Azure, GCE etc.

Above all, we are looking for good problem solvers and critical thinkers who keep an open mind, stay relevant by continually educating themselves, and are passionate about efficiency and good design. If you enjoy learning and applying new things then we want to talk with you.

Gracenote, a Nielsen company, is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.