Product Operations Engineer (DevOps)

Schoology - New York - Full time

About you:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Expertise in writing with ruby, python, or any other interpreted scripting language.
  • A solid grasp of web application architecture.
  • Professional experience in a web application shop, especially in a "continuous deployment" environment.
  • Familiarity with Bamboo and Git, or any other continuous integration or revision control system.
  • Experience working with cloud-computing service providers like AWS.
  • Experience with containerization. We use Docker. Bonus points for experience in any of the modern container orchestration frameworks, such as Kubernetes.

You’ll also:

  • Support and manage our AWS-based infrastructure, from web and data layers in both VMs and containers, to security groups, VPCs, load balancers, autoscaling, and cloudformation.
  • Optimize and troubleshoot performance issues for our databases, which include MySQL, Redis, MongoDB and Cassandra.
  • Participate in project-based work across the organization, as both a contributor, as well as a collaborator bringing operational experience leadership to other teams.
  • Work on our Chef infrastructure, writing cookbooks, and providing code reviews.
  • Automate! We work in python, ruby and bash, primarily.
  • Provide operational support to our SaaS platform, helping to troubleshoot our platform, as well as participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation.
  • Help expand and support our continuous deployment pipeline.

Bonus points for:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline.
  • Experience in any of the modern container orchestration frameworks, such as Kubernetes.
  • Experience working with golang.
  • Recent experience supporting a SaaS platform, or other similar distributed system.
  • A self-starter who thrives in a fluid, fast-paced, evolving environment.

All team members at Schoology are expected to embody our core values which are Passion, Collaboration, Innovation, Curiosity and Integrity.

Our mission is to continuously advance what is possible in education. You in?

Schoology is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity of every kind.


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Experience Level

Mid Level


Schoology is one of the fastest growing education technology companies with millions of users across the world.

We bring together the best K-12 learning management system with assessment management to improve student performance, foster collaboration, and personalize learning.

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