Senior DevOps Engineer, Kafka

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What Conviva is looking for in applicants

Have you streamed a program on Disney+, caught the latest binge-worthy series on Hulu, or tuned in for NFL highlights on social media? If the answer is yes, you have already benefitted from Conviva’s technology.

At Conviva, we create the technologies and standards driving industry transformation and streaming media growth worldwide. It’s not about the data, it’s about what you do with it. As the leader in global streaming media intelligence, Conviva measures in excess of 500 million unique viewers watching 150 billion streams per year with 1.5 trillion real-time transactions per day across more than 180 countries. Our platform and products are designed to deliver the real-time, cross-screen, integrated insights our customers need to understand their business and focus on what matters. Join us as we make streaming better.

DevOps here at Conviva means between 30% to 70% Dev / Ops mixed role. Focus on backend software engineering, data processing, application architecture, APIs, and internal tools. On the Ops side, we focus on Linux configuration management, cloud automation, infrastructure as code, virtualization and containers, network engineering, security, database architecture, continuous integration, network filesystems, and web scale production infrastructure.  

We use agile sprint models to support several dev teams that build web services and front-end components. We actively iterate our processes with input from the team. We also run our own projects related to infrastructure, automation, monitoring, continuous integration and internal tools. Our job is to increase dev velocity and ensure stable and secure production systems.  
What you get to do  

  • Work with development teams to build and maintain cloud environments to specifications developed closely with multiple teams
  • Support (and automate) the deployment of applications into those environments
  • Design new environments and architectures
  • Build proactive monitoring and alerting tools. Provide standards, documentation, and coaching to developers. Participate in on-call rotations

What you bring to the role 

  • 3+ years / 5+ years (Senior Role) of experience in DevOps including automated system configuration, application deployment, and infrastructure-as-code
  • Advanced Linux system administration abilities
  • Real-world experience managing and deploying to large-scale, hybrid, environments on-prem and in the cloud
  • Experience with managing production environments on GCP, AWS, or another cloud PaaS
  • Solid hands-on skills with most of the following technologies: Kubernetes, Rancher, Terraform, Helm charts, and Kafka
  • Experience in Kafka capacity planning, scaling, installation, and administration
  • Experience in Kafka partitions, latency, and throughput performance optimization
  • Maintain and improve high resilience Kafka cluster with failover and active-active deployment
  • Working knowledge with Strimzi and confluent Kafka is a big plus
  • Python, Bash, Git, Prometheus, InfluxDB/Grafana, Ansible, airflow is a plus
  • Experience working as a developer on front-end or back-end projects

Conviva is the leader in streaming media intelligence, powered by its real-time platform. More than 250 industry leaders and brands – including CBS, CCTV, Cirque Du Soleil, DAZN, Disney+, HBO, Hulu, Sky, Sling TV, TED, Univision, and WarnerMedia – rely on Conviva to maximize their consumer engagement, deliver the quality experiences viewers expect and drive revenue growth. With a global footprint of more than 500 million unique viewers watching 150 billion streams per year across 3 billion applications streaming on devices, Conviva offers streaming providers unmatched scale for continuous video measurement, intelligence and benchmarking across every stream, every screen, every second. Conviva is privately held and headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with offices around the world. For more information, please visit us at

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