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Solarwinds Inc. DevOps Engineer in Morrisville, North Carolina


Solarwinds MSP is the world’s leading SaaS based Software Developer for IT Service Management platforms. We currently have a great growth opportunity for a DevOps Engineer within our Development Operations Team supporting our MSP SaaS offerings.

This is a highly collaborative role where you will work closely with the product engineering teams to consult on the optimal deployment configurations, lead new project deployments, and provide ongoing operational support. The SolarWinds MSP family of SaaS offerings and their underlying environments are both experiencing substantial growth.

The DevOps Engineer will play an important role in supporting the 24x7 availability and ongoing growth of our service offerings. The successful candidate will possess a high degree of technical skill, have a collaborate approach to problem solving, and have a financial understanding of the solutions we build. If this describes you and you are passionate about what you do and thrive in a challenging, high-growth, and dynamic environment, please read on.


  • Work with operations and engineering team to optimize deployments.

  • Develop, support, and document automated build and configuration management processes

  • Develop automation and orchestration capabilities which allow us to operate at scale

  • Participate in delivery of new service offerings, working closely with development team to deliver low latency, high performance applications

  • Analyze application characteristics and behaviour, to optimize hardware configuration and performance of operational systems

  • Design, implement and test robust failover and disaster recovery procedures

  • Ensure 24x7 availability of service offerings

  • Weekend on-call rotation for escalation services.


  • Experience with orchestration and automation tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)

  • Linux/Unix operating system support for mission-critical environments and experience working with large-scale deployments.

  • Building and deploying high availability environments within AWS.

  • Experience with MySQL/PostgreSQL – installation, support, and performance tuning.

  • Hands on working knowledge of AWS deployments at scale considered a strong plus.

  • Excellent TCP/IP networking experience and understanding (including LB, VPN, Firewalls, etc)

  • Scripting and systems-related programming skills (Python, JSON, Bash etc.)

  • Working with SVN or GIT

  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases such as MySQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB and Redis

  • Ability to debug and troubleshoot scripting languages such as bash, perl and ruby

Location US-NC-Morrisville, NC

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2020-14923

# Positions 1

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group MSP

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