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DevOps Engineer



About Cheddar:

Cheddar is the leading post-cable news, media, and entertainment company and currently broadcasts two live video news networks: Cheddar, a business news network covering the most innovative executives, founders, products, and technologies transforming our lives and economy; and Cheddar Big News, a fast-paced, young, non-partisan general news and headline news network.

The company broadcasts from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange, its street level studio in the glass corner of the Sprint Store in the Flatiron Building, WeWork in Los Angeles, and the White House.

Cheddar was founded by Jon Steinberg, President and Chief Operating Officer of BuzzFeed from 2010 to 2014. Its investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Raine Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Liberty Global, Comcast Ventures, AT&T, Amazon, Antenna Group, Ribbit Capital, The New York Stock Exchange, Altice USA, 7 Global Capital, and Denstu Ventures.

About This Role:

Cheddar is looking for an individual with an interest in DevOps and Network Engineering to join the team!

This position will be located in our New York Headquarters to manage our growing network infrastructure and to perform DevOps needs. We are looking for someone who is capable of initiating plans and designs, and implementing a networking infrastructure that is resilient and will serve the company’s current and future needs.


Take part in ongoing network design as our rapid growth calls for constant reevaluation and optimization
Perform daily network monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs
Maintaining network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor
Familiarity with server automation systems (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.)
Background in Linux systems administration
Experience with Cloud Computing (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc)
Familiarity with shell scripting and other interpreted languages – JavaScript and Python

Required Experience:

3+ years experience demonstrating increasing complexity and responsibility in a Network Engineer or DevOps position
Working experience supporting and administering wireless networks
Experience using or implementing code deployment tools to create and control infrastructure as code
Experience using and implementing industry standard monitoring tools and technologies
Comfortable with Cisco IOS
Ability to manage multiple, often competing, priorities and tasks and follow through to completion on strict deadlines
Working knowledge of UML concepts and Agile methodologies such as SCRUM and TDD

Our Benefits and Culture:

The Cheddar team moves at lightning speed and our employees have the opportunity to make an extraordinary impact. We are growing fast and achieving milestones every day. Our team is direct, relentless, ethical, proactive, and different. All of our full time employees receive a competitive compensation and benefits package, which includes stock options, health, dental, and vision insurance, disability and life insurance, 401K, discounted gym membership, commuter benefits, generous paid leave, drinks and snacks, team events, happy hours, and more.


Cheddar is an equal opportunity employer, and we actively cultivate an inclusive workplace that celebrates diversity. We welcome all candidates and are committed to hiring people with a wide variety of experiences and backgrounds. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, familial or marital status, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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