SkyRun Vacation Rentals
Published
February 12, 2021
Location
Boulder, Colorado
Category
Default  
Job Type

Description

About SkyRun

SkyRun is one of the largest vacation rental companies in North America, with over one thousand properties in 34 locations. We have created the sweet spot in vacation rental management by combining the advantages of local ownership and management with the efficiencies, power, and support of a national brand. We also never forget that guests don’t just want to stay like a local; they want to play like a local, and SkyRun ensures that happens.

Primary Objective of Position
Enhance and manage the SkyRun software development and operations process from user requirements prioritization to design and assignment to a developer, to testing, to production.  The DevOps Engineer reports to the Director of Location Support.

Primary Job Responsibilities
General

Develop a deep understanding of the SkyRun software stack and it’s operations on AWS.
Innovation/Prioritization

Work with Location Support to balance the prioritization of requirements for new system functions and fixing day to day system bugs.
Create new and innovative system functions.
Identify, develop, and implement the latest API specifications from SkyRun’s core business partners.

Development

Become familiar with and implement the agile software development methodology.
Use Github to manage our development and movement through 3 stages (development, testing, production).
Manage the day-to-day work of SkyRun’s developers by designing and documenting solutions they can implement. Translating user needs into an implementation design.
Document technical enhancements for major product releases.
Work with the Location Support team to document user-friendly help-desk solutions.
Operations

Monitor and ensure maximum uptime and performance of our systems on an Amazon Web Services platform. This must be done 24x7.
Secure our systems from hackers.
Perform Tier 2 support for the help desk, assigning issues to tier 3 (developers) when necessary.
Rotating on-call duties as assigned.
Development

Become familiar with and implement the agile software development methodology.
Use Github to manage our development and movement through 3 stages (development, testing, production).
Primary Measurements
SkyRun Destination Owner satisfaction.
System uptime levels.
Number of bugs that get through the code promotion process as tracked by the helpdesk.
Qualifications
Experience with AWS
Experience with Github for code management
Experience with the agile methodology for development
Experience in and/or an understanding of the SkyRun Technology stack (Linux, MySQL, PHP, Javascript, vue.js, Joomla and GraphQL)
Education
BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline or comparable work experience required
Physical Demands
Limited travel expected

 

Benefits

Health insurance contribution

PTO
401(K) with company match
Company-paid basic life insurance policy
3 company-paid volunteer days
Employee assistance program
Discount program

Internet and phone allowance
Additional employee-paid benefits available:
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health savings account
Flexible spending account
Supplemental life insurance
Short- & long-term disability insurance
AD&D insurance
Accident insurance

Compensation

DOE | Starting salary $75,000

Salary Range $90,000 - $125,000

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