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Macmillan Senior DevOps Engineer in New York, New York


At Macmillan Learning, the health and safety of our employees and contract staff is a top priority. Accordingly, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for all staff that will be working in a Macmillan Learning office, or have job duties requiring them to travel for work. If offered the role, the candidate will need to provide proof of vaccination in advance of their start date. Employees can request religious and/or medical exemptions to this requirement by following the process outlined in the offer letter.

This position is located in our New York, NY, Austin, TX, offices or remote.

The Senior DevOps Engineer works closely with engineering and cloud operations engineering staff to ensure that the applications and pipelines they build can scale, stay available, be secure, and handle failure. This Senior Engineer regularly demonstrates a mix of development, networking, infrastructure security, and system-administrations skills. The Senior DevOps Engineer works closely with developers, facilitating the development process by removing obstacles interfering with ongoing development. The Senior DevOps Engineer works with the engineering and AWS Operations teams in order to build secure, reliable, scalable infrastructure and meets business goals and objectives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze, define and architect robust infrastructure architecture and govern.

  • Contribute to designing, implementing, and maintaining team tooling.

  • Research, strategize, and propose solutions that meet requirements, reduce friction for engineering teams, and consolidate existing solutions.

  • Work closely with engineering teams to learn about needs, current processes, and to promote best practices.

  • Document best practices, prescribed solutions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other related field or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years' experience of Cloud Operations

  • Experience and good knowledge of Linux Systems

  • Experience in implementation of AWS Networking Elements (VPC, Routing, LoadBalancers, ...)

  • Experience and good knowledge of Infrastructure-as-a-code (using Teraform, Ansible, or similar tools/techniques)

  • Experience in implementation of Container Solutions

  • Experience with AWS (CLI, API)

  • Enhance the company’s IT infrastructure security protocols

  • Maintain and improve the company’s cloud infrastructure

  • Solid programming and troubleshooting skills

  • Strong ability to clearly communicate complex information in writing and verbally to a variety of stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and work in a complex environment

  • A team player who likes to work towards a common goal

  • A passion for learning new skills

  • Job requires long periods of close concentration and ability to multitask in noisy/busy open-office environment.

  • Must be able to travel occasionally, and work more than 40 hours a week, as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Driven to create efficiency through task automation

  • Experience with kubernetes

  • Concept of build process

  • Experience with python

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional

  • AWS Certified Security Specialty

  • AWS Advanced Networking Specialty


Regular full-time and qualifying part-time employees and their dependents are eligible for Macmillan benefits, effective on the employee’s date of hire. Macmillan also offers health benefits coverage to qualifying same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners (may require additional documentation) of active employees.

  • Competitive pay and bonus plan

  • Generous Health Benefits (Medical insurance (PPO & EPO through BlueCross BlueShield, HSA through Health Equity), Vision insurance (Blue View Vision), Dental insurance (Cigna))

  • Contributions to your 401k retirement account through Fidelity

  • Generous paid time off, sick time, discretionary days. and paid holidays (Cesar Chavez Day, Juneteenth, Indigenous People's Day, and more!)

  • Employee Assistance Program, Education Assistance Program

  • 100% employer-paid life and AD&D insurance

  • And much more!

Macmillan Learning is a privately-held, family owned company that improves lives through learning. By linking research to learning practice, we develop pioneering products and learning materials for students that are highly effective and drive improved outcomes. Our engaging content is developed in partnership with the world's best researchers, educators, administrators, and developers. To learn more, please visit or see us on Facebook ( , Twitter ( , LinkedIn ( or join our Macmillan Community ( . Macmillan Learning is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a family-owned global media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are actively seeking job applicants who reflect a broad representation of differences, including race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, neurodiversity, age, veteran, family and economic status and background, geographical background and status, and perspective. We believe that the best companies reflect the incredible diversity in viewpoints, backgrounds, and identities of the world in their staffs, and are committed to inclusive hiring across departments and levels. You can read more about our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion initiatives here. (

The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Bedford, Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC d/b/a Macmillan Learning. Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC has developed an affirmative action program in compliance with the NY Department of Education’s guidance. Portions of the affirmative action program are available for review by applicants and employees by contacting Human Resources at Macmillan Learning.




  • Bachelors or better