3 Mar 2014 in Deis v1 PaaS

New Maintainer - Matthew Fisher

We are proud to welcome Matthew Fisher as a new maintainer. Formerly one of our largest external contributors, Matthew is now working on Deis full time!

Matthew has worked in and around PaaS since graduating from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Most recently, Matthew worked on Stackato, ActiveState's Cloud Foundry platform. Pro-tip: If you're looking to merge code into Deis, Matthew loves cheese.

Follow him on Twitter @bacongobbler.

23 Jan 2014 in Deis v1 PaaS

Want to work on Deis full time?

OpDemand, the creator and maintainer of Deis, is hiring Senior Software Engineers with a deep Linux background and a passion for automation. You’ll join a tight-knit team of open source developers who are helping businesses succeed using cutting-edge technologies like Docker and Linux containers.

As an open source project, Deis is developed in public on GitHub, IRC and mailing lists. Applicants must be comfortable contributing to popular open source projects that enforce high standards for code quality, test coverage and documentation.

Applicants must be comfortable working with the following technologies:

  • Python, Ruby/Chef, Shell & Go
  • Linux (all distros), Docker, LXC, cgroups
  • Amazon Web Services, OpenStack, Vagrant

Engineering responsibilities include:

  • Writing code, tests and documentation for the modules that make up the Deis PaaS
  • Designing and drafting specifications that help guide the future direction of Deis
  • Contributing to adjacent open source projects like Docker, Chef and etcd

Support responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the Deis project on GitHub by responding to issues and pull requests
  • Handling customer tickets related to installation, training and support
  • Participating in a pager rotation for paying customers

Perks include:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Best-in-class Apple equipment
  • Downtown Boulder office
  • Company culture that respects work/life balance

New employees are expected to join the OpDemand team at our Boulder, Colorado headquarters. Relocation assistance is not available.

Think you have what it takes? Apply here!