Ansible Playbook Developer

Automate the deployment and maintenance of our infrastructure, applications and services

"The more efficient the automated system, the more crucial the human contribution of the operators."

-Josh Kaufman


LinkORB Engineering is hiring for a Ansible Playbook Developer to expand our global team of technology professionals.

Our infrastructure consists of virtual private servers running Ubuntu Linux, hosted at providers like DigitalOcean, Linode and Tilaa.

Tools technologies and services we actively use: Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Prometheus, MySQL, MariaDB, Loki, Apache2, PHP, Ansible, Rundeck, Git, GitHub, WireGuard, Mattermost, Matomo, Rackspace, Google Workspace, and a set of self-hosted internal tools.

In your role as Ansible Playbook Developer, you will write, maintain and improve multiple Ansible git repositories.

Your playbooks will be developed and tested in isolated environments. Once accepted, you will work with our production team to deploy your playbooks to production.

You take pride into quality and maintainability of your code, and ensure that your playbooks are well documented.


At LinkORB, the Ansible Playbook Developer:


    Writes, maintains, and improves multiple Ansible git repositories.


    Detects and reports on drift between production and playbooks.


    Develops "runbooks" for common tasks (incident response, maintenance work, compliance checks).


    Ensures that your playbooks are well documented, and follow best practices.


    Tests playbooks in isolated environments.


    Collaborates with production admins to deploy playbooks to production.


    Researches and develops new technologies to improve our infrastructure and services.


    Contributes to our Ansible codebase by submitting pull requests.


    Reviews and provides feedback on Ansible pull requests submitted by other team members.

Candidate screening

Given the technical nature of our team and our async-first way or working, we often leverage candidate screening exercises to start the interview process. For this role, exercises will align with the following badges:

That said, at LinkORB we understand that no one knows everything and the learning journey is part of what we love about the work.

Ready to apply?

Great, we are excited to hear from you! Please send a cover letter and resume to engineering@linkorb.com.

Things we love seeing and hearing about in applications:

  • Your personal philosophyπŸ’‘ for creating efficient and scalable linux infrastructure
  • Your journeyπŸš€ with Ansible and other automation tools

Pro tip! We give strong weight to applicants who provide personal and meaningful responses to the above in their application.

Working at LinkORB

LinkORB Engineering is the sub-group of LinkORB focused on the development and operations of our products and platforms: innovative healthcare solutions for healthcare professionals and their patients.

We are a fully remote team collaborating almost entirely asynchronously to build and support products used by millions of families and thousands of healthcare professionals.

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