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There has been an up and coming categorization of engineers in the Drupal world that specialize in what we call DevOps. DevOps entails managing the infrastructure and workflow practices to deliver enterprise level sites in complex environments. This should span everything from automated testing, change management tools like puppet, branching strategies, continuous integration, performance and anything else that falls in this category.
Please make every effort to keep posts in this group on topic. We will do our best to assist, but this is not a dumping ground for random requests and development problems.
Jobs in DevOps
NEWMEDIA is searching for a DevOps Engineer with experience in rapidly and effectively transitioning a company's ideas through the entire software development lifecycle from conception to development to deployment. This individual will have an enthusiastic team spirit, excellent programming skills, problem-solving abilities and a strong work ethic.Read more
via the Deis.io newsletter
NOTE: I am NOT connected in anyway to Deis, Opdemand etc
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.
Think you have what it takes? Apply here!.
Title: Drupal Developer
Location: Fairfield, CT,Albany, NY 100% Onsite
We are looking for a ‘Drupal developer’ to join our passionate and collaborative team of designers, builders and developers. We focus our energies on developing Drupal websites for great clients and great causes.
If you relish complexity, view continuous improvement as a success factor, embrace change and enjoy working in a rapidly growing and progressive environment, SDG wants to Empower You!
Principal Responsibilities:Read more
Want a different kind of Drupal Job?
Can you believe that this is not an advertisment looking for your standard backend drupal developer? For some reason, in my mind, those seem to translate to, "we really mean back-end, front-end, team lead, etc." ... This is not one of those.
If you've read this far you are probably not a normal job seeker. I expect that you are, in fact, not looking for a job. You are likely employed in an enterprise that has given you the gift of working at scale with Drupal. You are who I want to speak with.Read more
My client has been let down at the last minute so urgently requires a Mid-Weight Drupal Developer for 2, maybe 3 weeks. Principally back end focus, some front end. 2 projects, one is a website which is 2/3 finished and needs a Drupal back end, the other is a fairly simple website. Anyone available / recommendations would be much appreciated...start date is Tuesday 28th May.
Ixis are recruiting another Linux systems administrator as we continue to expand in 2013.
Your main responsibilities will include managing existing clients, migrating new clients to our platforms or setting up / supporting systems using their existing infrastructure.Read more
Direct Technology is working with one of the hottest digital media studios in town. Right now we are helping them find a Sr. Drupal Developer to add to their team of show shopping development!
If you enjoy working hard in a playful, open environment and can juggle lots of projects at one time, then this full time position should be one you consider.Read more
I am reposting this job for the Core Services team at Yale University. Please follow instructions in the listing below and do not contact me directly about this job.
The Core Services Infrastructure group at Yale University has a new opportunity for a Linux System Administrator to join our team of system administrators, software engineers, and messaging administrators.Read more
We're a Drupal strategy, development, training and consulting company with teams in Los Angeles, Boston and Miami. We like overcoming challenges and doing things that haven't been done before, and we're looking for great people to join us.
This position is for system administrators and high performance specialists. We're growing, and our development, training, support and marketing departments also have positions with immediate availability.
The majority of us are in the Los Angeles area, but as a distributed company we welcome telecommuters.
Customers who we work with love us for our dedication to the high quality of our work, how we exceed their expectations and that we communicate with honesty, integrity and transparency. See our Clients list and Case Studies for an idea of the challenging and exciting work that we do.
Our team loves us for the same reasons, and for our company culture, our highly competitive rates and our in-house training and mentoring program. As a team member, you'll find your freedom and salary are unmatched elsewhere.
We're deeply dedicated to contributing to both the Drupal project and its community, and we offer paid time for our community contributions, including Drupal modules, themes and event organizing.
The skills that we value the most are communication, collaboration and community contribution. If you'd like to join our team or would just like us to keep you in mind for future work, let us know at http://www.larks.la/jobs
Please note that we are looking for individuals, not agencies or recruiters. When contacting us, tell us about the following:
- Your Drupal.org username
- Your resume and LinkedIn profile
- Your specialties, whether they be design, theming, development, marketing, system administration, training, project management, etc.
- Case studies or articles about websites you've built (or helped build) and what you're proud of
- A list of Drupal modules and themes that you maintain or contribute to on Drupal.org
- Your location (i.e. the time zone you're usually in) and if you're a morning lark or a night owl
- Where you'd like to go for the next Larks company retreat
For extra credit, check out the questions that our team has selected.
Exaltation of Larks is a company of talented and passionate people and while we like rock stars as much as anyone else, we like working together and getting things done more than watching someone perform. We embrace participation and like the idea that we should be working with people rather than working for them.
Our core values set us apart from the rest and two of those values are good communication and mutual respect. We make an effort to tell people what they need to hear, not what they want to hear. This is important when working with one another, and it's equally important when working with our clients and partners.
In short, the people we want to work with are great at what they do, demonstrate leadership and guide people to be their best. Rock stars, or people who take all the credit and attention, are egotistical and hard to work with, and who may or may not have what it takes to get the job done but insists they do anyway, need not apply.
If you’re like us, you love a good puzzle. It’s not always easy for us to see how a person thinks and likes to work just from reading their resume and that’s why this list is here. Don’t worry, we already know the answers and would love to hear from you whether you know the answers or not.
Include your responses to any of the questions at http://www.larks.la/jobs when contacting us and we’ll have something to talk about when we get back to you. Some of these are trivia questions and a correct answer tells us that you either know your industry or are good at doing research.
For questions that don’t have a single answer, help us understand your process by explaining how you’d go about finding the solution. If there’s another question that you think belongs in this list, let us know at http://www.larks.la/jobsRead more
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Discussions and wikis
Downtown Drupal Meetup at Sensis Agency and via WebEx on June 4, 2013: DrupalCon Portland Redux, Must See DrupalCon TV & DevShop
The next Downtown Drupal meetup is on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 from 7-9pm (happy hour at 5pm) and will be at Sensis Agency in Downtown Los Angeles. Those interested in attending this meetup remotely are welcome to join us via WebEx.
At this meetup, we're having our usual news and announcements, as well as raffle prizes, community Q&A, lightning talks (which are short, bite-sized presentations) and featured presentations, including DrupalCon Portland Redux, Must See DrupalCon TV and DevShop: Self-Hosted Development Environment.
We have time for additional presentations at this meetup. Is there a presentation topic that you're interested in? Post a comment to either request or offer a presentation, or contact any of the organizers listed above. Thank you!Read more
I've been working on some deploy recipes for Drupal, built upon the great Python tool Fabric. Drush still does most of the heavy lifting, but Fabirc gives me a nice way of putting a several commands together into a single deploy or development workflow command.
I'm packaging these recipes together in a set of modules called Neoprene. It's pretty alpha code at this stage but someone on another group suggested some folks in this channel might find this useful.Read more
The next High Performance Drupal meetup is on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, between 6-8pm Pacific Time / 8-10pm Central Time. We're meeting at Droplabs, a collaborative classroom, coworking space and hackerspace near Downtown Los Angeles.
Those interested in attending this meetup remotely are welcome to join us via WebEx. We're starting an hour early this time so that we can team up with members of the Austin Drupal user group and the web chefs at Four Kitchens! Stay tuned for further details.
Our meetups follow a basic format and start off with Drupal news and announcements, local job announcements, raffle prizes and full-length presentations. As always, we'll also have community Q&A, during which time anyone in attendance can ask questions, divine answers from the crowd and give brief, 5-10 minute-long presentations known as lightning talks. We'll finish off the night with more networking and a Drupal After Dark at 8:00pm.
We're soliciting presentations and lightning talks for this meetup. If there's a topic that you'd like give a presentation on, please leave a comment below. Likewise, if there's a topic that you'd like to learn more about, you're welcome to make a request in the comments below. Thank you!
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
This event is being organized with help from Droplabs (@Droplabs), a collaborative classroom and coworking space in Downtown Los Angeles. We're quickly gaining a reputation for being the only coworking space around with a with a low-cost business model: come work here and use our tables, chairs, WiFi and conference room with a low, daily or monthly membership fee and only pay more for the extras, such as 24/7 access, equipment rental and a locker for your belongings.
Our video conferencing and raffle prize sponsor for this event is Exaltation of Larks, a Drupal strategy, consulting, development and training company with a team of Drupal experts in Los Angeles. We create fun websites, mobile apps, virtual worlds and e-commerce sites. Follow us at @LarksLA to learn more about our Drupal services and upcoming trainings.Read more
thanks to the recent work of the Solr Nutch sandbox project I've managed to get Nutch 1.6 jobs to run on a Cloudera CDH3 4 node cluster sending results to Solr 3.6.2 (hosted within Tomcat on Aegir BOA) and then integrated into the Apache Solr 7.1.1 module (not the dev) into search results and Apache Solr Views
I must say, I am pretty excited about Hadoop / Cloudera running Nutch and Solr and integrating with Drupal
for anyone interested in setting up a Cloudera cluster I recommend masterschema (centos) and Gregory Grubbs on YouTube (debian)
I'll post some notes etc ASAPRead more
Learn about the basics of the Drupal world:
git and github
theming for Drupal 7
modules for Drupal 7
Drupal 8 previews
This is for ALL technical and non-technical folks who want to learn about the greatest stack for web dev.
High Performance Drupal Meetup at Filter Digital in Culver City, CA, and via WebEx on February 19, 2013 at 6-8pm: Behat Overview and Real World Examples
The next High Performance Drupal meetup is meeting once again at Filter Digital, a digital solutions agency in Culver City, on February 19, 2013. Those interested in attending this meetup remotely are welcome to join us via WebEx.
At this meetup, we're featuring a presentation on Behat Overview and Real World Examples.
Our meetups follow a basic format and start off with Drupal news and announcements, local job announcements, raffle prizes and full-length presentations. As always, we'll also have community Q&A, during which time anyone in attendance can ask questions, divine answers from the crowd and give brief, 5-10 minute-long presentations known as lightning talks.
We're soliciting additional presentations and lightning talks for this meetup. If there's a topic that you'd like give a presentation on, please leave a comment below. Likewise, if there's a topic that you'd like to learn more about, you're welcome to make a request in the comments below. Thank you!
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Light food and refreshments will be served throughout the evening courtesy of our food, drink and venue sponsor, Filter Digital, a digital solutions agency. Filter Digital's client list spans global brands and Fortune 100 companies to startups and boutique firms. Let us help you create a digital solution that fits your needs!
Our video conferencing and raffle prize sponsor for this event is Exaltation of Larks, a Drupal strategy, consulting, development and training company with a team of Drupal experts in Los Angeles. We create fun websites, mobile apps, virtual worlds and e-commerce sites. Follow us at @LarksLA to learn more about our Drupal services and upcoming trainings.
This event is being organized with help from Droplabs (@Droplabs), a collaborative classroom and coworking space in Downtown Los Angeles. We're quickly gaining a reputation for being the only coworking space around with a with a low-cost business model: come work here and use our tables, chairs, WiFi and conference room with a low, daily or monthly membership fee and only pay more for the extras, such as 24/7 access, equipment rental and a locker for your belongings.Read more
The first idea that came to my mind when I first ran cache clear that lasted a minute or so, was "I want it run quicker!". If you are those unhappy guys who don't have an SSD, but do have a bit of RAM - you may find this discussion interesting and useful.Read more