DevOps Engineer

Location: San Jose, CA
Date Posted: 06-26-2013

The positions encompasses standard operations administration: setting up, configuring monitoring web servers, package installation, as well as more development-oriented tasks such as building automated deployment and provisioning scripts, defining metrics, exploring database performance bottlenecks, etc. We are looking for exceptional, self-motivated individuals, keen to learn new and emerging distributed technologies; share their learning; and exploit the emergent Cloud offerings to the maximum benefit of our business and our customers.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Master the overall site architecture and look for ways to improve our LAMP, storage and cloud infrastructures.
  • Grow and improve the infrastructure to handle scalability for rapid growth. Lead the adoption of the latest technologies for scaling a large web site
  • Create new tools to be used by our Development team for troubleshooting and automation.
  • Work with developers to remove scalability bottlenecks such as slow database queries, requests with high GC hit rates and memory leaks.
  • Working in an Agile/Scrum process with developers, maintain and improve testing and staging environments. Support QA function by enabling automated testing, continuous deployments and optimizing the release process.
  • Deploy, maintain and troubleshoot problems with internal services.
  • Contribute to open source technology including our infrastructure management tool Chef. Research and implement industry standard tools as we scale our site.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years experience in supporting systems in a fast-paced environment with a complex distribution system
  • 3+ years of experience working on a high volume website.
  • 3+ years experience in Internet facing applications, security concerns and vulnerability assessment, virtualization, network protocols (HTTP/S, SSL, SSH)
  • Server-side development experience in highly concurrent systems
  • Unrivaled proficiency in Linux server administration, including network tuning.
  • A deep and abiding love for building scalable, high performance systems.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Multi-homed websites, virtualization (EC2, xen), Redis experience is a major plus.
  • Experience with ElasticSearch, php5+ and Git is a major plus.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum desirable.
  • Other Software development experience.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytic skills.

What you can expect from us:

  • Highest Salary and Bonus Structure in The Industry
  • Health, Vision and Dental benefits
  • Paid Sick and Personal Days
  • Paid Vacation - $7,500 Annual Vacation Bonus
  • Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Annual Bonuses
  • 401K Options
  • Auto and Life insurance
  • Casual Work Environment
  • Flexible Work Week
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