Lead DevOps Engineer

Engineering San Francisco, California


Description

Glassdoor’s engineering team is growing. We are looking for a team lead for our DevOps team to drive our configuration management, build, deploy and monitoring platforms. You must be a self-starters who thrives in a fast-paced, agile environment – which means wearing many hats, being able to change direction quickly, and showing an eagerness to learn and introduce new technologies as the need arises.  But most importantly – we need a leader that can prioritize, multi-task, and deliver, because it’s a lot more fun to get things done.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the operations tickets queue for the DevOps Team
  • Communicate with rest of the Engineering for rolling out broad changes
  • Coach, mentor, motivate other DevOps Engineers
  • Automate operational and server provisioning workflows using Ansible/Chef
  • Work on our Platform as a Service tool for infrastructure automation
  • Share the responsibility for deploying releases and conducting other operations maintenance
  • Enhance operations infrastructure such as Jenkins clusters, Bitbucket, monitoring tools (Consul) and metrics tools such as Graphite and Grafana
  • Provide operational support for rest of the Engineering team
  • Help migrate our remaining dedicate hardware infrastructure to the cloud
  • Establish and maintain operational best practices

Skills and Requirements

  • 5+ years of configuration management and engineering for large scale websites, ideally supporting an Agile development process
  • Deep understanding of version control systems (git), including branching and merging strategies
  • Experience working with cloud platforms (AWS/EC2, Rackspace Open Cloud, etc.) and cloud automation tools (Ansible, Chef).
  • Experience with software build tools (Maven, Gradle) and continuous integration tools (Jenkins)
  • Must have supported Java based application in production environment
  • Experience with Linux environments and scripting languages - bash, python, Groovy
  • Experience in supporting Node.js in production is a plus
  • Knowledge of service discovery tools such as Consul is a plus
  • Comfortable working late evening hours, which is when most patching occurs
  • You are extremely proactive at identifying ways to improve things and to make them more reliable.
  • High attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills

Why Glassdoor?

  • Work with purpose – join us in creating transparency for job seekers everywhere
  • Glassdoor gives back! Glassdoor is a Pledge 1% member; all employees receive 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage, with 80% dependent coverage
  • Equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs
  • Conveniently located office in the heart of downtown San Francisco (Embarcadero)
  • Fully-stocked break rooms with complimentary food and drinks
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off

Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.