Lead DevOps Engineer

Engineering Mill Valley, 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; 80% dependent coverage
  • Equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs
  • Sunny & peaceful Mill Valley offices located right on the water
  • Walking, running and biking trails steps away from the office
  • Onsite gym and fitness classes
  • Free catered lunch; new menu daily
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
  • Dog-friendly office (with dog-free zones if you are so inclined)
  • Free parking

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.