Sr DevOps Engineer

Engineering Burlingame, California

Covet Fashion


Team Overview

At our Crowdstar studio, we believe that there is a huge opportunity in interactive entertainment products for women. With our successful mobile game titles, Covet Fashion and Design Home, CrowdStar has developed new ways for users (players) to enjoy fashion and interior design. As a team, we are passionate not only about creating fun and engaging games for women but enriching lives outside of the game.

Role Overview:

As a Sr. DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for the continuous operation of our systems and games. You should feel comfortable working under pressure and with high uptime expectations. Be able to work with multiple stacks (LAMP, Node,) and be available at a minute notice. You will carry your pager and laptop everywhere and be willing to respond to issues any time of the day. We offer competitive benefits and a fun work culture with a lot of opportunity for growth.

In this role, you’ll most often:

  • Maintain and support online application environment
  • Define, implement and maintain system and network security policies and procedures
  • Provide emergency support
  • Develop tools and task automations as necessary
  • Coordinate with IT group on corporate systems and networks
  • Participate in on-call rotations
  • Maintain and revise production backup process
  • Build out new environments from scratch as required by the business
  • Plan system and network maintenances while minimizing impact on the live environment
  • Participate with software engineers on process improvement
  • Make systems more robust
  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise

You’ll be a great fit for this role if you are comfortable with:

  • Cloud deployment through API (AWS, OpenStack)

  • Automation of system administration tasks through scripting

  • Ability to recognize bottle necks and potential issues

  • Docker, ECS, Rancher and Kubernetes


And your skills and experience include:

  • 5+ years of DevOps experience, including 2+ years of experience managing Linux server farms
  • Experience with different web server vendors (Nginx, Lighttpd, Apache…)
  • 3+ years experience with cloud environments
  • Strong scripting skills
  • Strong troubleshooting skills a must
  • Deployment provisioning automation technologies (Chef, Puppet)
  • Nagios, Munin, Ganglia, Grafana, HAProxy, Splunk experience
  • Startup experience a plus