DevOps Engineer

Engineering Santa Monica, California


Description

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the health, stability and security of our production environments
  • Support and troubleshoot production problems
  • Develop and enforce best practices in configuration management and application deployment
  • Maintain and improve Git source control and continuous integration systems
  • Configure and automate Amazon Web Services instances and services
  • Configure and maintain system and application monitoring and alerting systems
  • Ensure high reliability and adequate capacity on distributed "big data" and auto-scaled systems
  • Work with AWS, Ubuntu, Ansible, Git, Cassandra, Tomcat, MySQL, Kafka, Elasticsearch

Requirements:

  • Proven track record (2+ years experience) supporting a 24x7 production environment with 100+ systems
  • Solid foundation of Linux administration
  • Linux bash scripting experience - command line expert
  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language besides bash
  • Experience supporting Java applications
  • Good grasp of networking concepts
  • Experience with configuration management systems (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or Salt) is required
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services and/or virtualization is a huge plus
  • Experience with Big Data or Distributed systems is a huge plus
  • Knowledge of LAMP stack - Nginx / Apache / MySQL
  • Enthusiasm for exploring new technologies
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong communications skills and a "customer service attitude"
Perks:
  • Stock options, 401k, great medical/dental plans
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Located in hotbed of tech startups blocks from the beach!
  • Great co-workers, monthly happy-hours