Senior Ops Engineer/DevOps
Engineering | San Francisco, CA, United States

This key individual is responsible for all day- to -day aspects of all live-site operations, architecture, deployment and support functions, strategic plans, policies, programs and schedules to improve performance.  The role will suit those with a multidisciplinary skill-set who are also comfortable writing code and building applications, but mostly to streamline deployment or control our production instances.
With a growing customer base, you need to think performance, scalability, and reliability. You must enjoy the fast pace nature of an innovative startup where the requirements for the position will change rapidly. Your daily work will have a direct impact on our customers and our business, allowing us to ship faster and ensure that our production application is more stable.
Areas of Responsibilities include:
Scaling our platform – help evolve our infrastructure, architectures and
processes as we evolve too
Performance analysis – Establish and maintain key metrics to measure the performance of the systems
Automating infrastructure – build, deploy and destroy servers for every
We’re looking for someone with:
Solid technical aptitude in Linux/Unix, web technologies, networking, monitoring, capacity planning, performance measurement, disaster recovery.
Demonstrated ability to manage scalable systems that support rapid growth.
Have a passion for people, building great teams, and leaders
Be experienced, with measurable successes under his/her belt
Have a good understanding of cloud hosting options (i.e. EC2, GoGrid, Elastra, Joyent, Rightscale) and how they compare to non-cloud deployments, and the tradeoffs involved
Strong familiarity with Unix (Linux, Solaris, etc.), Apache, MySQL,
PHP, web scripting, Nagios, etc.
Some software engineering experience (i.e. PHP / Ruby / JavaScript)