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DevOps Cloud Operations Engineer

Overview

The Platform Ops Engineer is a critical role that will have a significant impact on the direction of our product, technology and business. We are looking for someone interested in scalability challenges within a motivated, fast growing team. The candidate will work on different DBMS engines comprising our data processing platform.

Responsibilities

  • Responding to, investigating and fixing service issues, whether they are deep in the OS kernel or in the application code.
  • Experimenting with emerging database technologies
  • Conducting performance research and benchmarking of available technologies with goals of achieving unlimited scalability
  • Reviewing different aspects of current solution with goal of increasing throughput and responsiveness
  • Monitoring health of production database clusters

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in computer science. Work experience acceptable in lieu of degree.
  • Strong experience with AWS.
  • Strong experience with Windows and Linux administration
  • Experience with RDBMS and NoSQL database systems
  • Experience with DC/OS or similar data center orchestration
  • Experience with DevOps pipelines and automation for rapid release cycles
  • Experience with operations in 24x7 Production environment
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Ganglia, Munin, Graphite, NewRelic, etc
  • Experience with (‘Unix shell’ and (Ruby or Python))
  • Passion for correctness and efficiency and ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • An understanding of data structures
  • An understanding of distributed and cloud computing
  • An understanding of analytics
  • Ability to reason about performance tradeoffs
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently
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