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Lead Devops Engineer

Company: Jobot
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Principle Infrastructure-Devops Engineer (Hybrid-Palo Alto Location)This Jobot Job is hosted by: Heather BurnachAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $180,000 - $220,000 per yearA bit about us:Backed by a $20M Series A and 80,000 gaming communities, we have a mission to be the social platform that unites the countless gaming worlds people inhabit, helping us all better find meaning in our digital lives through each other.We're combining the best parts of social networks and MMOs to build a next-generation social media product for gamers everywhere on every platform. We build tools that make it easier than ever for gamers to create a digital identity, make their gameplay more social, and grow strong friendships along the way.It's challenging for gamers today to build an active network to play and share moments of glory with; but we makes it easy. Our vision is of a digital world filled with incredible games and communities, where the social connections and context are unbounded by physical limitations but are just as rich and real as they are in physical space. There are already 3 billion gamers in the world today, and in the not-so-distant future everyone will be a gamer. Join us now to build the social platform for gamers to find connection and meaning together!Why join us?A competitive salary in addition to meaningful equity in the company

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • An unlimited vacation policyJob DetailsWe are looking for our first DevOps and Infrastructure Engineer! This is an opportunity to be the infrastructure technical lead for a rapidly growing startup, where your work will directly impact the quality of our production environment, our product, and ability to scale. You'll have significant autonomy and decision making authority. Our infrastructure is currently Dockerized applications running on ECS, Postgres running on RDS, Redis, AWS code pipeline for continuous deployment, etc, all of which are manually configured. What is the best strategy for programmatically managing infrastructure? What are the tradeoffs? Come work with us and be a key decision maker in answering these questions. Implement your ideas and grow a team around your technical plan.ResponsibilitiesDesign, implement, and manage our approach to programmatic infrastructure managementBuild tracking systems to understand production's performance; optimize bottlenecks when they're foundImplement redundancy strategies to deliver high uptimeManage the connection between infrastructure and software, teaching other members of the team when and how to interact with critical pieces of infrastructureRequirementsB.S. or M.S. in Computer Science from a top-tier university5+ years of hands-on infrastructure and devops experience in a fast-paced companyConfidence in technical leadership: you can effectively analyze technical trade-offs and build support amongst a team of engineers for your strategiesDirect experience working with large, complex distributed systemsA great attitude. This is a technical leadership role where you'll be expected to set an example for the rest of the team.Ideally, you're a gamer, having spent many years playing a variety of games. You understand gaming mentality and communities.Open to working in person in our Palo Alto officeSignificant experience with many of the following technologies and platforms:DockerKubernetes, Terraform, Cloud FormationAWS / GCP / AzureVirtual networkingInfrastructure securityData infrastructureCI/CD pipelinesRedisPostgresElastisearchetcdQueues (Kafka, SQS, RabbitMQ, etc)Shell scriptingInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Palo Alto , Lead Devops Engineer, Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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