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There’s a lot of cool technology behind our products, and our engineering team is looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer to help provide end-to-end solutions for our infrastructure now and as we grow.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • You’ll design the infrastructure that makes it possible for our Engineering team to work efficiently and our website to run smoothly.
  • You’ll help our Data Science team manage tooling that processes billions of data points every month.
  • You’ll work to improve our development and deployment processes to reduce the likelihood of downtime and optimize costs.

Why We’ll Love You

  • You have at least 3 years of DevOps experience in a cloud-based environment.
  • You love to build and optimize systems that are resilient to failure, ready for growth, and as efficient as possible.
  • You have experience deploying and managing PostgreSQL, Redis, ElasticSearch, Python, and Go (or similar tech) on AWS.
  • You’re familiar with other AWS technologies, like Redshift, OpsWorks, Kinesis, Data Pipeline, and so on.
  • You’re well versed in continuous integration systems, monitoring, and capacity planning.

Why You’ll Love Us

  • We’re fanatical about finding the right tool for each job. We pick technologies because they make sense, and we’re not afraid to try something new when we feel that it could be useful, even if we’ve never used it before.
  • You’ll get a chance to work on systems that operate on a large scale—tens of millions of users, and hundreds of millions of documents served every year.
  • You’ll be a part of a team where reliability and stability are everyone’s responsibility: Every engineer (including our CTO and VP) is part of the on-call schedule.
  • We move fast, with multiple releases every day and an iterative approach to developing new features and measuring their success.
  • We place a heavy emphasis on open source. Check out our Github account.
  • We offer unlimited vacation—and we mean it!
  • We also offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and tons of opportunities for personal development.