DevOps / Software Engineer | Data Infrastructure in Palo Alto, CA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Houzz   •  

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Industry: Consumer Technology

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 57 days ago

This job is no longer available.

About the Role

We are looking for a world-class devops engineer to build and support systems that will scale with the growth of our site, the most popular home remodeling site in the world. You'll make data readily available for our entire engineering team, making sure we can sustain the workload and quickly recover when issues arise. You will improve our cluster to support more innovative ways of using the data, thus producing smarter experience to our end-users.

What You'll Do


  • Build scalable systems that process, store and serve petabytes of data
  • Optimize systems from hardware to software level
  • Maintain the operational status of our systems
  • Build tools that will automate common infrastructure routines
  • Gather requirements and build new solutions to solve the pain points of analysts and developers
  • Reduce the operational cost by improving our resource usage and reducing cruft
  • Choose and implement new technologies that will enable us to sustain our growth for years to come

At a Minimum, We'd Like You to Have


  • Production experience with large scale distributed systems, including triaging failures and performance tuning
  • Experience managing Linux based systems
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure
  • Proficiency in modern compiled and scripting languages such as Java and Python
  • Experience with modern data technology including Hadoop, NoSQL data stores, key-value stores, MPP warehouse solutions, etc.
  • Independence, self-direction and an amazing ability to get stuff done
  • Strong understanding of algorithms, web services and data management
  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience ideally including technical lead roles

Ideally, You'll Also Have


  • Experience with configuration management systems like Salt Stack, Chef and Puppet
  • Experience with automating deployment with AWS infrastructure, including CLIs, APIs and CloudFormation
  • Operational experience managing production systems and triaging issues


Valid Through: 2019-9-16