Cloud Operations Engineer

Who we are:  

Over ten years ago, we launched AppFolio (NASDAQ: APPF) to revolutionize the way small and medium-sized businesses grow and compete. Today our software solutions serve the property management and legal industries.  At the heart of our products and services is a talented and agile team that understands the importance of a 100% customer focus. 

With offices in Santa Barbara, Dallas, and San Diego, our business is built for long term success fueled by happy, loyal customers and a team of AppFolians who contribute to our great culture every day. 

To learn more about AppFolio and our company values check out our profile on The Muse! 


Why AppFolio? 

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and a 401k Match
  • Amazing company culture: focus on a completelifestyle 
  • Recharge: 20 Days PTO + 9 Paid Holidays
  • Built to last: Grow your career in an innovative, public company 
  • Make an impact: your work plays a key role in transforming our customers’ businesses
  • Love your team members: co-workers are often friends too
  • Offices stocked with healthy snacks, games, and goodies
  • A commitment to health/wellness including onsite fitness classes
  • Give back to your team and your community

What we are looking for:

AppFolio is seeking a Cloud Operations Engineer to join our established Operations team in San Diego, and help us as we enhance and operate the high-availability, cloud-based infrastructure of our legal SaaS product, MyCase.

Upon joining us, you will become an integral part of architecting, building and maintaining our cloud-based hosting, computing, networking and storage infrastructure. By continually improving the automation and tooling for code deployment, continuous integration, and infrastructure automation/management, your knowledge and contributions will be central to helping MyCase’s core product scale to meet the needs of our rapidly expanding customer base.

If you’ve ever dreamed of working in a high-visibility, high-impact tech organization who truly believes in using cutting-edge technologies, maintaining a healthy work-life balance, and having a heck of a lot of fun doing it - we’d love to talk to you!


  • Own uptime and system health across multiple regions, supporting tens of thousands of law firms
  • Automate, automate, automate!
  • Work with engineering teams to configure, deploy and maintain running systems
  • Develop and continually improve the high-availability framework of our platform
  • Bring an awesome attitude to work every day
  • Help our development teams move fast, while safely delivering high quality code

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Experience in highly available 24x7 production environment
  • Collaborative problem-solving, and willingness to teach, learn, and be a generalist
  • Experience with using Amazon Web Services, including APIs and CLIs
  • Passion for automation
  • Experience with administration of MySQL or RDS
  • Experience with Linux & nginx
  • Excellent, proven problem solving and innovation skills

Knowledge and Skills Highly Desired:

  • Experience with scripting in bash and/or ruby
  • Experience with monitoring/data collection tools such as DataDog, Monit, NewRelic, Redis
  • Experience with infrastructure scripting tools: Docker, Terraform, Puppet
  • Experience with server virtualization technology: vagrant, KVM, XEN, VMWare
  • Experience with Agile development
This is a rare opportunity to join a passionate team in San Diego and help expand a great product!

No outside recruiter or agency submissions, please.
Such submissions will be considered free to AppFolio.

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