Web Operations Engineer

Who we are:

AppFolio was founded by the team that built GoToMeeting, a market leading enterprise software solution. We have extensive experience in software development and continue to lead the way in providing our customers with user-friendly, intuitive, and innovative solutions. Our headquarters is in Santa Barbara with other key offices in Dallas and San Diego.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Full Benefits

  • 401k

  • 20 PTO Days

  • Amazing company culture

  • Room to grow and tons of mentoring

  • Onsite Fitness Classes

  • A fully stocked break room with all kinds of snacks and goodies

  • Being a part of a rapidly growing startup company in SaaS

What we are looking for:

We are hiring a Web Operations Engineer to build and operate the 24/7 infrastructure for AppFolio's innovative SaaS products.  You will be responsible for the architecture, build, design and maintenance of AppFolio’s hosting, computing, networking, and storage infrastructure.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has a passion for building leading edge software, loves learning new and emerging technologies, and is driven to help build a successful SaaS product used by thousands of happy businesses. We foster an environment that empowers small teams to collaboratively set the technical direction of our solutions.


  • Hands-on with every aspect of our technical operations

  • Improve and scale a highly available SaaS application platform

  • Implement infrastructure, system, application level monitoring to ensure high system availability

  • Improve and manage application/configuration deployment tools

Skills & Knowledge:

  • BS, MS or Ph.D in Computer Science or a related technical discipline

  • Experience in highly available 24x7 production environment

  • Passion for automation

  • Experience with using Amazon Web Services, including APIs and CLIs

  • Experience with administration of MySQL or RDS

  • Experience with Linux, Puppet, Memcache, Tengine or nginx

  • Experience with scripting in bash and ruby

  • Excellent and creative problem solving skills. You don’t need to know everything but you need to know how to find the solution

  • Self-motivated, organized and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment

  • Collaborative and willing to: teach, learn and be a generalist.

  • Willing to travel to co-locations and occasionally install equipment

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Networking, Security, Colocation, CDN

  • Experience with monitoring/data collection tools such as Nagios, Monit, Cacti, Graphite, Redis

  • Experience with server virtualization technology: vagrant, KVM, XEN, VMWare

  • Experience with Agile development

If you are interested in creating exceptional SaaS products and being part of a successful hypergrowth company, apply today!

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

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