Site Reliability Engineer

Houzz is looking for a self-­motivated and curious software engineer to join our entrepreneurial, world­-class engineering team. You will help build the next generation of robust, fully automated, highly performant, and redundant infrastructure fueling the rapid growth of Houzz.


  • Troubleshoot and monitor production systems to ensure SLAs are met
  • Manage the hybrid cloud environment that runs our platform
  • Collaborate with components owners and domain experts to improve security, robustness, and performance as we scale
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams on design, lifecycle and expansion of our infrastructure to meet new business requirements
  • Leverage automation frameworks to improve processes, automate deployment, testing, and improve manageability of our environment

Required Skills & Requirements

  • Strong foundation in systems and networking design
  • Understanding of web application architecture
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux-based operating systems like CentOS and Ubuntu
  • Strong in scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, PHP
  • Experience with automating cloud environments such as AWS

Desired Skills & Requirements

  • Strong networking and server tuning skills
  • Experience with deployment and maintenance of relational databases (e.g. MySQL) at high volume
  • Experience with deployment and maintenance of Solr Cloud, Redis Cluster, and NoSQL solutions such as Hadoop, and Hbase
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Ganglia and Nagios

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Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to get the design inspiration, project advice, product information, and professional reviews they need to turn ideas into reality.

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