Senior Systems Engineer, Developer Tools

Quantcast is hiring an engineer to provide tools and services that will support all engineering efforts company-wide. Candidates for this position will use skills ranging from software engineering and system administration to customer service and technical writing to create best-in-class tools to make engineers more efficient, more productive, and generally happier with their lives. 

Specific duties include designing and developing large-scale applications, automating application builds and deployments, and providing written documentation and operational support for a variety of services provided by the team, both newly built and pre-existing.

The ideal candidate thrives on helping others while is a competent engineer with operations experience.


  • Work with developers to determine what tools and services we could provide to make them more efficient and productive
  • Create and manage software projects to design, implement, deliver, document, and support those tools and services
  • Maintain and enhance build and deployment systems
  • Work with development teams to design and promote best practices in release engineering and service operations


  • M.S. in Computer Science, Telecommunications, or other related field and 2 years of professional experience as a software/operations engineer or B.S. in Computer Science, Telecommunications, or other related field and 5 years of professional experience as a software/operations engineer
  • Experience with at least one compiled language (Java/C++)
  • Experience with at least one interpreted language (Python/Perl/bash/Ruby)
  • Linux system administration/automation experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written communication and documentation skills
  • Organized, detail-oriented personality

Quantcast is a fast-growing, late-stage, pre-IPO startup headquartered in San Francisco with offices around the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone can confidently be their authentic self.

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