DevOps Engineer

Scribd

/skribbed/ (n).

  1. a tech company changing the way the world reads
  2. a membership that gives users access to the world’s largest online library of books, audiobooks, comic books, and sheet music

We value trying new things, craftsmanship, being an open book, and the people that make our team great.

Join us and build something meaningful.

About the Team

Our Ops team works in a dynamic environment that provides new challenges every day so we stay open-minded and constantly evaluate new tools and technologies in the quest to improve our methods. Developers will come to us for advice so you’ll not only monitor the systems but actually be part of the process from the start, making sure we build it right from the ground up. If you have a DIY approach and always seek to do better, we’d love to chat!

You Will

  • Modify/improve/fix a 150+ growing server farm and infrastructure which is running on top of it
  • Keep Scribd.com up and fast
  • Communicate with engineers to escalate issues and take care of issues they escalate
  • Be a part of 24x7 on-call schedule with other members of the DevOps team
  • Work independently and effectively within a team environment to prioritize workload  

About you

  • Local candidates are great but we're open to remote DevOps or someone willing to relocate
  • 3-5+ years professional experience in an engineering, SysAdmin, Ops, or DevOps role
  • Professional experience with at least one item from each of these four groups:
    • Linux or other UNIX (Redhat, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, FreeBSD, Solaris)
    • SQL database (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL)
    • Scripting/languages (bash, sh, shell scripting, perl, ruby, python)
    • Automation (chef, puppet, cfengine, ansible, satellite/spacewalk, jumpstart, saltstack)
  • Bonus points for:
    • 2+ years experience with Ruby on Rails, Elasticsearch, or Go

 

The Details

  • We are located in downtown San Francisco, just a few minutes’ walk from BART
  • 100% employer covered Medical/Dental/Vision for regular, full-time employees
  • We have a small budget for our employees to attend conferences, classes, and other events
  • We have a lot of trust with very little bureaucracy
  • Three meals a day, catered from local restaurants
  • Coffee and tea runs every afternoon
  • Apple laptops and Thunderbolt displays
  • Company events that include monthly happy hours and off-sites (past events include Safari West, Stinson Beach, ski trips, etc.)




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