Operations Engineer houzz
We are looking for a talented tech ops person to build and maintain systems and our infrastructure at Houzz. You would be part of our entrepreneurial, top-notch engineering team, working with the rest of the Product Team to continue building the best home design and decorating application in the world.
Increase monitoring and alerting infrastructure coverage, re-architecting and improving existing systems as needed
Find and eliminate the top 5 security issues in production infrastructure
Design and implement improvements to existing provisioning and release systems
Schedule and perform rolling upgrades of Production environments
Build fresh log aggregation around open-source solutions such as logstash or gray log
Work with Engineering teams to improve weekly release processes
Manage and administer production infrastructure including but not limited to Firewalls, Load Balancers, Web Application and Database servers, DNS, FTP , SMTP, Remote Access services
Measurably improve production performance as traffic scales.
Desired Skills & Experience:
5+ years experience
Good scripting experience: Python, Ruby, Perl
Some tools development experience
Strong in at least 2 of these areas: networking, web server tuning, server hardware, storage
Broad experience: database, search, web monitoring, alert systems, system automation, managing large distributed system, NoSQL or Mongo DB
||310 University Avenue |
Palo Alto, CA, CA 94301
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
, Sequoia Capital All Jobs: at houzz
|Headquarters:||310 University Avenue|
Palo Alto, CA 94301
|Company Profile:||Join Houzz and help revolutionize the 300B home improvement industry with a combination of mobile, local, social and visual technologies.
We've built a community of more than 16 million design-obsessed unique monthly users and over 300K registered local home improvement professionals. In addition to the core site, our mobile apps include the highest-rated lifestyle iPad app in the Apple AppStore, with over 15 million downloads and an average of five stars from over 100K reviewers. Our software development stack includes Redis, Solr, MySQL, jQuery, a custom ad server, targeting and recommendation engines, and image serving and processing at a very large scale.
We are backed by some of the top venture capital firms in the world, including Sequoia Capital, NEA, GGV and KPCB, and are generating revenue by delivering products that address the needs of homeowners, local professionals and global brands.
We have an entrepreneurial culture, a warm work environment, and a close-knit family that loves to celebrate birthdays and team accomplishments. We offer a competitive salary, generous equity, full benefits and the best team of nice and smart people that you've ever worked with.|
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