Senior Operations Engineer - Remote Accepted LivingSocial
LivingSocial has an agile, startup culture and an unusually close working relationship between engineering and ops. You'll regularly find cross-over work at LivingSocial, with ops people writing application-layer code and engineers figuring out operations-level problems. We think we're able to make that work because of the uniquely talented people we have on the team.
At LivingSocial, engineering and TechOps work closely together to deploy, monitor and maintain our applications. As a member of technical operations, you'll work on a variety of application, database and server management and automation tasks.
This role is open to remote employees working from anywhere in the US. Let us know when you apply if you want to work remotely.
What you'll do
Keep LivingSocial.com up and responsive
Modify/improve/fix a 150+ server farm and infrastructure which is running on top of it
Help set up new data centers and migrate applications to them
Work with developers to address or escalate issues
Be a part of 24x7 on-call schedule with other members of the TechOps team
Work independently and effectively within a team environment to prioritize work load
Improve our ability to monitor our server farms
You should have
A Bachelors degree in CS or equivalent experience
3+ Years of solid Linux/UNIX systems engineer/administrator experience
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong knowledge of most widely-used networking protocols and unix/linux command line tools
Solid scripting skills
Hands-on experience with building and maintaining reliable large-scale distributed systems environments
Strong Ruby/Rails/Shell Scripting skills
MySQL DBA experience
Track record of automating processes
Track record of designing and implementing monitoring and notification systems, metrics and stats collection systems
HBase/Hadoop deployment/scaling/maintaining experience
Experience with any of the following technologies/tools: Nginx, HAProxy, Chef, Capistrano, Memcached, Varnish, Redis, git, Elastic Search, Sphinx, Apollo, PowerMTA, CentOS, OpenStack
LivingSocial appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is the policy of LivingSocial to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. The company will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.
||1445 New York Ave. NW |
Washington, DC 20005
LivingSocial is redefining localized online advertising and social commerce, while building a great company and having a blast along the way. The explosive growth and potential of LivingSocial has been recognized by both new and traditional media - from the Wall Street Journal to Facebook's CEO. To help fuel our growth, LivingSocial has secured over 49 million in funding this year from some of the most prominent venture capital companies in the nation.
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: Grotech Ventures
, IVP-Institutional Venture Partners
, U.S. Venture Partners All Jobs: at LivingSocial
|Headquarters:||1445 New York Ave. NW|
Washington, DC 20005
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in your city.
With unique and diverse offerings each day, we inspire members to discover everything from weekend excursions to one-of-a kind events and experiences to exclusive gourmet dinners to family aquarium outings and more.
We help local businesses grow by introducing them to high-quality new customers and give merchants the tools to make our members their regulars.
Based in Washington, DC, we have more than 70 million members around the world.|
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