DevOps Engineer
Lyft - United States

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About You You believe you can automate everything. You have an insatiable craving for making applications more consistent and reliable over time. You are a self-starter with a strong sense of responsibility and problem ownership who can commit to driving issues to completion. You can balance multiple tasks. You love to build tools that enable a whole organization to rapidly produce software products and services.

The Challenge Lyft is solving some incredibly interesting bleeding-edge technology problems right now. We have a passionate user base that simultaneously expects reliability and creativity. To support our rapid growth we are building a computing platform providing a reliable service while enabling rapid product iterations.

Your Responsibilities
  • Engineering and maintaining the platform that runs all the Lyft services
  • Building cloud automation and internal tools to support developers deploying, running and monitoring individual Lyft services
  • Championing best practices for building reliable services
  • Conducting root cause analysis on production issues with other engineers
  • Participating in the 24x7 on-call rotation
Must Haves
  • 3+ years of relevant IT operations and software development experience
  • Built and ran a reliable platform delivering a 24x7 service using IaaS products
  • Designed and implemented tools to support developers shiping code to production
  • Great oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in a startup environment
Bonus Points
  • UNIX systems administration including solid scripting skills in Shell, Python, Perl, or PHP
  • Experience with configuration management systems (puppet, cfengine, chef)
  • Building and running REST web micro services on the AWS platform
  • Contributions to open source projects
  • Passion for sustainability and/or transportation
  • B.S., M.S., or PhD. in Computer Science or equivalent

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