DevOps Engineer
Lyft - San Francisco, CA

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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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