Operations Engineer (SF)
PlayHaven - San Francisco, CA

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PlayHaven is the business engine for mobile games, offering game developers a suite of flexible tools to intelligently manage user acquisition, engagement, and monetization. PlayHaven's platform is now used by more than 10,000 developers in more than 20,000 games, covering 800 million unique and 176 million monthly active users. Customers including Cartoon Network, Glu Mobile, Game Circus, Namco Bandai, NaturalMotion, Nickelodeon, and SEGA leverage PlayHaven’s tools to manage the business of their games . PlayHaven is backed by e.ventures, GGVC and Tandem.

PlayHaven is looking for an Operations Engineer with experience managing high-performance, low-latency infrastructures. You will work closely with our engineering team to maintain and deploy a hybrid cloud server infrastructure, ensuring performance, uptime, and scalability.

Continually refining processes for code deploys, server maintenance, etc.

Putting in place NOC support.

Automate failover and scaling infrastructure

Participate in on-call rotation

Maintain and (where possible) improve supportability of service applications

Track and ensure known application issues reach resolution with QA and engineering

Develop tools or implement initiatives to improve uptime, maintainability, and user-facing experience

Maintain server and deployment documentation

Required Skills:
Linux System Administration (Centos / RHEL)



Desired Skills:
Python, Perl, Ruby, or other high-level scripting language

Python WSGI frameworks (gunicorn, tornado, twisted, etc)

Memcached, redis, or other temporary key-value stores

Packaging (deb/dpkg, rpm)

MySQL Administration

SQL Schema design, query optimization

Component performance analysis and profiling

Other cloud infrastructures (Rackspace, Heroku, Google App Engine)

What we offer:
Weekly social events

Team lunch Friday

Tons of awesome snacks

Competitive salaries and medical, dental and vision benefits plus a 401(k)

Unlimited vacation (and we require a minimum of 2 weeks!)

A transparent work environment

A developer community that inspires and works with you to change mobile gamin

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