Operations Engineer
Klout - San Francisco, CA

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We°re looking for a seasoned operations engineer to help us create cutting edge systems and tools to manage, maintain and monitor all aspects of the Klout production, staging, and development environments. Our environment is an intense combination of modern software and tried and true technologies including and leveraging Hadoop, Hbase, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, MySQL, HAProxy, redis, memcached, Node.js and Scala. We°ll challenge your scalability chops with our high volume consumer site traffic coupled with the Big Data challenges of processing over 9 billion data signals a day for over 300 million users on multiple petabyte clusters. Here are the values we look for in a team member: • You believe in automating everything -- configuration management isn°t just a good idea but a must • You prove your ideas with testing and metrics, no guesswork • No pointing the finger or blame -- we°re all in this together and everyone owns site up • We°re here to serve, both the site and our team members -- provide tools to help everyone succeed Here°s what you need to have: • 5+ years of experience in systems administration experience with Linux-based systems • Deep understanding of modern web technologies and data storage systems • Strong scripting skills in at least one language • Expertise in at least one large-scale RDBMS or NoSQL database system • Experience running a monitoring system -- and participating in an on-call rotation • Klout score of 10 or higher Here°s what we really want: • You°re a master of puppet -- and mcollective to boot • You°re currently managing a large scale Hadoop cluster and understand map reduce thoroughly • You live and breathe open source tools and most importantly, you give back to the community • You°ve built out a series of dashboards to help your entire organization understand your production environment • You°ve not only run large scale production systems, but you helped get them there from the ground up Here°s what to expect: • Competitive pay, 100% paid health premium benefits and 50% dependent premiums • 401k plan • Stock options • 3 weeks vacation • Catered lunches, snacks, drinks • Passionate people building great products • A fun environment where people get the job done • Appreciation of exceptional science and engineering • Doing something no one has ever done before Klout began with a very simple idea: Everyone has influence —the ability to drive action.

Klout built on this idea to show anyone how he or she can influence the world and its future. Klout was founded in 2008 to empower everyone to unlock their influence. We come to work every day inspired to help people understand the power of their voices and democratize influence. Klout is a privately held company based in San Francisco, Calif.

We ’re a growing startup backed by Kleiner Perkins, among others.