Senior DevOps Engineer
Symform, Inc. - Seattle, WA

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We are looking for an experienced, talented and motivated Senior DevOps Engineer to join our Operations Team. We are a small team that owns ensuring that the Symform cloud service is always available, scalable, reliable, secure, and engineered to the highest standards. Symform cloud service orchestrates operations for billions of fragments and millions of files across 150 countries. We pride ourselves on running at massive scale and at low operating costs.

Lead design and implementation for operation oriented projects from conception to completion

Work rotational 24×7 on-call shifts and clearly communicate status and analysis to stakeholders

Manage software and infrastructure growing to a massive scale

Participate in service performance analysis and tuning, capacity planning and demand forecasting

Review and influence new and evolving design, architecture, standards, and methods for operating the service

Respond to and resolve emergent service problems and build automated tools to prevent problem recurrence

Keep up with our automation-centric team

Setup real-time application monitors, dashboards and alerts

Must Have

Culture of trust and a feeling of fellowship. Not “us vs them”, it’s a “we” culture

BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field

6+ years of relevant work experience

Experience in coordinating, leading and efficiently driving operation oriented projects

Proven experience working Unix/Linux systems and scripting language like Bash

Fluency in at least one of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java or C#

Strong written and spoken English language skills

Nice To Have

Real-world experience administering MySQL databases (Backup, Replication, Sharding…)

Experience with web services, networking and internet (DNS, TCP/IP, Apache, Load Balancing, RESTful…)

Experience with open source tools and cloud services like AWS, Azure and others

Software as a Service (SaaS) model in the online environment

Working knowledge with Hadoop clustered, Zookeeper or Simian Army tools

Experience with monitoring tools like Nagios, Zenoss and others

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