Sr. DevOps Engineer
PayPal - Boston, MA

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Primary Job Responsibilities
PayPal has come to Boston! With the acquisition of mobile startup Where.com, PayPal is expanding its footprint on the east coast and we need great project managers. We are changing the future of commerce with lots of interesting projects in the mobile space — native android and iPhone apps, mobile web, mobile advertising, internet scale back end server stuff.

Are you a DevOps or System Engineer, a person who loves to be be both a developer and sysadmin? Do you embrace the DevOps movement? If so, please read on!

Looking for an operations person or developer focused on delivering value and not focused solely on preserving root access control. We want someone with great communication skills and an interest to explore beyond their infrastrcuture and borrow what is good from all organizational functions. A person that see's the future of infrastructure as a repeatable testable process, not a manual and routine run book.
Job Requirements

5-7 years experience doing systems automation in LINUX/UNIX environment

Managing public cloud based (Amazon EC2 and/or Rackspace Cloud a plus) infrastructure

Experience managing NoSQL (key-value store), MySQL databases and Hadoop Map-Reduce clusters

Systems programming and scripting using these languages: python, ruby, bash

Great communicator: able to persuade dev and systems group for using certain tools, methodology but not hard-headed at the same time and not argumentative.

Able to mentor other members of the team for Agile methodology and programming skills

Big plus if created/wrote tools in the past that is useful for systems-engineering/devOps

Experience with infrastructure automation/config management tools (familiarity with Chef a plus)

Qualifications:
At least 1 year of current commercial experience as a DevOps engineer working on a high-traffic site (at least 1 million unique visitors per day)

Experience with high-performance, open source web technologies (jetty, nginx, haproxy)

Experience with high-availability technologies like NLB, CDN and caching layers (ETAGS, varnish, memcached, code caching)

Fluency in Java major plus

BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent

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PayPal wants to be your best bud in the electronic payments industry. The company, which is a subsidiary of eBay, allows individuals and...