DevOps-Systems Engineer
Wikia - San Francisco, CA

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Wikia is looking for smart, quick and highly motivated Dev-Ops/Systems Engineers (Linux/UNIX) to join our growing and profitable company. We are primarily looking for Dev-Ops/Systems Engineers but also value experience as a DBA or Network Engineer.

In this role, you will be part of the team scaling Wikia’s industry leading platform. We are globally distributed, fanatical about performance and growing quickly.

We offer the opportunity to have an impact on an exciting product used by tens of millions of people while working with a fun, multicultural team.

Desired Skills & Experience

Strong Linux experience (Debian/Ubuntu preferred)

A passion for automation and efficiency

The desire to get it done and do it right

Experience with MySQL in a high transaction replicated environment

Strong scripting ability in shell, Perl, Python or Ruby

We don’t expect everyone to have all of the following, but the more the better:

PHP experience

Solid networking skills

Experience with high volume web applications

Thorough understanding of web caching at scale

Open source tools experience

varnish, squid, memcache, puppet or chef experience

MediaWiki experience a big plus!

MySQL administration / performance tuning

Experience working at a start-up or other rapid growth environment

Internet, gaming, social media and/or entertainment experience

Benefits & Perks

Wikia offers a competitive salary package including stock options, health benefits (medical and dental), PTO, and a 401K. Our San Francisco office is located within walking distance to South Park, AT&T Stadium, and the CalTrain station, and is only blocks away from Market Street and BART. Our dog-friendly digs also come with a stocked pantry and gaming room, where some employees practice yoga at lunch.

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to hiring@wikia-inc.com and include "System Administrator" in the subject line.

Principals only. Agency and recruiter resumes will be considered unsolicited resumes that are not subject to placement fees.
Openings in the U.S.

All U.S. positions are located in our San Francisco office unless otherwise noted.

Engineering & Operations

Advertising Engineer

Data Analytics Engineer

Director or VP of Engineering

Sr. Project Manager

DevOps-Systems Engineer

Web Application Software Engineers

Web Back-End Software Engineers

Web Front-End Software Engineer

Community Support

Community Support Manager

Community Support Specialist - German/Deutschsprachiger Support

Marketing

Marketing Solutions Manager

People Operations

Office Manager

Product & Design

Director of Product Management, Consumer

Interaction Designer

Revenue/Advertising Operations

Ad Operations Campaign Manager

Sales

Online Advertising Planner - West Coast

Poland

All Polish positions are located in our Poznan office unless otherwise noted.

Advertising Software Engineer

Community Engineer

Data Analytics Engineer

Front-end Software Engineer

iOS Developer

MySQL DBA

Systems Administrator

Software Engineer

Software Test Automation Specialist

Web Back-End Engineer

International

All positions are remote unless otherwise stated.

French Community Volunteer

French Content Editor Internship

Italian Community Volunteer

Portuguese (Remote)

All positions are open remote in Portugal or other Portuguese-speaking countries

Portuguese Community Volunteer

Wikia is looking for smart, quick and highly motivated Dev-Ops/Systems Engineers (Linux/UNIX) to join our growing and profitable company. We are primarily looking for Dev-Ops/Systems Engineers but also value experience as a DBA or Network Engineer.

In this role, you will be part of the team scaling Wikia’s industry leading platform. We are globally distributed, fanatical about performance and growing quickly.

We offer the opportunity to have an impact on an exciting product used by tens of millions of people while working with a fun, multicultural team.

Desired Skills & Experience

Strong Linux experience (Debian/Ubuntu preferred)

A passion for automation and efficiency

The desire to get it done and do it right

Experience with MySQL in a high transaction replicated environment

Strong scripting ability in shell, Perl, Python or Ruby

We don’t expect everyone to have all of the following, but the more the better:

PHP experience

Solid networking skills

Experience with high volume web applications

Thorough understanding of web caching at scale

Open source tools experience

varnish, squid, memcache, puppet or chef experience

MediaWiki experience a big plus!

MySQL administration / performance tuning

Experience working at a start-up or other rapid growth environment

Internet, gaming, social media and/or entertainment experience

Benefits & Perks

Wikia offers a competitive salary package including stock options, health benefits (medical and dental), PTO, and a 401K. Our San Francisco office is located within walking distance to South Park, AT&T Stadium, and the CalTrain station, and is only blocks away from Market Street and BART. Our dog-friendly digs also come with a stocked pantry and gaming room, where some employees practice yoga at lunch.

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to hiring@wikia-inc.com and include "System Administrator" in the subject line.

Principals only. Agency and recruiter resumes will be considered unsolicited resumes that are not subject to placement fees.

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