Operations Engineer
PlayHaven - Portland, OR

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PlayHaven is a lifetime value maximization platform focused on meeting the needs of mobile game developers. We're keen to the fact that 50% of time spent in apps is in games and we're ready to help developers engage and monetize their users in real-time. We're a small continually growing team of passionate problem solvers, ready to shape the future of mobile gaming.
We are looking for a Linux server operations engineer with experience managing cloud-hosted infrastructure. You will work closely with our operations lead, CTO, QA, and engineering teams to maintain and deploy cloud server infrastructure (using chef and AWS) and ensure performance, uptime, and scalability. This position has an expectation of on-call time for unexpected off-hours outages. Responsibilities:
Automate failover and scaling infrastructure
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 or Debian / Ubuntu systems)
nginx, apache or lighttpd
Chef, Puppet, or other configuration management

AWS Desired:
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)
Content Delivery Networks (Akamai, Limelight, etc.)