Lead DevOps Systems Engineer
Stormpath - San Mateo, CA

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Make a huge impact on the core product of a venture-backed startup. Drive a major advancement in security and application development in the cloud computing revolution.
Stormpath is a venture-backed start up building a powerful user management and security service for developers -- an easy-to-use console and sophisticated APIs that manage users in modern applications. Our CTO leads the Apache Shiro community, and all of our developer tools are open source on GitHub. In this role, you will:
Design, from scratch, a secure multi-geographical region cloud-hosted environment for all Stormpath production services.
Lead coordination with our CTO to ensure the Stormpath SaaS is "always on", at all times, for our customers.
Use Chef to create a best-of-breed cloud infrastructure management system that strives to automate building, deploying, securing, monitoring and healing all parts of the production stack.
Optimize infrastructure across Amazon AWS (EC2 VMs, storage, etc) and later additional clouds like Rackspace as growth and customers deem necessary.
Configure and maintain Amazon VPC environments to ensure secure communication and machine-level security.
Monitor and scale production NoSQL databases.
Own all production and internal infrastrucutre, enabling efficiency, high-availablity, fail-over and linear scalability.
Own all development and staging infrastructure, facilitating a continuous integration and deployment pipeline. Required Skills
Proven leader or owner of a previous high-availability web production environment.
Strong understanding of operating-system security, Open SSL and TLS (SSL) encryption.
Experience with TLS (SSL) certificate management and load balancers.
Experience with OpsCode Chef.
5+ years designing and deploying large-scale web production environments.
Hands-on proficiency coding and scripting with languages like Ruby, Python and/or Bash.
Excellent English communication proficiency.
GitHub account with code.
MUST have US work authorization. US Citizen or Resident. Bonus Skills
Start-up Experience
Experience writing plenty of code and scripts that automate infrastructure tasks across dozens or hundreds of servers.
Experience supporting "5 nines" or higher environments.
Experience using Amazon AWS and its constituent services (EC2, S3, etc).
Experience supporting production deployments of Ubuntu and CentOS.
Experience deploying and supporting JVM (Java Virtual Machine)-based applications.
Experience with DevOps cloud tools like Hosted Chef, PagerDuty, Loggly, New Relic, etc.
Open-source project coding and/or contribution. Bonus points for committer status. Perks:
$120k-140k salary + stock options
Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
Located in downtown San Mateo, near 101 and two blocks from the CalTrain
Free lunches, dinners, snacks, and drinks
Customized ergonomic setup with a large external display
Smart, hard-working, collaborative, friendly team with real credibility in the security and startup space

About this company
Stormpath is the first user management and authentication service for developers. A scalable cloud-based API, Stormpath provides a common...