Operations Engineer
PlayHaven - San Francisco, CA

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PlayHaven helps thousands of mobile game developers engage with their users and monetize their games by maximizing the lifetime value of millions of players

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.

  • 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
  • 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.)