Our Operations Engineers have a huge impact on daily life for both Twitter engineering groups and users alike. Our team helps engineering groups design and build the next generation of web applications and systems infrastructure, and we're growing. The impact each engineer has today is long-lasting, and the opportunity to build systems at our scale is unique!
Work closely with engineering groups to design, build, and maintain systems
Write scripts to monitor and automate processes
Troubleshoot issues with hardware, software, applications and network
Document current and future configuration processes and policies
Experience in operations department of large-scale Internet service
2+ years of experience with Linux/Unix/BSD
Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, security, storage, SQL databases, and memcache
Practical knowledge of shell scripting and at least one scripting language (Ruby, Perl, Python)
Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
Track record of practical problem solving
B.S. in computer science
Experience with Hadoop and similar technologies
Experience with Python/Django
Experience with Ruby on Rails stack performance tuning
Experience automating systems maintenance tasks
Experience building fault tolerant, scalable systems
Active user of Twitter
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