We are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer who will be responsible for our entire computing environment, including our production, QA, and development infrastructure. Our ideal candidate is naturally the kind of team member who enjoys learning and working with others. If you’re the kind of person who sees a problem, develops a fix and engineers an improvement no one’s asked for yet, then we want to talk with you.
Our team is made up for extremely quick and creative troubleshooters, as well as engineers who work to develop sustainable, reliable and scalable infrastructures. We’re not about rigid hierarchies or dedication to a particular IT religion. We’re about making Eventbrite.com the most performant (yeah, I hate the word too), scalable and secure event and ticketing site on the planet.
Manage Linux system administration, configuration, troubleshooting and automation, Ubuntu experience is also appreciated
Be responsible for requirements and capacity analysis, service configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting
Analyze network behavior, performance and application issues using standard open source tools
Oversee the smooth operation of all of Eventbrite’s databases, including replication, backup and performance tuning
BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
3-5 years experience with Linux systems administration
Excellent Python scripting skills
Broad technical troubleshooting and performance tuning experience
Experience in high user volume, rapidly growing or critical production service environment
Ability to handle on-call duty
Experience writing and configuring trending and monitoring tools such as Nagios, Cacti, Ganglia, etc.
Experience with running applications in EC2 helpful
Eventbrite - 10 months ago