Lead Operations Engineer
PlayHaven - San Francisco, CA

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We are looking for a Lead Operations Engineer with experience managing cloud-hosted infrastructure. You will work closely with our 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. You can be based in either of our locations (San Francisco, CA or Portland, OR).

Continually refining processes for code deploys, server maintenance, etc.

Growing the ops team in-house.

Putting in place NOC support.

Managing team including on call rotation

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


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.)

What we offer

Free lunches every day and plenty of snacks

Competitive salaries and awesome medical, dental and vision benefits plus a 401(k)

Unlimited vacation (and we require a minimum of 2 weeks!)

Epic ping pong and FIFA battles

A transparent work environment

A developer community that inspires and works with you to change mobile gaming