Sr. DevOps Engineer

San Francisco, CA

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Posted 6 days ago

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We are looking for a DevOps Engineer responsible for operating and managing our cloud-based platform and applications. As a DevOps Engineer, you will be part of a global team responsible for ensuring that our services are running smoothly, are highly available, and are cost-effective. You will be responsible for monitoring and fixing production problems in a way that minimizes impact to the business. If you hate repetitive tasks and love writing code to automate systems, this is a great opportunity for you.

How will you be doing this?

  • Building, maintaining and automating world-class infrastructure while delivering high reliability and the best performance possible.
  • Leveraging a 100% AWS-deployed infrastructure, using cutting edge DevOps and Infrastructure as Code frameworks and best practices.
  • Ensuring cost-effective service delivery by automating critical processes, including server deployment, configuration, monitoring, and problem resolution.
  • Ensuring systems are secure and compliant with industry best practices.
  • Performing quick and accurate troubleshooting and running diagnostics on production systems.
  • Assisting with capacity planning and scalability to ensure systems are optimized for continuous growth.
  • Designing and implementing system automation architecture, infrastructure, and processes
  • Providing occasional off-shift availability for production issues or maintenance

What will you bring to the team?

  • Strong skills with Linux system (ubuntu, debian, redhat) administration
  • Strong skills with web technologies  (nginx/gunicorn/haproxy/varnish etc…)
  • Good level of English written and spoken
  • Hands on experience in AWS cloud services (EC2, SQS, S3, Lambda) 
  • Hands on experience in configuration management tool like (salt, ansible)
  • Hands on experience on open source monitoring solutions
  • Hands on experience testing and deploying large scale platform is a plus
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with infrastructure as code is a plus (terraform, cloudformation)

What do we offer?

  • Lots of responsibility + room for you to experiment and grow with the company.
  • An international team of super-talented people from different cultural backgrounds (Beijing, San Francisco, Utrecht and more) and therefore lots of international travel opportunities.
  • Paid leave, so long as you promise to come back!
  • Competitive salary & stock options.
  • Extended health and dental benefits.


During the Covid-19 Pandemic we’ve adapted how we support our employees in a number of ways:

  • Donut Dates - connecting you with someone else in your region once every 2 weeks so you can get to know each other 
  • WFH Equipment Allowance - To ensure you have the best set up in your home office
  • Productivity Allowance - To keep your home office running
  • Wellness Sessions - To keep everyone happy and healthy
  • Virtual Happy Hours and Trivia to keep you connected with your colleagues
  • Generous PTO that we encourage you to use for your wellbeing to go offline, recharge, and reflect
  • You will also be taken through a fully digital onboarding process!

Who are we?

App Annie is the industry's most trusted mobile data and analytics platform. App Annie's mission to help customers create winning mobile experiences and achieve excellence. The company created the mobile app data market and is committed to delivering the industry’s most complete mobile performance offering. More than 1,100 enterprise clients and 1 million registered users across the globe and spanning all industries rely on App Annie as the standard to revolutionize their mobile business. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with 12 offices worldwide.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Job tags: Ansible AWS CloudFormation Debian EC2 Go Lambda Linux Nginx Open source RedHat S3 Salt Terraform Ubuntu
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