DevOps Engineer II

San Francisco

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About the Role & Team

Amplitude’s mission is to be the operating system for digital business. At its core, Amplitude provides a new window into digital customer behavior that helps businesses answer the question: “Where do we place our digital bets to maximize growth?” We approach challenges with humility, we take ownership of our contributions, and our growth mindset pushes us to constantly improve ourselves, each other, and the value we bring to customers and partners.

Our infrastructure consists of over 2,000 servers on AWS and is continuing to grow. As a member of our DevOps team, you will be responsible for managing and scaling our infrastructure. You will work on our deployment, automation, and monitoring systems. You will also work closely with our development team to implement the necessary processes to keep our platform highly available and efficient. Your work will touch many technologies including AWS, SaltStack, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Spinnaker, Consul, Redis, Kafka, and Postgres.

Responsibilities

  • Develop internal tooling for automating the deployment of applications
  • Work on moving our dockerized services to Kubernetes
  • Manage the monitoring systems of our applications
  • Work with SaltStack for configuration management
  • Use Spinnaker to streamline the deployment of our applications to Kubernetes
  • Participate in an on-call rotation with the DevOps/Development team
  • Research and implement improvements to how we manage our infrastructure

You'll be a great addition to the team if you have

  • 1+ years of experience working in a DevOps role
  • Good experience with AWS, shell scripting/UNIX, and Python, SaltStack, Terraform
  • Good experience with Docker and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes
  • Managing Build infrastructure, CI/CD Pipelines with tools like Spinnaker ,and monitoring tools like Datadog
  • Experience working with large AWS deployments (1000+ machines)
  • Previous experience in distributed systems, data processing, and analytics is a plus
  • Strong foundation in programming, algorithms, and software application design
  • Passion for solving challenging problems and iterating quickly

Who We Are

The Company: Amplitude is filled with humble, life-long learners who are eager to help one another and the company succeed. Our values of growth mindset, ownership, and humility are core to the way we work: we’re tenacious in the face of challenges, we take the initiative to solve problems that drive our shared success, and we operate from a place of empathy and openness, seeking to understand many points of view. 

We care about the well-being of our team: along with excellent health insurance, we offer flexible time off, a monthly wellness stipend, a 12-week parental leave, a generous Learning & Development stipend, and a full 10 year window to exercise your stock options.  And when our offices are open, we offer delicious in-office lunch, dinner, & snacks, and commuting benefits.

The Product: Amplitude is a product intelligence platform– we help companies understand their users, rapidly release better product experiences, and grow their business. We’re super proud of what we’ve built and continue to build on: a platform that enables companies to thrive. 

Amplitude powers digital upstarts like Calm and Peloton and technology leaders like Microsoft and Paypal, but also 100+ year old companies like Ford, as they rethink their digital revenue strategy.

Other fun facts about Amplitude: 

  • Amplitude is a tech startup to bet your career on in 2021, according to Business Insider.
  • Amplitude had a record year of growth in 2020 and grew employee headcount by 24%.
  • Amplitude is one of the best software products on the market according to G2.
  • Founded in 2012, Amplitude is backed by Sequoia Capital, IVP, Battery Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Y Combinator and other top tier investors.
  • More than 20% of the Fortune 100 are customers of Amplitude as are innovative brands such as Calm, Microsoft, Ford, NBC Universal, Hubspot, PayPal and Peloton.
  • We have offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, Amsterdam, London, Paris and Singapore.
  • Our mascot is the datamonster, who loves to chow down on numbers, charts, and graphs. Nom nom.

Amplitude provides equal employment opportunities (EEO). All applicants are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Amplitude’s D&I Commitment: Amplitude believes that diversity enables creation of better products, ability to solve complex problems, and drive more powerful solutions. In order to make diversity possible, we commit to striving to create an environment of inclusion: an environment focused on psychological safety, empathy, and human connection, which will allow employees of all backgrounds to feel the care they need to thrive. 

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