30 Oct 2012

Full-Time DEVOPS ENGINEER

MapMyFitness, Inc. – Posted by adminAustin, Texas, United States

Job Description

 

You:
You’re a motivated professional who has broad experience across systems. You’re multi-talented, possessing technical knowledge and intellectual curiosity in equal measure. You communicate effectively across technical and departmental boundaries. You crave feedback from your peers and your users. You work hard, and you continually seek ways to work smarter. You gush with optimism without allowing blind spots to prevent you from seeing risks. You avoid the temptation to plagiarize this paragraph as your cover letter. You realize that nobody achieves these ideals, but you try yourself anyway.

Our open DevOps Engineer role:
- As a member of our DevOps team, you’ll act as part software developer, part system architect, part release engineer, and part operations engineer.
- Automation, configuration management, and building infrastructure to support high traffic volumes and extensive datasets across the social and mobile spectrum.
- Enhance the infrastructure to support the applications and API services effectively.
- Build GIS or spatially enabled data stores and techniques.

Responsibilities:
- Build GIS or spatially enabled data stores and innovative solutions to work with big data.
- Work with system engineers and developers on performance tuning and optimization, query optimization, index tuning, caching, buffer tuning, etc.
- Architecting, designing and implementing core services, processes and technologies that provide reliability, high availability, performance and scalability for creation, access, caching and lifecycle of data objects and entities.
- Monitor load, usage, and availability metrics and provide proactive reporting of trends and potential problems

Essentials:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent production experience)
- Experience with PostGIS and/or other open source GIS technologies:  Shapely, GEOS, PROJ.4, Openlayers
- Practical DBA skills, specifically MySQL 5.1+ (or PostgreSQL)
- Skilled with source control (git), testing, and production deployment techniques
- Command of one or more programming languages (Python/Django, Ruby, Perl, etc)
- Comfortable with small- and medium-scale server clusters
- Ability to adapt quickly, pivot, and context switch as needed in a fast paced (Agile, XP) environment
- Strong desire to be an essential and integral part of a tight team.
- 3-500 years of experience
Bonus Points:
- Cloud computing or distributed processing
- Production NoSQL experience, specifically MongoDB
- End-to-end storage system administration
- Hardware and software tuning
- Familiarity and comfort level with Agile Development (read XP)
- Writing low-level extensions (in C, et cetera) to avoid performance bottlenecks
- Linux system administration and maintenance expertise

Bonus Points:
- Cloud computing or distributed processing
- Production NoSQL experience, specifically MongoDB
- End-to-end storage system administration
- Hardware and software tuning
- Familiarity and comfort level with Agile Development (read XP)
- Writing low-level extensions (in C, et cetera) to avoid performance bottlenecks
- Linux system administration and maintenance expertise
Location:
This position may be based in either our Austin, TX office located downtown, or our Denver, CO office located at 18th and Blake St.

Benefits
- You will get to work for one of the coolest companies on the planet
- You get to come to work and know your efforts are truly bettering the lives of millions of people each month
- We pay 100% of premiums for medical and dental insurance for you
- We pay 50% of premiums for medical and dental insurance for your dependents
- You will get a generous portion of stock options
- You will get reimbursed for $500 in health & fitness related expenses per year (think gym memberships, fitness event registration fees, ski lift tickets, cycling gear, running shoes, etc.)

How to Apply

http://about.mapmyfitness.com/contact/work-for-us/

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