Our client is one of the most frequently used mobile platforms globally. their mobile application has been downloaded onto over 75 million mobile devices, as a service for on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform. They have effectively raised over US $2 billion in the last round of funding. They have experience 3x growth year over year and in the process of building out their Research and Engineering team in Seattle.
As a Systems Engineer , you will be exposed to large scale real-time operations daily. Your job will be to optimize our current systems to make it better, faster and safer than before. On top of that, you will also be working on interesting projects with various teams across the business to explore new ways to improve and outdo our existing capabilities, by utilizing state of the art technologies & tools.
Identify and resolve problems relating to critical service operations and to prevent their recurrence using different methods of automation
Be involved in the design and subsequent implementation of software and service infrastructure
Be involved in incident management daily
Help improve reliability, stability and tackle scalability challenges with engineering teams
Together with the engineering and support team, participate in on-call rotations and be an escalation contact for service incidents
Mentor other engineers, define our technical culture, and help build a fast-growing team
2 years of relevant experience with managing cloud infrastructure and services.
Possess a solid understanding of the Linux or FreeBSD/OpenBSD family of Operating Systems and their underlying components.
Possess a solid understanding of the OSI networking model.
Possess analytical skills, mental resiliency and the ability to think systematically under stressful conditions.
Experience in one or more of: C, C++, Java, Perl, Python, Go, or scripting experience in Shell.
Experience with cloud computing technologies from vendors such as Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine, Digital Ocean.
Configuration management tool experience such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet or SaltStack.
Experience with continuous integration and/or continuous deployment.
Experience with hardening systems and knowledge in information security.
Experience with performance analysis and debugging tools.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science. Masters preferred.