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Funding20M-50M USD
IndustryMobile, Security, Consumer, Enterprise
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Operations Engineer

at Lookout in San Francisco, CA   —   Jul 06, 2014   |  
We’re looking for an operations engineer to join our rapidly growing team. You’ll be responsible for the security, stability, and scalability of our production infrastructure. We support over 12 million users today and are growing at a rate of 1 million more users per month! As an Operations Engineer, you’ll get to work hands on with plenty of exciting scale challenges as we grow to support millions more across hundreds of servers with petabytes of storage in a hybrid dedicated/cloud environment.

We have a transparent, open environment, and a heads down vibe, up until beer o'clock. Things that fuel us: MySQL, Ubuntu, caffeine, HiRedis, Hadoop, waffles, Ruby on Rails, Puppet/Chef, kegerators, AWS,, and game nights.

Our cloud is the backbone of our service and provides constant support of mobile clients in the field, enabling them to receive real-time threat protection, backup and restore their data, find and protect their lost devices, and stay connected 24 hours a day. The vast majority of our users connect to the service on a daily basis. The performance and reliability of our cloud is paramount to our success.
Design, develop, deploy and manage highly available and scalable systems
Automate everything from deployment to monitoring and management to incident response
Monitor site stability and performance and troubleshoot site issues
Scale infrastructure to meet rapidly increasing demand
Collaborate with developers to bring new features and services into production
Develop and improve operational practices and procedures
Unix/Linux systems experience
Strong knowledge of web services architecture, and the ability to quickly learn new technologies
Experience building scalable infrastructure for high traffic websites
Experience deploying web software in a production environment
Comfortable working in a dynamic startup environment
Familiarity with a scripting language (Ruby preferred)
Excellent reliability, dependability, and trustworthiness
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent communication skills, able to work well with a smart, passionate and growing team
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