OkCupid is looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer with a focus on private cloud infrastructure to help support staff and critical systems.
 
We’re a small, tight-knit team, and you’ll work closely with the front-end, back-end, and mobile developers. This is a unique opportunity to be deeply involved in the growth and evolution of an amazing and dynamic product, built on cool technology, by exceptionally talented people.
 
Daily activities may include the following:
  • Design, specification, provisioning and deployment of new systems in a rapidly growing environment
  • Working closely with developers to tune both the application stack and databases for optimal performance
  • Help to refine internal processes and documentation
  • Streamline infrastructure provisioning
  • General systems maintenance tasks such as daily review of logs and alerts, managing resource usage, troubleshooting routine automated maintenance and backup processes, applying patches, etc.
  • Diagnose and resolve internal system issues
  • Write and maintain system scripts/utilities in Bash or Python as needed
  • Be a locus of knowledge and learning on the team and the wider company
  • Help drive migration of legacy workloads to infrastructure-as-code, private cloud methodologies
  • Execution of system-related operations, including off-hour maintenance as required
This job might be for you if:
  • You enjoy solving problems, taking on difficult challenges, and finding creative solutions
  • You don't get flustered easily (if you don't know the answer, you'll dig until you find it)
  • You pay attention to details
  • You communicate clearly
  • You are motivated and driven
  • You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked
To land this gig, you will need:
  • 8+ years experience with *NIX systems administration
  • 3+ years experience with Openstack design, deployment, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting.
  • Extensive experience with Linux operating systems
  • Proficiency in bash and python
  • Sound understanding of networking concepts
  • Solid understanding of load balancing and HA environments
Bonus points:
  • Experience with noSQL solutions (e.g., MongoDB, Hadoop, Redis)
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with clustered storage solutions, particularly Ceph
  • Experience with monitoring solutions
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Experience with MaaS and Juju
Some perks:
  • Competitive salary and full benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k
  • Workstation and tools of your choice
  • Paid attendance to conferences
  • Daily complimentary catered lunch from some of NYC’s top restaurants, and an endless supply of snacks and drinks
  • Company funded happy hours/events
  • Discounted membership to some amazing NYC facilities including Chelsea Piers Gym
  • Generous maternity and/or paternity leave and contributions towards fertility preservation
  • A sunny office full of incredibly curious and friendly people
OkCupid is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees.
 

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