Junior Engineer

Junior Engineer

Wattpad is seeking a junior engineer to join our Platform team. At Wattpad, our exceptional development team works closely together, while championing individual accountability and autonomy. As a junior engineer, you will be working closely with the Platform developers to deploy, maintain and support our production system infrastructure to make sure that it continues to provide world class service to the Wattpad community 24x7. If you seek technical challenges, love to build things and thrive in a product focused, dynamic environment this is the place for you.

What you will be doing:

  • Deploy, monitor, and scale infrastructure to improve the availability, performance and cost effectiveness of our platform
  •  Working with Platform Developers to improve application deployment and performance
  • Provide technical support on critical production issues
  • Build and maintain environments for development, testing and production
  • Build, scale and optimize critical production systems - including participating in design and architecture of development and infrastructure projects
  • Support, maintain and continually improve virtualization infrastructure in a rapidly growing, distributed environment
  • Ability to manage multiple issues at once and keep your team updated on what’s going on
  •  Working within an Agile environment, we pride ourselves on quickly innovating and improving our systems, so we can serve our users better

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  •  1 years system administration experience in a distributed Unix/Linux environment, preferrably Ubuntu
  •  Knowledge in backup/restore operations
  •  Knowledge in virtualization design, implementation, troubleshooting, high availability, performance tuning of virtual development environments

Nice to Haves:

  •  Setting up infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS) - EC2, S3, Cloudfront, etc
  •  Previous exposure and Relational Databases (preferably MySQL)
  • Using remote multi-server automation tools like Capistrano, Chef


    Date Posted:
    Jun 5, 2014 3:17 PM PDT
    Company:
    Wattpad
    Website:
    http://www.wattpad.com/jobs
    Contact:
    nancy@wattpad.com

    Company:
    Wattpad
    Website:
    http://www.wattpad.com
    Location:
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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