Operations Engineer

Operations Engineer

The Operations Engineer will be a key member of the Operations team responsible for system administration and service management. You are a seasoned system operator with an affinity for creating and maintaining rock solid systems - databases, caches, frontend servers, deployment pipelines, backup systems etc. You are a creative thinker capable of troubleshooting any problem. Your operations skills are matched by your abilities to write necessary code to maintain systems. Your code may not end up on the homepage, but your team loves you because the stuff you build makes everything “just work”.


  • Design and build systems using configuration management to effectively manage deployment of servers to public and private cloud
  • Work with Operations team to build monitoring systems and diagnose low level performance issues
  • Work with software development team to manage and optimize software deployment pipeline
  • Participate in software development process by optimizing low level code, developing capacity testing systems and designing / maintaining development environments

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years operations experience, preferably in cloud or datacenter production environments
  • Solid Linux administration and bash scripting skills
  • Experience and solid understanding of managing virtualized environment - AWS, vSphere, CloudStack
  • Experience in management of relational or non-relational (NOSQL) databases
  • Experience designing and deploying systems, caches, and databases to production environments.
  • Degree in computer science, computer information systems or related technical diploma is required.

Bonus Assets:

  • Experience managing software deployment systems - source control, continuous integration, unit / acceptance / functional testing frameworks
  • Seasoned working in high scalability environments

    Date Posted:
    Jan 20, 2014 5:04 PM PST
    HootSuite Media, Inc.

    HootSuite Media, Inc.
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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