Senior Operations Engineer

Senior Operations Engineer

Vancouver, BC Canada

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Hootsuite is more than a social media company. We’re more than a tech company. We’re a collective of creators and makers, builders and hackers, teachers and students.

We believe deeply that social media is revolutionizing how we communicate – and we’re driven by our mission to transform messages into meaningful relationships.


We believe that culture is the compass to success and so our culture manifesto is woven into the fabric of all we do. We seek exceptional talent that believes joining a passionate, egoless team that is building something bigger than themselves, and having fun doing it, matters.


We know you have a lot of choices on where to take your career next. Whether you’re based in Vancouver, London, Singapore or any of our 7 nests around the globe, you will have 900+ #HootsuiteLife peeps who will have your back to support your growth every day.

You’ll also have the flexibility to take your skills where you want. Leadership track? Guru track? Whichever path you choose, you’ll play an active role in shaping how it all unfolds.

Here’s where it might start…

Teach & Learn


Hootsuite Cultural Manifesto


Guru Career Track

B Corporation Certification  


Code Blog


Who you are...


You design and build systems using configuration management to effectively manage deployment of servers to public and private cloud. You work with the Operations team to build monitoring systems and diagnose low level performance issues. You will work with the software development team to manage and optimize software deployment pipeline. You participate in software development process by optimizing low level code, developing, capacity testing systems and designing / maintaining development environments. You're an expert in the behaviour of application servers in our infrastructure.


You have 5+ years operations experience, preferably in cloud or datacenter production environments, and have a passion for automation. 

You're great at...

  • Linux administration and bash scripting 

  • Using a configuration management tool like Puppet, Chef, or Ansible

  • Managing virtualized environments (AWS, vSphere, CloudStack)

  • Managing relational and/or non-relational (NOSQL) databases

  • Designing and deploying systems, caches and databases to production environments

  • Using system monitoring tools (Nagios, Sensu, Cacti)

  • Managing software deployment systems - source control, continuous integration, unit/acceptance/functional testing frameworks

Bonus Points...

  • Start up Experience
  • Love for dogs

Date Posted:
Sep 29, 2015 1:00 AM PDT
Hootsuite Media, Inc.

Hootsuite Media, Inc.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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