Location: HQ - San Mateo, California, United States

A bit about Scalyr

Scalyr’s mission is to build the best tool for engineers to understand their operational systems. Our founder, Steve Newman, cofounded Writely (aka Google Docs). Frustrated by the fact that visibility tools – even Google’s in-house tools – weren’t keeping up, Steve started Scalyr to create a better solution. It’s lightning fast, feature-rich and customers love it. The opportunity in front of us is huge and we are still in the very early days. This is going to be one of those companies where people will look back and say “I wish I’d been there when…” well, this is your chance to be part of “when”.

Your opportunity

Do you want to join the core Engineering team and help run our growing infrastructure and tools? Joining this team will allow you to monitor and fix a huge distributed system responsible for the following:

  • Ingesting TBs of logs per day
  • Processing most searches in less than a second
  • Improve performance
  • Have a major impact on all the heart of the business

Do you find yourself passionate about being at the center of that effort? Do you also care to work on other components of the product? Do you like adding invaluable feedback to the team? Excellent, as we are building a product for DevOps after all. Because in addition to helping improve performance, you'll be deeply involved in helping add to design discussions, conferring over building out the technology, and extend the tools we use to manage our fleet of servers that powers Scalyr. We're looking for these qualities:

  • Smart enough to work at top companies, but you’re picky about finding the right role
  • You have lot of experience, but you also like to learn new things
  • You enjoy working with smart people and have fun building something great

Your skills:

  • You have 2+ years of experience in DevOps, helping run large pieces of infrastructure
  • Strong scripting experience, preferably in Python
  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, and Puppet
  • Working with AWS and related services is a bonus
  • You enjoy participating in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to our technology, algorithms and products
  • You have experience scaling infrastructure (preferred, but not required)
  • Work cross-collaboratively with other departments to understand the top issues you can dive into and translate these into a pragmatic and effective technical solution
  • You find satisfaction in a job well done and seek head-scratching challenges

Your benefits:

  • Competitive salary & equity at a fast growing startup
  • Fully funded comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Free lunch
  • Unlimited vacations
  • Paid parental leave
  • Easygoing, low-stress, considerate and fun office environment
  • Whatever equipment you desire to get the job done

Our commitment to diversity

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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