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Senior DevOps Engineer

San Francisco, CA | Engineering

Job Description

Senior DevOps Engineer at Liftopia, Downtown San Francisco

Liftopia is in a major growth phase ($10’s of millions in revenue last year) and needs a DevOps engineer to own our operational infrastructure.  We power the ski industry with advanced yield management tools, and are the top retailer of ski lift tickets on the web. We have 21 employees, with a lean dev team of 5. 

In addition to healthy cash-flow, we are proud to be backed by all-star investors including: First Round Capital, Chris Sacca, Dave Morin (Path), Erik Blachford, Sam Shank (HotelTonight), Sand Hill Angels, and others.

In addition to ops, you will be critical to decision-making in new projects and will guide code architecture towards high-reliability design.  You will have vision to enhance our automated build, test, and deploy systems.  Supported by the dev team, you will own our operational infrastructure, keeping the company updated on reliability and recommending changes and improvements to ensure high availability. 

As our first DevOps hire, you will:

  • Solve challenges using creative scripting, architecture, and process that make us thought-leaders in the space.
  • Be instrumental in building up our capabilities and process from a very early stage.
  • Ensure other engineers consider ops and reliability at every level of their code
  • Own a platform processing millions of dollars per month.

You should:

  • Know all about AWS services and other cloud offerings, and have an opinion about the best way to leverage them.
  • Have experience with various deployment tech like Chef, Capistrano, Puppet, etc.
  • Be comfortable coding in various modern scripting languages and using git.
  • Know how to keep MySQL and other databases humming.
  • Have been responsible for a production web app.

Salary and Benefits

  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Top-shelf hardware of your choice 
  • Equity
  • Downtown San Francisco close to BART, Muni and CalTrain
  • Health insurance / Bonus Pool / Stock Options / Competitive Salary
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Ski perks and deals on lift tickets! 
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