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Sys Admin / DevOps Engineer

San Francisco, CA | Technology

Job Description


Sys Admin / DevOps Engineer - Position at a Solar Energy Technology Company

Job Description

Locus Energy is looking for a talented Sys Admin / DevOps Engineer passionate about renewable energy, big data, and operating large-scale distributed Linux systems.

We are a fast-growing SaaS company looking for a talented ops engineer to work closely with our growing development team to help us maintain our uptime as we continue to acquire new customers and scale our systems.

You will be responsible for the overall health and performance of our platform, and work will include tool development and contribution to the overall design of new platform features.

You should have proven capabilities and deep Linux expertise, since you will take primary responsibility for scaling our fast-growing renewable energy data and analytics platform (built in Linux/Java/Scala), while also improving security and redundancy.

The ideal candidate is someone passionate about problem solving with a proven record of learning and implementing new technologies.

Job Responsibilities:

·   Ensure our systems are up and running well

·   Explore ways to improve our infrastructure

·   Promote a culture of designing/building with testing and monitoring in mind

·   Learn/implement new technologies or build them yourself to help us achieve unparalleled reliability

·   Identify potential scaling issues in our infrastructure and help define how to monitor and fix them

Skills & Requirements:

·   Deep expertise with Linux

·   Experience deploying and maintaining cloud-based systems (e.g., Amazon EC2)

·   Experience with infrastructure monitoring software (e.g., Nagios)

·   Experience working closely with a development team

·   Operations experience

·   Interest in solar power and the technologies that can accelerate the widespread adoption of renewable energy


·   Experience with at least one scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.)

·   Experience with database administration

·   Experience with Git

·   Understanding of networking principles like load balancing and proxying

·   Background in security

·   Exposure to continuous integration tools like Jenkins, Hudson, or Teamcity

·   Experience with log management like Logstash, Graylog, or Graphite


About Locus Energy

Locus Energy is a leading provider of monitoring and analytics for distributed renewable energy systems. We are a small but fast growing startup, and have offices in downtown San Francisco and New York. We are building a team of individuals who are excited about creating smarter software to reduce the cost of managing solar energy systems, and thereby accelerating the shift away from fossil fuels.


To apply, please contact [[redacted]].


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