Operations Engineer



OPERATIONS ENGINEER Sugar Inc. is looking for a energetic operations engineer to help us scale our production platform. Sugar develops high- performance web properties with an audience of over 20 million monthly visitors.  If you like working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with a dynamic team of expert engineers using cutting-edge technology, then check us out! Responsibilities: Serve within on-call pager rotation for all production platform problems Install, administer, monitor and triage all Linux servers and applications Maintain wiki-based system documentation Work with development and editorial teams to provide infrastructure support for new initiatives Provide architectural input and capacity planning strategies to ensure system scalability and functionality Perform system enhancements and upgrades, make scalability improvements and contribute to special projects Help develop new dashboards, alerts, and monitors to improve the visibility into the service/system and thereby increase the overall availability and reliability of the service Qualifications: At least 3 years of Linux systems administration experience. If you have more than that, all the better Understanding of OSI network model and network protocols Experience with subversion or other version control system MySQL administration experience Understanding of caching strategies from local, to distributed to CDN Fluency in at least one scripting language and familiarity with others Experience with enhancing monitoring and alerting systems (we use Nagios and Ganglia) Experience with both LAMP and Java app stacks Experience developing and working with scalable systems Appreciation for automation and understanding of automation technologies and techniques This position is full time in downtown San Francisco. Sugar Inc.'s mission is to entertain and delight its audience by producing insanely addictive content, unmatched shopping experiences and a robust social community. Sugar Inc. is a profitable and leading women's media company with a growing global audience of over 30 million visitors per month. The company's business spans original content and e-commerce with a portfolio of brands including PopSugar, ShopStyle, and PopSugar TV. Sugar has 200 employees and operations in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Australia, is privately held and backed by Sequoia Capital and Institutional Venture Partners.

San Francisco, Ca

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