Sr. DevOps Engineer


Job Location: Venice, CA

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System1 is the world's largest independent marketplace for keyword pay-per-click advertising. Our platform analyzes billions of consumer attributes and uses “pre-targeting” algorithms to unlock and fulfill consumer intent across channels including social, native, email, search, market research, and lead generation. We’ve brought together a leading team of data scientists and engineers focused on identifying and unlocking consumer intent beyond the search box.The DevOps team at System1 is truly a mix of development and ops. We're looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer who has a strong interest in architecting and building scalable, stable infrastructure while being able to lead initiatives. You will work as an integral member on our DevOps team to ensure that mission critical systems are functioning effectively and consistently. The System1 DevOps team works closely with the Software Engineers to build strong ties and enable open communication so that we can design and build our applications and company infrastructure to scale in a healthy and sustainable fashion. We have a strong sense of ownership and self-initiative which we feel helps us to best integrate and support the many development teams. You will also be a proponent for secure storage of data and responsible use of secrets with strong audit trails.

The Role You Will Have

  • Support the creation and maintenance of architecture diagrams and design specifications to aid development, test and production environments
  • Provision, plan, and help maintain technical architecture to scale for the growing traffic needs of the company
  • Work with other DevOps team members to maintain cross-functional representation, autonomy and accountability, with the goal of maintaining strong collaboration between developers, product managers, and internal users
  • Build monitoring systems that notify on behavioral anomalies
  • The responsibility of owning initiatives from start to finish
  • Help design CI/CD specifications in order to take advantage of automation technologies
  • Embrace SecOps principles to advise and architect security solutions with engineering and product teams, ensuring all technologies and projects are robust and adhere to security standards

What You Will Bring

  • 4+ years of experience with DevOps principles
  • 7+ years of development experience
  • Solid understanding of Linux operating system fundamentals
  • Proven track record of building CI/CD pipelines at a large scaleStrong, effective scripting abilities (python, Bash)
  • Significant experience with a wide range AWS products
  • Experience with (or a deep interest in) computer security
  • Experience with clustering solutions (Kubernetes, Mesos, ECS, Borg) at large scale with production systems

What We Have To Offer

  • Free Uber/Lyft to and from work every day!
  • Collegial and collaborative team with highly intelligent and motivated coworkers
  • Cross-team lunches and demos to foster learning
  • Unlimited Paid Sick Time, Competitive PTO and Benefits package
  • Daily catered meals and fully stocked kitchen
  • Bi-weekly happy hour at various bars, restaurants, and venues across Los Angeles
  • Bi-weekly onsite happy hour
  • Catered dinner on Tuesdays and Thursdays 
  • Weekly fitness class with private trainer: high intensity training, yoga, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee
  • Company parties and outings: Skyzone indoor skydiving, Medieval Times, Karaoke, etc.

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