App Annie is hiring a

DevOps Engineer

Beijing, China

App Annie delivers data and insights to succeed in the app economy.

What you can tell your friends when they ask you what you do?

We are looking for DevOps Engineer responsible for operating and managing our hybrid (private and cloud) based web services and web applications.  As the DevOps engineer in the company you need to ensure our service running stable, high available and cost effective. You are responsible for monitoring and fixing production problems with the art to ensure minimal impact on our business. If you are lazy to repeat yourself and lover for devops principle  and system automation,  this is great opportunity to join us to build up awesome big data platform.

How will you be doing this?

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Building and maintaining a world-class systems infrastructure delivering high reliability and the best performance possible.
  • Ensuring cost-effective service delivery by automating critical processes, including server deployment, configuration, monitoring, and problem resolution.
  • Ensuring systems are secure and compliant with industry best practices.
  • Performing quick and accurate troubleshooting, diagnostic to production system.
  • Assisting with capacity planning and scalability to ensure systems are optimized for continuous growth.
  • Designing and implementing system automation architecture, infrastructure, and process
  • Providing occasional off-shift availability for Production issues or maintenance.

What will you bring to the team?

You should have a good experience in the system operation related field and be ready to take the responsibility of managing this important part of App Annie.

  • 3+ years experience system engineering position.
  • Strong skills with Linux system (ubuntu, debian) administration including nginx/apache/haproxy/varnish/ats etc...
  • Hands on experience in configuration management tool like (salt,chef,puppet).
  • Hands on experience on nagios,munin and other open source monitoring solutions.
  • Hands on experience in AWS cloud service (EC2, SQS, S3).
  • Strong understanding on TCP/IP and network administration including proxy and VPN.
  • Good skills in scripting using Shell/Python/Ruby.
  • Hands on experience testing and deploying large scale server software.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience in NoSQL DB operation like (Mongodb, HBase) is a big plus.
  • Experience in windows administration is plus.
  • Good level of English written and spoken.

What do we offer?

  • Stock options and competitive compensation.
  • All the tech tools you need to succeed: a new smartphone, Fitbit, and Mac laptop.
  • Free breakfast & lunch, snacks, fruit, good coffee and other delicious treats to keep you well fed.
  • 16 days of paid leave, so long as you promise to come back!
  • Great social & labor insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.
  • Commuter benefits that make getting to and from work a breeze.
  • Working a little later? We’ll cover your dinner and ride home.
  • Employee referral bonuses so you’ll get the opportunity to work with friends (and get some extra cash in your pocket!).

Why choose App Annie?

App Annie delivers the most trusted app data and insights for your business to succeed in the global app economy. Over 700,000 registered members rely on App Annie to better understand the app market, their businesses and the opportunities around them. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with 450 employees across 15 global offices. App Annie has received $157 million in financing, including from investors such as, Greenspring Associates, Greycroft Partners, IDG Capital Partners, Institutional Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. Learn more at

App Annie is an international team of super-talented people from different cultural backgrounds (Beijing, San Francisco, Vancouver and more). We offer lots of responsibility in your role and room for you to grow with the company. And beyond personal growth, you’ll help make a great impact on App Annie’s success as a whole.

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