minted is hiring a

Senior Devops Engineer

San Francisco, United States

About the role
As a Devops Engineer at Minted, you will have the opportunity to drive the transformation of our infrastructure and take continuous delivery to the next level. Our team maintains and scales the cloud infrastructure for our rapidly growing e-commerce marketplace. You will be working closely with the architects and principal engineers at Minted to develop and deploy secure, highly available and scalable web services. This is a great role for someone who believes in creating automation, driving simplification and creating a rock solid, five nines culture.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop automation and processes to enable teams to deploy, manage, configure, scale and monitor their applications in data centers and in cloud
  • Actively participate in high level team activities such as suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements and conducting tool evaluations
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and application domains - will be expected to participate in on-call escalations to troubleshoot customer facing issues
  • Deliver quality features on-time and on-budget and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always on a lookout for new technologies and work with management and the development team in bringing in new technologies

Experience and Skills

  • 5+ years of solid experience as DevOps Engineer in 24x7 environment
  • Linux administration and tuning experience
  • Experience working directly with software engineering to improve and support reliability
  • Strong scripting skills: Python, Perl, Ruby, Bash or equivalent
  • Experience with various monitoring systems such as Icinga, New Relic or Sensu
  • Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience with AWS, Rackspace or other cloud providers
  • Familiarity with systems management tools (Puppet, Ansible, Fabric, etc)
  • Experience with a modern logging & metrics system, e.g. Logstash/Elasticsearch/Kibana, Graylog, Graphite, etc
  • BS in Computer Science (or equivalent)

Bonus points:

  • Experience with Docker in production and at scale
  • Familiarity with MySQL system level tuning
  • Experience with Kafka or other messaging passing services

About Minted

Minted is a lifestyle brand and design marketplace connecting you with the world’s best artists to create something one of a kind. Minted crowdsources graphic design and artwork from a global community of independent artists and sells these as products addressing the $10 billion stationery market, $48 billion art market, and $100 billion home decor market.

Minted’s mission is to enable the design independence of both consumers and artists around the world, and the company is a platform for the strongest emerging artists in the world to be seen and discovered. We aim to build a lasting brand representing the most commercially successful design community in the world. Minted was founded by successful serial entrepreneur Mariam Naficy.

Minted is located in a beautiful office in downtown San Francisco and is backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, and angel investors including Marissa Mayer of Yahoo and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp. Minted is comprised of an experienced and entrepreneurial team. We come from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, eBay, Yahoo, and Goldman Sachs and numerous disruptive startups. We are a passionate, creative, ambitious team. We provide a great opportunity to work with a stellar team and on a world-changing mission, all supported by a proven business model.