Vimeo is hiring a

Senior Operations Engineer

New York, United States

Here are the numbers: bookoos of videos, tens of millions of users, thousands of requests a second, monthly uniques above 280 million. Wanna help keep all that running?

In this exciting new role, we’re looking for someone who has a passion for automating the daily tasks that slow down development and exploring new ways to improve the environment. As a Senior Operations Engineer you’ll work closely with developers to provision and explore new systems, eliminate downtime, care for our infrastructure, perform capacity planning, update our provisioning platforms, and support engineering efforts. You’ll be instrumental in building the best video streaming experience on the net, and you’ll get to work in a great atmosphere with an incredible team.


  • Responsible for reliability and performance of web properties and underlying server infrastructure.
  • Work with our datacenter partners on presence management, capacity planning, and install/upgrade/config automation.
  • Development and design of tools to instrument and alert on problems
  • Troubleshooting issues with hardware, software, applications and network
  • Work with developers to plan feature launches and testing procedures


  • 4+ years of experience as an Operations or Systems Engineer
  • Mastery of Linux in the cloud and in the datacenter
  • Proven track record working with hardware troubleshooting
  • Experience with web servers, load balancing, CDNs, databases and caching systems
  • Solid background with DevOps tools such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
  • Knowledge of cloud providers (AWS, Google Compute)
  • Knowledge of network protocols, especially TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP, DNS, SSL, Anycast, BGP, OSPF
  • Good grasp of monitoring and trending applications
  • Proficient in Shell scripting and one or more programming languages like PHP, Python, or JavaScript
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field


Vimeo's engineering team is responsible for ensuring our site and apps continue to perform above and beyond industry standards for our users worldwide. We work tirelessly to improve Vimeo’s user, desktop, and mobile web and native app experiences. Some of the our team’s most notable achievements include a complete rebuild of the Vimeo player to embrace open web standards and default to HTML5, and building the very first video-sharing site to support high-definition (HD) uploading and playback. 


Vimeo’s mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible and with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world’s leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. We’d love to welcome you to both our team, and our community.

Founded in 2004 and based in New York City, Vimeo, Inc is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).