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DevOps Engineer

Technical Operations | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Instart logic - A radical new approach to application delivery

The Instart Logic service is the first cloud application delivery service in the world to extend beyond the limited backend-only cloud architectures of the past with an innovative new intelligent client-cloud platform delivered as a service. This new approach is based on software-defined architecture rather than hardware and network scale.


As everyone agrees, DevOps is a culture, not a role. We at Instart are embracing that culture and looking for rockstars to help make that culture a reality. As a DevOps engineer at Instart, you will be fully embedded with an engineering team, operating as a virtual team to deliver a full product. From story definition, to daily scrums, to production support ­ the uptime, quality and efficiency of the product will be the responsibility of the team, with you as a key member. Come help us change the way applications are built and delivered at Instart Logic!

Your day to day responsibilities could include:

  • Participate as a full member of the development team, taking primary direction from the engineering
  • manager.
  • Evangelize scalable operational practices and create automation to enforce these ideals.
  • Act as a consultant to development on infrastructure, scalability, monitoring, operational process,
  • infrastructure efficiency and release process.
  • Create runbooks for our front­line SRE team. Act as second line support for your application(s).
  • Monitoring automation; make sure that the correct monitors are deployed at the application level so
  • that any failures can be quickly detected and repaired.
  • Responding to support requests from development teams to assist with troubleshooting issues.
  • Making sure that development teams are not blocked on infrastructure requests.


  • Strong Python Developer, knowledge of Java is a plus
  • Expert knowledge of various automation frameworks (Puppet, chef, salt, etc)
  • Experience with relational database technologies (MySQL/Postgres)
  • NoSQL experience a plus
  • VMWare infrastructure management experience
  • Experience & desire to building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructure.
  • 7+ years experience in systems engineering / administration
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux systems (CentOS/Ubuntu), Windows systems knowledge a plus.
  • Strong understanding of network fundamentals (DHCP, DNS, ARP, VLANs, TCP/IP, HTTP, etc.)

Position is available in both Palo Alto, CA and Portland, OR​