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DevOps Engineer - All Levels

Technology | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

DevOps Engineer - All Levels

Sojern - San Francisco Bay Area



The Company

Launched by leaders from Yahoo, Bluekai, Orbitz, Amadeus, Sabre, Avis, American Airlines and Adobe, Sojern is building the world’s leading data driven traveler prediction and optimization platform. We win with travel intent data,  tuned to our vertical sales strategy and driven by quick learning iterations. Join us and together we can win the digital travel space. Work with a dynamic and flexible team whose laser focus on success provides opportunities for all.

Join us in our airy office in SOMA, centrally located to all transportation. Our campus is SF and that can’t be beat. We offer competitive salary, equity, benefits, unlimited vacation days, equipment of your choice, fantastic coworkers, well-stocked kitchen, and team/community events.


  • Administer our global 5 9s cloud infrastructure to support our data collection, clusters and low latency RTB bidding infrastructure.

  • Make our launches, rollbacks, roll forwards, and rollovers flawless.

  • Improve, educate, support our developers to become awesome DevOps citizens in the land of automation.


  • Automate all our launches using puppet and chef.

  • Maintain and upgrade our cloudera infrastructure; hdfs, hbase, flume, hive, oozie, hue.

  • Design, develop, teach developers how to leverage great monitoring infrastructure; Icinga, grafana, newrelic.

  • Monitor, upgrade, maintain our application infrastructure; redis, rabbitMQ, hbase.

  • Control, coerce, optimize AWS; route53, ec2, iam, rds, redshift.

  • Launch our RTB systems on GCS with Kafka data collection and hdfs connectors.

  • Ability to work independently, learn from and mentor other team members.

  • Lead our expansion into global exchanges; US, EU and Asia.

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years experience scripting in Python, Ruby, bash, sed, awk.

  • 2+ years experience with big data; hadoop, spark/shark.

  • 2+ years experience deploying distributed, high availability services.

  • 2+ years production deployments: EC2, GCE.

  • 2+ years infrastructure scaling: haproxy/load balancers, GSLB, Linux tuning, puppet/chef/salt.

  • 2+ years solid expertise with Internet protocols, Linux, load balancers, DNS, routing.

  • Team player with good communications. Ability to write up designs and share ideas.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in one of: SQL, HQL, Pig,

  • Experience implementing RTB ad delivery.


  • BS/MS/PhD CS, Math, Physics, EE or equivalent experience.


  • Snacks: Well-stocked kitchen.

  • Opportunities: Training and support to help you grow.

  • Charity: 40 hours/year to volunteer.

  • Culture: Sojern's Culture Club organizes team volunteering and events.

  • Ownership: Lead creative and challenging projects.

  • Team: Great team, environment and support.