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DevOps Engineer

Technology | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

DevOps Engineer - All Levels

Sojern - San Francisco Bay Area


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 optimized data, tuned to our vertical sales and data acquisition strategy focus. 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 loft 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.



  • Enjoy a fast paced environment and can adapt to multiple technology stacks

  • Proven experience packaging, shipping software on multiple stacks

  • Believe automation is the key to the universe and have a passion for tools such as chef or puppet

  • Enjoy challenging the team with new ideas and are able express your ideas, absorb other people's, influence the team, and grow

  • Know the best player is the one that uses automation to make everyone better.



  • Build, tune, deploy scale our expanding large scale real time data travel detection platform comprised of multiple leading edge open source software stacks

  • Continually evaluate, test and challenge the team with new technologies and approaches

  • Expand our automated deployments in both the AWS and Google Clouds

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

  • Contribute to the daily Engineering team ritual of conquering the NY Times crossword puzzle


Required Skills:

  • 3+ years hands on experience managing, monitoring, and scaling services on AWS or Google Cloud Platform

  • 3+ years experience with network infrastructures and load balancers such as Amazon Elastic Load Balancer  and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud in production environments

  • 3+ years deploying/developing on stacks comprised of: java, C, C++, python, scala

  • Production experience with Chef, Puppet, or other deployment automation tools

  • Experience with monitoring solutions like Ganglia, Graphite, Nagios

  • Cool under fire

Preferred Skills:

  • Hands on software development experience on a open source software stacks

  • Knowledge of advertising technology, or similar online systems

  • Healthy distrust of “the man”


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


  • Preferred location SF or Omaha

  • Oppty for remote +-3 hours Pacific Time.


  • Meals: Weekly catered lunches

  • Parties: Our team loves a good time

  • 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