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Giphy // search engine for animated GIFs
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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The Company:

GIPHY is the worlds largest platform to search, discover, & create all the GIFs. We're the leading brand in short-form entertainment & visual communication.

GIPHY is integrated in iMessage, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Tinder, Slack, WhatsApp & many more, serving over 7 billion GIFs daily to over 500 million people across the globe. We are also creating the largest distributed ad platform for short form media.

Were a creative & passionate group of GIF-obsessed individuals continuing to build out what we believe is the future of communication. We have big goals & are looking for like-minded, talented people to join us.

The Opportunity:

GIPHY serves over 7 billion GIFs per day, our mobile products have millions of users, & our API is integrated into some of the biggest digital platforms in the world. Were looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to help run & improve our different platforms so we can provide the best, most relevant content in real time. You will join a team supporting & scaling the production infrastructure for the delivery of these applications.

What Youll Do:

  • Build & manage software delivery, systems integration, & developer support tools
  • Design & deploy applications using components of the AWS stack, focusing on high-availability, fault tolerance, & disaster recovery
  • Work with developers to troubleshoot, monitor, analyze, & optimize microservices to maintain SLOs
  • Conduct performance tuning, load testing, optimization of information/data processing, maintenance, & support of production & development environments
  • Serve as a technical expert on the most difficult support & troubleshooting problems

Who You Are:

  • 3+ years of experience in Site Reliability or Infrastructure Engineering
  • Expert-level knowledge of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) ecosystem
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Experience monitoring & supporting 24x7, high availability systems that include web, application & database servers & load balancing systems
  • Hands-on experience with a container orchestration system (especially Kubernetes) with experience running, deploying, & debugging containerized microservice deployments in production
  • Experience with a scripting language (Python, Ruby, Bash) is required; background in software development (Go, Python, Scala, or Java) is a plus
  • Experience with configuration management (Ansible, SaltStack or an equivalent) & defining infrastructure-as-code (Terraform or CloudFormation)
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL, Postgres) is required; experience managing & optimizing databases & data models is a plus
  • Working knowledge of web servers, proxies, & caches (e.g., Nginx, Varnish, HAProxy)
  • Experience with build (Jenkins, Travis) & deployment automation (Spinnaker, CircleCI) tools for managing software delivery
  • Experience with log aggregation tools (Splunk, Elasticsearch, Scalyr)
  • Experience with metrics infrastructure tools (DataDog, New Relic, Prometheus)

This is a full time salaried position, including stock options, fully covered health insurance, 4% 401K match, 4 month maternity leave (additional 2 months of transition), 1 month paternity leave (additional 2 months of transition), free lunch every day, free gym membership & lots of other fun perks.

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