DevOps Engineer, Wildfire for Google (Mountain View, CA)

Location: Mountain View (Global HQ)

Team: Technical Infrastructure

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This position is based in Mountain View, CA.

The area: Engineering Operations

Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology’s greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

The role: DevOps Engineer, Wildfire

Systems Administrators embrace Google’s motto to ensure millions of users can access the world’s information without a glitch. As a Systems Administrator at Google, you own and support the needs of one of Google’s server infrastructure systems. You’re highly technical and work directly with other server and service owners to ensure reliability and sustainability of the Google service infrastructure as well as compliance with internal policies. Success in this role means you are able to support servers in a mixed operating system environment and work efficiently with our internal technology providers as well as other operations groups. Googlers rely on your guidance when it comes to design decisions so you’ll have a direct impact in keeping the business productive.

Wildfire combines social promotion and advertising software, mobile and desktop page management, messaging and analytics in one platform. The combination of Wildfire’s technology with Google’s advertising solutions provides a way for brands to manage their marketing and spend across all digital channels. Our DevOps team oversees server and application deployment and manages clusters on both the AWS platform and OpenStack. As part of the Ops team, you will work with the Dev Team to provide high availability services to our clients. Part of running an HA platform includes on-call duties as well as off-time upgrades and maintenance. You will also provide input on and execute security and deployment practices, scaling and metrics, as well as running general day-to-day server management. You must have the ability to think quickly on your feet and respond diligently to on and off-duty alerts.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Understanding of configuration management tools and principles
  • Familiarity with common open source web service infrastructure: Ubuntu, Nginx, HAProxy, Syslog, Postfix
  • Familiarity with deployment patterns of the following technologies: Ruby, Rails, Git, MySQL, Memcached, Redis, Cassandra
  • Use of Chef as an Automation tool

The Big Picture

Mountain View (Global HQ)

Want to stop talking about changing the world and actually do it? At Google Mountain View, our global headquarters, we make products for hundreds of millions of users around the world that change the ways they create, share, communicate, collaborate and do business.

Location: Mountain View (Global HQ)

Technical Infrastructure

Make Google’s services fast and reliable for billions of users.

Team: Technical Infrastructure

DevOps Engineer, Wildfire

Location: Mountain View (Global HQ)

Team: Technical Infrastructure

Apply now

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