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Senior Systems Engineer

MongoDB


The DevOps team builds core infrastructure systems used across the company. As part of the Technical Operations organization we work closely with security and software engineers. Some of the services we own include:

  • Configuration management (Chef)
  • Identity Management systems (OpenDJ, OpenAM)
  • Containerized deployment platform (Docker, Deis)
  • Monitoring systems (Nagios)
  • Metrics collection (Graphite, Grafana)
  • Load balancers (Brocade)
  • Centralized logging system (Splunk)
  • Cloud infrastructure (AWS)

Your Profile:

We are looking for a motivated engineer who can help us design and build the next generation of our service offerings, and scale our existing ones. You will need:

  • Proven experience designing, building, operating and troubleshooting systems, services and tools
  • Strong systems and networking fundamentals
  • Working knowledge of current DevOps/SRE paradigms and toolset
  • Strong sense of ownership; autonomous and opinionated, yet open to new solutions and receptive of learning from your peers
  • Fluency in at least one programming language (Python and Go preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience building reliable and scalable systems

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the team lead and peers identifying opportunities to improve developer productivity
  • Find new ways to automate tasks and reduce bottlenecks
  • Participate in our (light) on-call rotation, guaranteeing no outage occurs twice
  • Review other engineers’ code and design

Success Measures:

  • Advocating for modern DevOps practices and tools
  • Providing mentorship to peers
  • Excellent communication skills; able to explain complex systems to technical and non-technical people
  • Be security and performance minded, identify issues with our design before they hit production