Infrastructure/DevOps Engineer

Anywhere
engineering
Full-time

** Disclaimer: We have recently filled the DevOps positions and are not actively hiring for this role at the moment. However, we are still taking applications for future openings.

ABOUT US
At Close.io we’re building the sales communication platform of the future. We’ve built a next-generation CRM that eliminates manual data entry and helps sales teams close more deals. We are hiring engineers to help us unify the world's sales calls and emails into one beautiful workflow.

Our backend tech stack currently includes Ubuntu, Python (Flask, Gunicorn, Celery, Fabric), Elasticsearch, MongoDB, MySQL, Redis, New Relic, and Puppet on AWS (EC2, ELB, RDS, ElastiCache, S3, CloudFormation, VPC, etc.). Our backend primarily serves a well-documented public API that our front-end consumes.

ABOUT YOU
We're looking for a full-time dev-ops person to join our core team who has significant experience configuring, managing, and monitoring servers and backend services at scale.

Come help us with projects like...

    • Improve API performance
    • Tune our MySQL database, diagnosing capacity issues and causes of deadlocks
    • Tighten up security of our servers
    • Automate more processes
    • Setup autoscaling of our workers
    • Make our deployments faster and safer
    • Scale our Elasticsearch and MongoDB clusters to support our growing data sizes
    • Make sure our backup and recovery procedures are well tested
    • Implement a centralized logging system
    • Instrument our application with more metrics and create dashboards
    • Remove single points of failure in our architecture
    • Help us design and build microservices
    • Build a great culture, product, and business as one of the first 5 engineering hires

You should...

    • Have real world experience building scalable systems, working with large data sets, and troubleshooting various back-end challenges under pressure
    • Have significant experience with *nix, Python, MySQL, bash, and Puppet or similar back-end systems and frameworks
    • Experience configuring monitoring, logging, and other tools to provide visibility and actionable alerts
    • Experience with containers and microservices
    • Understand the full web stack, networking, and low level Unix computing
    • Always be thinking of ways improve reliability, performance, and scalability of an infrastructure
    • Be self-motivated and comfortable with responsibility

Why work with us?

    • For the personal growth experience of helping build a truly successful SaaS company with a stellar team where you can have a huge impact.
    • Above market salary, healthcare, dental, and retirement benefits package
    • Work remotely from anywhere in the world, or from our HQ in Palo Alto, CA with a beautiful view. Just be willing to do a bit of traveling every quarter for some face-to-face time with the whole team.