Senior DevOps Engineer

San Jose, CA
Xcalar is pushing the limits of technology to help people discover deep meaningful insights from data, and our mission is to become the de facto standard for next generation Big Data Processing and Analytics Engines. Due to our continued growth, we are looking to hire a DevOps Engineer to join us! In this role, you will be a critical part of our engineering team, developing system software at the core of Xcalar’s relational compute engine. Xcalar’s engineering team is responsible for developing a game changing product that will revolutionize how big data is parsed, processed, and visualized in the financial services industry, government institutions, and high-tech enterprises.


    • Working collaboratively across cross-functional organizations to automate and streamline operations and processes for QA, testing, performance, etc
    • Building and maintaining configuration tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations to support the infrastructure
    • Deploy applications and manage source code repositories running under Unix
    • Develop simple, elegant and maintainable code

Desired Skills & Experience

    • 7+ plus years of DevOps experience
    • Fluency in python, shell scripting, unix concepts (ssh agent/keys, logrotate, smtp etc)
    • Strong familiarity with make, auto tools and Debian/RPM packaging
    • Highly experienced with Docker
    • Thorough knowledge of configuration management systems like puppet/ansible
    • Experience with operating application servers such as Tomcat
    • Proficiency in operating Java stacks, Hadoop, Hive
    • Experience deploying applications under a Linux/Unix environment
    • Well versed with Jenkins automation server management
    • Experience with AWS/GCE, VMware, KVM a plus