Goldstar: DevOps Engineer – Chef, Rails, MySQL, Solr, Redis

Posted by | June 13, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Pasadena, CA or Portland, OR


Goldstar helps people go out more by providing fun ideas, half-price tickets, member reviews, and all the tools they need to have a great night out. We help our every growing member base get off the couch and go out more. Doesn’t being part of a team that helps people enjoy life, sound like a good thing? More info about our awesome (if we do say so ourselves) company is available in this Bootstrapped, Profitable and Proud post on 37signals:
We’re looking for an experience devops to help us grow our expanding infrastructure and take us into the future with continuous deployment. You will be working with an agile software development team and a sysadmin to consistently deliver new features and grow our business. This is a very hands on position that will have direct influence over network and system architecture and the design of our numerous applications and systems.
We are looking for a motivated individual who can take charge of initiatives, drive positive change in the team and lead us into the future of operational technologies and methodologies. You must be a great communicator and work well with others.
We are looking for someone with experience in: 
* Deploying, debugging and optimizing Ruby on Rails applications and MySQL 
* Configuring servers with Chef 
* Service Oriented Architectures 
* Management and Monitoring of NoSQL DBs (Redis), message queues, search indexes (Solr), daemons and email servers 
* Capacity Planning
Bonus points for experience with: 
* New Relic, Monit, Nagios 
* Agile methodologies 
* Continuous Deployment
Compensation and Perks 
* Salary Range: From $80,000 to $100,000 annually, commensurate with experience 
* Paid medical, dental and vision benefits (Blue Cross, Delta Dental, and VSP) 
* Stock options as part of the Goldstar Employee Stock Option Plan 
* Paid vacation 
* Participation in the Employee Comp Ticket Program
This position is for either our hip Portland, OR studio or our beautiful Pasadena, CA office.

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