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DevOps Engineer






San Mateo, CA, US


At Owler, you will have the chance to build products that millions of business professionals, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, use every day. As a DevOps engineer, your contributions will power the systems that allow the Owler community to get the most comprehensive and accurate business information available.

Since 2015, our active user base has grown from 5000 to 2.2M, and we are funded and backed by top Silicon Valley VCs including Norwest Venture Partners, Trinity Ventures and Jim Fowler.

What will I be doing?

As a member of the engineering team you will:

  • Uphold a culture of technical excellence around the team by fostering effective and enduring norms and values.
  • Manage infrastructure-as-code on AWS; we use EC2, ECS, VPC, S3, Cloudfront, API Gateway, ELB, among other technologies.
  • Lead and participate in architectural decisions to help us seamlessly scale large-scale systems.
  • Take part in a shared on-call rotation (a follow-the-sun model).
  • Prototype, build, and deploy dev tools, workflows, and automated monitoring systems to ensure that our cloud platform reliably serves our global user base.
  • Collaborate with development teams to implement best practices in SDLC.

What skills/experience do I need?

  • 3+ years working with AWS in production.
  • Experience working within a microservices infrastructure.
  • Experience with DevOps tools e.g. Jenkins, Nexus, Git, etc.
  • Experience with ELK stack administration and performance tuning.
  • Demonstrable skills in a high-level scripting language such as Python.
  • Solid Linux system administration, troubleshooting and performance analysis skills.
  • Additionally, hands-on skills with a significant number of the following: Apache, Nginx, Memcached, Redis, Elasticache, ElasticSearch, Docker, AWS APIs and CLI Tools, EC2 Autoscaling, DNS, HTTP Headers, HTTP Caching, SSL, RESTful APIs, MySQL, Nagios, Graphite, MongoDB.
  • Familiarity with setting up a CI/CD pipeline.
  • Familiarity with Bitbucket workflows.
  • Track record of being a strong collaborator and communicator.


  • Full Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • General Stock Options / Equity
  • Flexible Vacation Time
  • Standing Desks
  • Thursday lunch on us

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