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Senior Site Reliability Engineer






San Francisco, CA, US


As the Senior Site Reliability Engineer (DevOps) at Minted, you will have the opportunity to drive the transformation of our infrastructure and take continuous delivery to the next level. Our team maintains and scales the cloud infrastructure for our rapidly growing e-commerce marketplace. You will be working closely with the architects and principal engineers at Minted to develop and deploy secure, highly available and scalable web services. This is a phenomenal role for someone who believes in building automation, driving simplification and crafting an impressive, five nines culture.
At Minted engineering we marry design with technology to deliver unique products that are beautiful and co-created by our artist community and our customers. Our engineers take on multiple roles and challenges not defined by titles, and we have a strong culture of mentorship and promoting from within, as well as project roadmaps that enable us to cross-train and learn from one another. We are a metrics-driven organization and we work hard to make sure every project we do is measurably impactful. We strive to maintain the balance between building out new features and scaling our platform while staying agile in a fast-moving environment.

You will:

    • Automate all the things - Vagrant/Docker for developers, continuous integration, auto-scaling, monitoring and alerting, and probably a whole lot more
    • Make developers happy - by automating everything and providing transparency deeper down the stack in all environments, developers will shower you with love (the part of love shall be played by animated gifs and imaginary chat room points)
    • Improve & refine support systems to help our developers build more robust applications
    • Develop, test, and implement our configuration management system to fully automate our infrastructure
    • Contribute to the design and improvement of our software delivery processes and toolchains
    • Continuously improve system tooling and metrics

You are:

    • Passionate about documentation,
    • Someone who has a strong desire to leave things better than how you found them
    • Eager to make everything repeatable and automated

You have:

      • 5+ years of experience in a Linux or similar operations environment
      • Strong programming and scripting experience in multiple languages such as Python, Ruby, Bash, Shell, Perl, etc.
      • Willingness to cross over into the app stack - we don’t believe in silos
      • Experience with configuration management - the particular system is not important, but we use Puppet

Bonus points:

    • Linux systems tuning
    • AWS experience
    • MySQL system and query tuning
    • Vagrant/Hashicorp tools
    • Continuous integration and delivery using Jenkins
    • Modern logging & metrics systems, e.g. Logstash, Graphite
    • Scaling Elasticsearch
    • Docker
About Minted
Minted is a lifestyle brand and design marketplace connecting you with the world’s best artists to create something one of a kind.  Minted crowdsources graphic design and artwork from a global community of independent artists and sells these as products addressing the $10 billion stationery market, $48 billion art market, and $100 billion home decor market.  
Minted’s mission is to enable the design independence of both consumers and artists around the world, and the company is a platform for the strongest emerging artists in the world to be seen and discovered.We aim to build a lasting brand representing the most commercially successful design community in the world.  Minted was founded by successful serial entrepreneur Mariam Naficy.
Minted is located in a beautiful office in downtown San Francisco and is backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, and angel investors including Marissa Mayer formerly of Yahoo and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp. Minted is comprised of an experienced and entrepreneurial team. We come from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, eBay, Yahoo, and Goldman Sachs and numerous disruptive startups. We are a passionate, creative, ambitious team.  We provide a great opportunity to work with a stellar team and on a world-changing mission, all supported by a proven business model.
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Minted participates in the E-verify program.

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