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Infrastructure Operations Engineer, Ivy Softworks, October 23

ivy softworksWho: Ivy Softworks
Position: Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Where: Seattle
What: We are a diverse group of entrepreneurially-minded engineers working on raising the bar for modern productivity and collaboration. The Innovation Studio we’ve built affords us the flexibility and the excitement of an early-stage startup environment, without the funding challenges or all-or-nothing risk that comes from a singular product focus. We’re a smart, social, and passionate team, looking for other fearless adventurers to join us on our journey.


  • Design and deploy systems and infrastructure for provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of cloud systems and services
  • Develop cloud operational tools from theory to production
  • Identify weaknesses in cloud systems and debug software issues
  • Maintain and extend operational metrics and data collection in all cloud systems
  • Identify and mitigate performance bottlenecks
  • Continuously seek out and integrate new external solutions that can be leveraged
  • Work directly with engineering teams building cloud services
  • Mentor others to enable them to deploy and maintain better systems


  • BS in Computer Science, related degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in building cloud infrastructures and orchestration to scale
  • 2+ years of experience with Linux/Unix system administration
  • 2+ years of experience coding in any of Python, JavaScript, C/C++, PHP or Java, with an emphasis on understanding and tweaking high performance distributed systems
  • Experience working directly and hands-on with system and production operations
  • Experience working with zero-touch cloud services
  • Experience managing application performance monitoring
  • Possess a strong understanding of aspects of service health including processor, memory, and network utilization
  • Possess a strong grasp of automation tools and data management
  • Familiar with agile software development processes and continuous deployment
  • Able to build storage management clusters
  • Experience working with SQL or NoSQL databases such as Hive, Aster Data, Greenplum, Cassandra, Vertica
  • Experience working with Hadoop/HDFS framework
  • Experience with distributed version control like Git, Bazaar, Mercurial

How: Apply Here