We're looking for a detail-oriented, performance-driven, passionate engineer who can help us bring 500px to the next level of scale, speed, and user experience. You'll help us continue to grow our large-scale, distributed, microservices-based platform in order to serve our millions of passionate users around the world.
A solid understanding of web application architecture and patterns. You have built and scaled high traffic web services before.Extensive knowledge of Linux (we use Ubuntu) and relevant experience in things like networking, security, caching, CDNs, EC2 instances, and low-level performance tuning.Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible.Experience with Ruby, Python, Go, or another major programming language.Experience with monitoring systems like Graphite, Datadog, Nagios or New Relic.
Text title: What you'll do
Automate everything and anything in our infrastructure.Help the organization deploy code harder, better, faster, stronger.Make systems robust against failure by breaking them in new and interesting ways.Manage server configurations, backups, firewalls and network configurations.Participate in the on-call rotation to help ensure the site is up around the clock.
Text title: What you'll get
Exposure to interesting technical challenges and learning opportunitiesA management team that is focused on helping you grow, and then rewarding you for itA competitive salaryFlexible hoursCatered lunchesSome of Toronto's best coffees and teasGreat benefits, and many professional development opportunities.