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Cloud Engineer / SysOps / Big Data for Millions of Chess Players!
big data cloud php linux aws mysql Nov 17

Chess.com is looking for someone who is passionate about building & managing infrastructure. We are looking for someone who has the deep experience of a traditional sysadmin, and also the future-oriented skills of managing in a cloud / Kubernetes ecosystem. Our team firmly believes in automating everything and building provisioning scripts to automate all our tasks. We are blending our existing bare-metal datacenter hosting with AWS/GCP for microservices and scaling, and need your help to make sure that we're always up, stable and performant.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficiency in managing Kubernetes clusters
  • Experience with AWS or GCP
  • Particular experience with Terraform (we treat Infrastructure as a Code)
  • UNIX/Linux generalist
  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines
  • Good understanding of modern monitoring & logging stack i.e. Prometheus, Cortex, EFK
  • 2+ years supporting php/java, mysql, and redis
  • Traditional sysadmin skills of building hosts, monitoring, and capacity planning
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals, http, etc
  • Comfortable with scripting
  • Bonus: Experience with message brokers (e.g. Kafka, PubSub, Redis)
  • Bonus: You are interested in building a hybrid on-prem/cloud Service Mesh

This is a REMOTE, FULL-TIME position open to anyone in the USA, Canada, Mexico, or Central/South America. You can learn more about us here: https://www.chess.com/blog/erik/how-chess-com-s-100-person-virtual-team-works-together https://www.chess.com/about

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