Backblaze · Jan 8th 2020
We’re looking for someone who enjoys solving difficult problems, running down elusive tech gremlins, and improving our environment one server at a time. If you enjoy being stretched, learning new skills, and want to look forward to seeing your co-workers every day, then we want you!
What You’ll Be Doing:
Developing and maintaining excellent codebases for TechOps, and the company as a whole.
Participating in code reviews and architecture audits where required.
Collaborating with other business units (Engineering, QA, etc.) to improve cross-functional code.
Petting the office dogs when appropriate.
What You Should Have:
5+ years of work as an Operations focused software engineer
5+ years of expertise in Python (beyond scripting experience, must have be able to write code for development to support DevOps)
Experience with CI (Jenkins) and deployment strategies.
Deep understanding of Linux operating systems and internals.
Firm grasp on a variety of storage systems/architectures (traditional, object-based, etc.).
Focus on excellence and sustainable programming.
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Exposure to working at a technology/software startup.
Familiarity with configuration management and automation software (Ansible preferred).
Understanding of the Java JVM and servlet containers (Tomcat preferred).
Experience provisioning and maintaining large scale services and environments.
Local enough to commute to San Mateo office. 2 days remote a week is an option.
Some Backblaze Perks:
Generous healthcare plans.
Competitive compensation and 401k.
All employees receive Option grants.
Culture that supports maintaining a healthy work/life balance.
Unlimited vacation days.
Fully stocked Micro kitchens.
Weekly catered breakfast and lunches.
Awesome people who work on awesome projects.
Childcare bonus (human children only).
Well behaved pets are welcome in the office.