Chess.com

Chess.com IS HIRING

Remote Cloud Engineer / SysOps for Millions of Chess Players! job at Chess.com

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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 or Canada. 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