Automattic, Inc.

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Senior Systems Engineer

Automattic, Inc.
  • Posted : 7 months ago

We are looking for someone to join a team dedicated to  providing high availability, performance and security for tens of billions page views and over a billion web surfers every month from 28 locations on 6 continents. You will be involved in helping us develop, build, and maintain a leading global infrastructure and sharing our learnings with the world.

As part of a small and vertically integrated team responsible for a very large setup, you will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the management of our infrastructure, including:

  • Maximizing the availability and uptime of all services through proactive planning, sound architectural decisions, automation and rapid response to failures;
  • Making Automattic services as fast as possible for our users through optimization of server-side and client-side interactions, and work with 3rd party services where necessary;
  • Ensuring our services are safe and secure for both our users and employees through a combination of proactive monitoring and enforcement, real-time response, and ensuring data integrity/backups to allow recovery from disasters;
  • Removing as much friction as possible between Automattic developers and their goal of shipping software. When there are questions, we provide answers usually in a matter of minutes, sometimes seconds;

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The Systems Wrangler position might be a good fit if you:

  • php
  • mysql
  • security