Senior DevOps Engineer

Fandom

Remote / United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Post Date: 11/23/2022
  • Website: fandom.com
  • Company Address: 130 Sutter St, San Francisco, California 94104, US

About Fandom

Fandom is the world’s largest fan platform where fans immerse themselves in imagined worlds across entertainment and gaming. Reaching more than 300 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, Fandom.com is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms.

Job Description

About this Role

Fandom is growing! We are hiring a Senior DevOps Engineer. This is a remote position. You will report to our TechOps Manager.

 

You get to investigate, evaluate, and implement new technologies that improve our platform's performance, resilience and maintainability. You get to build the hybrid multi-cloud infrastructure that scales to 350 million users, 300,000 communities, 4 billion monthly page events and 300,000 databases in one of the highest volume platforms on the internet.

 

Why Fandom Engineering

  • You work at SCALE - 300K databases supporting our wiki communities
  • Your code goes to production with mature and fast processes
  • The team is collaborative with experienced engineers
  • Solve interesting and difficult problems
  • Foundations from Wikipedia and Wikia

You Will

  • Help build some of the biggest fan platforms on the Internet with 350 million users and over 300,000 communities
  • Deliver high quality, scalable, and maintainable infrastructure architecture and services
  • Develop technical/architectural vision and goals for the team and the platform infrastructure and optimize it to perform at an absurdly large-scale.
  • Provide technical leadership for large, important projects that involve coordination of multiple teams and spans multiple technologies and systems
  • Help your team find the best processes, systems and services to solve our multiple challenges
  • Collaborate with team mates and other partners to share knowledge and inspire others to do great work.
  • Provide mentorship to the less experienced engineers on your team

You Have

  • Coding skills in at least one of our most used languages (Python, Ruby, GoLang, Java)
  • Understanding of cloud infrastructure including Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform
  • Courage for learning new technologies and stepping out of your comfort zone
  • 3 or more years experience identifying risks and opportunities to improve our processes and technologies
  • Design and implement architectural solutions that scale and can succeed long term
  • Deliver well-structured, tested, maintainable, scalable and useful infrastructure
  • Speak, reads and writes in English

Bonus Points...

  • Previous experience and passion for contributing to open-source projects
  • Passion for pop culture (Movies, Games, TV Shows, Anime, etc.)
  • Deploy and manage highly-scaled web app infrastructure
  • Docker, Kubernetes, multi-cloud infrastructure and CDNs

Benefits & Perks

  • Vibrant team culture, periodic team lunches and happy hour events
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Train (unlimited Udemy + more)
  • Flexible working hours and time off
  • Equity & Retirement Programs including 401K match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • International work environment with startup culture

About Fandom

Fandom is the world's largest fan platform where fans immerse themselves in imagined worlds across entertainment and gaming. Reaching more than 315 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, Fandom.com is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms.

Fandom is an equal opportunity employer. Fandom values diversity, and all employment decisions are made on the basis of job requirements and individual qualifications.

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