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DevOps Engineer

SurveyMonkey | Palo Alto, USA


About SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey is the world's leading provider of web-based survey solutions, but there's really much more to us than that. We're a smart, passionate group of people who work hard to deliver the best survey experience on the planet, period. We do this because we believe everyone deserves easy access to the insights and information they need to make better, more informed decisions.

We're also proud to admit that despite our incredible growth over the past 15 years, we refuse to grow up. We are still small and nimble; everyone plays an impactful role; and when we say good ideas can come from anyone, we mean it.

SurveyMonkey is trusted by millions of customers, including 99% of the Fortune 500, as well as other businesses, academic institutions and organizations of all shapes and sizes. We collect 2.8 million survey responses daily from people in all countries around the world.

If this sounds like home to you, and you're ready to make your work matter to millions, we'd love to meet you.

The Role

We are seeking a highly motivated devops engineer to join our team and help deliver SurveyMonkey's next-generation data solution. The team is small, fast growing and truly agile. We are building a platform that will scale to process real time data from millions of consumers around the planet. This is a massive real-time data problem that will change the way businesses use consumer insights to build better products. Join us and build something amazing from the ground up.

The ideal candidate has played a devops role in "build, deploy and manage" of services on programmable infrastructure such as AWS. If you are passionate about operations and coding/tooling, we want to hear from you.


  • Work to solve challenging problems around distributed systems in order to support hundreds of thousands of connected devices

  • Build and manage our cloud configuration, deployment, and monitoring (AWS, EB, DataDog, New Relic etc)

  • Own and extend our tooling. Build your dream tool for ops automation. (Scripting: Ruby, Python etc)

  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various systems

  • Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience with devops or ops

  • 2+ years experience with writing code

  • Strong scripting skills

  • Sound operational knowledge of continuous deployment, security, monitoring and alerting

  • Strong familiarity with AWS

  • Familiarity with one or more of : VPN & Proxies, SQL, noSQL, Unix, Cloud infrastructure, Network protocols, Server/API deployment and management

  • BS in Computer Science or related field

  • NOTE: This position will work out of San Francisco through 2016.

    At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays, and equity compensation.

    SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer.

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