Our team is composed of accomplished architects, system administrators, and engineers with decades of experience across the web. We are a thought leader in managed application hosting and have been at the forefront in developing innovative services, processes, and technology standards.

At BitPusher we offer continuous learning and professional growth. Our employees have the chance to work with a wide array of technologies across multiple apps and environments.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and encourage our employees to find a healthy work-life balanced schedule. We are located in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district, one block from BART and three blocks from the Ferry Building.

Open Positions

Posted: October, 2017
Target start date: ASAP

Senior DevOps Engineer and Architect

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with colleagues on unique challenges at scale
  • Build out complete application hosting and development environments based on customer requirements
  • Develop self-service tools for customers to customize their environments
  • Plan system and network maintenances while minimizing impact on the live environment
  • Collaborate with software engineers on process improvement
  • Automation
  • Documentation
  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Participate in on-­call rotations and perform off hour maintenance activities

About You

  • You think of infrastructure as code
  • You like to take large systems and scale them out
  • You dream of automation
  • You plan for failure
  • You find yourself tweaking config files to get the most out of applications
  • You believe that downtime is not a planned activity
  • You believe in orchestration tools such as Terraform and CloudFormation
  • You believe in quality customer service

Your Background

  • Have automated everything
  • Have extensive experience with open source tools
  • Have developed reusable code and are comfortable working in multiple languages (Ruby, Python, Bash)
  • Have participated in collaborative coding environments (peer review, continuous integration, etc.)
  • Worked in large scale operations environments
  • Worked with Configuration Management tools (Puppet, Chef or SaltStack)
  • Have 2+ years of application development
  • Have 3+ years of experience with AWS
  • Have 3+ years of experience with Linux/Unix development or systems administration
  • Have 1+ years of experience with networking systems and technologies


  • Cloud (AWS, GCE, Azure)
  • Load balancers (ELB, HAProxy, LVS, F5)
  • Front-end caches (Varnish, Squid)
  • HTTP front-end servers (NGINX, Apache)
  • Firewalls (IPtables, security groups, pf)
  • Ruby on Rails (Unicorn, Passenger, Puma, rbenv)
  • Node.js (Express, pm2, npm)
  • Python (WSGI, Gunicom, Tomado, django)
  • Java (Tomcat, Jboss, standalone apps)
  • PHP (php-fpm, mod_php)
  • Deployment and integration tools (Docker, Fabric, Capistrano, Jenkins, CodeDeploy)
  • Source code control systems (git, Subversion)
  • SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Aurora)
  • Key/value, column and document stores (MongoDB, Riak, DynamoDB, Cassandra)
  • Caching/in-memory (memcached, Redis)
  • Queuing/messaging (RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, SQS)
  • Job management (Resque, Gearman, delayed_job)
  • Failover (PaceMaker/Corosync, keepalived)
  • Replication (MySQL replication, Galera Cluster, PostgreSQL streaming replication, DRBD)
  • Configuration managers (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack)
  • Monitoring and graphing (Nagios, Munin, Sensu, Graphite, Cacti)
  • Backup tools (rsnapshot, XtraBackup)

We are not engaging recruiters or agencies at this time, direct applicants only. To apply, please send your résumé and a brief message to