• Site Reliability Engineer II - Database Engineering

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • About The Opportunity

    Got a taste for something new?
    We’re Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food ordering company. Since 2004 we’ve been connecting hungry diners to the local restaurants they love. We’re moving eating forward with no signs of slowing down.
    With more than 80,000 restaurants and over 14 million diners across 1,600 U.S. cities and London, we’re delivering like never before. Incredible tech is our bread and butter, but amazing people are our secret ingredient. Rigorously analytical and customer-obsessed, our employees develop the fresh ideas and brilliant programs that keep our brands going and growing.
    Long story short, keeping our people happy, challenged and well-fed is priority one. Interested? Let’s talk. We’re eager to show you what we bring to the table.
    About the Opportunity: 

    Grubhub engineers own and run their products and services from conception to continuous operation. DevOps engineers play a key role and are embedded within teams to focus on the operational aspects of our services.

    Some Challenges You’ll Tackle


    • Create, maintain, own and operate your team’s services that supporting fundamental capabilities within Grubhub’s products.
    • Tackle some of the most challenging problems you can face developing high availability services in a distributed cloud environment that needs to scale exponentially.
    • Help evaluate and choose emerging technologies…new service protocols and architectures, self-healing capabilities, globally distributed caching, performance and code quality tooling, etc. Determine the right tool for the right task.

    Tools we work with:

    • Java for micro services
    • Cassandra
    • Docker (in production!)
    • Mesos and Marathon for job scheduling
    • Combination of AWS and our own hardware
    • Python and Fabric for automation and our CD pipeline
    • Jenkins for builds and task execution
    • Linux (CentOS and Ubuntu)
    • DataDog for metrics and alerting
    • Puppet

    You Should Have

    • Minimum 4+ years experience building complex distributed systems. In this role you are the one gravitating toward operational concerns of the team, focusing on reliability, performance, capacity planning and automation of everything.
    • Proficient in high level script languages such as Python or Ruby (Python preferred)
    • Experience developing solutions leveraging Docker
    • Experience managing Linux (Centos, Ubuntu) systems
    • Configuration management experience with Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
    • Building/implementing monitoring for network, server and application status
    • Experience with monitoring tools such as graphite, nagios, Datadog, Runscope
    • Experience with log aggregation systems using splunk, logstash, loggly, elasticsearch
    • Continuous integration, testing, and deployment using git, jenkins
    • Experience with relational databases (MySQL)  
    • Experience with NoSQL databases (Cassandra, Couchbase, Mongo)
    • Experience with Hadoop (Cloudera, DataStax), mahout and other big data platforms
    • Exceptional communication and troubleshooting skills.

    And Of Course, Perks!

    • Unlimited paid vacation days. Choose how your time is spent.
    • Never go hungry! We provide weekly GrubHub/Seamless credit.
    • Regular in-office social events, including happy hours, wine tastings, karaoke, bingo with prizes and more.
    • Company-Wide Initiatives encouraging innovation, continuous learning and cross-department connections.


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