Senior DevOps Engineer

Operations • mountain view, ca

Tango is looking for a talented and motivated Senior DevOps Engineer to join our unique DevOps team. The team’s mission is to architect, build, scale, and maintain automated tools & frameworks that support multiple cloud-based environments.

You will help create and maintain the best and most advanced Mobile Voice/Video/Text and Social infrastructure in the industry. You will be working with state-of-the-art and emerging technologies and amazingly smart people to help improve and scale the global product offering.

You are curious about cloud computing (private & public), how Linux boots up, executes processes, networking, and handles I/O. You don’t just learn how things work, you learn why. Understanding how systems work at a fundamental level is a passion of yours. And most important – you focus on continuous delivery & improvement and can describe the approaches you have taken.


  • Strong desire to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment where you have a lot of responsibilities and see immediate impact of your efforts.
  • You have designed and/or built mission critical services (large scale internet or cloud-based services).
  • Significant programming experience in Python and Shell Scripts.
  • Expert knowledge of Linux / Unix systems.
  • Proven Hands-On Experience with Puppet (Chef is great too).
  • You love efficiency and find smart ways to automate tasks for you and your team.
  • Knowledge of Hybrid Cloud Solutions (VMWare and Amazon Cloud) with hands on experience in direct API integration.
  • Solid understanding of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics (NewRelic, Cactai, Graphite, Log Stash, Nagios, Ganglia etc.).
  • Proven experience with production systems and dealing with production issues.
  • Driven, focused self-starter who takes ownership.


  • Software development background is a big plus
  • Experience programming in Java, Ruby
  • Experience with Chef
  • Several years of experience as an OPS/Sys Admin team member
  • Systems & Application Security background
  • Orchestration & Virtualization Frameworks
  • Insightful opinions about systems architecture
  • A GitHub account with some cool projects in it
  • Experienced in developing custom solutions for systems monitoring, deployments, continuous integration, etc.

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