Operations Engineer

  • 811 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Lytics helps enterprises automate personalized marketing experiences through the industry’s most advanced Customer Data Platform (CDP). Our flagship product was launched in 2014, with customers like Dr. Martens, Nestle, Heineken, Atlassian and The Economist using Lytics to execute one-to-one marketing programs their customers welcome. Supported by a strong portfolio of investors, Lytics is committed to turning marketing data into real ROI for our customers.

Job Description

To support our growth, we are hiring an experienced Operations Engineer to ensure the scalability, quality, and reliability of all of our backend services.  

What You'll Be Doing

In this role,  you’ll work with the Platform team to design, document, implement and improve service deployment and monitoring systems, along with designing scalable solutions and planning for capacity. You’ll develop strategies for improving application security, as well as help manage system deployments and service migrations. Deployment pipelines, metrics and visibility, and systems management will take the majority of your time, helping to power a large-scale distributed stream processing system.

Our Tech Stack

Lytics’ backend is in Go, and we use Kubernetes and Google Cloud Platform for deployments. Salt is used for system management and BigTable, ElasticSearch and Redis for storage.  We use stream processing systems similar to Spark and Storm.


What We Must Have

  • 2+ years of dedicated experience in a operational/platform role (managing large scale cloud deployments, developing monitoring infrastructure, and cloud networking).

  • Proficiency with system management software (i.e., Salt, Chef, and/or Puppet).

  • Knowledge of security best practices.

What’d Be Nice to Have (but not required)

  • Google Cloud.

  • Kubernetes or other container scheduling system.

  • Familiarity with distributed systems.

  • BS in Computer Science or related field.

Additional Information

Working at Lytics

Located near Pioneer Square in downtown Portland, Lytics is committed to diversity of people and ideas. Our highly results-driven employees exemplify our key values of patience, collaborativeness, intellectual curiosity, and persistence. We are committed to taking care of our team, and along with providing great benefits for employees and their families including a flexible time-off policy, we are dedicated to making sure there are a variety of methods for staff to grow their skills and further their careers.  

How to Apply

Please submit your resume online with a cover letter that tells us: 1) Why you’re interested in working for Lytics in particular; and 2) A brief summary of how you meet each of our qualifications (including the “nice to haves”) - simply copy/paste the requirements bullets and put a brief answer after each summarizing your relevant experience. Thanks!