We are looking for someone to maintain and develop our hardware and database network. We currently have over 80 servers around the world doing everything from crawling to hosting an elasticsearch cluster.
We are looking for someone to help us develop this network for the next generation of our product and to help us find out where we can optimise and where we need to invest.
Our tech stack is currently;
Ubuntu LTS, MySQL (Percona), Elasticsearch, Redis, Ruby + Rails. Your role will be
Assess our current network, suggest and implement improvements, Manage and maintain our Elasticsearch cluster, Manage and maintain our MySQL system. Bonus points for knowing / using technology such as;
Ruby + Rails, Hadoop/MapReduce, HBase. Our main pressure points are MySQL and Elasticsearch as we write to these heavily within the day to day use of our system.
Although we’d prefer someone based one of our two lovely offices (Altrincham or Leeds), we are open to remote working of this role depending on the person.
We regularly attend and sponsor industry conferences such as Think Visibility, SASCon and BrightonSEO (in fact, the team is just getting ready to head to Iceland for the RIMC conference).