1+ months

Data Center Software Developer - AOL

Sunnyvale, California

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.

The Data Center Automation team develops software and tools to make our data centers and the work that happens inside them more efficient. We use a combination of software development and Unix systems experience to contribute to the automation of Oath's global data center operations. Our team helps deliver simpler, more automated, and more reliable results for our global data centers.



You will be responsible for designing and developing software to automate data center operations tasks. You have strong development experience in a variety of languages, and understand system administration on large scale deployments. You understand the value of simplicity in process design, and want to deliver the cleanest, most efficient way to get things done. You like digging in to understand the nitty gritty of how things get done, and proposing improvements and tools to drive efficiency.

Your day: Plan, design, develop, code and test software systems and applications to automate data center operations

Propose new areas for automation and continuous improvements that will save effort and improve the reliability of the organization

Learn Oath's data center, network, and server infrastructure environment to better contribute to operational improvements

Create reporting that clearly communicates efficiency metrics

Troubleshoot advanced technical issues encountered by the data center operations team


Minimum Qualifications

Undergraduate degree (graduate degree preferred) in computer science, engineering, or related field

Strong software development skills and experience - Go, Javascript, PHP, Perl, or other

Strong system administration skills and experience - Linux, network, system administration

Strong problem solving skills, including application and network-level troubleshooting ability

Excellent written & oral communication skills, proven ability to write meaningful bugs, documentation, training


Preferred Qualifications

Experience supporting 24x7, highly-available, distributed production environments (1000s of servers)

Hands-on experience w/ revision control, build & release tools: Git, Jenkins

Experience working in a DevOps environment

Hands-on experience w/ server hardware maintenance

Understanding of data center infrastructure (electrical, physical, network)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.

Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment.

Currently work for Oath? Please apply on our internal career site.


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