Release Engineer - San Francisco, CA.

System Engineer in San Francisco, CA

Posted 2019-06-26

Engineering at Vungle:

The DevOps Team at Vungle is a 24/7 operation in charge of maintaining the platform Vungle uses to run production systems. You'll experience a mix of activities from building our continuous integration and deployment infrastructure, automating our build process, revamping our git-flow and supporting the engineering teams. This role is focused on building, enhancing and maintaining our build & release process. There is plenty of room to learn about the software deployment side of things as well.

Technologies We Use:

Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Travis CI
Redis, Mongo, Cassandra, Kafka, MemSQL
Golang, Scala, Python, NodeJS
Spark, Redshift, ElasticSearch (ELK stack)
Datadog, New Relic, Pagerduty
 Essential Qualities:

Ability to balance doing things right with fixing things quickly. Flexible and pragmatic, while working towards improving the long-term health of the system.
You have a strong systems experience & infrastructure knowledge.
You understand application development workflow.
You will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing and recommending solutions to improve the development process.
Comfortable working cross-functionally to ensure success of the build tools & process operation. You will be closely collaborating with other engineering and product teams to ensure that expected build & deploy behavior is understood and identify gaps.
You will be called upon to support the stack in the event of a failure.
Ability to develop tools and scripts to support the build and deploy pipeline.
Maintain and administer Jenkins and other build tools.
Unify the approach all of engineering tasks for build & release

5+ years of experience working in a continuous integration / deployment system
Expertise in configuring and maintaining Jenkins & Jenkins pipelines
Expertise with git, git commands and git workflows
Experience with GO, Python and other scripting languages
Experience with building CI/CD for docker & kubernetes environments.
Knowledge of different deployment strategies such as Canary, Blue-Green, etc
Hands-on Kubernetes or Docker experience, including deployment tools (spinnaker, istio)
Solid understanding of server automation systems (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform) 
Nice to Have:

Android / iOS build experience
Previous professional experience writing in Golang, Java, Scala, C or C++ is a plus
Experience using & configuring Akamai a plus
Passionate about trying emerging technologies
Fluency in Mandarin Chinese a plus
About Vungle:

Vungle is the trusted guide for growth and engagement, transforming how people discover and experience apps. Developers partner with Vungle to monetize their apps through innovative in-app ad experiences that are inspired by insight and crafted with creativity. Advertisers depend on Vungle to reach, acquire, and retain high-value users worldwide. Vungle develops tools that include data-led buying and UX recommendations, ad format innovation, creative automation, and more. Vungle’s data-optimized ads run on over 1 billion unique devices to drive engagement and increase returns with publishers and advertisers ranging from indie studios to powerhouse brands. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices around the world in London, Berlin, Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore.

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Company summary

Vungle is the leading in-app video advertising platform for performance marketers.


Expenses paid for gym, transportation, and lunch; work in a global office all expenses paid for 1 week; unlimited PTO; bring your dog to work.

Tech Stack

Golang, Node, Scala, Python, Redis, Mongo, Cassandra, Spark

Interview process

Recruiter screen; technical phone screen; onsite interview (with ~4 people for ~4 hours); 2nd onsite interview; executive interview.

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