Senior Systems Engineer
SeatGeek Open is our front-to-back stack of services built to power an open ticketing world.

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you’ll be architecting environments for SeatGeek Open that will allow developers to safely and efficiently deploy and monitor business-critical systems that serve over 400 clients. When you're not working on SGO Infrastructure, you'll be collaborating with developers to test scalability and performance of applications operating on our platform.

What You'll Do

  • Own the infrastructure backing our SeatGeek Open platform
  • Collaborate with the SeatGeek Open team to improve general site reliability
  • Participate in the on-call schedule in local timezone
  • Design and develop best practices around automating business-critical infrastructure
  • Assist in monitoring, problem-solving and issue resolution for application teams

Who You Are

The ideal candidate will be someone who loves architecting and deploying highly available services. You make decisions based on data and are not afraid of experimenting to get the information you need. You also have:

  • 3-5 years of experience with hybrid private and public cloud architectures
  • Experience with supporting compiled languages such as C#, Java or Scala in Enterprise environments
  • Experience with Bash, Python, Ruby, or other interpreted languages
  • Linux administration experience
  • Experience with Relational Databases such as MySQL, Postgres, or SQL Server
  • Strong grasp configuration management systems such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt

Job Perks

  • A competitive base salary and equity stake in a well-funded growth stage company
  • A culture that places the product first. We are a technology company at heart, and are proud of the idea that great technology drives great user experience
  • A laid-back, fun workplace designed to facilitate collaboration and company wide events
  • $120/mo to spend on tickets to live events
  • A superb benefits package, including full health/dental/vision
  • A focus on transparency. We have regular team lunches and Q&A panels where employees can chat openly with teams across SeatGeek, our co-founders, and external guests from the industry
  • Hackathons: scheduled times when everyone drops what they’re doing and builds cool stuff in small groups
  • The opportunity to write code that is used outside of SeatGeek - we've open-sourced numerous projects and made them available on GitHub