Cloud Platform Engineer

Location(s): Anywhere

Measured Search is looking for a Software Engineer to work with in our core platform team to build, support and maintain the core components of our search-as-a-service platform and scale it to serve thousands of customers across the world. This entails developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing open source and custom-built software. Initiatives will include security, continuous deployment, configuration management, auto-scaling, containers, application reliability, disaster recovery, cloud management, distributed systems, cluster management.


  1. You will help drive all application-level aspects of the company’s PaaS operations
  2. You will build, deploy, analyze, troubleshoot and scale the service wherever and whenever
  3. You will collaborate closely with founders & engineers and stay current on nascent technologies to make influential recommendations


  1. Strong command of Python, Bash, and other scripting languages.
  2. Amazing AWS (or Azure) chops (EC2, EMR, S3, ELB, VPC)
  3. Experience configuring and maintaining distributed Big Data systems (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Solr, Elasticsearch)
  4. Database / data-warehouse administration (e.g. MySQL, replication, Redshift, MongoDB, etc.)
  5. Configuration management / automation tools (e.g. Chef, Puppet)
  6. Build / release utilities, continuous integration and automated deployments (Git, Jenkins, Nexus)
  7. Logging / monitoring tools to ensure SLA (e.g. Zabbix, NewRelic, Flume, Logstash)
  8. Degree in Computer Science and/or Math
  9. Good communication skills and should be able to interact with other engineers to on-board or provide technical support.
  10. Strong team player but still a self-starter.
  11. You’re driven: No one needs to push you to excel; it’s just who you are.


  1. Work from anywhere you'd like
  2. Work with a company working with customers to deliver cutting edge solutions on open source & cloud infrastructure.
  3. Opportunity to work with initial stages of the company without management overhead.
  4. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k Matching (if in US)
  5. Flexible Schedules

If this position sounds like a fit, please apply with your resume and a cover letter, explaining why you’re the right person for the role at

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