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Annex Cloud DevOps Engineer (Fulltime) in Los Angeles, California

Annex Cloud is an enterprise Software-as-a-Service company that helps its customers acquire, convert, and retain consumers with the only purpose-built, complete customer loyalty and social commerce solution. Annex Cloud suites of products include customer Loyalty Programs, Sharing and Referral programs, Login Services, User Generated Content, and Visual Commerce.

Its unified platform and fully managed service help deliver omni-channel customer loyalty programs and monetize social media for the world’s leading enterprise and mid-size companies including the Internet Retailer Top 1000 brands.

With over 100 customers and over 50 technology partners, Annex Cloud’s global product footprint generates over 1 Billion social media interactions every month.

With over 100 employees, the company is backed by some of the most prominent technology investors including Siemer Ventures, Tech Coast Angels, and Karlin Ventures and the founders and executives of Shopzilla, PriceGrabber, LegalZoom,, Disney Online, and Real Networks

What You’ll Do

• Lead efforts in automation and configuration management • Contribute to capacity planning and disaster recovery • Establish clear, documented standards for new processes and tool usage • Propose and implements system enhancements • Build out a cloud infrastructure (AWS) • Administer server, storage and networking systems • 24x7 (on call rotation) monitoring and management of all aspects of the production computing environment including configuration and job scheduling. • Collaborate with development team to established performance and stability of the platform

Required Experience

• 3+ years experience administering Linux & Windows operating systems • Expertise in AWS services using EC2, VPC, SQS, SES, RDS, EFS etc. • Expertise in PHP and Apache (LAMP stack application) • Monitoring and Management Tools (NewRelic or Similar) • Keep all existing installs up-to-date with the latest patches and OS versions • Continuous Integration/Continuous deployment experience (Jenkins/Hudson etc) • Configuration Management Tools (Puppet, Chef or similar) • Work closely with the development team to identify requirements and implement solutions • Deploy software developed by the development team to production • Manage system-level security of our servers • Manage DNS • Manage backup strategy • Strong scripting experience (Python or programming experience a plus) • Experience working in a fast paced Agile environment