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Senior DevOps Engineer at GOAT
Shanghai, CN

In this role you will:

    • Design core infrastructure and platform components for a fast-growing start-up
    • Contribute alongside a backend engineer to application development
    • Scale for capacity and traffic spikes of 10x normal load during high-volume events
    • Implement defenses against security threats, bots, and malicious actors
    • Be on call for infrastructure-level issues that haven’t already been automated
    • Automate infrastructure so that pager escalations continue to be rare
    • Improve performance of China hosted websites and mobile apps communicating with US hosted backends

We are looking for:

    • Education: BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field preferred
    • 5+ years of Software Engineering experience with a focus on infrastructure and cloud architecture
    • Extensive experience managing complex technical architecture deployed in the cloud
    • Experience building and troubleshooting network connectivity between cloud providers in the US and China
    • Experience working with AliCloud and AWS China
    • Experience writing and deploying Infrastructure as Code, i.e. Terraform, Cloudformation, Salt, Ansible, etc.
    • Strong programming skills, i.e. Ruby, Go
    • Experience evaluating and using open source solutions that fit business needs
    • Experience working with local Chinese startups a plus
    • Excellent personal, verbal and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin
    • Understanding of the sneaker market and sneaker culture within China is a plus
GOAT Group is the world’s largest marketplace for authentic sneakers. Its brands offer the greatest selection of sneakers available through company-operated retail stores, e-commerce sites and mobile apps under the GOAT and Flight Club brands. Through its innovative technology and service, GOAT Group has changed the landscape of sneaker commerce and has quickly become the world’s most trusted source to discover, buy and sell authentic sneakers.
The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Ashton Kutcher, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, NEA, SV Angel, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.
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