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DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, January 6, 2024

Job Description

Position: DevOps Engineer

** Ideal candidate must be in West Coast, Mountain, or Central time Zone to be considered for the role **

In this role, you will have the opportunity to help operate Zoom's complex high traffic, business critical internet site communications and/or network-based (cloud) product systems. We’re a small but mighty team that supports different services on the Zoom platform. Known as the Meeting Ops team, looking to add a well-seasoned professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. The ideal candidate will work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors and demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

What you'll do:

• Use various Develop tools to automate the deployment and eliminate manual tasks

• Responsible for maintenance and monitoring of many network systems and services.

• Collaborate with development teams to enhance and improve system stability and availability

• Conduct tests of network redundancy, resilience, and failover of network elements to ensure up-time SLA are fully achieved.

• Expected to participate in periodic on-call rotation coverage with other department employees. Also referred to as Site Reliability Engineer.

Must be available to work nights/weekends for application releases/deployments/troubleshooting (regular occurrence)

What you'll have:

• Minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.

• Strong proficient with cloud computing platform like Amazon AWS / EC2 / EKS / S3 / DynamoDB / ElasticCache

• Strong proficiency with Python and Shell scripting

• Strong proficiency with Ansible and Terraform automation tools

• Strong proficient with Nginx+ deployment and troubleshooting

• Docker/Kubernetes/Container Services administration required

• Strong automation mindset and a passion for root cause analysis and strategies to mitigate issues

• Experience installing, configuring, and monitoring Linux system administration skills

• Experience with performance tuning and debugging scalability issues of real time servers and applications

Bonus points:

  • AWS Elasticsearch / Kafka / Lambda

  • Google Cloud or Azure experience a plus

Salary Range or On Target Earnings:





At Zoom, we offer a window of at least 5 days for you to apply because we believe in giving you every opportunity. Below is the potential closing date, just in case you want to mark it on your calendar. We look forward to receiving your application!

Anticipated Position Close Date:


In addition to the base salary and/or OTE listed Zoom has a Total Direct Compensation philosophy that takes into consideration; base salary, bonus and equity value.

Information about Zoom’s benefits is on our careers page here.

Note: Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience.

We also have a location based compensation structure; there may be a different range for candidates in this and other locations.

Ways of Working
Our structured hybrid approach is centered around our offices and remote work environments. The work style of each role, Hybrid, Remote, or In-Person is indicated in the job description/posting.

As part of our award-winning workplace culture and commitment to delivering happiness, our benefits program offers a variety of perks, benefits, and options to help employees maintain their physical, mental, emotional, and financial health; support work-life balance; and contribute to their community in meaningful ways. Click Learn for more information.

About Us
Zoomies help people stay connected so they can get more done together. We set out to build the best collaboration platform for the enterprise, and today help people communicate better with products like Zoom Contact Center, Zoom Phone, Zoom Events, Zoom Apps, Zoom Rooms, and Zoom Webinars.
We’re problem-solvers, working at a fast pace to design solutions with our customers and users in mind. Here, you’ll work across teams to deliver impactful projects that are changing the way people communicate and enjoy opportunities to advance your career in a diverse, inclusive environment.

Our Commitment​

We believe that the unique contributions of all Zoomies is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. Zoom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.