Senior DevOps Engineer

TripAdvisor, Needham, MA

Know better. Book better. Go better.

Are you passionate about DevOps and eliminating barriers to productivity?  Do you like to solve meaningful problems around system efficiency, complexity and scalability?   Tripadvisor is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to lead a team focused on improving developer productivity, reducing time to release, and optimizing the developer experience.   The ideal candidate is one who enjoys technical work, yet has the ability to be able to collaborate with others to deliver incremental features while moving toward achieving long term goals. 


  • Achieve expert-level understanding of Tripadvisor systems, code, and infrastructure
  • Assist and supervise others in maintaining and augmenting development systems
  • Move key components of the dev, build and CI infrastructure to Kubernetes / docker and the cloud
  • Be ultimately responsible for the correct operations of key infrastructure, driving strategic improvements to ensure scalability
  • Research, qualify, write, and deploy new tools and systems
  • Contribute to the long term roadmap of the team and mentor junior engineers

Necessary Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Fluent in at least one statically typed, object-oriented language (such as Java, C++, or C#) and one scripting language (such as JavaScript, Perl, Ruby, or Python)
  • Experience in an operations role supporting a 24/7 production environment, or ownership of personal internet-accessible servers operating 24/7
  • Organized, good attention to details, and able to work both independently and with a team
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced operations environment with frequent interruptions and irregular hours
  • Strong written and verbal communications in English 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with a full web serving stack, including databases, logging, and monitoring
  • Experience leading or managing teams
  • Professional experience managing development tools including revision control systems and continuous integration environments
  • Knowledge of performance tuning and system load assessment

The qualified individual will be a part of a world-class engineering team in our operations department, where we move fast and reward attitude and ability.  Your expertise will help Tripadvisor to continue to be a trusted source of information which helps nearly 460 million travelers each month make every trip their best trip. Travelers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to browse more than 830 million reviews and opinions of 8.6 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. Whether planning or on a trip, travelers turn to Tripadvisor to compare low prices on hotels, flights and cruises, book popular tours and attractions, as well as reserve tables at great restaurants. Tripadvisor, the ultimate travel companion, is available in 49 markets and 28 languages




About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to unleash the potential of every trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers, with 500 million reviews and opinions covering 7 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions, and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features — checking more than 200 websites to help travelers find and book today's lowest hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 390 million average unique monthly visitors** in 49 markets worldwide. TripAdvisor: Know better. Book better. Go better.

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