DevOps Engineer

Company: Datavore

DevOps Engineer
At Datavore, we are on a mission to democratize data analytics. Our web-based analytics platform helps our customers overcome the divide between business people and technical teams so people with domain expertise can access advanced tools and machine intelligence.

We’re seeking a technical operations manager to join us! At datavore you will build on our already solid engineering practices by adding automation to our deployment, engineering, Q/A, development process and owning operations. Our DevOps process is in its infancy so you'll have the opportunity to set the course on what tech and process we use.
This is a great opportunity for an operations engineer eager to work across the stack and take more ownership of their work. If you’re excited about building complex software with interesting tech and a close-knit team, come join us!

About Datavore
At Datavore, our team has deep domain expertise in databases, time series, and analytics with a successful track record of building technology, particularly within the financial services sector. We’ve worked at companies like Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, UBS, Thomson Reuters, Ernst & Young, and KPMG before striking out for the startup world. We’re a close knit team that loves working and hanging out together. Learn more about us here:

You’re the kind of person who:
- Loves to build and optimize systems that are resilient to failure, ready for growth, and flexible in a rapidly changing environment
- Likes developing and executing organizational processes that increase efficiency both for specific tasks but also for the entire company
- Is proactive and moves at a fast pace—you have no problem staying ahead of a rapid development cycle
- Wants to work hard and play hard alongside people who are gamers, music enthusiasts, yogis, and rock climbers

In this job you will:
- Oversee and architect the infrastructure that makes it possible for our Engineering team to work efficiently in our own environments as well as on premises client installs
- Design and develop a highly agile infrastructure for continuous and phased deployments, using Docker, Kubernetes, and AWS
- Setup development, test, and staging environments for selective roll outs of features
- Research and develop solutions for infrastructure monitoring and alerting, along with collecting and analyzing KPIs
- Make continuous improvement and iteration of our development process
- You love collaborating with a small team - and yet take pride in having ownership of your work
- You appreciate candor and believe that direct communication leads to growth and productivity
- You thrive in a rapidly shifting work environment and love the dynamism of working in an early-stage startup where what you’re working on could pivot because of customer demands or new insights

What makes you a great fit for this role:
- Experience in full stack development with emphasis on release management tools
- Proven track record of managing, tuning, and scaling infrastructure in growing organizations
- Experience in managing Docker containers, AWS products, as well as Kubernetes deployments
- [Bonus] Development experience in Javascript, AngularJS, Redux, Scala, Java, Kafka, Rdbms, and/or ElasticSearch

Our technology
- We pick technologies because they make sense, and we’re not afraid to try something new when we feel that it could be useful.
- Cloud-based and on premises deployments infrastructure based on Docker and Kubernetes with CI/CD pipelines and automated testing
- MicroServices and task execution in Scala/Java using akka, connecting to jdbc, and elasticsearch on the backend
- Kafka-based event sourced backbone for persistence and distributing work
- ES6, Angular, Redux, and our own in browser db and execution engine on the frontend

- We offer a competitive salary + equity 
- Our sweet NYC corner office is located in a lively startup community-based in Flatiron 
- Unlimited PTO 
- Company-paid health, dental, and vision insurance 
- Unlimited free coffee, soda, fruit, and some snacks 
- Tight-knit, flat team with a developer-driven culture 
- “Work hard, play hard” approach 
- Opportunity for leadership and outsized contribution to company direction 
- Two adorable pet lizards, Jay and Silent Bob
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