DevOps Engineer

About Us and the Role:

CrowdTwist is seeking a talented Devops Engineer for our growing team based in New York City.  In this role, you will work directly with many areas of our platform including managing the entire CrowdTwist infrastructure. You will be involved in many different projects as we continue to grow and enhance our platform.  Your work will directly influence the loyalty program offerings for many of our clients, such as Pepsi, Nestlé, Beall's, TOMS, and Zumiez.

We are a venture-backed NYC based company that provides the most comprehensive omni-channel loyalty & analytics solutions for industry leading brands. We're relaxed, experienced, hard driving and are changing our industry.

Your work will span many areas of the CrowdTwist platform, including but not limited to:

  • Managing CrowdTwist's cloud infrastructure (AWS) and virtualization environments
  • Develop and deliver SysAdmin/DevOps supporting practices, standards, technology and infrastructure to enable engineering teams
  • Work closely with the engineering teams to deliver high quality, high availability platform solutions

This role is for a DevOps engineer who loves to roll up their sleeves, dive in, and tackle any problem with speed and precision. This is a greenfield role where you will be able to influence the way DevOps is carried out at CrowdTwist and grow to leading a DevOps team.  You will be utilizing your experience with systems administration, developer operations and performance monitoring and fault localization to build high-performance, scalable web and data processing applications.  We operate in an agile manner, so you must thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy shipping product.

In this role, you will work with a broad tech stack, including but not limited to:

  • Oracle
  • Apache (httpd) & Nginx
  • RedShift
  • RabbitMQ
  • Redis
  • MongoDB
  • Memcached
  • Docker
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, VPC, ELB, EBS, AMI, S3, Route53 etc.)
  • Atlassian Suite (JIRA, Confluence, Crucible, Fisheye, and Bamboo)

About You:

  • Have a BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Have 5+ years of professional experience in Linux administration
  • Have expert level knowledge of shell scripting
  • Have experience with AWS cloud architectures
  • Have experience deploying, releasing and supporting highly scalable cloud based applications and architectures (20+ servers)
  • Have experience with configuration management tooling (Chef, Puppet, etc.) and dev environment tools (Continuous integration, JIRA, Crucible, Git, etc)
  • Love automating everything and building out informative dashboards

At over one million lines of code, you’ll be working with large, highly-trafficked, scalable applications. Quality and high availability is of extreme importance to us, so we're looking for a professional engineer that takes a pragmatic and passionate approach to technology to solve problems.

Bonus Points:

  • Development experience with both compiled and scripting languages along with a interest in writing code
  • Experience with network security, firewalls/ACLs, VPN services
  • Experience hosting and optimizing Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence, Crucible, etc)

More About Us:

We have a fun, generous company culture that's built on our fundamental principle that when you give more, you get more:

  • We offer a generous employee benefits package including stock options, fully paid medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their dependents
  • We bring toys to the office but still think the most fun thing to do is build product
  • We love getting to know one another outside the office through CrowdTwist sponsored events (volleyball and dodgeball teams, high speed go-karting, bowling, paintball, happy hour, etc.)
  • Provide lunches, drinks and snacks so our team can be hungry for other things
  • Learn from and teach each other at CrowdTwist U
  • Try to say what we mean and mean what we say

If this sounds like you, get in touch. We're cool, relaxed, experienced, hard driving, changing our industry and looking for smart people like yourself to help tackle tough technical challenges.

This is a full-time position based in our New York City office. Apply by sending us your resume and cover letter. Relocation assistance will be available if needed. 


Meet Some of CrowdTwist's Employees

Lu M.

Head of Human Resources

Lu crafts engaging experiences for CrowdTwist’s employees to connect and develop together. Broadly speaking, she works on a range of administrative and HR tasks.

Rachel C.

Senior Manager, Client Success

Rachel manages the needs of CrowdTwist’s many company clients. She works closely with these clients to ensure that their loyalty programs run smoothly.


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