Tech Ops Lead

Devops Administrator in New York, NY

Posted 2019-11-19

Company Description

Recruitics is a data-centric recruitment marketing agency that makes it easy for the world’s leading brands to attract and hire great talent. The company revolutionized recruitment advertising in 2012 with the introduction of the world’s first recruitment marketing analytics and optimization platform. This innovative platform now powers Recruitics’ industry-leading suite of talent attraction solutions which include programmatic job ad advertising, targeted advertising, brand awareness, and candidate sourcing and engagement.

Job Description

Building a technology-powered organization is essential to our success. We are seeking an experienced Engineering Manager to manage our infrastructure and DevOps team. We use AWS extensively with our major applications written with a React Frontend and Rails or Java on the backend. We are in the process of migrating towards a micro services architecture on AWS Lambda.

Key Responsibilities

Guide a DevOps team to plan, deploy and maintain critical business applications prod/non-prod AWS environments.

Guide the design and implementation of appropriate environments for prod/non-prod applications, including configuration management, environment orchestration, and release management procedures.

Influence other teams and the broader Engineering groups in adopting Cloud technologies, processes, and best practices.

Ensure team discipline of documentation for deployment and support.

Ensure continual creation of training materials for operational staff on application features and basic troubleshooting.

Serve as an escalation point to internal teams to help identify and resolve complex, software-based issues involving multiple systems.

Mentor and enhance the skill set of DevOps team members including developers, product owners, release managers and QA.

Required Skills & Experience

Three years of experience leading with Agile Development Practices, preferably in a Cloud-based environment.

Five plus years of software development and configuration experience with a solid understanding of software architecture.

Expertise in implementing scalable, distributed, and highly available systems on AWS services such as: Compute (EC2, Fargate, Lambda), data storage (S3, RDS PostgreSQL/Aurora, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch), caching (ElastiCache, Redis and Memcached), messaging (SQS and SNS), and monitoring (CloudWatch).

Three years of experience in DevOps and automation using CI/CD tools and processes (such as Jenkins, SaltStack, Ansible, Terraform, GIT/Subversion).

Ability to understand goals, strategies, and needs of the business to capture into development requirements.

Ability to be a self-starter and lead a team to be self-starters.

Flexibility to assist with after-hours support when needed.

The Fine Print

Must be at least 18 years old. Recruitics is a drug-free workplace. Recruitics is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V/SO

At Recruitics, we offer competitive compensation and benefits, a fun work environment, and opportunities for career growth. As a part of the team, you'll work with a close-knit group producing groundbreaking technologies being applied at scale.

We like to keep a casual working environment, and are often seen wearing our Recruitics themed shirts. In addition to our philanthropic efforts, we sponsor various company events throughout the year, and support health & wellness initiatives. We are a collaborative group, and we’re dedicated to making sure Recruitics stays an epic place to work.

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Company summary

Recruitics is on a mission to make it easy for employers, staffing agencies, and job boards to understand and optimize their recruitment marketing strategies.


Fun, casual work environment; Recruitics themed shirts once a quarter; opportunities for career growth.

Tech Stack

JavaScript, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL

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