Senior DevOps Engineer at Animoto

| Greater NYC Area
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At Animoto, we believe video is the most powerful form of communication. That’s why we make best-in-class, easy-to-use online and mobile video creation apps. Our customers use our apps, along with our pre-built narrative templates, to customize their own engaging video stories to share on social media and beyond.
Over the next two years, we have a mission to make video creation faster, easier, and more fun in ways that have never been done before.
We’re looking for a Senior DevOps/Site Reliability Engineer to extend and improve our cloud-based infrastructure and mentor a team of experienced engineers in a dynamic and collaborative environment. As a technical leader, you love solving problems, and the idea of building and optimizing a reliable cloud infrastructure for millions of users excites you. You will also partner with teams across the organization to establish technical strategies.

What you'll do:

  • Develop infrastructure-as-code via Terraform and kops to manage AWS infrastructure and Kubernetes clusters
  • Develop and maintain tools written in Go that improve the existing CI/CD pipeline built in Jenkins on Docker and Kubernetes
  • Identify and implementinnovativemonitoring and alerting system protocols
  • Collaborate with fellow engineers and stakeholders across the organization to design, test, and improve important areas of the product
  • Ensure good engineering practices are followed on your team, such as Agile workflow and test coverage
  • Identify areas of strategic technical debt, perform cost/benefit analysis for resolving this debt, and communicate suggested priorities to your manager
  • Improve the efficiency of our engineers and help raise the Animoto engineering bar


What we're looking for:

  • 7+ years of experience as an SRE or DevOps or other similar areas
  • Experience working with large-scale cloud infrastructures like AWS and/or GCE
  • Hands-on production experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience delivering immutable infrastructure-as-code solutions using Terraform
  • Experience with Ruby, Go, Python or other similar language
  • Experience reviewing applications, identifying dependencies and common infrastructure components and driving reliability
  • Experience with compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, PCI etc.)
  • Experience delivering continuous integration/continuous delivery pipelines, using techniques like blue/green and canary deployments, with tools such as Jenkins, CircleCI, TravisCI, etc.
  • Deep hands-on experience with the design, development and deployment of business software at scale and current hands-on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience


Why join Animoto:

  • The opportunity to work with really smart, talented and interesting people
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Weekly catered lunch, bi-weekly Product Demos, Social Fridays, fully stocked kitchen, fun environment, and 5 ways to make coffee at our amazing NoHo office
  • Bi-annual company events and hackathons
  • Amazing benefits such as 100% medical/dental/vision, equity, 401k, upgraded Netflix, Amazon Prime, Spotify, and corporate discounts with AT&T and Crunch



We are HQ in New York, but open to remote work as long as it is within the US. If applying for a different city and/or state you should be comfortable to travel to New York few times a year when needed.
We embrace the differences of our team members and seek diversity of beliefs, backgrounds, education, and all the other things that make us unique. We aim to create a space where employees can bring their true selves to work every day. Animoto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • RubyLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
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    • RedisDatabases
    • RedshiftDatabases
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    • Adobe Premiere ProDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • ContentfulCMS
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We are located in NoHo with R/W/6 trains around the corner and a short walk from Union Square as well as Broadway-Lafayette stops

What are Animoto Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in Local Community
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Pair Programming
Open Office Floor Plan
Unconscious Bias Training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team Workouts
We have something we call Insanimoto where everyone is welcomed to join the workout session in our open space.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Monday.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We offer employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and Learns
We host lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Promote from Within
Mentorship Program
Our mentorship program includes Cross-department program, Career mentoring.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We also offer upgraded Netflix, Amazon Prime, Spotify subscriptions.

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