DevOps Engineer

New York • $120k - $180k

Braze


Role Location

  • New York

Compensation

$120k - $180k

Employees

251 - 500 people

Address

330 W 34 Th St Fl 18
New York, NY, 10001-2406, US

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • Kafka
  • React
  • ES6
  • CoffeeScript
  • Knockoutjs
  • Objective-C
  • Android
  • iOS Development

Role Description

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

We're looking for a DevOps engineer to help us grow and improve automation, site reliability, and enable our engineering team to use new technologies in a scalable, reliable, and highly available way. Braze operates at massive scale, collecting hundreds of billions of data points each month and sending hundreds of millions of messages to end-users daily. We use a diverse technology stack rooted in Ruby on Rails, MongoDB, Redis, and Hadoop, but we are adding new technologies and paradigms such as Kafka and distributed stream processing. We have infrastructure in a half dozen different data centers all managed by Chef, and a lot of caffeine.

We are seeking a strong operations owner who has a drive to automate anything that can be automated, at Braze scale. This individual will be directly responsible for an entire cluster of application nodes, sending services and the databases that support it.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Become an expert in how our product works from a technical standpoint Ensure that our message sending, big data pipeline and ingestion platforms can run and scale effortlessly Identify and resolve critical problems throughout the platform, which includes application performance. Develop Build and Deploy pipelines for applications in multiple languages using both docker and virtual instances Split on-call duty with other engineers on the team Ensure that Braze meets our strict enterprise-grade SLAs with customers Implement security changes, protocols, etc to ensure Braze meets our strict customer privacy promise.

About Braze

Braze is built specifically for today’s mobile-first world and tomorrow’s ambient computing future. Braze is set apart as the platform that allows for real-time and continuous data streaming, replacing decades-old databases that aren’t built for today’s on-demand, always-connected customer. With data, technology, and teams working together in unison, the Braze platform makes marketing more authentic, brands more human, and customers more satisfied with every experience.

Each month, tens of billions of messages associated with over 1.5 billion active users are managed through our technology. Braze is a venture-backed company with hundreds of employees in offices located in New York City, San Francisco, London, and Singapore. We’ve been recognized by Forbes Cloud 100 at #85, ranked #225 on Inc.'s 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies, and listed as #21 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 List, and recognized by The New York Times as ‘The Next Wave of ‘Unicorn’ Start-Ups’. Learn more at Braze.com.

To learn more about our engineering challenges, check out our Engineering Blog Building Braze: https://www.braze.com/perspectives/tag/building-braze

Company Culture

We are a team of engineers, marketers, salespeople, and people-people. We’re also a team of actors, authors, comedians, robotics experts, figure skaters, craft-beer enthusiasts, award-winning musicians, and yogis. We work together every day to deliver brilliant customer experiences—but we also take every opportunity to spend time with one another (plus the occasional four-legged visitor) and explore our diverse set of interests and backgrounds. No idea goes unheard, and you’ll never be kept in the dark about major decisions. We may be rapidly growing, but as we expand, we make it a point to continue acknowledging each individual who contributes to our success and who makes Braze, Braze.

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