New York, NY, United States


Role Location

  • New York, NY, United States



11 - 25 people


135 Greene St Apt 2 S
New York, NY, 10012, US

Tech Stack

  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • PostgreSQL
  • Cassandra
  • Python
  • Objective-C
  • Swift
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js
  • Express
  • React
  • Google Cloud

Role Description

The Role

River is hiring a full-time, experienced DevOps Engineer/SRE to help us build the future of real-time search.

This candidate will gracefully orchestrate a rapid development cycle, with a set of difficult, highly time-sensitive problems, in an industry where speed and performance are paramount.

Successful candidates will be enthusiastic collaborators who love taming complex systems at scale. A sense of urgency, deep appreciation for code quality, a passion for continuous integration and delivery, and an obsession with performance are all necessary.


  • 3 years of professional experience as a DevOps Engineer / SRE
  • Experience building, deploying, and maintaining large-scale kubernetes infrastructure from scratch
  • Experience with distributed database deployment and management
  • Experience with and strong opinions on kubernetes-based CI/CD

Strongly Preferred

  • Computer Science degree or similar
  • 2 years of professional experience as a software engineer
  • Background working with ML and Data Science teams to manage the machine learning development lifecycle end-to-end
  • Experience facilitating the productionization of machine learning models at scale

About River

We’re on a mission to expand the world’s perspective. We've built a platform for discovering and sharing everyday opinions on what’s happening in the world. We're the highest rated app in our category in the App Store.

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