Shindig — DevOps Engineer
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DevOps Engineer


Want to to be part of transformative technology that advances education, media, dating, philanthropy, political organizing, e-commerce, finance, gaming and so much more? If you are passionate about being part of a team dedicated to disrupting the landscape of communication, collaboration and online socializing, then we need you. We need strong DevOps cloud verse engineer that is passionate about solving real technical issues, can work with the latest coding technologies, learn fast and be able to multitask. To apply, send a cover letter and/or your resume to Please include the job title in your email's subject line. 

Responsibilities: Automate SDLC stack on AWS using TeamCity and Code Deploy, Manage 100s of Autoscale AMI instances, Media servers and several other services and databases that support low latency services that scales horizontally. Essentially help build/lead the overall DevOps and Infrastructure stack as code.

Desired Skills and Experience
  • DevOps engineer with strong Amazon Web Services experience required.Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)
  • Strong experience with SQL and MySQL (NoSQL experience is a plus, too, since we also use Redis and Mongo)
  • Strong scripting background to help automate repeatable tasks
  • Create cloud formation or Terraform templates to build AWS services that support our massively distributed architecture.
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Work collaboratively with software engineering to deploy and operate our systems.
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations and help troubleshoot issues in our dev, test and production environments.
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies, Jira, Teamcity, AWS code deploy and third-party products preferred.

Shindig is a NYC based startup whose proprietary technology enables large scale video chat events. On Shindig a speaker can address an audience of 1000's. They can share the stage with select audience members so to take their questions face to face in front of the entire gathering. All the while audience members are also free to discuss, engage and otherwise share in their own private video chats. It’s the dynamics of physical events at internet scale. Ideal for media events, online teaching, community building and all manner of large scale online collaboration and engagement.

Early adopters who have already utilized Shindig for their own online events include The Economist, TED, Bill Gates, Forbes, The Atlantic, The,, Random House, Simon & Schuster and a host of other prominent individuals and institutions.

Company founder and CEO Steve Gottlieb is a serial entrepreneur and longtime angel tech investor. His past career highlights include founding and running one of the largest independent music companies in the US with 30 Gold, Platinum, and Multi-platinum releases to its credit.

The company has already closed $12 million in financing.