DevOps Engineer

The Black Tux

Remote / Santa Monica, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 04/07/2021
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  • Company Address: , Santa Monica, CA

About The Black Tux

The Black Tux is reinventing formalwear. We design and manufacture modern and timeless rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit—made of natural fabrics, ordered online, and delivered for free. With concierge-quality customer service and style advice, we help guys stand out for the right reasons.

Job Description

The Black Tux is reinventing the formalwear rental industry so people can show up at their best on the days that matter most. The company designs and manufactures modern rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit—made of 100% wool, ordered online, and delivered for free. Using a combination of machine learning, tailor-trained fit specialists, and industry-leading customer service, The Black Tux guarantees a perfect fit every time.
Just as we are on the modern edge of men's fashion, we also strive to stay on the modern edge of technology. Are you passionate about learning modern technologies? Do you aspire to work as part of a diverse team? Are you willing to mentor and be mentored? If so, we would love to hear from you!
We need engineers who can lead projects to design and build software services to support our growing rental business and expansion into the retail market.

What You'll Do

    • You’ll be hands-on for the ongoing development of infrastructure as code and will support the engineering team in sharing that responsibility
    • Implement and manage infrastructure diagnostics and alerts
    • Build internal tools to accelerate the development process
    • Collaborate with other engineers in stabilizing, maintaining and expanding our infrastructure
    • Design and implement architecture to support scalable and highly available systems with automation and disaster recovery
    • Build and deploy environments on the Kubernetes platform
    • Implement CI/CD with Jenkins
    • Monitor, analyze, and report performance statistics and track root cause and resolution
    • Support The Black Tux’s operational and IT teams, including on-premise servers in our distribution centers and HighJump Windows & MS SQL Servers

Who You Are

    • 3+ years experience in a DevOps, Site Reliability or Platform Engineering role employing industry best practices supporting builds, deployments, and operations with a focus on supporting web applications
    • 2+ years of professional experience with AWS or any other cloud provider
    • Strong background in Linux administration
    • Understanding of networking (DNS, routing, IP protocol, bridges, virtual network, ports, server/client architecture)
    • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
    • Able to lead a task from start to finish
    • Experience implementing and maintaining CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins or similar
    • Experience with scripting in Python (preferred) or other scripting/programming languages (e.g., Ruby, Go, Scala)
    • Experience with an enterprise monitoring solution such as DataDog, AppDynamics, New Relic
    • Familiar with Terraform, Ansible or other Automation Configuration Management System tools
    • Centralized monitoring experience using InfluxDB, Telegraf, Grafana, or Prometheus
    • Centralized logging experience using DataDog Logs, Grafana Loki, Kibana, or Splunk
    • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
    • Able to build, deploy, and monitor Docker containers (Kubernetes is a big plus!)
    • Familiar with Windows server environment

Benefits & Perks at The Black Tux

      • Exciting startup environment
      • Weekly catered lunches
      • Dog-friendly office
      • Complimentary dry cleaning & tailoring services
      • Health, dental and vision coverage
      • 401(k)
      • Paid parking
      • Parental leave (non-birthing parents included)
      • Open vacation time
      • Stocked kitchen & pantry
      • Apple equipment or whatever you need to be productive
      • Monthly team outings
      • Free suit and tuxedo rentals
We're an equal opportunity employer to all. We interview and hire applicants of all backgrounds, orientations, expressions, and identities.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.