Infrastructure Manager

Taplytics

Toronto, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 05/28/2021
  • Website: taplytics.com
  • Company Address: 85 Scarsdale Rd, Ste 300, Toronto, ON, M3B 2R2

About Taplytics

Born at Y Combinator in Silicon Valley and now based in Toronto, with locations across North America, Taplytics helps our clients create, deliver and optimize incredible customer experiences with Customer Experience Automation solutions. Our platform is used by the world’s biggest brands, serving billions of customers and launching trillions of events. Growing our company from here is a complex and compelling challenge.

Job Description

Taplytics is currently seeking an Infrastructure Manager to come to help us tackle unique technical challenges! We run at petabyte scale on AWS delivering experiences to billions of devices, requiring unique scaling solutions. We are consistently iterating and improving our systems and workflows to improve how we develop code with a focus on producing the best product possible.
 
Born at Y Combinator in Silicon Valley, the incubator that helped develop Airbnb, Dropbox, and DoorDash, Taplytics envisions a world where every digital experience is as unique as you are.   
 
To make that vision a reality, our software helps customers like RBC, Symantec, GrubHub, Houseparty, and Warby Parker to run A/B experiments on their mobile applications and marketing campaigns. Once armed with the results of these experiments, product managers and marketers can orchestrate personalized, incredibly impactful customer journeys—whether that means customizing the text in an email, the design of a mobile app, or the timing of a push notification. This way, each and every customer gets the custom treatment they deserve.  
 
And the exciting part? The world is ready. Customers are demanding these experiences and companies are rapidly investing in the technology to make it happen. 
 
About the Role: Infrastructure Manager
 
Taplytics is growing and is looking to increase the team’s experience base by adding a brand new position - Infrastructure Manager (AWS). The challenge of scaling past where we are today is unique; this will be a chance to make the key judgement calls in managing our infrastructure into the realm of petabytes of data using the latest tools & tech.
 
We operate using a microservice architecture with many services built using Node.js, React.js, and Python. Our microservices are powered by various backend systems, including MongoDB, Snowflake, Redis, Kafka, PostgreSQL, and ElasticSearch. We run at petabyte scale on AWS, processing 50k of transactions per minute and delivering experiences to billions of devices, requiring unique scaling solutions. We are consistently iterating and improving our systems and workflows to improve how we develop code with a focus on producing the best product possible.
 

What we’d like you to do:

      • Lead the operations of our expansive cloud infrastructure
      • Develop new tools and processes for managing a large global cloud deployment
      • Focus on reducing costs and optimizing databases and micro-services
      • Focus on quality with continuous integration and deployment
      • Coming up with creative solutions to handle an increasing level of scale efficiently
      • Be a core member of a close-knit engineering team that ships code continuously
 

What an incredible candidate looks like:

    • You’re great to get along with and can communicate complex technical issues
    • Experience with large cloud deployments on AWS 
    • Experience with databases and caches such as: Postgres, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Redis and Kafka
    • Experience using cloud deployment tools like Terraform
    • Experience managing containerized architectures using technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
    • Has implemented continuous integration and deployments to optimize Engineers productivity
    • A love of PagerDuty and making sure the proper monitoring and alerting is clear and well setup
What you’ll get from us: 
 
At Taplytics, our small (50+ employee) team works with some of the world’s best-known brands on very complex technical challenges. That means that you’ll be doing REAL, high-impact work that’ll add considerable weight to your resume. All while being supported with strong benefits, employee profit-sharing, great vacation time-off and much more! 
 
The future at Taplytics is extremely bright, and by joining us at this early stage, you’ll be getting the opportunity to help us build and grow a company that we can all be proud of. Apply now and come join the fun!

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