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DevOps Engineer

| Santa Monica

The Black Tux is reinventing the formalwear rental industry so guys 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


Just as we are on the cutting-edge of men's fashion, we also strive to stay on the

cutting-edge of technology and looking to looking to hire a Devops Engineer. Are

you passionate about learning new 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 have grown beyond our initial platform and need great engineers to help us build

the next level platform to support our growing business. 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 support organizational development and testing teams
    • Design and implement architecture to support scalable and highly available systems with automation and disaster recovery
    • Implement and manage system diagnostics and alerts
    • Build internal tools to accelerate the development process
    • Collaborate with other engineers in establishing and expanding our infrastructure
    • Build & deploy environments on the Kubernetes platform
    • Implement CI/CD with Jenkins and ansible
    • Monitor, analyze, and report performance statistics and track root cause and resolution

Who you are

    • 4+ years in a DevOps role supporting builds, deployments, and operations with a focus on troubleshooting/maintaining web applications
    • Strong background in Linux Administration
    • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
    • You have the ability to lead a task from start to finish
    • 3+ years of professional experience with AWS or any other cloud provider
    • Experience with scripting in Python or other scripting/programming language(scala,
    • Ruby - Working with the AWS SDK is a must
    • Experience with one enterprise monitoring solutions such as AppDynamics, New Relic, Prometheus, Logz.io, or Splunk
    • Familiar with Ansible or other Automation Configuration Management System tools
    • Monitoring experience using InfluxDB, Grafana, or Prometheus
    • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
    • Able to build deploy and monitor Docker containers (Kubernetes is a big plus!)
    • Understanding of Networking (DNS, routing, IP protocol, bridges, virtual network, ports, server/client architecture)

Benefits and Perks of Working 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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501 Broadway , Santa Monica, CA 90401

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