DevOps Engineer at Appetize

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Yankees, Angels, Eagles, Seahawks, Lollapalooza, Governors Ball, Bonnaroo…the biggest names in entertainment are our customers. We power the tech behind every t-shirt, hotdog and drink sold at these venues, and at a global list of other clients that you just wouldn’t believe. Didn’t think Point of Sale could be sexy? Think again.

I’m sure you’re asking what it is we’re looking for. Is it DevOps? Is it SysOps? Here’s what we need…we need someone to own our production and development systems environments. We need stability, scalability, support, monitoring, continuous integration, systems architecture…we need world class performance and stability. And that means we need a world class leader to champion that cause.

You’ll own our infrastructure, and the teams that run it. You’ll build out a truly epic production environment, and development platforms that will be the envy of engineering teams everywhere. Early on, that will be the hard work of standing up new environments, smoothing out automation, defining escalation and support, establishing impressive monitoring. Over time, you’ll drive DevOps, improving our speed of execution, architecture, automation and integration with the development teams. How you go about it will be up to you…the only thing that will limit the brilliance of our systems will be your passion, urgency, technical skill and leadership.
Technical enough to jump in when needed, wise enough to manage, and driven enough to lead. If that sounds like you, we’d like to hear from you yesterday!

  • Scale our platforms to handle anything thrown at them
  • Ensure 24x7 stability…all the 9’s!
  • Establish amazing transparency of system performance through monitoring
  • Work with other engineering leaders to see your vision implemented
  • Work directly with engineers to review their designs and improve their technical strength
  • Be customer facing as necessary, building confidence and credibility
  • Be available as necessary to troubleshoot urgent issues
  • Be a technical thought-leader, constantly improving how we work
  • Be approachable and transparent, wear a lot of hats, and always be aware of the big picture of making Appetize great

  • 4+ years of overall professional engineering experience
  • 2+ years of demonstrable systems experience in scaling web, mobile, data and systems platforms
  • Strong hands-on technical knowledge of our environment: Ansible, Helm, Jenkins, LAMP, AWS, etc.
  • Ability and desire to share technical vision and build consensus
  • Strong knowledge of dev tools, quality tools, DevOps platforms, and the latest trends in all three
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or similar
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and excellent listening skills
  • Willing to travel occasionally, including internationally
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6601 Center Drive West , Los Angeles, CA 90045
Why Appetize is at a Unique Turning Point for Engineers to Join and Lead

An Insider's view of Appetize

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I started at Appetize when it was (literally) in a garage as one of the first 10 employees. Even as the company with over 300 employees, it has never lost its startup charm. Everyone up the ladder is approachable and truly fun to be around – both inside and outside of work. It’s my first job where I don’t know how many hours are left in the day!


Director of Business Systems

What are Appetize Perks + Benefits

Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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