San Francisco, CA or New York, NY

VenueNext, Inc. is a very fast-paced environment focused on quality and customer satisfaction. This position requires an experienced Engineer who practices DevOps philosophies that improve cross-team collaboration and communication. An ideal candidate is a self-motivated professional who enjoys working with a talented team of engineers to deliver highly scalable, reliable, and secure services. This candidate also has a strong knowledge of systems, web services, and applications. Someone who is sensitive to accuracy, timeliness, and professionalism in all areas is required.

The Infrastructure Engineering team at VenueNext leverages many AWS cloud services to deliver our microservice-oriented architecture. Our application services are written in Ruby, C, Lua (Openresty), Java, and Go. We focus in the areas of configuration management and deployment automation, monitoring, and capacity scaling.


  • Contribute to VenueNext technical infrastructure and improve internal tooling.
  • Improve automation by writing new tools and contributing to existing ones.
  • Design, build and maintain highly scalable, fault-tolerant and performant systems in conjunction with our engineering teams.
  • Provision, optimize and maintain our cloud-based infrastructure.
  • End-to-end from load balancers to databases.
  • Internal services such as configuration management, monitoring, load testing, and deployment/continuous integration workflows.
  • Perform cloud-based migrations with (near-)zero downtime.
  • Analyze, assess and remediate performance infrastructure bottlenecks.
  • Research and utilize new technologies and processes to enhance workflows.
  • Contribute to the continual improvement of information security at VenueNext.
  • Trigger and audit vulnerability scans, conduct data/log forensics and analysis to detect security incidents.
  • Remediate security concerns raised from the above activities further informed by consultation with relevant engineering teams.
  • Troubleshoot issues and outages across the entire technology stack.
  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation.


  • Experience with AWS and related orchestration tools.
  • Experience with Linux server configuration, administration and monitoring.
  • Experience with MySQL, Postgres, Redis and/or Elasticsearch administration.
  • Strong experience with Docker for packaging and deployment workflows.
  • Strong experience with automation for streamlining repetitive tasks for increased efficiency.
  • A strong familiarity with the principles and theories of distributed and high-performance systems.
  • Ability to reason about performance, security, and user interactions in complex systems.
  • Exposure on HashiCorp tools (Packer, Consul, Terraform, Vault, etc..).
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Recommend procedural changes and defend those recommendations logically.
  • Self-motivated in acquiring knowledge and skills intended to enhance effectiveness in their role.

3-5 years of directly related experience in:

  • Proficient in one or more programming languages as well as operations experience.
  • Experience with AWS and related orchestration tools.
  • Linux server administration and configuration.

Required education:

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience


Competitive compensation package including salary, flexible hours, equity, medical, dental, vision benefits and 401K.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to