Head of Technical Operations

Moat, New York

Measuring real-time Attention Analytics over 19 billion times per day

About Moat

We help brands and media companies push the envelope on privacy-friendly models of advertising, help them make sound product decisions that involve running fewer ads, help make their ads load faster, fight botnets, and strive to de-fund fake news. We are a New York City-headquartered company with a mission to help the world's top publishers and marketers make smarter decisions through real-­time data. Our analytics and intelligence software is used by The New York Times, Condé Nast, Kellogg's, P&G, Spotify, and hundreds of other major platforms and advertisers, and we have unique measurement integrations into Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and YouTube.

About the Opportunity

We’re looking for a head of technical operations to own the administration of our AWS environment, which contains thousands of servers and processes several petabytes of measurement data per month. Responsibilities include:

  • Improving AWS architecture to ensure proper isolation and separation of systems and environments
  • Monitoring AWS spend. Finding opportunities for cost savings and working with the development teams to realize them
  • Owning AWS security. Hardening and streamlining authentication and authorization mechanisms and implementing appropriate monitoring and logging to ensure system security
  • Improving and maintaining processes for giving engineers access to sensitive systems
  • Administering shared services like Github and Jira
  • Implementing patch management and vulnerability scanning processes
  • Working with development teams to ensure proper disaster recovery plans are in place
  • Collaborating with development teams on best practices for service deployment, cluster management, and maintenance
  • Hiring and managing a team to ensure ongoing achievement of these goals

About You

  • 6+ years hands-on engineering or systems administration experience
  • Mastery of Linux OS administration practices and tools
  • Strong programmer--advanced proficiency in Python and Bash
  • Deep understanding of AWS and cloud architecture best practices. Experience working on large-scale distributed systems
  • Familiarity with containers, networking, software deployment, and system monitoring
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Desire to teach and mentor others
  • Strong communication and project management skills

About the Team

  • We are passionate, excited, and thrive in a fast paced culture.
  • We love sharing our knowledge and learning about new technologies.
  • We are the type of people who take risks when looking for novel and creative solutions to complex problems.
  • We care about solving big-picture, systemic problems—looking beyond the surface to understand root causes so that we can build complete and long-term solutions.

All offers for employment with Moat are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Our organization participates in E-Verify.


About Moat

Moat is a brand intelligence and SaaS analytics company focused on transforming digital advertising through their two products: Moat Analytics and Moat Pro.


Want to learn more about Moat? Visit Moat's website.