Vroom.com is a venture-backed, fast-growing start-up focused on revolutionizing the car buying experience. Our approach is unique in that we recondition pre-owned vehicles to a high standard, sell online, and deliver anywhere across the US. We have experienced tremendous growth in our first 5 years of operation and have become a disruptive force in the automotive industry. Vroom is an exciting, accelerating workplace, and there's no better time to join the team than right now.
We are seeking a full-time DevOps Engineer. Reporting into our Director of DevOps, you’ll be helping build and run the mission-critical systems that support Vroom's fast-growing business. Our team is a fast-paced, and where we solve a wide variety of interesting infrastructure challenges using modern DevOps practices. If you're excited about working with cutting-edge Ops technologies like containerization, microservices, and infrastructure automation, this is the position for you! This position is on-site in our New York office.
Build, maintain, and support all cloud-based infrastructure that powers Vroom's e-commerce site and back-end systems.
Help foster a culture of security, and enforce comprehensive security best practices throughout Vroom's infrastructure and code.
Set up and maintain automated monitoring of all systems, to ensure maximum uptime and peak performance.
Architect infrastructure solutions for maximum scalability, employing techniques and technologies such as "scale out", redundancy, automated failover, and micro-services.
Work closely with software development and data science teams to support their infrastructure needs, and provision and maintain all needed development, testing, and production environments.
Employ DevOps automation, "infrastructure as code", and continuous integration/deployment practices as much as possible.
Strong background administering scalable infrastructure in a public cloud environment. (AWS or GCP strongly preferred.)
Proficiency in Unix system administration, network administration, and security, along with expert knowledge of associated tools and utilities.
Proficiency in scripting languages such as Bash and Python, as well as SQL.
Experience with modern source control tools (e.g., git) and CI/CD build/deployment tools (e.g., Jenkins or Circle CI).
Strong debugging and problem solving skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills.
BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.
Experience with container technologies, such as Docker, Kubernetes, and Helm, are a big plus.
Experience with infrastructure automation tools, such as Terraform, also a plus.
This full-time role offers competitive compensation; health, dental & vision insurance through United Healthcare; a 401k plan; fully company-paid short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance; access to a healthcare concierge service with virtual visits; and 15 annualized days of paid vacation.
But our biggest benefit is being part of a low-ego, high performing team that's transforming the used car market into a modern, online and data-driven industry. We are looking for people who want to be a part of a contemporary startup culture. What gets us out of bed is working with talented people on a mission that matters.
If you think you might be who we’re looking for, apply below with your resume and a cover letter telling us why you think you’d be a great addition to the team.
Vroom’s mission is simple: we want to make buying a car as easy as ordering a pizza. By offering no-haggle pricing, an easy purchase process, and nationwide delivery, we’re well on our way. Quality, communication, and exceeding our customers’ wildest expectations mean the world to us. Vroom is an exciting, accelerating workplace, and there’s no better time to join the team than right now.