DevOps Engineer
New York

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 startup 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 talented DevOps Engineer to help build up Moat's robust infrastructure that supports our product offerings, including a real-time analytics system as well as an industry search engine that play a mission-critical role for some of the world's largest publishers, media companies, and technology companies.

Because we work on the cutting edge of many technologies, we need someone who is a creative problem solver, highly resourceful in getting things done, both hard-working and eager to learn, and productive working both independently and collaboratively.  This person will be working alongside Moat's highly competent engineering team to create opportunities from challenges. 

  • Manage our infrastructure on AWS
  • Responsible for installation, configuration, and administration of systems supporting our internal and external web servers and applications
  • Administration and management of database and application clusters
  • Build upon existing monitoring and alerting solutions
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of system documentation
  • Implement and enforce security and privacy guidelines

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline; Advanced degree preferred
  • Extensive experience with Provisioning, Building and maintaining systems in a AWS environment
  • Advanced knowledge of protocols and technologies like HTTP, SSL, LDAP, SQL, HTML, XML , SMTP, SNMP, etc
  • Deep knowledge of Vertica, Redshift, Redis, MySQl, Nginx, Git and PosgreSQL
  • Advanced coding skills in one (or all) of the following: Python, C, C++, Shell and Unix
  • Robust experience administering Linux-based systems

About the Team

  • We are passionate, excited, and thrive in a fast paced culture.
  • We love sharing our knowledge while learning about new technologies.
  • We are the type of people who takes 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.

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