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Staff DevOps Engineer

Company: TaskRabbit
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

TaskRabbit will never use text or chat applications to conduct interviews. We have a thoughtful and interactive interview process that includes an initial recruiter phone screen and several video-based interviews with our hiring teams.
Communications will always be conducted by domain names.

  • TaskRabbit is a remote-first company with employees distributed across the USA!
  • DataBird journal's "Best Places" Best Companies for Diversity, #1 2019 and 2020
  • DataBird journal's " Best Places" Best Companies for Women, #4 2019 and #1 2020

    About the Job
    Taskrabbit is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join our New Ventures team. Functioning as a startup inside Taskrabbit, this team is pursuing a significant growth opportunity and bringing a new venture to life. You will play an important role in helping us launch and expand this new application and platform.

    • Build and maintain CI / CD pipelines from scratch for testing and releasing configuration and software.
    • Monitor and resolve issues in all environments.
    • Engage in capacity planning and demand forecasting, anticipating performance bottlenecks, and scaling the environment as needed.
    • Design and implement zero-downtime to accomplish highly available service (99.9%).
    • Ensure systems are secure against cyberthreats.
    • Automate tasks and develop tools to increase engineering efficiency and visibility.
    • Design and implement disaster recovery (DR) between different regions in cloud providers such as AWS or GCP.
    • Manage web domain and security certificates.
    • Troubleshoot production issues, including performance and function issues.


      • At least 5+ years of experience in DevOps Space.
      • Experience with build automation and configuration management tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef.)
      • Strong knowledge of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) ecosystem and other core AWS technologies, ElasticSearch Service, RDS, WAF, CloudFront, etc.
      • You have worked with common infrastructure tools like Docker, Terraform, Helm
      • Experience with a microservice architecture running in containers (Docker or other containerisation technology)
      • Experience supporting 24x7, high availability internet application environments that include web, application, and database servers and load balancing systems.
      • Experience working with a product that has end-users
      • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
      • AWS Certification a plus
      • Excellent written and communication skills
      • A strong ownership attitude and a track record of taking responsibility for problems and pushing through to resolution
      • Software development background is a plus
      • Experience in a startup environment is a plus

        About TaskRabbit
        Taskrabbit is a marketplace platform that conveniently connects people with Taskers to handle everyday home to-do's, such as furniture assembly, handyman work, moving help, and much more. Acquired by IKEA Group - the world's largest furniture retailer - in 2017
        At Taskrabbit, we want to make your neighborhood a little more familiar. Whether it's a handyman (or woman!), a housecleaner, moving help or delivery person, we're imagining a world where everyone will have a go-to team to make everyday life easier. As a company we celebrate innovation, inclusion and hard work.
        As a pioneer of the sharing economy, Taskrabbit was founded on the premise of neighbors helping neighbors. Since then, our network has grown to eight countries and 75+ cities, yet our core mission of creating a better everyday life for everyday people has remained the same.
        Together with IKEA, we're creating more opportunities for people to earn a consistent, meaningful income on their own terms by building lasting relationships with clients in communities around the world.
        We are a group of mission-minded people. Our culture is collaborative, pragmatic, and fast-paced. We're looking for talented, entrepreneurially-minded and data-driven people who also have a passion for helping people do what they love - and have a ton of fun while they're at it.
        You'll love working here because:

        • Taskrabbit is a remote first company. We recognize that talented people live all over the world.
        • Collaboration hubs across the US and EU
        • The People. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind leaders and teams -- people you can be proud to work with!
        • Senior Leadership Team 50% women
        • Director Level 86% Diverse
        • The Values.

          • Care Deeply. We take time to be present and partner with our team and communities.
          • Level Up. We navigate through ambiguity and go the extra mile.
          • Be A Better Neighbor. We build a diverse and sustainable community and encourage all voices.
          • Lead The Future Together. We value entrepreneurship and are inspire by action.

          • The diverse culture. We believe that we make better decisions when our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Women make up more than half of our team and leadership, and we strive to recruit and retain employees from all over the world.
          • The perks. Taskrabbit offers comprehensive medical, dental, vision 100% covered for employees, 401k plan with company match, generous and flexible vacation and holiday time off, productivity and wellness stipends, learning and development opportunities, career development trainings, Taskrabbit product stipends, IKEA discounts, and more

            Equal Opportunity Employer
            Taskrabbit is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Taskrabbit is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.
            Taskrabbit will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Keywords: TaskRabbit, New York , Staff DevOps Engineer, Engineering , New York, New York

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