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Infrastructure Engineer

Company: New York Times
Location: New York
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

The mission ( of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It's why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It's why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it's why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it's worth paying for.

About the Role

The Infrastructure Engineer will be part of the infrastructure engineering & operations team that designs, engineers, implements, and maintains The New York Times Global Terrestrial and Cloud Infrastructure and its Identity platform.

You will automate operational processes, continually improve the NYT IT infrastructure design to engineer solutions that address evolving needs and provide a secure and highly available computing platform. In addition, you will configure and maintain existing infrastructure components, implement upgrades, use management tools to monitor and report on the reliability of the environment. You will report to the Associate Director, Infrastructure Services.


You will design and build solutions to standardize and automate our virtualized and cloud-based platforms, configurations and administration procedures.

You will independently research and provide both business and technical solutions based on and related to customer needs and specifications and deploy them into our production infrastructure.

You will monitor, test and analyze the existing infrastructure environment and optimize it based on resiliency, technological advancements, and cost.

You will evaluate new technologies and create alpha/beta releases, and determine the viability and suitability of existing technologies.

You will produce documentation of use cases, business and technical solutions, and overall technology concepts-and assist in writing reference architecture papers to explain how expedient products can be used to solve specific business challenges.

You will present to and solicit feedback from application, development, and operations teams.

You will adopt new technology, solution improvements, and updates to existing technology.

You will occasionally travel in support of implementations and operations.

Demonstrate support and understanding of our value of journalistic independence ( and a strong commitment to our mission to seek the truth and help people understand the world.

Basic Qualifications:

3-5 years of progressive professional experience in IT.

Experience with cloud-based deployments on AWS and GCP Cloud Platforms.

Knowledge of DevOps tools such as Version Control (Git or similar), CI/CD Tools (Drone, Jenkins), Orchestration tools (Ansible, Puppet), Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Cloudformation).

Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems, and virtualization platforms.

Understanding of foundational enterprise technologies such as DNS, Syslog, LDAP, and monitoring tools such as Datadog & PRTG.

Coding/scripting experience in one or more languages ex. Python, PowerShell, Perl, or Bash.

Preferred Qualifications:

Recent relevant experience supporting IAM platforms such as Azure AD/Entra ID.

Experience with Single Sign-On (SSO) concepts and implementations.


---This role will require limited on-call hours. An on-call schedule will be determined when you join, taking into account team size and other variables.


The annual base pay range for this role is between:

$130,000 - $140,000 USD

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. Individuals seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process should email Emails sent for unrelated issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

The Company will further consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.

The New York Times Company follows the pay transparency and non-discrimination provisions outlined by the United States Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Click here ( for details.

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