Platform/ Devops Engineer at Cameo

Los Angeles, Chicago · Full Time
Cameo's mission is to create the most personalized and authentic fan experiences in the world. We're a marketplace where users can book personalized video shoutouts from their favorite people. Read More
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Job Description

Cameo, one of TIME Magazine's 50 Most Genius Companies of 2018 and one of Chicago’s fastest growing and most exciting tech startups, is looking for passionate and hardworking individuals to help propel Cameo to the next level. You’ll be joining a quickly growing team of smart, curious and driven colleagues, and be able to experience a rocket ship from its earliest days.

We want you to be excited about coming to work every day, knowing that the work you dedicate yourself to will have a material impact and will help shape the direction of the next great tech company. We have an amazing culture, and hope you’ll be a part of it!

We’re well-funded, we have an awesome team, a fun product & a great product-market fit. We have all the benefits you’d expect from a rocketship startup. We also have some of the benefits you may not expect: health insurance, 401(k), access to resources of a top tech incubator, and opportunities to hang out with the Talent on Cameo.

About the role:
You will be helping us improve & scale the platform that connects fans and talent to create the perfect video shoutout. In particular, you will help us make sure we can support our growing fan base securely and performantly.

As a platform engineer, you will be working across multiple technologies, primarily our backend API (node.js + express), database (mongoDB), and infrastructure (Heroku + Redis + AWS + Compose). If interested, you could also pitch in on our frontend too (React/Redux site, React-Native app)!

You will collaborate with our sales and data teams to make the talent experience fun and engaging, and help us deliver that perfect Cameo.
You’ll take part in the planning process for the growth of Cameo’s infrastructure
Drive the design, continuously build and maintain the core infrastructure used by Cameo’s engineering teams
Become well versed with Cameo’s tech stack allowing you to debug production issues at all levels of the stack
You will help drive a DevOps mindset and culture across the engineering organization

A few things about yourself:
You take pride in your work
You have a strong product sense
You are a doer who is comfortable with ambiguity
3+ years building + scaling web applications and infrastructure

Things we hope you’ll bring to the table:
2+ years experience with full stack javascript applications
Experience with web tech infrastructure (Heroku, AWS, Compose)
Experience with CI/CD and infrastructure monitoring and/or observability
Familiarity with NoSQL databases (Mongo)
Familiarity with Redis & Elasticsearch
Enjoy building robust and performant REST APIs in javascript.

Cameo is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for every person who walks through our doors. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Cameo celebrates and embraces diversity.

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What We're Building

Cameo's is creating the most personalized and authentic fan experiences in the world. We're a marketplace where users can book personalized video shoutouts from their favorite people. We currently partner with thousands of talent across all verticals.

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