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Lead DevOps Engineer - Equinox Plus

Lead DevOps Engineer - Equinox Plus


Equinox Group is a high-growth collective of the world’s most influential lifestyle brands, that are disruptive leaders in the convergence of fitness, experiences and community. Its mission is to restlessly seek what is next for maximizing life and boldly grow the lifestyle brands and experiences that define it.

In 2019, Equinox unveiled its new on-demand fitness streaming platform, Equinox Plus. This venture blends digital and in-real life experiences across hardware and personalized content representing its portfolio of brands. In addition to the new digital venture, Equinox Group’s ecosystem of brands currently includes Equinox, Equinox Hotels, SoulCycle, Precision Run, Blink Fitness, Furthermore, PROJECT by Equinox, E by Equinox, Pure Yoga and Equinox Explore. Its creative vision and strategic growth are led by Executive Chairman and Managing Partner Harvey Spevak.

Job Description


It is an exciting yet critical time for our teams at Equinox Media and we're looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer, who will focus efforts on infrastructure as code (IAC), release management, monitoring/alerting, development tools, benchmarking/load testing, logging, and performance. In your role, you will proactively contribute to solutions that work toward smooth and well tested releases.  You will contribute to project work that gains efficiencies from branching strategies through production deployments in order to increase productivity across all Equinox Media initiatives.

Our ideal candidate is a partner to all and deeply passionate about continuing to learn, creatively solving problems, and understands that through well-executed DevOps practices, the entire product and engineering team is that much stronger.  You have the opportunity to make a huge impact on a team that is open to change as well as adopting the latest technologies. Our team embraces a true entrepreneurial spirit; operating with humility, perseverance and care for one another. We strive to continuously deliver the best results and focus on how every action taken helps push our mission forward of helping our members pursue Fitness everyday.

What You Will Do: 

  • Design, implement, and maintain IAC strategies

  • Contribute to the capabilities of our CI/CD pipelines

  • Contribute to runbook/playbook for support purposes

  • Implement process and enforce release requirements to maintain standards around code reviews, security scanning, and test coverage

  • Develop and contribute to the end-to-end environment, including branching and versioning strategies

  • Contribute to the configuration and escalation process for monitoring and alerting

  • Contribute to the reduction of environment issues and provide support in cases where issues occur

  • Partner with organizational infrastructure and security teams to assure compliance

  • Partner with QA, Product, Core App development and other tech teams to reduce support, find efficiencies, increase performance, and educate on best practices


More About You (if you don't meet 100% of these qualifications but have the relevant experience, that's OK -- we still encourage you to apply): 

  • 6+ years of experience working in technical field - Engineering, Sysops, Devops, or related 

  • 3+ years of relevant experience as a DevOps engineer

  • 1+ years hands on experience managing an AWS environment (EC2, ECS, RDS, SQS/SNS, S3, Lambda, API Gateway), AWS Associate or higher certification preferred

  • Strong skills in Python, Shell, and Git

  • Experience working with IAC tools such as Terraform, Cloud Formation, or Troposphere

  • Experience working with containerized environments essential Docker tools

  • Experience working with configuration management for a CI/CD environment (Travis Preferred)

  • Patience to provide ongoing support to fellow team members promptly and the ability to balance project work with support

  • A philosophical approach to automate away from manual efforts

  • The ability to effectively communicate, problem solve collaboratively, and build consensus across teams

  • Experience working in an agile environment

  • A strong sense of ownership and accountability 

  • A passion for technology, learning, and finding the best solution

Additional Information

At Equinox Media, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more resilient company. We celebrate unique points of view and experiences across age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability and ethnicity in building the future of our digital business. We aren't just a company; we're a community vested in each other's successes. We value humility and a team approach at every level of the company. We want to inspire a workplace where individuals embrace their differences and similarities, where we are building products and experiences that inspire and improve people's lives.

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