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Boxed // mobile bulk shopping
Engineering, Full Time    New York City, SF, Remote    Posted: Wednesday, October 05, 2022
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At Boxed, our mission is to address the evolving data needs of businesses through our experience within the e-Commerce landscape. What began as an end-to-end solution for is now a world-class suite of SaaS products, powered by advanced analytics & machine learning. Retailers & companies of various industries can easily produce deep business insights, resulting in data-driven, positive outcomes in all facets of their operations.

Our Engineering team is a brilliant cultivator of technology powering our world class platform & SaaS spanning everything from Catalog, Orders & Fulfillment, & Personalization. Being part of Boxeds Engineering team means youll work with wicked-smart individuals from all over the world who contribute as engineers, product managers, designers, & data scientists. Every day our Engineering team innovates in the depths of e-commerce with the latest technologies & were excited to welcome engineers who are ready for a challenge & know how to think outside the box!

The DevOps team values an always-learning approach to technology. We want people who already know they dont know it all & who are willing to work closely & honestly with team members to collectively & objectively find the best solutions to problems. Technological humility - the desire to build whats correct over being the person whos correct - is a trait we value highly.

As a DevOps Engineer, youll be helping to scale out & improve our large & growing GCP infrastructure & helping us manage our applications running in Docker & Kubernetes. Most of the software we run is Node.js, with a heavy reliance on MongoDB. Python, Go, & Java, which are also utilized for various services, as are several other data stores, including Redis, Postgres, Snowflake, & Elasticsearch. 

**Our ideal candidate will have a background in Software Engineering and/or proficiency with 'writing' code.**

You Will:

  • Work collaboratively with the team to build out & improve our large & growing GCP infrastructure
  • Improve & optimize our cloud infrastructure with Terraform
  • Help automate & streamline our operations
  • Troubleshoot & resolve issues in our dev, staging & production environments
  • Support Software Engineers with building, testing, & deploying their applications
  • Be on an on-call rotation with the rest of the Engineering team
  • Be a critical part of not just the technology team but to the company as an excellent problem solver.


  • Good programming skills - must have some proficiency writing code
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with GCP components & pitfalls (AWS or Azure also acceptable)
  • Experience with an IaaC tool (Terraform)
  • Experience with a CI/CD tool such as Jenkins
  • Experience writing Dockerfiles for apps in multiple languages
  • Experience writing scripts to automate repetitive tasks
  • Disaster recovery experience, especially if self-inflicted
  • Experience with MongoDB performance analysis, debugging, and/or data modeling
  • Familiarity with cloud networking - Firewalls, NAT, VPN, network peering
  • Experience running Node.js apps under load
  • Ability to debug system problems like running out of memory, inodes, or ephemeral ports
  • Knowledge of distributed systems (formal theory or learned firsthand)
  • Experience using a Log Aggregation Platform. 
  • As needed, assist with the implementation, compliance, & maintenance of Sarbanes Oxley & internal control over financial reporting requirements.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Working with smart, positive people
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Full healthcare benefits. 
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