Director of Infrastructure

| Greater NYC Area

Want to lead a strong team of DevOps engineers and IT personnel who are responsible for the infrastructure that runs our SaaS products and organization?

We are looking for a seasoned infrastructure technologist and leader who is passionate about DevOps and experienced leading and scaling teams responsible for cloud infrastructure and services, software development delivery pipeline, security, and internal IT.

At CB Insights we build products that help clients make sense of the future and drive their businesses forward using data. Our system retrieves large amounts of structured and unstructured data and uses scientific methods to extract knowledge and insights from that data. We present those analytics through a sophisticated, dynamic user interface which enables our clients to find answers to their most important questions.

As Director of Infrastructure at CB Insights you set the strategy and execute with your team and the rest of the engineering organization towards a mission of enabling rapid software development through a robust and secure infrastructure, following DevOps best practices with 100% automation as the goal. As owner of our infrastructure you will own platform reliability and incident management of our client facing SaaS application. As owner of IT you will manage all 3rd party software, tools and devices used in the organization as well as budget.

If this sounds interesting to you, reach out and join CB Insights now!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy and leadership - Build a vision for where we need to be for DevOps, infrastructure and IT, manage a plan for how to move towards the vision, and communicate progress to the team and relevant stakeholders
  • DevOps - Support the engineering teams with infrastructure and tools for automatically building, deploying and running applications with a goal of 100% automation and observability
  • AWS - Build, evolve and manage AWS infrastructure and services that runs our SaaS product
  • Security - Ensure our SaaS product, company network/systems and devices are secure and up to date with the latest security measures
  • Internal IT - Provision equipment and user accounts, manage 3rd party vendor software across the company
  • Platform reliability and production support - Manage the incident management and escalation process to provide 24/7 support of our SaaS application
  • Budget - Manage the budget for IT, infrastructure and software tools
  • People and team management - Manage and grow team of DevOps engineers and IT professionals

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Deep knowledge of cloud computing and AWS with experience building environments that meet high availability and reliability criteria
  • Experience with continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment
  • Experience with container architecture and systems (such as Docker) and container orchestration tools (such as Nomad or Kubernetes)
  • Experience deploying, managing and monitoring a large number of microservices, each with multiple instances, as well as the supporting infrastructure such as CI/CD pipelines and container orchestration
  • Experience securing networks, devices, servers, environments and cloud infrastructure (including SaaS products)
  • Experience with vendor relationship management and vendor contract negotiations
  • Knowledgeable of fleet provisioning and device management
  • Ability to follow a structured and organized approach to stakeholder management with a solutions oriented mindset
  • Experience managing people and teams, including career management and conflict resolution
  • Clear thinker with the ability to crisply communicate the vision, and to influence positively to create believers towards your team’s mission
  • BS in Computer Science or similar; advanced degrees also acceptable ;-)

We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with up to 4% match
  • $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Daily lunch stipend

Happy, Helpful, Humble, and Hungry: Check out more about our company culture here.

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 If you know someone who'd be perfect for the role, 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

498 7th Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10018

An Insider's view of CB Insights

What are some social events your company does?

To help foster cross team communication & collaboration, here are some things CB Insights does:

- yearly company offsite
- monthly company-wide team building events (past events include: bubble ball, game night, talent show, spelling bee, wine tasting, field day, etc.)
- monthly anniversary socials
- volunteer
- Ladies Lunches
- holiday party

Menaka

VP of People Ops

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our team brings new datasets to the platform. A few valuable ones are patents, earnings transcript & press articles from special verticals.Instead of just surfacing the data, we run topic modeling, sentiment analysis & improving recommendation systems.The innovative way of feeding info helps clients to be sensitive to trends moving in the industry.

Shisi

Software Engineer

What are CB Insights Perks + Benefits

CB Insights Benefits Overview

Subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance
401k with up to 4% match
$1,000 continuing education stipend
Daily lunch stipend
Unlimited sick days
vacation + holidays

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Up to $2,000 towards towards your FSA with up to $500 rollover.
Dental Benefits
Two different plan options to select from.
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
3 different plan options through Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
CB Insights 401(K) program allows employees to starting contributing their 4th month of employment.
401(K) Matching
CB Insights 401(K) program matches upto 4% of an employee's contribution with immediate vesting.
Performance Bonus
CB Insights offers a performance bonus for all non-commissioned roles based on company and personal performance.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of maternal leave and 8 weeks of paternal leave.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Snacks, coffee, tea and all the goldfish you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
$8 off towards seamless for lunch every day!
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
We have different culture clubs you can join including hiking and book clubs.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Continuing Education stipend
$1,000 towards education stipend after you have been with us for 6 months.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Subsidized Health Insurance, 401(K) with Matching, Yearly Education Stipend, Lunch Stipend, 3D Printer, Office Gong, Awesome Team Building Events

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