Reverb
We're on a mission to make the world more musical.
Chicago, IL

Senior Engineer, Infrastructure

| Chicago
Reverb is a leading online marketplace for buying and selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments. Since launching in 2013, Reverb has grown into a vibrant community of buyers and sellers all over the world. By focusing on inspiring content, price transparency, musician-focused eCommerce tools, a music-savvy customer service team, and more, Reverb has created an online destination where the global music community can connect over the perfect piece of music gear. 

We're presently looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join our team. We’ve built our platform on top of AWS and strive to automate every manual process we can. We are a quickly growing team working on scaling our infrastructure while following best practices and taking the approach of documenting our infrastructure as code.

We are currently in transition from a monolithic Rails app with a few peripheral services to a multi-service environment with Docker and AWS at the core. We are looking for a highly motivated engineer who can take the lead and own significant aspects of our infrastructure while developing tools and standards, as well as helping respond to production issues.

Responsibilities:
  • Build tools to simplify and speed development on Reverb’s infrastructure
  • Identify opportunities to improve our architecture and scalability
  • Provide guidance and strategic direction for key parts of our infrastructure and architecture
  • Provide mentorship to developers across multiple teams
  • Guide professional standards and best practices across the organization
  • Collaborate with peers across Infrastructure, Data and Product Engineering
  • Anticipate future business needs and advocate for solutions 

Requirements:
  • In-depth experience with cloud networking in AWS. Comfortable setting up VPCs, security groups, NAT instances and debugging network issues.
  • Advanced programming experience in bash/ruby/python. Bonus points for multiple languages.
  • Thorough knowledge of the unix command line and common tools.
  • Experience debugging production issues from infrastructure to application level.
  • Comfort with Docker in development and production.
  • Experience with configuration management systems such as Chef/Puppet/Ansible.
  • Preferred but not required: Terraform, DataDog, ECS, Kubernetes and Jenkins.
  • Major pluses: Postgres and Elasticsearch.

What we offer:
To complement our competitive compensation and equity plans we offer: 
  • No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued.
  • Health insurance and a healthy work environment
  • 401k with company match.
  • Paid Parental Leave.
  • Flexible vacation and sick days.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits.
  • Volunteering Time Off policy.
  • Bi-monthly lunches.
  • A MacBookAir, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and stand-up desk.
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Where we are

Open workspace conveniently located near the Paulina Brown Line.

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What are Reverb Perks + Benefits

Reverb Benefits Overview

Beyond free lunches and ping pong tables, we love working at Reverb because we’re making an impact. We’re working to make the world more musical—both through our platform and by giving a portion of our proceeds to youth music education programs through Reverb Gives.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Reverb Serves gives employees the opportunity to volunteer with local organizations, such as Notes for Notes—a nonprofit that runs a recording studio inside the local Boys & Girls Club.
Partners with Nonprofits
Through Reverb Gives, a portion of every purchase made on Reverb helps youth music education programs get the musical instruments they need to make music.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Reverb pays 100% of monthly premiums for you & eligible dependents. Your spouse or domestic partner, children/stepchildren (up to 26), & disabled children in your guardianship of any age are covered.
Vision Benefits
Reverb pays 100% of monthly premiums for you & eligible dependents. Your spouse or domestic partner, children/stepchildren (up to 26), & disabled children in your guardianship of any age are covered.
Health Insurance Benefits
Reverb pays 100% of monthly premiums for you & eligible dependents. Your spouse or domestic partner, children/stepchildren (up to 26), & disabled children in your guardianship of any age are covered.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Reverb sponsors the [email protected] benefit, a family care service that can help you find caregivers for your whole family, including your child, parents/grandparents and/or pet.
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 12 weeks for the birth or adoption of a child.
Flexible Work Schedule
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Reverb offers a flexible PTO policy with no set minimum or maximum.
Paid Volunteer Time
Employees receive 40 hours per year (10 hours/quarter) of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Reverb provides Commuter Transit & Parking benefits through Wageworks. This program allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars for eligible commuting expenses.
Company Outings
Reverb’s holiday party is hosted at a local music venue, where dozens of bands comprised of various employees take the stage to perform everything from the Beastie Boys and Britney Spears to The Who
Some Meals Provided
Employees enjoy lunch from local restaurants via Fooda at least twice per month.
Happy Hours
Perform with your co-workers, learn how to play, or be your teammates’ biggest fan at monthly music-filled happy hours.
Fitness Subsidies
Gympass offers benefit-eligible employees (and up to 5 family members) unlimited access to thousands of fitness venues, featuring over 800 different activities at up to an 80% discount.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Grow professionally and personally through REV Talks, our regular workshops featuring topics ranging from meditation and healthy eating to “DJing 101.”
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Reverb Amplified is our cross-department mentorship program that allows you to get or give career advice, leadership coaching, and more.

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