Senior DevOps Engineer

Thrive Market

Thrive Market

Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Thrive Market was founded in 2014 with a mission to make healthy and sustainable living easy and affordable for everyone. As an online, membership-based market, we deliver the highest quality healthy and sustainable products at member-only prices, while matching every paid membership with a free one for someone in need. Every day, we leverage innovative technology and member-first thinking to help our over 1,000,000+ members find better products, support better brands, and build a better world in the process. We recently reached a significant milestone by becoming a Certified B Corporation, making us the largest grocer to earn this coveted qualification.
Thrive Market is seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer who can play a pivotal role in maintaining and enhancing Thrive Market’s infrastructure. As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be instrumental in ensuring the reliability, scalability, and security of our systems. We're looking for a talented professional to join our dynamic team and contribute to the continuous improvement of our technical operations. If you're passionate about optimizing infrastructure and ensuring seamless operations, we invite you to be a key player in shaping the future of our platform.
Our website and award-winning mobile applications see millions of unique visitors every month, and our customer growth makes us the fastest-growing e-commerce company in Los Angeles. If moving fast and problem-solving at scale excites you; if you thrive in a dynamic environment, and if you have a track record of technical expertise, eager to learn and solve challenges every day then Thrive Market would be a great next challenge in your career!


  • Design, improve and administer Amazon AWS-hosted cloud infrastructure and services
  • Create automated orchestration and deployment solutions using Puppet, Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes Write and support scripts and automation using Python, Ruby, Bash, JavaScript and Java
  • Manage and optimize large-scale, cloud-hosted MySQL, Postgres, Redis and Elasticsearch DBs
  • Contribute to planning for disaster recovery, capacity expansion, and system upgrades
  • Assist other engineering groups on their journey to containers/Kubernetes, IaC and cloud native architecture
  • Assist in security audits, vulnerability assessment and system hardening initiatives
  • Support our development teams and join weekly on-call rotations


  • 7+ years of experience with config management/IaC systems and deployment tools (Puppet, Ansible, Terraform)
  • 7+ years of experience in a Systems Engineering/DBA/DevOps role, or very strong SysAdmin and MySQL DBA experience
  • Experience developing applications in one of the following: Python, Ruby, Groovy, Go
  • Strong experience in managing Linux-based infrastructure, preferably Debian/Ubuntu
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the organization's success
  • Experience troubleshooting problems and working with multiple teams to resolve large-scale production issues
  • Deep knowledge and experience with the following tools and technologies: Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Proficiency with continuous integration and deployments using Jenkins , Concourse and GitLab CI; knowledge of A/B, in-place, rolling, and phased deployment methodologies
  • Knowledge of Java/JVM
  • Understanding of monitoring and systems tools like OpenLDAP, Nagios, Cacti, Graphite, Logstash, Prometheus, New Relicetc
  • Good understanding of networking fundamentals and protocols
  • Basic understanding of storage architectures and design
  • Experience in the E-commerce space is a plus!
  • Experience in a startup environment is a plus!
  • Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills - we work cohesively and want to bring in folks who seek to drive unity
  • Ability to independently lead and execute projects
  • Curious, hungry, proactive, results-oriented, data-driven, and thrives in fast-paced, team-oriented environments


  • Comprehensive health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life and disability)
  • Competitive salary (DOE) + equity
  • 401k plan
  • 9 Days of Observed Holidays
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Subsidized ClassPass Membership with access to fitness classes and wellness and beauty experiences
  • Ability to work in our beautiful co-working space at WeWork in Playa Vista and other locations
  • Free Thrive Market membership with exclusive employee discount
  • Coverage for Life Coaching & Therapy Sessions on our holistic mental health and well-being platform
  • We're a community of more than 1 Million + members who are united by a singular belief: It should be easy to find better products, support better brands, make better choices, and build a better world in the process.
    At Thrive Market, we believe in building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic culture. If you are excited about this role along with our mission and values, we encourage you to apply.
    Thrive Market is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer
    At Thrive Market, our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workplace that is representative, at all job levels, of the members we serve and the communities we operate in. We’re proud to be an inclusive company and an Equal Opportunity Employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. If you’re thinking about joining our team, we expect that you would agree!
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  • Compensation Description - The base salary range for this position is $140,000 - $180,000/Per Year.
  • Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and geographic location.
  • Total Compensation includes Base Salary, Stock Options, Health & Wellness Benefits, Flexible PTO, and more!