Who we are looking for….
Promenade, formerly known only as BloomNation, is growing rapidly and looking for a Director of Tech Ops. In this role, you’ll lead our DevOps, systems, security, and IT efforts across the whole organization. You’ll advocate for cutting-edge technology, you’ll coach your team, you’ll lead by example, and, most importantly, you’ll join a group of people you enjoy working with. The ideal candidate has passion and a positive demeanor, a strong technical background managing successful teams of DevOps, systems, and IT engineers, and solid experience with large-scale SaaS in a startup environment.
Specifically, you will….
-Develop a technical roadmap for the DevOps team that map out our path towards fully automated Continuous Deployment capabilities for all products
-Setup 24/7 monitoring, alerting, and response schedules to ensure all systems have coverage
-Ensure a unified and reliable infrastructure approach across Promenade that serves the needs of each product
-Monitor, analyze, and report performance statistics for cloud-hosted environments
-Execute the company-wide global cybersecurity strategy & roadmap
-Ensure a security-minded, risk-aware culture through documentation, training, and enforcement
-Maintain information security policies, procedures, and guidelines consistent with industry standards
-Build and manage vendor relationships, interacting with third-party contributors to facilitate effective partnerships
You will excel if you have….
-10+ years of experience with building, deploying, administration, and monitoring SaaS applications and related infrastructure with at least 5 years managing DevOps/Systems teams and processes
-You have a solid understanding of operations, CI/CD, security, and networking
-You are deeply familiar with cloud concepts and can manage deployments, data center environments, performance, benchmarking, testing, monitoring, and logging all of these things
-Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, GitHub, Ansible, Terraform, Cloud formation
-Capacity planning and performance optimization for hardware, VMs, and data stores
-Ambitious and challenging problems are motivating to you and have proven experience in rallying your team to deliver great results
-You use a highly collaborative approach and value feedback from team members to help achieve your goals
-You know how to effectively balance speed and cost to implement, and the entire lifecycle of ownership when making recommendations
-You are an excellent cross-functional communicator, summarizing complex technical and business objectives with various stakeholders
-Deep Experience with cloud platforms (AWS specifically)
-Experience with infrastructure as code tools
-Hands-on experience with monitoring and APM tools
-Experience with log aggregation tools
What’s in it for you...
-Equity/Stock options in a profitable and rapidly growing company
-Great Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
-Transportation coverage in the form of parking, ride-share, or metro credit
-Fully stocked snack bar & weekly catered lunches
-Company provided gear & swag (MacBook Pro, t-shirt, sunglasses, etc.)
-Ability to mold your career and make an immediate impact
-Work in a fast-paced, fun environment with an eclectic group of people from all over the world
More about us - Promenade
Promenade is a mission-driven company empowering local businesses with products and services that allow them to thrive online and offline. We build vertically-focused software catered to each industry we serve, leveling the playing field between the small business and large aggregators. Promenade was originally founded in 2011 as BloomNation, the nation’s premier network for local florists, disrupting the multi-billion dollar floral industry. After helping thousands of local florists across the country, we doubled down on our mission and began helping more small businesses who carried the same challenges of acquiring and retaining their own customers. Today, Promenade creates software for four industries - Floral (BloomNation), Food (Dig-in), Beverage (Swigg), and Breweries (Bevv). The company is based in Santa Monica, CA.
Backed by premier industry investors such as Andreessen Horowitz (AirBnB, Box, Facebook, Lyft, Twitter, etc.), Spark Capital (Tumblr, Upworthy, Warby Parker, etc.), and Crunch Fund (Square, Uber, etc.)
Named one of Entrepreneur’s “5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch”
Located one block away from the beach on the world-famous 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica
Why join Promenade?
If you want a front-row seat in seeing a company disrupt a massive industry and you love the idea of helping hardworking business owners that serve our local communities and neighborhoods, this is your place. At Promenade, everyone has a voice to create change and move the needle. No hierarchy, no bureaucracy, no politics...just real people working on solving real problems.
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