Sr. DevOps Lead Engineer


SpaceIQ is leading the digital transformation of the workplace with our cloud-based platform that turns facilities from cost centers into strategic business assets. SpaceIQ brings management tools and insights to help companies execute data-driven real estate decisions, increase operational excellence, and enhance employee experience.

SpaceIQ Engineering is a high-performance culture marked by boldness and appetite for productivity. We're looking for a Sr. DevOps Lead Engineer to build our deployment & monitoring infrastructure. You will work in a dynamic environment, integrating multiple scalable, reliable and secure platforms into several products. We are looking for someone who adheres to self-learning and seeks new solutions to be our infra-owner.


In this role, you will act as a senior member of the Engineering Platform team, which manages the global AWS environments. You will work as a Subject-Matter Expert on many key projects and initiatives and will have the opportunity to work with some of the latest cloud technologies.


  • Support our AWS and other public Cloud environments
  • Build-out our Cloud Management Platform self-service catalog to provide multi-cloud services for our teams
  • Work on multiple projects, operating as the Subject Matter Expert managing the project requirements, scope, and timelines
  • Act as an escalation point for the Operations teams and other IT teams on issues relating to AWS
  • Mentor junior members on the Platform Engineering and Operations teams
  • Create and maintain detailed documentation


  • At least 5+ years hands-on experience in infrastructure engineering, DevOps, or software engineering
  • Excellent Ruby/Python, bash, and scripting fundamentals
  • Expertise with Cloud AWS architectures
  • Minimum 2 years of Terraform, CloudFormation, Salt, Puppet and/or Ansible experience
  • In-depth knowledge of build/release systems, CI/CD systems, Jenkins
  • Ability to build tools from scratch when needed
  • Proficient at Linux system administration
  • Proficient with deployment and Orchestration technology stack (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker Swarm)
  • Understanding of monitoring tools like Datadog, Prometheus, Kibana (ELK), Jaeger/OpenTracing, Istio, Envoy, and other monitoring technology
  • Experience with modern web services architectures and databases
  • Experience with Git
  • Ability to quickly learn new and existing technologies
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
  • Leadership experience - technical or managerial
  • Strong team player
  • Willingness to take responsibility, accountability and ownership
  • Willingness to work outside of normal working hours to complete mission critical tasks
  • Participation in an on-call rotation
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills


  • Experience with database and caching technologies (PostgreSQL, Redis, Casandra, ElasticSearch, etc.)
  • Experience with Kafka, ZooKeeper


  • Tenacious. SpaceIQ didn’t grow overnight, we did it by working hard, and going about with a high level of integrity and transparency 
  • Resourceful. As a start up, we don’t have a ton of resources, but what we do have are great employees. We value employees who can take initiative and can be creative with solving problems 
  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Please have it, and treat everyone with it, whether it be your colleagues, your supervisors/employees, our prospects, our partners or our customers. Everyone at every level deserves respect 
  • Communicate. No one can read minds, please share your opinions and feedback in a respectful way 
  • Teamwork. We win as a team, and we work as a team. If your colleague needs help, do what you can to contribute


  • Competitive salaries & 401(k) plan
  • Medical, dental, vision & life insurance
  • Great work/life balance, and fantastic location
  • Weekly lunch and snacks/beverages
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits

We celebrate a diverse and an inclusive work environment, where we honor and support varying backgrounds, beliefs, and perspectives for the benefit of our business, including our employees and products. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and strive to be a place where every SpaceIQ employee feels they belong. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.