Staff Infrastructure Automation Engineer (DevOps)

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Interview Process

1. High level screening over the phone or on-site 2. Take home project 3. Code review and discussion



Programming Languages Mentioned

Ruby, Python

At TuneIn, we are reinventing radio for a connected world with live sports, up-to-the-minute news, curated music, millions of podcasts, and over 120,000 streaming radio stations—streamed to tens of millions of customers through our mobile and web apps, and our unmatched platform of hundreds of consumer device and service integrations. From smartphones to smart speakers to electric cars, TuneIn delivers live and on-demand audio from voices you trust wherever you want to listen.  

About the Position

As a member of the Infrastructure Automation team, you will have a direct impact on the structure and direction of TuneIn’s operations and automation. You’ll help design and develop the architecture of our systems through their entire lifecycle and work closely with our engineering teams to implement them by applying efficient and highly scalable methodologies.
Your role assumes interaction with engineers and engineering managers of all functions to enable greater adoption of DevOps practices across the organization, a greater sense of ownership by the engineers, and broader distribution of responsibility while fostering cross-functional collaboration on tooling, promoting consistency of tools and practices
You will work on a broad spectrum of projects which include technologies like many components of AWS with a special focus on managing Kubernetes(EKS) using IaaS tools such as Terraform and Pulumi, advanced observability stack based on DataDog, Newrelic, and Opsgenie, and CI/CD tools such as Spinnaker, GitHub Actions, and CircleCI
In this role, you will have the opportunity to help maintain excellent uptime, keep our systems fast, and cost-efficient, plus develop tools for our internal teams for ever greater self-service. Your area of ownership serves both our customers and our internal engineering teams.
What You Will Do:
  • Work with engineers across all teams on creating processes and frameworks that facilitate IaaS, promote infrastructure consistency and provide necessary safety and security guardrails.
  • Develop and maintain automated management of TuneIn’s services in AWS using Terraform, Pulumi, and other tools for both new and existing services.
  • Help the engineering team build CI/CD processes that facilitate rapid iteration of development while minimizing the need for custom tooling and enabling easier interoperability between components maintained by different teams
  • Together with NOC and SRE team, work on analyzing and improving observability with the goal of creating SLOs and helping developers to reach SLA targets for thor services.
  • Understand the day-to-day practical issues faced by each engineering group and collaboratively work with each team to define, design and implement automation to improve overall developer productivity.
  • Frequent collaboration with US and Ukraine-based team members both to educate and mentor as well as to ensure the alignment around the optimal automation for TuneIn
  • Participate in an on-call rotation (with overnight coverage from our Ukraine team)    
  • What We Are Looking For:
  • BS in computer science or equivalent technical experience. MS preferred
  • 8+ years of cloud infrastructure management experience (AWS)
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Deep experience in cloud container orchestration (Kubernetes(EKS), Docker)
  • Experience with “infrastructure as a code” (Terraform/Pulumi)
  • CI/CD methodologies (Github Actions, Argo Rollouts, Kubernetes service mesh)
  • Networking (VPC, VPN, NAT)
  • Thorough understanding of IAM, roles, groups, permissions
  • Strong Security skills
  • Compute (capacity planning, scalability, cluster/container management, etc)
  • Site reliability (Datadog, New Relic)
  • Familiarity with programming and/or scripting languages (Go, Python)
  • Excellent debugging, problem-solving, and testing skills
  • Dedication to excellent customer service
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to tailor the message to your audience
  • Ability to mentor other engineers on best practices
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Willing to be part of a 24/7 on-call rotation (offshore overnight coverage)
  • Bonus:
  • Database administration (RDS) experience
  • Benefits and Compensation:
  • We offer generous benefits, including 100% coverage of all health plans for employees and dependents, regardless of which medical health plan you choose
  • Dental and Vision plan coverage
  • Flexible time off policy, plus 11 paid holidays (2023)
  • Extended holiday office closure (full weeks) for Independence Week, Thanksgiving, and end-of-year holidays
  • 401k Plan
  • Parental Leave
  • Wellness stipend
  • Technology stipend
  • Individual training and educational spending
  • Pet insurance
  • TuneIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. To determine your compensation, we take a market-based approach, meaning pay may vary depending on your location, and we also carefully consider several factors, such as job-related knowledge, skills, and professional experience.

    The expected salary for this position ranges from $166,000/yr in our lowest geographic market up to $249,500/yr in our highest geographic market and may be modified in the future.

    The compensation package also includes a wide range of medical plans, a flexible PTO policy, parental leave, various stipends, and other benefits listed above, as well as an attractive equity package.


    About TuneIn

    TuneIn, the world’s leading live streaming service, brings together live sports, news, music, podcasts, and radio from around the globe. With more than 75 million monthly active users, TuneIn is one of the most widely used streaming audio platforms in the world. TuneIn broadcasts over 100,000 owned & operated and partner radio stations and boasts more than 5.7 million podcasts. With premiere distribution across 200 platforms and connected devices, TuneIn empowers listeners to ‘hear’ what they love wherever ‘here’ might be. TuneIn Premium subscribers get exclusive access to commercial-free news from top networks like CNN, Fox News Radio, MSNBC, CNBC, and Bloomberg, as well as live NHL, college sports programming, and commercial-free music channels. For more information, please visit us at or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

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