Intersection is hiring a

DevOps Engineer, Transit

New York, United States

Intersection's Transit Team is searching for an experienced DevOps Engineer. You will play an integral role on our team, jumping between architecture, deployment, implementation and infrastructure management. The candidate will work closely with other team members to grow and streamline our collective capability. The position requires a strong background in systems and development operations and expert skills in AWS.


  • To design, build, and maintain client infrastructure and project deployments in AWS and on dedicated server hardware. 
  • Evolve infrastructure, server, deployment strategies and testing to support projects requiring robust and stable solutions and quick R&D cycles. 
  • Keen ability to understand the needs of the business and our clients, to work with engineers and product managers, and to ensure the infrastructure and deployment methods help to achieve team and client objectives. 
  • Help make our development practices better and reduce friction from idea to deployment. 
  • Ability to write deployment scripts, debug applications (from the infrastructure side), evaluate new technologies and bring forth new ideas for continuous improvement. 
  • Drive the process in which our DevOps operates and iterates/releases. 
  • Collaborate closely with the managers of Network, Desktop, Strategic Consulting, and Development teams to share ideas and approach projects in a unified way.

Ideal Candidate:

  • You are smart, intellectually curious and self-motivated to learn new things and stay abreast of top technical trends. You have worked with Linux/Unix deployments in the cloud and on dedicated hardware where reliability was critical. You have designed, monitored, supported, and managed scalable and fault-tolerant systems. 
  • You are comfortable working as a member of a team, working with other members to establish team standards, mentor those junior to you, discuss the pros and cons of tools and technical approaches with all team members. 
  • You have experience with continuous integration, log collection and analysis, builds and performance monitoring/tuning of your infrastructure. 
  • You enjoy working with engineers to make the software development process as painless as possible. 
  • You are comfortable writing scripts in languages such as bash or python and have experience with configuration management systems such as Chef or Puppet. 
  • You are extremely reliable and comfortable working in an open and collaborative environment.

About the Transit Team:

The transit team at Intersection builds products for transit agencies such as the MTA On The Go kiosk. We’re a group of developers, ad operations, QA, product manager, and field engineers. The candidate will support the team in developing and delivering these products in both on-premise environments and cloud (AWS currently). We’re looking for someone to work very closely with us as a fully integrated member of the team who can help us evolve processes from beginning ideas through deployment and maintenance. We use agile/adaptive processes.

About Intersection:

Intersection is a technology and media company committed to improving the urban experience at the convergence of digital and physical worlds.

Our unique set of assets focus on leveraging emerging trends in technology to improve quality of life in cities as well as create products to grow and develop businesses. With 12 offices, media in 60 markets, and 500+ people across the United States, we carry expertise in:

  • Technology & Innovation
  • Engineering
  • Design
  • Advertising & Media
  • Strategy
  • Data

Our work spans across a variety of markets in cities, government, mass transit, airports and airlines, cultural institutions, retail, and telecommunication providers.

Intersection is the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. By providing up to 10,000 communication hubs for City residents and visitors with free public Wi-Fi, access to communications, information and municipal services across the City, Intersection aims to create an array of solutions to help make cities around the world more livable and connected.

Intersection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.