CLEAR is hiring a

Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

New York, United States

CLEAR’s mission is to strengthen security and create frictionless experiences for consumers.  We believe you are you and by using your biometrics - your fingerprints, eyes, and face - we keep you moving.  Imagine a world where you can do virtually everything you need to – breeze through the airport, buy a beer at the game, check-in at the doctor’s office, access your office building, and more – without ever pulling out your wallet or phone. Now in 60+ airports and other venues nationwide, you are your ID, credit card, ticket, reservation and more with CLEAR.

We’re defining and leading an entirely new industry, obsessing over our customers, and investing in great people to lead the way. Recently named on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 List and winner of the SXSW Interactive Innovation Award, we're working tirelessly to create frictionless customer experiences for our 4+ million members across the country.

We are seeking a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to accelerate building and scaling our innovative systems that support our growing identity platform. In this role, you will build a fully automated infrastructure by leveraging cutting-edge technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, and Terraform. The ideal candidate for this role approaches the job with systems engineering discipline, obtains and analyzes data to identify trouble spots and optimization opportunities, and applies software development practices to improve the reliability of CLEAR’s platform and services. To succeed in this role you need to be passionate about making constant incremental improvements to systems, laser focused on availability and performance, and driven to automate all the things.


What You Will Do:

  • Design, build and evolve our production cloud infrastructure, strategically employing automation, and infrastructure-as-code (IaC). Use depth of cloud experience to put together elegant designs that the team will enjoy supporting.
  • Incident and problem management including timely problem identification, successful resolution, and root-cause analysis
  • Design, build and evolve our code pipelines, designing and building automation in order to enable agile software development, using self-service where possible.
  • Partner with the Site Reliability Engineering team to improve efficiency and  effectiveness of our monitoring and alerting platform
  • Embed and work cross-functionally with SRE, Security and Engineering teams 
  • Exercise and promote security best practices throughout your workflow.

Who You Are:

  • You have 3+ years of experience working with and troubleshooting Linux operating systems
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc)
  • You are passionate about making better software and continuously improving the development, integration, and deployment processes
  • You are passionate about making better software and continuously improving the development, integration, and deployment processes
  • You have experience supporting high traffic and public facing websites, applications, and services
  • You have heavily utilized scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python or Ruby) in your toolkit
  • You possess exceptional communication skills - written and verbal and are able to communicate cross functionally with both technical and non technical audiences
  • You love problem solving and thrive in environments of both high collaboration and strong autonomy
  • Strong working knowledge of containers, container orchestration, and AWS environment and tools.
  • Strong expertise in monitoring tools (AppDynamics/App Insights/Sumo Logic/etc.)

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