ID5 is hiring a

Senior DevOps Engineer (Infrastructure)


ID5’s mission is to improve online advertising by making it more privacy-compliant and by ensuring that publishers attract advertising budgets to sustain their business and provide free content and services to consumers. The digital advertising ecosystem is disrupted by the continued rise of global platforms like Google and Facebook: they capture most advertising investments from brands and use these resources to monopolize technical innovation for their commercial advantage. ID5 provides the advertising ecosystem with a transparent, privacy-compliant identity solution to help publishers and their monetization partners to compete with these tech giants and to thrive.

Do you want to work for a dynamic and disruptive start-up that views the current shifts in the market as an opportunity to make a strong difference? If you share our ambition to make digital advertising a better place, we would love to hear from you!

About this role:

Online Advertising might not be the World's sweetheart, but our mission is to keep the Internet free of charge while respecting data privacy. Probabilistic user matching algorithms are at the center of ID5's core identity solutions. Those algorithms are based on machine learning technologies and we are currently intensifying our engineering strategy in this area by broadening our Data Science team. As a Senior DevOps Engineer (Infrastructure), you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of a high traffic environment. You will take charge of projects focusing on increasing the stability, scalability, availability, and observability of our platform. All while working towards higher efficiency for our infrastructure, and development practices. You will actively participate in all stages of a feature or product’s lifecycle by working closely with our founders, engineering, and product teams.

Your responsibilities and functions:

  • You own ID5's infrastructure and ensure its stability, reliability, scalability, and observability 
  • Participate in an on-call rotation
  • Take part in working to establish best practices and principles 
  • Ensure our platform is observable focusing on key predictive metrics
  • Develop fault-tolerant, scalable, and highly available systems 
  • Perform routine application maintenance tasks, including creating requirements and procedures for implementing routine maintenance and troubleshooting existing systems for errors and resolving them
  • Participate in technical design discussions

Your qualifications

  • Several years of operational experience in maintaining SaaS/DaaS/ML platforms supporting a highly available, large scale production environment
  • An educational background in Infrastructure Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a similar quantitative field
  • Deep understanding of DevOps principles
  • Equally comfortable in operating within both bare-metal and Cloud environments
  • Experienced in designing and implementing highly scalable infrastructure
  • Operational experience with Elasticsearch and optionally with Cassandra
  • Comfortable writing automation tooling (Python, Bash, Go, etc..)
  • Experience implementing CI/CD
  • Comfortable with Infrastructure as Code, and automation tooling (Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, etc.) 
  • Enjoys collaborating with others remotely and has excellent communication skills 
  • Loves learning about new technologies and related tools to introduce to the company to grow the product and development environment
  • Comfortable working in a small, highly agile, intensely iterative software development process

What we offer to our talent

  • Remote working: you can work from anywhere in the world
  • A competitive compensation package, including stock options in ID5
  • WeWork membership and option to work from different WeWork locations
  • Regular offsites to enjoy face-to-face time and to bond further with your colleagues
  • A dynamic environment that offers room for growth and development to all employees
  • A friendly, international, and multicultural team
  • We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are passionate about creating an inclusive environment in which all employees can thrive

More about ID5

Launched in September 2017, ID5 currently employs 28 people and works with premium publishers, including Mail Online, Cafe Media, DPG Media, Figaro, Prisma Media, Discovery, Future Publishing, ad tech platforms, and advertisers globally. The company recently raised $6 million USD in Series A funding and is now focused on expanding the business globally, increasing its footprint globally, and hiring the best talent to support its growth plans.

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