PreciseTarget DevOps Engineer


PreciseTarget is first and foremost, a data science company helping retailers acquire, engage and reactivate inactive customers. We’ve taken a programmatic approach, using billions of SKUs and consumer transactions to create the first suite of cross-merchant data products to describe US consumers’ retail buying taste.  And, the good news is that we are growing! We’re seeking a DevOps Engineer with strong AWS experience to join our technology team. The DevOps Engineer will work closely with software engineering in support of our big data analytics and SaaS applications.

Who We Are

We are a small vibrant team and we thrive on figuring out hard problems.  Our leadership team includes people with deep experience in startups, — our founder, Rob McGovern, started CareerBuilder, which grew to $1 billion in revenue.  Our team is a diverse set of great minds of all ages who are committed to putting data to work for consumer businesses.

We are located in downtown Bethesda – convenient to Metro, seven coffee shops and dozens of restaurants.  We have a great benefits package: salary + stock, liberal design-it-yourself vacation plan, free lunch four days a week, and we’ll pay for your commute, whether you metro, drive, walk, or ride your bike.


What You’ll Do

  • Set up and maintain automated CI-CD pipeline
    • Automate build, deployment and testing of multiple products
  • Maintain the PreciseTarget AWS environment
  • Primary responsibility for production operations
  • Other IT support functions


We are committed to building a diverse team of motivated, independent thinkers who thrive on innovation and fast-paced environments.  Candidates for this position should have:

  • Minimum 3 years experience working in a DevOps role in support of a software engineering organization
  • Strong Linux/Unix Administration background
  • Demonstrated experience with PostgreSQL administration, and working knowledge of SQL
  • Proven experience setting up and working with:
    • Jenkins pipelines
    • GitHub
    • AWS – VPC, EC2, S3, EMR, ELB, Route53, and CloudFormation
    • VPN setup and administration
  • Experience with Kubernetes preferred
  • AWS Associate Solutions Architect Certification preferred
  • Minimum 1-year experience working in a production operations environment

What Now?

To apply please submit your resume here.

PreciseTarget is an equal opportunity employer. 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.