SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. SFX’s mission is to enable EMC by providing fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery and digital connectivity with our content and the broader EMC community. SFX was born out of the technology revolution, as the music industry evolved into DJ- and producer-led creations driven by social and digital consumer media. SFX produces and promotes a growing portfolio of live events that includes leading brands such as Tomorrowland, TomorrowWorld, Mysteryland, Sensation, Stereosonic, Electric Zoo, Disco Donnie Presents, Life in Color, Nature One, Mayday and Ruhr-in-Love. SFX also operates Beatport, the principal online resource for EMC DJs and a trusted destination for the growing EMC community to discover and stream music, follow DJs and keep abreast of news, information and events, in addition to offering year-round entertainment to EMC fans around the globe through other digital assets.

The SFX team prides itself on building fast, responsive and engaging web applications to connect EDM fans together with the music, artists and each other.

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our team working on an exciting new music platform! We are looking for someone with a strong background in infrastructure as code, task automation, and a focus on stability and maintainability of server environments.

This is a full time position, and we accept remote workers within the United States!


Direct ownership for scaling systems

Capacity management for all environments

Supporting dev and test infrastructure for the team

Implementing best practices (server configuration, security, etc)

Staying current on software updates for technologies in use and determine appropriate timelines for upgrades

Reporting on the state of the infrastructure and making recommendations for change as appropriate

Working closely with the team to ensure the needs of the platform are defined and met


You definitely:

Are an expert in Linux system administration

Have experience with the AWS stack (EC2, S3, ELB, ElastiCache, CloudFront, RDS, IAM, SES)

Have experience deploying, maintaining, and scaling Web applications

Get a kick out of defining and working on infrastructure as code

Enjoy collaborating with developers to design, build, deploy, and evolve sophisticated systems

Have proficiency in at least one scripting language (Python, Ruby, Bash, whatever)

Have proficiency with at least one configuration management framework (Chef, Salt, Ansible, Puppet, etc) and have opinions on their relative strengths and weaknesses

Understand the Unix philosophy

Have opinions on the right way to do things, and are comfortable sharing them, respectfully and collaboratively


It would be nice if you:

Have experience configuring, deploying, operating, and maintaining sophisticated relational databases, including replication

Have an interest in, or want to learn more about, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment



Highly competitive compensation package

Flex Schedule

An Employee Development Program, including a budget for conferences and classes

Creative outlets for side projects, including hackathons and lab days

VIP Access to select music events

The opportunity to work with new and emerging technologies

Relocation stipend

We have a culture of collaboration and mentorship. We are always helping one another -someone almost always has the answer for any question you’ve got

Weekly company lunch


About SFX:

SFX is the platform for the EDM revolution. With the leading festivals in the world, like Tomorrowland, the leading online destination, Beatport, and FX1, the marketing solutions agency for the millennial generation, SFX delivers the most exciting work environment for people in contemporary music, arts, culture and technology.

Our culture is open and entrepreneurial. Entertainment is fun, and we think work should be too.

How to Apply:

Please send a short note introducing yourself and why this position appeals to you. Include a resume and samples of your work.

SFX is an equal opportunity employer. SFX recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.