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Senior DevOps Engineer

Virtual Req #767
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The Senior DevOps Engineer will be part of a group responsible for designing, building, automating, monitoring, fixing, and enhancing all of the infrastructure and tools used by our engineering organization and to run our SaaS-based Application.

Duties/Responsibilities/Primary Function:

List the essential job duties that are specific to the position.

  • Designing, configuring, and growing our AWS and containerized infrastructure
  • Being a part of the overall development team working at that blurry line between application and infrastructure
  • Expanding and improving our container orchestration environment (Kubernetes / AWS EKS)
  • Creating automation and developing infrastructure-as-code
  • Improving our continuous integration and deployment system
  • Enhancing our monitoring platform
  • Assisting with infrastructure support, security, monitoring, and incident response
  • Participating in a business-hours on-call rotation

Required Skills/Abilities/Profile:

  • Strong working knowledge of AWS services including Cloudformation, Lambda functions, EC2 Autoscaling, IAM, VPC management, Cloudwatch, and Cloudtrail
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
  • Experience using, building, and supporting continuous integration systems, especially Jenkins
  • Experience with linux containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECS, AWS EKS)
  • Software development / substantial scripting experience including following an SDLC (Python preferred)
  • Use of monitoring solutions including logs, metrics, synthetic transactions, and site performance as well as conducting infrastructure capacity and load tests
  • Experience treating infrastructure as code, working in an agile environment, and using revision versioning systems (git)
  • Prior experience in a senior technical role producing high quality software and services by leading code reviews, advocating for technical standards, and proposing improvements to the overall SDLC

Education and Experience:


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelors/OR Masters required
  • At least five years related experience required

Physical Requirements:

  • Remote position


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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $130,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $140,000.00