• Location: USA, California, Mountain View
  • Salary: US$140000 - US$170000 per annum
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 17th May, 2019
  • Reference: MR051719_1558111918
Senior DevOps Engineer - Mountainview, CA

I'm currently working with a rapidly growing SaaS based organization that is in the process of building their cloud operations team. Ideally, my client is looking to bring on a handful of Sr Cloud Engineers to establish a robust internal division for the future. As the first of a few hires, you will be responsible for helping maintain the integrity of their customer-facing application, working to further their Docker & Kubernetes containers, improve their CI/CD pipelines and leading this group they call DevOps.


* Incident resolution and the ability to stop, drop, and fix issues as soon as they arise
* Implement tools that are needed to run robust operations
* Establish monitoring and logging, make the systems robust and meaningful
* Automate infrastructure provisioning and scaling
* Enable self-healing of application to improve availability
* Writing specs and drive technical solution's implementation
* Driving improvements in the product by working with product management and engineering
* Work with security team on defining and implementing security controls

Required experience:

* Technologies like AWS, Kubernetes, Kafka, Postgres, Risk, Vault
* Ansible, Terraform, Cloud Formation
* Passion about automating and reducing toil
* Resolving incidents, driving postmortems and improvements, and being on call
* Understanding of security requirements necessary to operate in public cloud
* Securing OSes using standards like NIST, CIS, and rolling out patched images at a regular frequency

Background desired:

* Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, and ability to communicate concepts to both technical and nontechnical audience
* Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams and thrive in a fast-paced growing company
* Strong project management skills and technology expertise
* Strong problem-solving skills
* Bachelor's degree in STEM field is a huge plus


* Up to $170,000 depending on experience
* Remote work flexibility
* Stock options
* Unlimited PTO Structure
* Gym/Health/Wellness Stipend