Job Description

Position Summary:

We are a fast-growing FinTech company that is looking for a highly skilled Senior DevOps Engineer to join our team. As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our organization's DevOps infrastructure. You will work closely with development, security, and operations teams to ensure that our systems are secure, reliable, and scalable.

The Senior DevOps Engineer should be quick to grasp new concepts, thoroughly explore the depths of an issue, and be persistent in understanding the root cause of issues.  This role requires strong interpersonal skills due to continual interaction with managers and users with varying technical backgrounds in a fast-paced work environment.

Here is what you'll be responsible for:

  • Design, implement, and maintain our organization's cloud infrastructure, including CI/CD pipelines, automation tools, and monitoring systems in AWS.

  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that our applications are reliable and scalable in a secure and compliant manner.

  • Lead the deployment and maintenance of Kubernetes clusters, ensuring efficient resource utilization, scalability, and high availability.

  • Develop, maintain, and optimize Helm charts for deploying and managing containerized applications.

  • Manage and configure Kafka clusters. Work closely with security teams to ensure that our systems meet security standards and regulations such as SOX and FFIEC.

  • Monitor and optimize the performance of systems and applications.

  • Automate the deployment and configuration of systems and applications.

  • Act as a technical leader to recommend impactful design and process changes to ensure the success of the platform.

  • Responsible for the technical design and implementation of SLOs and SLIs to ensure we are meeting our customer’s expectations.

  • Continuously evaluate and implement new technologies and tools to improve our DevOps processes.

What you need to have to be successful:

The successful candidate will possess business operations experience and skills, leadership expertise, analytical and critical thinking skills, and attention to detail.  Additionally, the ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • Technical certification in AWS or related technologies highly desirable

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an IT support role with strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Comprehensive experience with AWS services including a solid understanding of S3, EBS, EC2, ECS, EKS, ELB/ALB, IAM, VPC, RDS, CloudTrail, and CloudWatch, KMS, Secrets Manager, Route53.

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Helm Charts.

  • Experience working with production Kafka clusters.

  • Recent experience with Terraform and CI/CD processes in a production environment.

  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals and network requirements for a hybrid cloud environment.

  • Experience working within Agile software development methodology.

  • Experience with Linux server operating systems

  • Ability to generate and maintain technical documentation is required.

More Required Skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of IT concepts, best practices and procedures.

  • Self motivated with the ability to work individually or in a team.

  • Ability to leverage tools to perform day-to-day administration tasks, root-cause analysis and service restoration (such as backup, restore, failover, log interpretation, and performance monitoring).

  • Ability to multitask and manages work effectively by prioritizing own assignments, schedules, and meetings resulting in timely completion of work.

  • High degree of personal integrity.

  • The applicant should eager to learn and obtain technical certification.

  • Must be able to receive and follow instructions given by management.

  • Must have the ability develop solutions to unique problems.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here maybe encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be physically capable to stoop, bend, lift up to 20 lbs to place technology supplies and computers and related equipment onto racks, desks, counters and into cabinets and onto storage shelves, etc.

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).

  • Ability to work in a confined area.

  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. Occasional stooping or kneeling may be necessary.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and telephone.

  • Specific vision abilities are required by this job due to computer work.

  • Regular, predictable attendance is required.

Compensation range for the position:

141,000 - 218,500 Annually

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