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Sr DevOps Engineer

  • Location: Portland, Oregon, 94105
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

  • Function: DevOps
  • Job Ref: 202705
Role: Senior DevOps Engineer
Location: Remote 100%
Direct Hire role

Job Description

Ready for a challenge?  Our amazing SaaS client is rapidly scaling and seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer to help elevate our enterprise communications platform used by the largest companies in the world with the most technically complex environments you can find. 


  • Design, develop and deliver scalable and automated services and architecture - Infrastructure as code
  • Architect, design and implement solutions with cloud native solutions within AWS
  • Automate software delivery pipelines for various applications and services
  • Ensure full-stack software solutions are architected and delivered using industry-leading DevOps best practices and technologies (immutable infrastructure, infrastructure-as-code, version control on everything, self-healing applications)
  • Collaborate to define best practices and standards around DevOps and service resilience
  • Create reusable automation libraries that can be applied across the enterprise
  • Develop usage standards, user self-service designs, and reporting on application KPIs
  • Identify gaps, suggest improvements and coordinate monitoring, alerting and logging of improvements
  • Participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
  • Troubleshoot production issues and perform on-call duties

The Ideal Candidate

  • Cloud Experience:
  • Has 4+ years of operating on large scale production environments (AWS required).
  • AWS core services experience (EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, API Gateway, EKS)
  • Has demonstrable knowledge of DevOps in an Enterprise setting, specifically within AWS (AWS EKS/Docker/Container/Helm technology experience highly preferred).
  • Experience with CircleCI or other common CI/CD platforms
  • Problem Solving:
  • Very strong troubleshooting skills with AWS, Kubernetes, and Linux; ideally when under high pressure situations
  • Deals well with ambiguous or undefined problems? ability to think abstractly and guide others
  • Is comfortable performing requirements analysis, interfacing with stakeholders of various levels and documenting solutions

Technical Acumen:

  • Has the ability to articulate technical topics to non-technical audiences both in writing, in diagrams, and in person
  • Doesn’t mind talking with prospects or customers to walk through the technical and security aspects of the platform
  • Has an affinity for security and privacy
  • Team Adoption
  • Displays strong leadership and communication skills; be clear and concise
  • Is an energetic team player who works well across the business and readily adapts to change
  • Confident of your skills, abilities and willing to share what you know, while learning from others
  • Has familiarity with working in a remote/distributed team