Lead DevOps Engineer

New York
Tech
Full-Time
The Job
As the lead DevOps engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our AWS infrastructure and supporting Boost's software platform. As one of the early hires, you will have direct influence on the culture and direction of the DevOps team. Some of the things you will do:

- Implement and maintain cloud resources to support the software engineering team
- Design, build, and maintain automation software, scripts, and tools
- Collaborate with software engineers to ensure important metrics are monitored
- Help steer architectural decisions
- Manage and improve CI/CD process
- Develop strong understanding of the Boost platform and its intra-service interactions

Who you are
Our ideal candidate is a creative self-starter who leads by example and has extensive experience in architecting resilient, scalable cloud infrastructure.  You have a proven track record of improving system performance and ensuring reliable operations. You have a strong sense of ownership and you are comfortable with learning new technologies and finding pragmatic applications for them. You take pride in your work and you have a high level of attention to detail.

Your qualifications

    • 5+ years of DevOps or related experience
    • Strong background in established engineering practices
    • Deep understanding of AWS services
    • Experience with Terraform or other IaC solutions
    • Experience with scripting languages, preferably Python and Bash
    • Creative problem solving and good design decisions that worked in production
    • Experience working with Kubernetes and Docker
    • Experience supporting multiple AWS regions
    • Experience working with RabbitMQ

Technologies we work with

    • AWS
    • Kong
    • Python
    • Postgres
    • Kubernetes, Docker, EKS
    • RabbitMQ