Software Engineer, Cloud Operations

Austin, Texas /
Engineering /
Full Time
This is a remote position where a candidate can reside in the following states. New York, California, Texas, Washington, Washington, D.C, Illinois, Georgia, Connecticut , Iowa, Virginia, Michigan, Maryland, Arizona or Missouri.

Esper is creating the system of record for public policy to improve transparency and data in the public sector. This is a remote position and we’re looking for experienced software engineers to join our team and help us scale our product. As an early team member, you can expect to contribute through:

• 3+ years of experience in a dedicated SRE or DevOps role
• Experience with automation and internal tools development
• Expertise in modern application and system monitoring techniques using tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, and AWS CloudWatch
• Experience validating the reliability and security of web services
• Desire to own and operate critical infrastructure components in areas around monitoring, release and deployment, networking, and security
• Strong communication skills - you will be working closely with all of engineering to enable the rapid development and delivery of reliable, secure software
• Ability to write clear, detailed technical documentation

• Experience managing infrastructure on AWS or similar cloud providers
• Experience building GitOps pipelines
• Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
• Experience with Hashicorp Terraform
• Expertise in cloud security best practices

Perks and Benefits:
- Being a part of an innovative and collaborative team that will both support and challenge you
- Significant opportunity for growth and ownership and to shape Esper for the long-term
- Competitive salary and equity at a growing early-stage company
- Paid holidays & unlimited PTO
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Generous parental & sick leave
- 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
- Short/Long term disability & life insurance
- Flexible spending account (FSA)
- Work anniversary equity grants
- Monthly stipend to offset remote work expenses
- Office equipment allowance
- Paid Time Off to participate in volunteer/community events