DevOps Engineer (Remote)

Toronto, Canada /
Engineering & Tech /
About KOHO
KOHO is a quickly scaling FinTech company backed by leading investors and advisors from around the world. We started KOHO because we believe in doing two things:

Democratizing access to the best financial products and giving everyone a great financial foundation.

Since our journey began 5 years ago, we’ve raised more the $60M, grown the KOHO Collective to over 100 employees and created accounts for more than 250,000 Canadians.

About the Role
As a DevOps Engineer at KOHO, you will be part of the platform team that builds and automates the infrastructure for KOHO as well as the tools to help increase the velocity of the engineering teams. This involves supporting thousands of users in an event-driven Golang service system, that has integrations with 3rd parties, a multi-cloud data pipeline and B2B architecture.

Please Note: This is a remote position based in Canada that is available to those who are legally entitled to work in Canada.


    • Practice the KOHO values
    • Implement shared infrastructure used by all services and teams within the KOHO platform
    • Influence overall objectives and long-range goals of your team
    • Champion, define and improve our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a distributed, event-driven system
    • Provide mentorship for less experienced developers on your team
    • Support and advise software engineering teams in the design of scalable services
    • Participate in rotating on-call duties, including incident management

Desired Skills & Experience

    • Containers and container orchestration (e.g. Docker, ECS)
    • Cloud-based services (e.g. AWS, GCP) 
    • Infrastructure-as-a-code tools (CloudFormation, Terraform)
    • CI/CD Pipelines (Jenkins)
    • Logging, Monitoring, and Alerting tools (Prometheus, ELK)
    • Scripting experience
    • Experience solving problems and resolving outages in a large scale production environment

Nice-to-have Skills

    • Go
    • Kubernetes
    • Postgres
    • RabbitMQ
    • Event Sourcing
    • Staged Event-Driven Architecture (SEDA)
    • Domain-Driven Design (DDD)
Joining the (lovely!) KOHO Team

We invest time and resources into making sure KOHO is as good as the people we hire. Our culture is one of collaboration, creativity, and diverse perspective. Here are some of the reasons we attract the best people:

Balance Your Life - Unlimited PTO, generous vacation, and a lifestyle spending account
Level Up - Access to an in-house certified performance coach
Reach Your Goals - Salary assessments twice a year, annual training allowance
The KOHO Culture - We have won 5 "Great Place to Work ®" awards since 2019

The Fine Print

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and uniqueness at our company.

KOHO is trusted with highly sensitive information. Upon joining the team, you may be asked to undergo security screening including a criminal record check.