Devops Engineer

Remote /
Operations – IT /
About Trail of Bits
Trail of Bits helps secure the world’s most targeted organizations and products. We combine high-end security research with a real-world attacker mentality to reduce risk and fortify code.
As a cybersecurity research and consulting firm, we serve clients in the defense, tech, finance, and blockchain industries. We help with their most difficult security challenges by designing and building new technology, researching new techniques to advance the state of practice, and reviewing the security of the latest available technology products before they hit the market.

Our team consumes, produces, and presents research as a natural part of doing business. When we make new discoveries or developments, we strive to share our knowledge and release our tools as open source. It’s a practice that’s earned us industry accolades and helped contribute to our double-digit bottom-line growth.

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated Infrastructure Devops Engineer to join our team. We believe much of operations can be evolved, automated and tested like any kind of code. The Infrastructure Devops Engineer will focus on day to day operations while they learn to automate and build bigger solutions. They will simultaneously focus on ensuring our internal tools are running at the level our operations and engineering teams expect. They will take excellent care of our internal teams by providing high quality support of internal tools. This role will be a key team member to help solve pain points and ensure operational excellence and efficiency and Trail of Bits.


    • Define opportunities to evolve our IT infrastructure.
    • Deploy, configure, monitor and maintain cloud infrastructure.
    • Develop and deploy high quality, scalable and secure systems that automate engineering and operations processes.
    • Implement and enforce security standards as required by our information security policies.
    • Execute and improve the infrastructure deployment and patch processes.
    • Use code reviews and other means to ensure high quality output.
    • Lead and manage performance testing and benchmarking.
    • Manage the monitoring and reporting processes, responding to incidents in a timely manner.
    • Follow, document, maintain and improve proceduresEnsure documentation  and process are tested and audit ready 
    • Support for internal toolsDevelop and maintain q&a repository related to internal tools
    • Host office hours
    • SaaS software management
    • Setup and integrate new systems w/ SSO
    • Maintain all Software Vendors
    • GitHub: Curation, maintenance, continuous integration 
    • Google Workspace Administration- back up/ coverage as needed
    • Endpoint device management- back up / coverage as needed
    • Test, deploy, and maintain endpoint monitoring software


    • 3+ years of experience as a devops engineer with experience handling cloud infrastructure.
    • Programming experience and proficiency a must
    • Experience deploying and managing cloud services company wide 
    • Experience writing security standard operating procedure documentation for systemsSOC2 and CMMC compliance knowledge 
    • Familiarity with the 110 security controls of NIST SP 800-171
    • Experience with end user technical support 
    • Problem solving, a can do mentality with the willingness to take initiative to solve proactively and the recognition that there are always multiple answers to any problem.
    • Communication, an ability to engage in constructive dialogue to find the best path forward and effectively share and document solutions.

Benefits for US employees

    • Multiple generous health, vision, and dental insurance plans including no-monthly-premium options supporting individuals and families through JustWorks.
    • Ancillary benefits including life and disability insurance, pre-tax commuter benefits, free Citi Bike membership, access to a HealthAdvocate, a healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA), and a free One Medical membership.
    • 4 months paid parental leave.
    • 401k with 5% company matching through Betterment.
    • Moving expenses: $5,000 one-time.
    • Charitable donations matching up to $2,000.
    • One time $1,000 at home office expense stipend.
    • $500/year personal learning & development budget. 
    • Executive coaching for managers and above.
    • Options for co-working space (some restrictions may apply). 
    • Bonuses for recruiting, public speaking, tool releases, blog posts, academic posters, proposals, and whit-epapers, and end-of-year bonuses based on company, team, and personal performance.
    • 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) per year.
    • 15 company holidays per year.
    • Carbon offsets for your personal and corporate carbon emissions through Project Wren.
    • Manage your student loans right alongside your 401(k) in Betterment.

Benefits for Canadian employees

    • Premium health, vision, and dental insurance plans.
    • Life/AD&D Insurance options, as well as short- and long-term disability insurance plans.
    • RRSP plan with 5% company matching.
    • Charitable donation matching up to USD $2000.
    • Bonuses for recruiting, public speaking, tool releases, blog posts, academic posters, proposals, and whitepapers, and end-of-year bonuses based on company, team, and personal performance.
    • 10 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 days of sick time per year.
    • 14 company holidays including provincial statutory holidays and select US holidays per year.
    • Carbon offsets for your personal and corporate carbon emissions through Project Wren.
Dedication to diversity, equity & inclusion
Trail of Bits is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace where our employees can thrive and be themselves! We welcome all persons into our community. We embrace the diversity of gender, gender identity or expression, race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical and mental disabilities, medical condition, genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, marital status, family care or medical leave status, military or veteran status, or perceived membership in any of these groups.