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DevOps Engineer

Company: Boulder Heavy Industries
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Boulder Heavy Industries (BHI) is seeking a DevOps Engineer to join our team. The role is focused on an exciting opportunity in content moderation technology that supports social networks and public feeds ( Your role will have a direct impact on making social postings positive for their users while lessening harmful content and negativity. You will contribute to our continued success and help pave the way towards technologies in machine learning and AI. Your work will be seen across major platforms and by well-known brands.

You will be joining a talented team who likes to have fun but takes their engineering work seriously. You don't need to be the best cloud engineer in the industry. Your experience, ideas, adaptability, and willingness to learn will be rewarded with great culture and a team that respects your hard work. We are looking for a talented and professional engineer, bring it. Remote Role: If you do not live in our beautiful state of Colorado, we are open to 100% remote candidates in most states. The ideal candidate

- Has a strong entrepreneurial spirit - Strong hands-on knowledge of the AWS ecosystem and stays up to date on new offerings. - Security and compliance focused mindset - Able to provide on-call and after-hours support - Pushes the boundaries of our current technology - Is comfortable architecting and implementing solutions with modern tech stacks - Highly motivated and resourceful, able to navigate complex issues independently - Great team player - Thirst for knowledge - A sense of humor! The drier the better--- A Day in the Life - Perform complex systems design, development, and integration - Write clean, reusable infrastructure as code - Troubleshoot bugs and infrastructure issues - Collaborate with development and product teams to deliver value to our customers - Proactively monitors logs, performance metrics, and alerts - Proactively identify security flaws and vulnerabilities, and partner with engineering to come up with remediation plans - Provide Level of Effort (LOE) estimates for requirements - Track project tasks, provide status updates and ensure tasks completed on schedule - Contribute to process improvements, including researching and introducing new tooling - Guide implementation of best practices for application design/development/deployment - Strong Agile work ethic - Ability to contribute productively to a fast-paced development team, delivering demonstrable work in 2-week sprints .

Here's what you need to get our attention

  • 2+ years proven work experience in a Cloud Engineer or DevOps role
  • 1-2 years' experience building and maintaining multi-tier applications in AWS (ECS, EKS, EC2, CloudWatch, Lambda, SQS, SNS, ALB, RDS, Code Pipeline, DynamoDB)
  • Ability to plan and architect systems in AWS that meet the 5 pillars of the AWS well-architected framework (Operational excellence, security, reliability, performance efficiency, and cost optimization)
  • You enjoy challenging work - great systems are not easy and you're always hungry for a serious win.
  • You have an approachable yet professional personality, you communicate well and can articulate points within a complex issue.
  • Bachelor's in computer science, Engineering or related degree - or equivalent work experience: If you have a four-year degree, that's great; we care more about your past experience and ability to do the job, so please apply even if you don't have a degree Here's what will make us call you for sure
    • Experience provisioning and managing AWS infrastructure with Terraform
    • Strong understanding of networking fundamentals (subnetting, routing, firewalls)
    • AWS Professional Certifications
    • Knowledgeable in using software development / automation (Python / PowerShell / Go) to solve problems
    • Skilled with Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL)
    • Familiarity with container and container orchestration technologies (Kubernetes)
    • Proficiency with CI/CD tools (we use Jenkins and AWS CodePipeline)
    • Experience with monitoring tooling (we use Prometheus, CloudWatch, and Zabbix)
    • Knowledge of building and managing distributed systems Here's what will make us call you for sure, but you don't need all of these:
      • Configuration management (Ansible, SaltStack, or Puppet)
      • Knowledge of Golang 1.12+
      • Open-source advocate
      • Database administration (Postgres, MongoDB)
      • Data pipeline or ETL engineering
      • Background in writing technical documentation Compensation DOE: $95,000-$110,000 And if we haven't convinced you yet, here is why you'll want to be part of our team: We aren't just in the most beautiful city in the world (in our humble opinion), but a place where fun isn't a 4-letter word:
        • We have top-notch engineering culture with team members who have your back!
        • 100% remote or you may come into our beautiful offices if you're near Boulder, CO (our in-house happy hours are always fun).
        • Time off is as important as hard work! Salaried employees are on a Flex PTO plan and hourly employees receive a standard 15 days of PTO, with increasing accruals the longer they stay with us.
        • Generous holidays including a reduced schedule between Christmas and New Year's.
        • We make sure our team is well cared for with strong health plans - We even cover our employees' dental and vision premiums!
        • Access to Flexible Spending Accounts Plan
        • Matching traditional and Roth 401k
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Supplemental leave: self-care and family first!
        • 4-week paid sabbatical after 10 years of service
        • Life Insurance
        • Travel Assistance and more
        • Dogs are welcome COME AS YOU ARE: your gender, your gods, your sex life, your skin color or your big shot uncle don't make a difference here. BHI, LLC is a progressive and open-minded meritocracy. If you're smart and good at what you do, come as you are. PI175558281

Keywords: Boulder Heavy Industries, Boulder , DevOps Engineer, Engineering , Boulder, Colorado

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