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StartupAZ Collective

Senior DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Postscript is redefining marketing for ecommerce companies. By introducing SMS as an entirely new channel for ecommerce stores to engage, retain, and convert their customer base, brands are seeing huge ROI with Postscript. Backed by Greylock, Y Combinator and other top investors, Postscript is growing fast and looking for remarkable people to help build a world class organization.

We are seeking a talented and experienced DevOps Infrastructure Engineer to join our dynamic team. As a mid-senior level professional, you will play a pivotal role in managing and optimizing our cloud infrastructure, primarily using AWS. You will be instrumental in implementing pre-designed infrastructure and deployment patterns, collaborating closely with engineering teams to ensure seamless operations and efficient delivery of our products.

Primary duties

  • Infrastructure Management: Design, implement, and maintain infrastructure solutions on AWS, utilizing tools such as Terraform for Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and, ideally, Terraform Cloud.
  • Container Orchestration: Deploy and manage containerized applications using ECS, with EKS experience being a bonus.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with engineering teams to understand project requirements, ensuring seamless implementation of pre-designed infrastructure and deployment patterns.
  • CI/CD Pipeline Development: Set up and manage CI/CD pipelines to automate and streamline the software delivery process, with a preference for GitHub Actions or similar tools.
  • Monitoring and Optimization: Continuously monitor the health of the infrastructure, identifying and resolving issues to optimize performance, scalability, and security.
  • Scripting and Automation: Leverage Python for scripting, automation, and other development tasks to enhance infrastructure and deployment processes.
  • Documentation: Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of all infrastructure components, processes, and deployment workflows to facilitate knowledge sharing and continuity.

What We’ll Love About You

  • Experience: 3-5 years of relevant experience in a DevOps infrastructure role.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in AWS cloud services, Terraform, and container orchestration using ECS or EKS. Familiarity with Terraform Cloud is a plus.
  • Programming: Proficient in Python, with GoLang being a nice-to-have for additional development capabilities.
  • CI/CD Experience: Strong background in setting up and managing CI/CD pipelines, with a preference for GitHub Actions, or other similar tools.
  • Collaboration: Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with engineering teams, understanding project needs, and implementing infrastructure solutions accordingly.
  • Problem-Solving: Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills to identify and resolve infrastructure-related issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Communication: Clear and concise communication skills, both written and verbal, for effective collaboration and documentation.

What You’ll Love About Us

  • Salary range of USD $155,000 to $175,000 base plus significant equity (we do not have geo based salaries)
  • High growth startup - plenty of room for you to directly impact the company and grow your career!
  • Work from home (or wherever)
  • Fun - We’re passionate and enjoy what we do
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for equity
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Health, dental, vision insurance

What to expect from our hiring process :

  • Intro Call: You’ll hop on a quick call with the Recruiter so we can get to know you better — and you can learn a little more about the role and Postscript.
  • Hiring Manager Intro: You’ll hop on a quick call with the Hiring Manager so your future Manager can get to know you better — This is a great time to learn more about the team & position.
  • Virtual Onsite Interviews: You’ll be meeting with 2-4 team members on a series of video calls. This is your chance to ask questions and see who this role interacts with on a daily basis.
  • Homework Assignment: We will send over an exercise that challenges you to solve a problem & come up with a creative solution, or outline how you've solved a problem in the past. Get a feel for what you’ll be doing on a daily basis!
  • Final FEACH Interview: This is our interview to assess your ability to represent how you work via our FEACH values. As we build the #1 team in Ecommerce, we look for individuals who embody FEACH professionally and personally. We want to hear about this in your final interview!
  • Reference Checks: We ask to speak with at least two references who have previously worked with you, at least one should be someone who has previously managed your work.
  • Offer: We send over an offer and you (hopefully) accept! Welcome to Postscript!

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