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Senior Infrastructure Engineer / Lead - DevOps

 

SUMMARY

The platform reliability engineering team at Lifion is central to the reputation and trustworthiness of our product. We are looking for an experienced senior engineer to help engineering teams take ownership of their infrastructure and development pipelines.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze and improve efficiency, reliability, and scalability of the platform

  • Develop and maintain the deployment tooling and infrastructure in the public Cloud

  • Work with the microservice teams on the CI/CD process related to Kubernetes deployments

  • Provide direction and "best-practices" approaches in using Kubernetes

  • Automate infrastructure and configuration management

  • Assist with all aspects of operational security and compliance

  • Draft design documents and present solutions to stakeholders

  • Meet reliability and capacity requirements while exposing cost implications

  • Help engineering teams plan disaster recovery drills

  • Participate in rotating on-call duties

  • Participate in timely post-mortems of production incidents

  • Be an advocate for Engineering best practices

  • Drive quarterly objectives to completion (OKRs)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 5 years of experience in software engineering, development operations, or Linux administration, with at least 1-2 years working with Kubernetes

  • Strong understanding of containerization, container networking, and Kubernetes

  • Strong knowledge of continuous integration/continuous deployment and infrastructure-as-code

  • Strong production experience with cloud native services (AWS)

  • Experience developing and monitoring distributed systems

  • Understand the operational complexity of a microservice architecture

  • Fluency in one or more languages, such as Python, Go, Perl, Ruby, Bash, and Java

  • Working knowledge of Ansible, Terraform, or other configuration management tools

  • Know when to automate and when not to