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Senior DevOps Engineer

**This is a REMOTE-BASED role; must reside in TX, CO, NY, NJ, NC, AZ or CA**

ClearScale is a leading cloud systems integration company and AWS Premier Consulting Partner providing a wide range of cloud services including cloud consulting, architecture design, migration, automation, application development, and managed services. We help Fortune 500 enterprises, mid-size businesses, and startups across various verticals and market segments succeed with ambitious, challenging, and unique cloud transformation projects. We architect, develop, and launch innovative solutions using cutting-edge cloud technologies. ClearScale is growing rapidly and there is a high demand for the services we provide; e.g. Migrations, Big Data, Containerization, Serverless Infrastructure, Microservices, IoT, Machine Learning, DevOps and more.


This is a dynamic role with high emphasis on being self-motivated to solve the task at hand. There is no ‘typical day’ in the Systems team as new challenges are presented daily. You will ensure that good decisions are being made and procedures are being followed. Where gaps are found in process or infrastructure, you will take ownership to resolve them. When services are interrupted, you will be responsive and restore functionality in a timely and efficient manner.

You will work closely with coworkers in other offices and time zones on the constantly evolving mission to achieve zero downtime of services hosted by Systems team. The team is constantly innovating new approaches to improve efficiency, automate repetitive work and reduce manual tasks.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provision and configure AWS infrastructure resources using code and templates
  • Build and deploy microservices architecture using containers
  • Design and build continuous integration and continuous delivery workflows
  • Setup monitoring and logging solutions
  • Conduct systems tests for performance and availability
  • Analyze errors and mitigate problems
  • Document AWS infrastructure, create runbooks and playbooks
  • Work with customers and other teams to improve customer experience

Required skills and experience:

  • 3+ years hands-on experience with infrastructure automation and software delivery using AWS and DevOps practices
  • 3+ years hands-on experience with the following DevOps tools
    • Infrastructure provisioning - Terraform/CloudFormation
    • AMI automation - Packer
    • Configuration management - Ansible/Chef/Salt
    • Automation and CI/CD orchestration - Jenkins, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodePipeline
    • Monitoring/Logging - ELK stack, Grafana, statsd, Prometheus
    • Container management - Kubernetes / EKS / ECS
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies
  • Proficient in shell/Python/Ruby scripting
  • Strong experience with SQL and MySQL (NoSQL experience is a plus)
  • 7+ years strong background in System Engineering with Linux Administration (Windows experience is a plus)

The following AWS certifications are highly desired:

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate

The following AWS certifications are desired:

  • AWS Certified Developer Associate
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary; Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Annual compensation re-evaluation
  • Collaborative, high-energy culture
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Learning opportunities

ClearScale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: ClearScale is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ClearScale are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. ClearScale will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. ClearScale encourages applicants of all ages.

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