Sr. DevOps Engineer

Ursus, Inc.

Portland, OR, USA Remote

Full time

$160k (annually)

100% Remote

Nov 12

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The Senior DevOps Engineer is responsible for implementing tools and processes which reduce friction by automating software builds and deployments to our cloud environments. The Senior DevOps Engineer leads the application of DevOps practices jointly with software engineers to provide automated tooling to empower our Product Development teams to rapidly build, deliver and support new features. They also play a mentorship role for other engineers and drive outcomes that fulfill our mission of developer enablement.

The Senior DevOps Engineer reports to the Software Engineering Manager


• Drive Continuous Integration (CI) improvements to automate service/system integration and testing methods

• Drive Continuous Deployment (CD) improvements to automate high availability release and rollback methods

• Use relevant experience to steer improvements to automated monitoring and alerting systems which support our business SLIs/SLOs

• Lead improvements to our auto-scaling, self-healing, circuit-breakers, and other patterns that impact our site reliability and resiliency

• Mentor other engineers to create a culture of DevOps-minded development throughout the team

• Coordinate with engineers outside the core-team to integrate related components and adhere to organizational standards 

• Participate as part of a Tier-3 on-call rotation to support team-built software


• 3-6+ years delivering high-scale, high-performance web applications  

• Significant experience in platforms running with a leading cloud provider, preferably Azure

• Significant experience with container-driven development environments

• Significant experience building Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for microservice architectures

• Significant experience working in our core family of technologies like Kubernetes, Docker, Azure, Javascript (React), Typescript, Kotlin, Java, Springboot

• Excellent communication, able to address gaps and opportunities with the greater team constructively

• Exhibits leadership qualities to drive the socialization and adoption of best practices across all teams

• Self-motivates, believes in accountability, focuses on results, makes plans and follows through

• Believes in humility, empathy, shares best practices, desires to keep learning, measures performance and adapts to improve results

Location: 100% Remote (company headquartered in Portland, OR)

Duration: Direct Hire 

Salary: up to $160k

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