DevOps Manager | Series E Digital Startup

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering, Cyber Security

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to $200k base for a rockstar

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

  • Contact email:


  • Duration:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client is a well-funded, recently acquired "Content Intelligence" startup that generates considerable revenue and is growing at a rapid rate. They help businesses succeed in today’s mobile world with data-driven content that can be accessed by any user, on any device, anywhere in the world.


  • Lead a highly skilled DevOps team from the trenches, staying hands-on, be a role model and a coach for the team members
  • Build new infrastructure to support the platform using AWS technologies like Fargate, Lambda, DynamoDB, and RDS
  • Be responsible for network and systems monitoring, alert strategies, managing a 24x7 team that can respond quickly to issues, including leveraging a distributed, offshore SRE / NOC team
  • Work closely w/ eng leadership, customer success, and other functions to define a vision for the platform
  • Build and maintain efficient tooling for the entire engineering community to improve developer productivity
  • Interact, coordinate, and negotiate with our tools vendors


  • 6+ years of Infrastructure engineering experience, including tech leadership roles. You’ve been on the Ops side before, and had to manage production systems in a 24x7 environment
  • At least 1 years of engineering management experience
  • Strong w/ Python and/or JavaScript, but open to other platforms, languages, and open source components.
  • Ample experience with AWS services
  • Configuration management systems, such as Puppet, Chef, SaltStack, Ansible
  • Networking experience, comfortable working with command-line Linux
  • Great coding abilities, ability to design complex systems, and can help others produce great technical designs as well.

Bonus Points: 

  • Experience with these tools/technologies: Terraform, Vault, Jenkins CI, Github, NGINX, HAProxy, Tableau
  • Monitoring: Zabbix, Wormly, Runscope
  • Configuration management systems, such as Puppet, Chef, SaltStack, Ansible
  • Experience operating in a SOC2 certified environment
  • Computer Science degree.
  • Startup experience

On Offer:

  • Strong base salary - to $200k
  • Flexible PTO 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • 401(k) Program