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Senior DevOps - AWS

Job Title: Senior DevOps - AWS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco
Salary: $160,000
Start Date: Immediatly
REF: MJ 011
Contact Name: Miroslava James
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

Intellect have teamed up with a  fast growing payment company who have Series B funding are looking for a Senior/Lead DevOps Engineer to spearhead growth. Currently, the product is in 50 currencies, and have launched worldwide. Located in Mountain View.

The role

My client looking for a Senior/Lead DevOps Engineer with a broad range of skills to infrastructure that powers the platform, the role includes:

  • You will have experience automating environments in the AWS environment with robust monitoring and backups to ensure the applications are highly available is critical.
  • You will have a desire to work with new technologies, such as containers, is essential, as well as an understanding of ‘classic’ Unix/Linux systems administration.
  • You will use your knowledge of automation languages such as bash,  and ruby, and major automation frameworks such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, SaltStack, and Terraform is also a requirement.
  • You will have a strong security background is a plus. The role will oversee various IT functions within the office.


  • 5+ years of relevant work experience is a must.
  • Strong programming and analytical experience with a variety of automation tools.
  • Experience with code diagnostics and forensics.
  • An understanding of Distributed Systems and Scalable Architectures.
  • An understanding of the tradeoffs involved in cloud architectures.
  • Experience with Database Administration including RDBMS systems like Postgres and MySQL.
  • Knowledge of how to setup and manage a data warehouse such as RedShift.
  • Experience working with build infrastructure to ensure reliable deployments of new releases
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask in a fast-paced start-up environment.
  • Excellent skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work quickly and independently with minimal oversight.


  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity (full-time), commensurate with a company at our stage
  • Medical, Dental and 401(k)
  • Catered lunch daily with both healthy and unhealthy options and an office stocked with snacks across the spectrum
  • Unlimited PTO. We trust you to get your work done
  • The opportunity to shape your own role
  • The opportunity to have a high impact on the company, and hopefully on the world, too

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