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DevOps Engineer

Santa Clara, California ShiftLeft Inc

We are looking for a talented Operations Engineer / DevOps / SRE who can help us continue to grow our infrastructure comprised of 12-factor microservices. Your task is to create a scalable and performant operational environment for running business-critical infrastructure.

Youd make a great addition to our team if youre highly motivated, eager to take on big challenges, equally comfortable working individually or as part of a team, and driven to deliver value.

About Us

ShiftLeft is a Silicon Valley startup employing innovative techniques to bring clarity and rigor to the security space. We support teams looking to align delivery and security so that they can move even faster with more confidence. Please check out ***************************************************** [**************************************************************************************************************************** for more information!

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected veteran status. We are deliberately fostering a trusting, supportive organization that embodies a generative culture.


* 5+ years of Linux/Unix administration with at least 2 years in a SaaS production environment
* Strong experience with cloud service providers, particularly AWS and GCP but vmware/Digital Ocean/Azure is useful as well

* Strong experience with cloud monitoring technologies such as ELK stack, Nagios, Pingdom, etc

* Vast experience with automation/configuration management tools such as Ansible, Terraform or similar

* Vast experience with build tools such as Jenkins (bonus: Pipeline), SBT, Maven, and Gradle including ground up implementation

* Solid understanding of CI/CD principles

* Solid understanding of Docker containers

* Solid understanding of microservice architecture

* Solid understanding of networking, firewalls, load balancers etc.

* Solid understanding of network/cloud/service security

* Demonstrable skills in at least one of these scripting / programming languages: Bash, Python, Go, Javascript or Java

* Knowledge of SQL, and no-SQL databases

* Knowledge of software version control systems such as Git (GitHub/Gitlab)

* Knowledge and experience in implementing push button deployment at scale with zero downtime

* Experience with on-call rotation for mission critical services
* Experience with resource schedulers such as Mesosphere and Kubernetes

* Experience with credential storage systems such as Hashicorp Vault

* Experience with message broker technology such as Kafka

* Experience working in large or complex projects

* Experience working as part of globally distributed team

* Experience working in a start-up environment with little or no hand-holding

* Experience with Cassandra and/or Protocol Buffers is a plus


* Comprehensive Health Plans
* Healthy Food and Snacks Program
* Culture of Learning
* Well-being at Work
* Personal Time Off
* Offsites and Happy Hours
* Supported Paid Volunteer Time
* Annual Travel Conference/Credit

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