Senior Infrastructure DevOps Engineer (Remote) at Upgrade | Powderkeg

Location: Remote - Canada

Employment Type: Full-Time

Team: Technology Operations

Upgrade is a fintech unicorn founded in 2017. We are the fastest-growing company in the Americas (Financial Times). Our innovative Upgrade Card is the fastest-growing credit card in America (Nilson Report). Upgrade has been named a “Best Place to Work in the Bay Area” and received “Best Engineering Team", "Best Company for Women” and “Best Company for Diversity” awards from Comparably. Come join us if you like to tackle big problems and make a meaningful difference in people's lives.

This is a remote position based in Canada.

What You'll Do:

  • Build a resilient, secure, and efficient cloud based platform.
  • Automate deployment, monitoring, management and incident response.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot platform issues.
  • Build and scale the technology infrastructure to meet rapidly increasing demand.
  • Manage cross-functional requirements working with various company stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Development and QA to bring new features and services into production.
  • Develop and improve operational practices and procedures.

What We Look For:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of AWS services and hands-on experience in AWS provisioning.
  • Experience with Kubernetes (1.20+) and containerized applications.
  • Understanding of microservices architecture and debugging/investigation techniques.
  • Strong understanding of systems, networking and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Experience in automated build pipeline, continuous integration and continuous deployment.
  • Knowledge of cloud monitoring, logging and cost management tools.
  • Strong programming/scripting knowledge - Python, Go, Helm.
  • Ability to operate in an agile, entrepreneurial start-up environment.
  • AWS certification is a plus.
  • Experience with other IaaS platforms is a plus.

Our Tech Stack:

  • Monitoring: Prometheus, Grafana, OpenTracing/OpenTelemetry.
  • Infrastructure as code: Terraform, Ansible.
  • CD: GitOps, ArgoCD, ArgoRollouts.
  • CI: Jenkins.
  • Optional: Java, Groovy.
  • AWS: EKS, ECR, EC2, LB, route53, ElasticSearch, Shield, WAF

What We Offer You:

  • Competitive salary and stock option plan.
  • 100% paid coverage of medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • Unlimited vacation.
  • Learning stipend for personal growth and development.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Health and wellness initiatives.

Interested in joining Upgrade but don't think this role is for you? Check out our careers page!

Interested in joining Upgrade but don't think this role is for you? Check out our careers page!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Infrastructure DevOps Engineer (Remote)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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