Senior DevOps Engineer (GKE, Kubernetes, ArgoCD) (remote) (North America)

  • Contra
  • Remote (North America)
  • Dec 16, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

You will be joining a remote-first team of backend engineers working primarily with Node.js, GraphQL, and PostgreSQL. You will be involved in developing, maintaining and improving the tools, processes and overall infrastructure supporting our software development life cycle.

This is a highly demanding role at a very fast-growing startup, working in a team of highly-accomplished, yet humble team who deeply care about the mission of the company. If you ever wanted to work on a rocket ship, this is as close as it gets. 🚀

Key expectations

  • Exceptional knowledge of GKE, Kubernetes and ArgoCD.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.

How you’ll add value at Contra

  • Design, engineer and maintain solutions for high resilient and scalable infrastructure and services
  • Develop scalable CI/CD pipelines
  • Maintain monitoring, alerting and reporting tools
  • Provide on-going operational support
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team through planning, information sharing and regular communication

You’ll be successful here if you

  • Carefully plan your work and build for the future
  • Deliver transparent, honest, and direct feedback to your peers on an early-stage product
  • Enjoy participating in all parts of the product process, not just coding
  • Thrive in a remote-first environment
  • Are fluent in verbal and written English

Our stack

  • Typescript
  • Backend: NodeJS, GraphQL, GraphQL Helix, Redis, PostgreSQL
  • DevOps: GitHub, ArgoCD, Kubernetes, GCP
  • Frontend: React, Suspense, & Relay

How Contra can add value for you

  • Remote-first culture
  • Health coverage
  • Well-funded company built to scale
  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Generous vacation policy + paid holidays off
  • Flexible parental leave
  • Team retreat
  • No Meeting Wednesdays
  • Half day every third Friday of the month
  • A custom slack emoji, just for you

Our interview process

  • Intro call
  • Complete a self-assessment form (10-15 minutes)
  • Technical interview with Backend Lead Engineer (30-45 minutes)
  • Non-technical (introduction & culture) interview (30-45 minutes)
  • Technical interview with CTO (30-45 minutes)

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USD 150k+

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