Posted 10 months ago  

Head of DevOps

Posted 10 months ago - 240 views - 9 Applied

Job Description

We specialize in Blockchain, Fintech, Marketplaces, Analytics and Gaming and bring the expertise from building and scaling some of the best companies in the portfolios of Sequoia, Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, GGV Capital and Altos Ventures.

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a Head of DevOps to join our operations leadership team. We need a strong technical leader to drive availability, scalability, and reliability of the platform services we build. You will drive excellence at all levels of infrastructure to support business operations and application development. You are proactive and action oriented in your approach to solving live challenges, filling gaps, and building technical strategy for the deployment and operations of all services and technology. You will work alongside product and engineering leadership to keep alignment between business initiatives and technical execution.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Direct Infrastructure teams to support and extend existing network platforms
  • Oversee and design the streamlining of all network deliveries and automation
  • Set standards for build processes and see them through with engineering teams
  • Partner with the Live Operations leaders to provide operational support for existing network systems
  • Drive initiatives for integrating new services and technology into the existing deployment infrastructure with global systems engineering teams
  • Create, manage, and communicate all infrastructure architecture for hosted services and network technologies
  • Own the prioritization of all infrastructure initiatives across all services according to business objectives and success criteria
  • Work with engineering leads to see all infrastructure work through
  • Drive reliability and scalability initiatives to best deploy and manage distributed architectures
  • Become a core knowledge holder of all infrastructure understanding related to decentralized technologies used at the company
  • Collaborate with IT and SecOps to see through appropriate security measures and policies across hosted services and networks.
  • Investigate and direct tooling, new technology, and evolution of services architecture with Senior Engineering Leads
  • Train and mentor Senior DevOps contributors and foster healthy engineering culture for infrastructure teams.

ABOUT YOU

  • 5+ years experience as a Devops or Infrastructure Engineer
  • Experience leading infrastructure teams
  • Proven track record of designing and implementing infrastructure architectures at scale
  • Fluency and understanding of cloud architectures, particularly: AWS, Kubernetes, GCP
  • Deep understanding of container architectures
  • Extensive experience driving scalability and reliability improvements on a live project at scale
  • Solid understanding of build processes related to compiling, testing and packaging application code
  • Experience designing automated build systems (Ansible, Travis CI, Github Actions, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, etc.)
  • Familiarity with security best practices (PKI, IPSEC,VPN security, 2FA, etc.)

BONUS IF YOU HAVE

  • Direct contributor experience with Docker and Kubernetes or GCP architectures
  • Solid understanding of build processes related to Rust, C++, Elixir/Erlang, or experience as an engineer in any of the above