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DevOps Engineer

$110k – $140k • 0.001% – 0.01%
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You are a creative self-starter that can work autonomously to develop innovative solutions to ensure the integrity and availability of all dev environments. Design, develop, and implement secure automation practices to support Very Good Security’s cloud infrastructure at scale. With your previous experience in technical operations or software engineering, you possess hands-on ability to own projects relating to infrastructure, scalability, performance, and reliability.


What you get to do every day:
* Take technical projects from concept to completion with minimal supervision thinking of solutions that will scale as we grow
* Research, implement, script and automate repetitive tasks being mindful of solutions that eliminate the need for manual intervention
* Set up those solutions with limited oversight making sure that you have proper testing in place
* Evaluate new products, vendors and create POCs to improve the teams’ overall  efficiency
* Proactively find, communicate, report, fix bugs and define process improvements 
* Take the initiative to bring in other resources to find and solve things vs. waiting for direction 
* Participate in on-call shifts while improving monitoring and alerting for the team

What you bring to the role:
* BS/CS or equivalent professional experience with a MINIMUM of 2+ years in a comparable technology, Saas or Software entity
* Extensive scripting, tooling and development experience with advanced Python - classes, abstract classes, and generators are second nature to you
* Strong AWS cloud project experience with several projects you built that you are proud to share
* Infrastructure as Code / IaC- Terraform and/or Ansible or Cloud Formation
* You have worked in a containerized environment using Docker, Kubernetes or ECS
* Continuous Integration and Delivery, CircleCi preferred - Jenkins, Drone, Gitlab Runners
* You have managed failing over from master to the read replica in a Postgres DB, you might have been a DBA before or feel comfortable moving data from one DB to another
* You have comfort with monitoring tools Grafana, Prometheus, Fluentd, ELK, New Relic, Rollbar, Datadog, Sumo Logic 
* Able to work independently and collaboratively with others, at all levels of the company
* You easily work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced, growing environment
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal with a diplomatic style in all interactions
* A can-do attitude, you are friendly, upbeat, and proactive personality, you never drop the ball and are willing to pitch in whenever and wherever needed

Benefits and Perks:
* Competitive health benefits including medical, dental, & vision insurance
* 401k plan with company match and immediate vesting
* Monthly wellness allowance 
* Flexible time off
* Pre-tax commuter benefits
* 12 company paid holidays
* Annual employee retreat

At Very Good Security we value great talent. Striving to provide the best experience for our candidates VGS appreciates your candidacy. We consider applicants without regards to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes under all local, state, and federal laws and ordinances.

Very Good Security (VGS) is building a modern approach to data security, compliance and privacy. VGS completely de-scopes clients from needing to hold sensitive data themselves, while still allowing them to get the full benefit of using & operating on any kind of sensitive data (payments, PII, access credentials, etc.). Beyond simply tokenizing any data type and format, VGS facilitates the secure exchange of data with approved endpoints. Additionally, with VGS, customers can manage how third parties interact with sensitive customer data without worrying about data breaches. Customers get the full use of their data, but they are not required to maintain a secure data environment themselves. (this is analogous to how companies use AWS or Google Cloud to run their business operations without needing to maintain the actual data centers themselves). A major benefit to using VGS is that companies are able to offload liability while fast-tracking compliance certifications, including PCI, SOC2, GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA and more.

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