Senior Devops Engineer

Posted on 4/30/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

AI-powered background check services

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics


San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • Minimum of 8 years’ direct experience in a similar role OR minimum of 5 years’ experience with Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or STEM field strongly preferred
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • Experience with AWS or Azure, understanding of Cloud concepts
  • Strong database administration skills
  • Ability to write SQL and ELK queries, advanced Linux skills, diagnostic experience with monitoring applications (APM), APM configuration, basic IAM management, TCP/IP and OSI proficiency, and AWS proficiency
  • Ability to merge and apply PRs (Ansible and Terraform)
  • Deep understanding of release cycles and SDLC
  • Ability manage VMW devices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Listening, teamwork, analysis, reasoning and problem solving, time management, attention to details and works well with others
  • Write, Review, Apply and Merge Terraform
  • Maintain and administer (2 or more) MSSQL, mysql, postgresql, Mongo, ELK
  • Work towards integrating various technologies towards a target state
  • Design & Develop highly available systems
  • Assist in development of policies and directives, develop architectural documents to be shared internally and externally
  • Engage with Product and ensure that initial user stories are vetted from a production standpoint prior to being implemented, whenever possible
  • Ensure that best practices are met or exceeded as it relates to different teams touching production and provide recommendations and feedback in review sessions
  • Identify and track metrics, consistently monitor OKR in order to exceed SLA expectations
  • Designs and creates networks, VPCs and infrastructure for shared services, completes projects without supervision
  • Consistently and continuously lower MTTR as it relates to system incidents as well as help reduce MTTR for incidents by means of immediate resolutions and post hoc automation
  • Create robust monitoring/alarming and self-healing feature sets
  • Conduct and assist with investigations, test and deployment activities, identify and mitigate risks in the design process
  • Guide junior engineers and dev teams with best practices as related to infrastructure

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Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



A fast-paced and collaborative environment

Learning and development allowance

Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement

100% medical, dental, and vision coverage

Up to 25K reimbursement for fertility, adoption, and parental planning services

Flexible PTO policy

Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend