Senior DevOps Engineer

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Senior DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer is responsible for managing and optimizing our cloud infrastructure, building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines, and ensuring the reliability and security of our cloud-based applications. DevOps Engineer will work closely with development and operations teams to streamline deployment processes and implement best practices for cloud management and DevOps. 

Let us introduce ourselves…

We’re a team of driven, conscientious individuals with a clear mission: to make accounting and payroll fast, simple, and affordable for millions of American businesses and their accountants. 

It’s not enough to have a “good job”. It takes connection, culture, encouragement, growth opportunities, challenges, communication, and so much more to create an environment where people and ideas flourish. 

We are Patriot Software; a fully remote company with 175+ employees across the United States and a co-working space in Canton, Ohio. 

Our search for a new team member always starts by seeking a quality individual who desires to live by our core values:

  1. Be Customer Obsessed
  2. Lead With Speed
  3. Don’t Cut Corners
  4. Create a Better Us
  5. Follow The Golden Rule
  6. Grow, Be a Leader

Interested in learning more? Great! Read on to see if your skills are a match, too.  


What You’ll Be Doing: 

Key Responsibilities:

1. AWS Infrastructure Management:

  • Create, configure, and maintain AWS infrastructure resources using AWS CDK.
  • Monitor and optimize AWS resources for cost efficiency and performance.

2. Cloudflare Configuration:

  • Configure and manage Cloudflare services for enhanced security, performance, and CDN management.

3. Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD):

  • Design and implement CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins, GitHub Actions, and TeamCity.
  • Automate the build, test, and deployment processes to ensure rapid and reliable software delivery.

4. Version Control:

  • Administer and maintain Git repositories on GitHub.
  • Ensure the proper version control and branching strategies are in place.

5. Kubernetes and EKS:

  • Deploy and manage containerized applications on Amazon EKS.
  • Configure and scale Kubernetes clusters for high availability and performance.

6. Infrastructure as Code (IaC):

  • Develop and manage Infrastructure as Code using tools like Terraform, AWS CDK, or CloudFormation.

7. Security and Compliance:

  • Implement and maintain security best practices in the cloud infrastructure.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and company policies.

8. Networking:

  • Design, implement, and maintain network architectures within AWS including VPC, subnets, NAT, VPN, and route tables.
  • Configure and manage AWS Transit Gateway.
  • Optimize network performance by configuring AWS Route 53 and other network services.
  • Secure network infrastructure by implementing network firewalls, ACLs, and security groups.

9. Monitoring and Logging:

  • Set up monitoring and logging solutions to proactively identify and resolve issues.
  • Respond to incidents and troubleshoot production problems.

10. Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with development teams to understand their needs and provide DevOps support.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to improve the development and deployment process.

Please note this is a sample of what you’ll be doing. This job requires you to be able to adapt to change quickly in order to deliver an exceptional customer experience. Your duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

What You’ll Need: 

  • Previous experience in a Senior DevOps Engineer role
  • 7+ years of previous experience in DevOps
  • Proficient in creating, configuring, and maintaining AWS infrastructure resources using AWS CDK.
  • Ability to monitor and optimize AWS resources for cost efficiency and performance.
  • Experience in configuring and managing Cloudflare services for enhanced security, performance, and CDN management.
  • Design and implementation of CI/CD pipelines using tools such as Jenkins and GitHub Actions.
  • Automation skills for building, testing, and deploying processes to ensure rapid and reliable software delivery.
  • Experience in administration and maintenance of Git repositories on GitHub.
  • Ability to deploy and manage containerized applications on Amazon EKS.
  • Proficient in configuring and scaling Kubernetes clusters for high availability and performance.
  • Experience in developing and managing Infrastructure as Code using tools like Terraform, AWS CDK, or CloudFormation.
  • Strong networking skills with extensive experience in VPC configurations, Transit Gateway setups, and network optimization within a cloud environment.
  • Collaborative skills to work with development teams, understanding their needs, and providing DevOps support.
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams to enhance the development and deployment processes.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Location & Commitments:

Full-time, Direct Hire and 100% Remote role

This position is open to all candidates who legally reside and are eligible to work in the United States. This position is currently not open to applicants in the following locations: Alaska, California, Hawaii, and Washington D.C.

Working hours are established by each team and department based on business needs.  For this role, core working hours are typically between 8am – 5pm EST, Monday through Friday. Due to the nature of our businesses, we have busy seasons and “right-nows” that occasionally require working outside of core hours.

Patriot is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability or sex.


More Reasons to Love Patriot:

We pride ourselves on our company culture and value our employees’ hard work. Aside from the freedom to introduce new ideas or technologies, here are some of the awesome benefits our full-time employees enjoy:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance 
  • Section 125 HSA and FSA accounts
  • Benefits starting 1st of the month after hire
  • Company-paid life, short-term, and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Up-to-date hardware and equipment provided
  • Flexible scheduling and opportunities for advancement
  • Engaging and collaborative company culture
  • Education reimbursement 

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?

Salary Range: $130K – $155K