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DevOps Engineer

Posh

Posh

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
As a DevOps Engineer at Posh, you will be part of a team focused on developing and maintaining our infrastructure and development environments. You will also develop and nurture our CI/CD practices - utilizing a range of tools to improve the process of building, testing, and deployment of applications. Security best practices will be at the forefront of everything you work on.

Responsibilities

  • Develop/expand/maintain infrastructure on GCP and AWS
  • Interact with and maintain Kubernetes clusters on GCP (GKE). Work with developers to deploy applications on Kubernetes. Help them with issues they may face deploying applications on Kubernetes.
  • Work with helm charts deployed through ArgoCD, help developers create charts for new applications, maintain existing ones, encourage best practices
  • Configuring firewall rules, network policies, identifying and resolving networking issues.
  • Developing/maintaining/encouraging monitoring best practices (e.g. metrics for observability and alerting). Guide developers on what type of observability metrics matter for their apps.
  • Developing/maintaining CI/CD process. Research new tech/tools/techniques that could improve the process. Work with developers to resolve issues with the process.
  • Work closely with the security team to ensure infrastructure and CI/CD processes comply with security best practices. Enforce strict RBAC on applications and users - use best practices for this.
  • Ensure image builds are following best practices (e.g. reduce bloat, build times, vulnerabilities are accounted for, up-to-date).
  • Ensure applications running on Kubernetes are secure and isolated from other apps; do not have more privileges than required.
  • Write automation tools/scripts.
  • Maintain infrastructure as code. Transition existing infrastructure to IaC.
  • Find tech/tools that can help solve new problems or existing in-efficiencies.

Requirements

  • Strong Kubernetes experience application-side (e.g. deployments, services, ingress, service account, RBAC, network policies)
  • Good understanding of Kubernetes architecture/networking (e.g. control plane, app nodes, Kubelet, traffic routing)
  • Experience with GCP/AWS
  • Understand basic Networking concepts (e.g. VPC, subnets, firewall rules, ports, peering)
  • Good scripting skills (with shell, python, typescript)
  • Strong understanding of basic CI/CD processes (e.g. restricted branches, MRs, environments, verification)
  • Strong understanding of container concepts, experience w/ Dockerfiles, image build best practices.
  • Strong debugging skills - ability to pinpoint issues based on understanding of infrastructure/architecture.
  • Strong documentation skills

Bonus

  • Experience with Datadog
  • NodeJS and Python experience
  • Experience with Gitlab CI/CD - how gitlab Kubernetes runner works.
  • Worked with Nginx controller
  • Advanced helm concepts (e.g. using tpl for templating, sub charts, storing charts in registry)
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Experience with Kubernetes Webhooks
  • Experience with Golang
  • You’ll have a great time here if you:
  • Enjoy working along-side other teams and bridging communication between teams.
  • Love finding unique ways to solve problems.
  • Take feedback from team members to surface new problems.
At Posh, we’re revolutionizing the way financial institutions serve their communities. Through innovative AI solutions, we’re making customer support more accessible, fast, and enjoyable for callers and staff-members alike. Our AI assistants span digital (web, mobile) and voice (phone) channels, while our internal-facing solutions directly augment staff members’ ability to serve. We believe that the most successful AI products must be a symbiotic relationship between humans and AI - both able to put their best foot forward. The bar is low, but the ceiling is high - come build with us.