Team Lead, DevSecOps SRE (AWS)

New York City

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Axoni is a New York-based capital markets technology firm that specializes in distributed ledger infrastructure. Product offerings include blockchain deployments, large-scale data management, bespoke smart contract development, analytics...

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Axoni is building the next generation of capital markets technology. Our solutions are used by the world’s leading banks, asset managers, hedge funds, and infrastructure providers. Our diverse team focuses every day on our goal of building products that will change and improve how our clients and the markets will interact. 
We are seeking talented, motivated professionals that want to be part of this once-in-a-career opportunity to not only see, but also drive the incredible changes coming to global capital markets. We are building a culture where our team feels valued and everyone is given an opportunity to grow and succeed. We try to live by our Core Values and demonstrate what we believe represent the kind of company we are working to build. These Values are: Delivery is everything; Choose Kindness; Be better every day.
About the role: Axoni’s DevSecOps team is responsible for managing and maintaining the company’s corporate cloud infrastructure, focused primarily on organizational-level operating standards and information security.  They additionally manage third-party and internally developed services running on these systems. 
Axoni is seeking a hands-on DevSecOps SRE team lead to manage and mentor a team of AWS automation engineers. The team develops and automates operational controls for our entire corporate cloud infrastructure. This includes our DevSecOps tools, commodity services, and network operations and security systems.  The work relies heavily on using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) best practices for defining secure and resilient systems and processes. This position reports to our Director of Corporate Technology and will be located in our NYC office. Please note, for the safety of our team we are all currently working remotely.

You Will:

  • Lead and mentor a team of skilled AWS SREs
  • Design solutions and oversee implementation of projects related to the following
  • DevSecOps tool implementations and operations at the service and infrastructure level
  • Operational controls and automation for corporate cloud compliance (e.g. AWS Config, SSM, CloudWatch)
  • Operational controls and automation for security infrastructure (e.g. IAM, PKI) using IaC and related code development
  • EKS platform migration of hosted services from legacy orchestration systems
  • Automation of third-party software onboarding and patch management

You Are:

  • Experienced at leading and coaching individuals
  • Great at taking projects from design to completion, often exercising independent resourcefulness to resolve technical challenges 
  • Have an aptitude for collaboration and visibility in a remote environment 
  • Passionate about IaC, cybersecurity, and problem solving in a collaborative and modern technical environment
  • Excellent at prioritizing and adapting to business needs in a fast-paced environment 
  • A proactive and deep problem solver - the ability to analyze a business or technical problem and find the most appropriate solutions

You Have:

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
  • 4 years of experience leading teams
  • 4 years of experience in SRE or similar function
  • Experience with AWS administration
  • A solid understanding of Unix/Linux shell scripting and administration
  • Worked with Terraform or similar IaC tools
  • A background in EKS or Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of an object oriented or functional programming language (Python preferred)


Individuals seeking employment at Axoni are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.
Job perks/benefits: Career development
Job region(s): North America
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