Principal DevOps Engineer (Remote)


Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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We design & develop on-chain branded experiences for fans to buy, collect, and re-sell NFTs. Our first project is coming Summer 2021.
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This is a completely remote role and can work anywhere in the US.   RECUR is building the future of digital collectibles on-chain, known as Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) – the newest Unicorn industry.   RECUR needs a Principal SRE and DevOps engineer to design and build and maintain our software delivery capability and production cloud infrastructure while automating everything by writing code. You will be a member of the DevOps engineering team and will help us build, deliver, secure, and manage our cloud platform.

What do we at RECUR believe makes a great engineering team? 

Here are our core beliefs:   

  • It’s important to have team members that care about the team’s results more than their own individual achievements
  • It’s important for leadership to be tolerant of making mistakes
  • It’s important that the team members help, teach, and mentor one another
  • It’s important not to place blame on individuals when things go bad but instead to evaluate as a team how we do it better the next time
  • It’s important to be clear on what that mission is and minimize the distractions on the teams executing on that mission
  • Small teams execute better than big ones, empower small teams with ownership and minimize the dependencies between them
  • It’s important to encourage self-directed innovation

What you will do at RECUR

  • Build and maintain the infrastructure for our NFT cloud platform in AWS
  • Design and implement our software delivery capability using the latest CI/CD tools and techniques
  • Describe all resources in infrastructure-as-code and automate everything 
  • Build observability and monitoring into our systems from day one
  • Monitor and maintain our production systems
  • Mentor and teach members of the team
  • Work on a small team of software engineers doing Agile software development
  • Be on an on-call rotation

What you bring to RECUR

  • 3+ years developing, deploying, and/or maintaining cloud applications, platforms, and infrastructure
  • 2+ years focusing on Site Reliability and DevOps
  • You have an automate-everything mindset with solid scripting skills in BASH and Python (Preferably, you are a strong programmer in one or more other languages).
  • Strong understanding of cloud networking and web protocols 
  • Experience building, deploying, and managing services in AWS (S3, ELB, security groups, VPC, ECR, ECS, RDS, Aurora, EKS, ElasticSearch, ElastiCache, Lambda, API Gateway, etc.)
  • Experience deploying and implementing logging and monitoring tools such as CloudWatch, Grafana, Prometheus, Splunk, DataDog, and PagerDuty.
  • Experience using modern approaches to software delivery in the cloud (GitHub Actions, GitLab CI, Kubernetes, Terraform, Docker, CloudFormation)
  • Experience with scalable web architectures and concepts including microservices, serverless services, progressive web apps, headless CMS, site generators, and CDNs
  • Experience analyzing and optimizing the performance of applications, databases, networks, and servers
  • A strong understanding of cybersecurity best practices and how to build and maintain highly secure platforms in the cloud

Benefits & Perks

  • Commitment to being a remote-first company & embracing remote work best practices
  • Company sponsored Health, Dental and Vision Benefits, 401K with 2% match 
  • 3 weeks paid vacation, 10 company holidays and fully paid parental leave
  • Industry focused lunch & learns, swag and the and flexibility to get tooling you need
  • The chance to work with incredibly passionate people on a mission to shape an industry!
  • This is a completely remote role and can work anywhere in the US.
This is a completely remote role and can work anywhere in the US. #LI-REMOTE
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