DevOps Engineer (Remote)


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Posted 4 weeks ago

Mattermost provides an open source enterprise-grade messaging platform to the world’s leading organizations that allows teams to collaborate securely and privately anywhere. With over 10,000 server downloads / month our customers include Intel, Samsung, Affirm, The US Department of Defense and more. Our private cloud solutions offer secure, configurable, highly-scalable messaging across web, phone and PC with archiving, search, and deep integrations with hundreds of SaaS and on-premises technologies. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, our company serves customers around the world with a distributed organization spanning the globe.
We value high impact work, ownership, self-awareness and being focused on customer success. If these values match who you are, we hope you'll learn more about working at Mattermost and apply!
We are looking for a best-in-class DevOps Engineer to join the Mattermost staff to be a thought leader in the proper design, deployment and automation of Mattermost across a range of customer and community use cases, in addition to keeping infrastructure for the Mattermost open source project and Mattermost, Inc. healthy and functioning at peak performance. We seek a talented engineer skilled in the art of building reliable and scalable infrastructure components that are the essentials to collaborative systems and their enterprise integrations.


  • Being a role model for DevOps Engineering in the Mattermost community
  • Blogging and preparing Dev Talks on deployment and automation strategies across a range of customer and community use cases
  • Lead the migration of the Mattermost open source project onto GitLab, while continuing to support contributions and discussion from GitHub via mirroring
  • Maintaining the health and performance of our platform
  • Security & monitoring of production, development and testing infrastructure
  • Ownership of the CI/CD build pipeline and deployment
  • Administer websites, community systems and critical infrastructure
  • Helping document and configure large scaling Mattermost system for customers
  • Build reliable infrastructure components to deliver highly scalable software
  • Gain deep knowledge of the systems as well as making contributions to the overall design such as architecture and/or process and system improvements
  • Work with development teams to enhance, document, establish processes
  • Continuously evaluate existing systems with industry standards and make recommendations for improvement
  • Promote and implement industry best practices for software engineering and systems operations
  • Effectively work while remote, with the ability to travel 2-3 times per year for week-long off-site meetings with team members


  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related
  • 3-5 years of experience in DevOps and/or Site Reliability Engineering
  • Experience creating and sustaining enterprise systems
  • Experience Supporting organization of production , development, testing environments
  • AWS, Azure (a plus)
  • Jenkins, Kubes (a plus)
  • Ability to script and deploy jobs
  • Experience with: Ubuntu/RHEL SQL Administration, NGINX configuration, Infrastructure security, AD/LDAP management, Metrics & Monitoring / Prometheus, Grafana, Light ETL, and Setting up data warehousing and monitoring
  • Cloud experience
  • General tools/skills:  Github, Jira, Jenkins
  • Experience working in open source communities
Mattermost is a remote-first company with staff living and working across the globe. We are currently hiring staff in these countries/regions:
Belarus - Canada - Finland - Georgia - Germany - India - Mauritius - Philippines - Poland - South Africa - Turkey - Ukraine - United Kingdom  - United States 
We are constantly working towards adding more countries/regions to this list, but first we need to make sure we are compliant with local laws and regulations, which takes time. 
If you would be living and working from a location not listed above, we encourage you to continue to apply so we can be in touch when we are able to hire in your country/region, and we recommend that you frequently check our openings as this list will be updated regularly. In the meantime, you can become a Mattermost Contributor anytime, we would love to see you there!
Mattermost is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against staff or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!
Job tags: AWS Azure CD CI Gitlab Grafana Jira LDAP Nginx Open source Prometheus Reliability engineering SQL Ubuntu