Senior DevOps Engineer

Remote, anywhere
$120k - $175k

As a Senior DevOps Engineer at Twist, you will be working closely with the eCommerce, Salesforce, Bioinformatics and MES software groups to build and automate systems to deploy and monitor scalable, high-availability systems critical to the success of our business and the future of DNA synthesis on a massive scale. You will have significant impact throughout the company and your passion will be quickly felt and recognized.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Influence the development of solutions that impact strategic projects/program goals and business results
  • Constantly evaluate continuous integration and continuous deployment solutions as the industry evolves, and develop standardized best practices
  • Maintain domain knowledge expertise in public cloud architectures and best practices
  • Resolve highly complex problems using a significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualization, reasoning and interpretation
  • Follow regulatory and ISO 13485 requirements

What You’ll Bring to the Team

  • BS/MS in Computer Science / Engineering and minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Managing Docker container deployment and orchestration including AWS ECS and Kubernetes
  • Deep system-level familiarity with Linux operating systems and scripting in Bash. Python knowledge a plus.
  • Authoring automated deployments using Terraform.
  • Automated provision/orchestration of AWS resources (e.g. via CloudFormation or other frameworks)
  • System performance monitoring, reporting and optimization
  • Source control in Git
  • Experience with container (Docker, ECS, EKS), serverless (Lambda), and Virtual Machine (VMware, KVM) architectures.
  • Experience bootstrapping and automating the build of complete environments
  • Experience with automated build in Jenkins or similar CI tools
  • Experience with Kubernetes or similar container orchestration frameworks
  • Experience in managing multiple AWS environments and AWS ecosystem.

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage conflict effectively.
  • Ability to adapt and be productive in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills supporting multiple stakeholders and business operations.
  • Self-starter, self-managed, and a team player.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of high-performance/distributed computing concepts, software development lifecycle and database and query performance monitoring/tuning
  • Ability to automate builds, repetitive tasks, log analysis programmatically
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification or AWS SysOps Administrator


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