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DevOps Engineer

US-Based Only - Engineering Full Time
OVERVIEW
At 15Five, we are moving from a pet to cattle frame of mind. We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to assist us with the next generation of infrastructure, whether that be immutable infrastructure, Docker/Kubernetes, or serverless. With our company growing over 100% in the last year, we are now tasked with stepping up our performance, reliability, and security. We’re looking for someone who enjoys the linux lifestyle that has a passion for automation and Infrastructure as code. 
WHAT YOU’LL DO
  • Apply SRE best practices to achieve highly available and reliable systems
  • Manage existing and next generation of infrastructure 
  • Influence architectural decisions with a focus on security, scalability and high-performance
  • Setup and maintain monitoring, metrics & reporting systems for fine-grained observability and actionable alerting
  • Authoring technical documentation for workflows, processes and best practices
  • Take part in a 24x7 on-call rotation
  • WHAT YOU’LL BRING
  • Advanced or expert-level Linux administration.
  • Track record of practical problem solving under pressure.
  • Experience with AWS, or other cloud infrastructure providers.
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code with tools like Terraform, helm, and others.

  • WHO YOU ARE
  • Self-driven with an analytical mind with a bias for action  
  • Ability to manage competing priorities, and work well under pressure 
  • Excellent communication skills used to collaborate with teams globally
  • Strong mindset for automating tasks and functions 

  • DESIRED IMPACT BY 3 MONTHS
  • Complete 15Five’s new-hire on-boarding and job-specific training for DevOps Engineer role. 
  • Identify needs in your role and build personal OKRs for the quarter

  • DESIRED IMPACT BY 6 MONTHS
  • Restructure processes to increase availability of application
  • Continued improvement of monitoring of application

  • DESIRED IMPACT BY 12 MONTHS
  • Complete move to projected infrastructure model
  • SAMPLE WEEK IN THE LIFE
  • Monday: Update postgres, update APM solution, and monitor production. Use company health benefits to go to my favorite gym after work.
  • Tuesday: Answer questions from team members, validated and work on support request or misc tasks/projects 
  • Wednesday: Attend company boost meeting with relaxing meditation at start. Complete regularly scheduled tasks. Use 4h of flexible time off to attend your daughter’s school play.
  • Thursday:  Finish up DEV-4521 to make CI workflow faster than plan for biweekly sprint. Get a bunch of High Fives from the engineering team!
  • Friday: Attend company Question Friday with peace of mind that production is well taken care of. Servers have been placed into an auto scaling group and will size up appropriately with the heavy Friday traffic.
  • 15FIVE UNIVERSAL ATTRIBUTES
  • Open to vulnerability, self-reflection, and candid feedback to grow personally and professionally
  • Curious and committed to innovation, continuous learning, and growth 
  • Self-motivated, self-responsible, and self-accountable


  • ABOUT 15FIVE

    15Five is a continuous performance management solution that not only guides employee growth and development, but empowers people to become their best selves. Through strategic weekly check-ins, managers can unlock the potential of employee performance through continuous feedback, OKR tracking, recognition, and 360° reviews. 15Five works with over 2,000 forward-thinking companies that use its solution to bring out the best in their people, including big brand names like Credit Karma, WP Engine, Adobe, and Fitbit. 15Five is backed by Next 47, Origin Ventures, Point Nine Capital, and Matrix Partners. Its headquarters are based in San Francisco, with offices in New York and Raleigh, NC.
    We’re excited to continue building out a diverse team that prioritizes inclusivity and celebrates everyone’s unique identity. Check out these links to learn more about what’s important to us.