Technology

DevOps Engineer (Remote)

Remote   |   Full time

GetThru is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join our expanding technology team. As a small team, we all wear many hats and operate with a good deal of latitude and autonomy. We are looking for a DevOps Engineer, preferably with a strong secondary skill set in security/SecOps, software development, or database administration. 


This is a hands-on role that will directly contribute to the success of our platform and company. You will play a key role in improving the agility, availability, scalability and security of our platform. You will work closely with the development team to ensure an automated and secure CI/CD pipeline. 


This is a remote, full-time position with equity and benefits in a profitable and growing progressive SaaS company. 



Responsibilities

  • Automate repetitive development, operations and deployment tasks

  • Collaborate with team members to refine application/infrastructure architecture

  • Identify, propose, and implement solutions that optimize the platform, monitoring, and processes

  • Optimize platform and environment to align to AWS well architected 5 pillars 

  • Actively monitor production resources


Technologies We Use

CloudFlare, CloudFront, AWS, Aurora PostgreSQL, Redis, GitHub, CircleCI, Dokku, Docker, Terraform, Ansible

Elixir, Phoenix, React with Redux, TypeScript, Webpack & Babel, HTML5, CSS3, & SASS


Ideal Candidate (The Purple Unicorn)

  • Comfortable supporting customer facing, mission critical production environments

  • Extensive CI/CD experience within AWS, especially with erlang/elixir

  • Experience with tools & techniques to support a Secure Software Development LifeCycle (S-SDLC) 

  • Hands on experience supporting microservices architecture within AWS container management solutions (ECS,EKS, Docker)

  • Able to build and maintain environments using infrastructure as code (Terraform)

  • Linux Administration

  • Familiar with RDMS, ETL, and data analytics services

  • Experience with Security/Compliance Frameworks (NIST, SOC2, ISO 2700x, GDPR, etc)

  • Previous success in remote teams, small companies, SaaS environments


While experience matters, we care just as much about work ethic, creativity, determination, and shared commitment to progressive ideals, customer service, and a high standards workplace.


About Our Team

Our development team iterates fast while keeping an eye to stability and maintainability. We are a small team so we expect our developers to wear many hats. Our developers know how to balance improvement projects with delivering features, how to pay off tech debt while blazing forward, and how to use modern technology while keeping stability in mind. We are a female-led operation, and we share a commitment to promoting diversity in the tech field.


About GetThru

GetThru operates a peer-to-peer text messaging platform (ThruText) and telephone dialing tool (ThruTalk) that political campaigns and other organizations use for large scale 1-to-1 communication. GetThru has worked with more than 1,000 clients who have sent over 250 million text messages and made more than 60 million calls through our tools. GetThru was launched in 2016 by veterans of the Bernie Sanders distributed organizing team to improve on the tools we used running voter contact programs, and we’re most excited about helping progressive politicians and organizations. We also believe in building a sustainable business, so we are actively expanding into other markets that could benefit from this technology, including working with more than 200 educational institutions. We have been profitable from day one without VC funding.


Location

This is a remote position. You will work from anywhere in the U.S. as long as you have good internet and the work gets done! Our team members travel a few times a year to meet with the team in-person.


Compensation

  • $100k – $140k yearly salary, commensurate with skills and experience
  • 100% company-paid health, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401k with match
  • Wellness and ergonomic health stipends
  • Participation in employee stock option pool
  • Employee profit sharing bonus pool
  • 3 weeks of vacation time per year, scales with tenure; company holidays, float holiday & birthday PTO


Equal Opportunity

GetThru provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. As our company grows, we strive to make space for all kinds of people to do amazing work with us. We especially encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities, immigrants, and other communities underrepresented in technology startups to apply. We value diversity because we think a team with a wide range of experiences will be more creative, more adaptable, and more effective. Further, our clients are leading advocates for equity and justice, and we want our team to reflect the communities we are working to support.


How to Apply

Please submit the application form with a cover letter that explains why you want to work for GetThru. Tell us what experiences make you a good fit and why you are excited about this job in particular.

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