Devops Engineer (JN -112019-4063)

Our client is a cleantech leader and is developing a web-based solar customer management platform, which will serve a community solar developer’s customer-facing needs while also providing a channel for customers to learn about their community solar options, enroll, and engage with their solar garden.

They are looking for a DevOps Engineer who will be building out and supporting the company’s web infrastructure, as well as monitor processes such as continuous integration, build infrastructure, and test automation. Our platform systems are written in the PERN (Postgres, Express, React, and Node) stack and deployed on AWS utilizing Kubernetes.

As part of our client’s team, you will gain:

  • A deep understanding of the solar and renewable energy space, particularly the rapidly growing community solar industry
  • Hands-on startup experience in cleantech
  • Opportunity to make a difference

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Strong understanding of Test Driven Development
  • Hands-on experience with deploying to production using Kubernetes and Docker container technologies on AWS or Google Cloud
  • Experience with Git and GitHub/Bitbucket/etc, Linux System Administration, and Amazon Web Services (EC2, EKS, RDS, CloudFront, CloudWatch)
  • Familiarity with web application security best practices
  • Attention to detail, creative, personable, enthusiastic, proactive, team-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced, startup environment and amenable to the demands and opportunities of a startup environment: commitment to deadlines, a ‘do what it takes’ approach, opportunities to learn new technologies, independence, and leadership opportunities
  • Interest in renewables, cleantech, and/or sustainability

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the business to understand solar developer and customer end-user requirements
  • Collaborate with the Lead Developer and the rest of the technical team to design the deployment architecture necessary to meet the business needs and requirements and assist with the associated development plan to implement the product requirements
  • Developing and advancing the capabilities of our CI/CD pipeline, including building, operating, scaling, and troubleshooting the company’s SaaS infrastructure
  • Enhance monitoring tools, build infrastructure and automations
  • Maintain and advance Solstice server infrastructure based on evolving system and security requirements, industry trends, and technologies
  • Follow and support development using Agile Development practices including following Test Driven Development principles
  • Commitment to implementing security best practices for web applications

Background

  • Minimum 2-5 years experience developing production grade server infrastructure for applications written in Node.JS, Express, React/Redux, and SQL Databases or similar relevant technologies
  • Experience with CI/CD (TravisCI, CircleCI, Jenkins, etc.)