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DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

DevOps Engineer

Location: Remote

About Vested

At Vested, we are reimagining the world of cross-border wealth. We believe that the opportunity to preserve and grow one's wealth should be universal, no matter where you are. Our mission is to allow international citizens to diversify their wealth beyond their local markets.
We are currently the largest US investing platform for Indian investors. At Vested we believe in constantly challenging the status quo and creating products that people across the world have never had access to. We have just closed our Series A financing round and are looking to rapidly expand our product lines and the number of markets we serve. ​

About the role

We are looking for a DevOps engineer with experience building and scaling services in a cloud environment. You will work closely alongside tech team leads and the CTO to identify and establish DevOps practices in the company.
You will be responsible for building high performing, stable, and secure infrastructure that is scalable and efficient (e.g. automation, cost-effective solutions), as well as work alongside other technical team leads in training and guiding the team in DevOps practices. This includes:
Improving CI/CD tooling
Implementing and improving monitoring and alerting
Improving security practices
Building and maintaining highly available systems
Leading and guiding the team in identifying and implementing new technologies
Build high-performing web and native applications that are robust and easy to maintain
Provide technical expertise (e.g. constraints, possibilities) early on in the product ideation and requirements gathering phase

What we're seeking

3+ years in systems/software architecture (relevant technologies, see below)
3+ years in DevOps (relevant technologies, see below)
Experience building high performing, stable, and secure infrastructure that is scalable and efficient
Experience with the technologies and tools we use: Node.js, React, React Native, Fastify, PostgreSql, AWS (ElastiCache for Redis, Aurora / RDS, S3, Lambda, Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, VPC, SQS, Cognito, IAM, WAF, Route 53, CloudFront, CodePipeline, CloudWatch), GitHub, Postman
Experience deploying and maintaining a micro-service architecture
Experience with server-less infrastructure paradigms
Strong knowledge of AWS
Strong knowledge of security best practices (relevant experience in fintech preferred)
Additional qualities
Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements and vice versa
Ability to implement, document, and communicate architecture, design decisions, and processes
A knack for benchmarking and optimization
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Rock solid at working with third-party dependencies and debugging dependency conflicts
Ability to implement feedback, learn quickly, and contribute new ideas
A proactive mindset and independent problem solver
A constant learner (we are a fast growing start-up and want you to grow with us!)
A strong team player with strong verbal and written communication
A self-motivator and entrepreneurial spirit with unrelenting passion to deliver the best service possible and is willing to come up with solutions by diving deep into the core of the problem - this role will reward entrepreneurial and creative problem solvers who approach challenges with curiosity and a solutions-oriented mindset

What we offer

The opportunity to build and put in new design system for a global financial product in a fast-growing company, and supercharge existing processes and structures.
Competitive salary and stock options.
Flexibility in career possibilities that allow you to grow with Vested. As a fast growing startup, you will have the opportunity to wear multiple hats across the product team.
We operate as a distributed team. You will have the flexibility to work remotely. That said, we have US team members in Denver, San Francisco, and Toronto.
Talented and motivated team members who care deeply about one another, our mission and our customers.
The rare opportunity to punch a hole in the universe.
Vested is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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