Posted 11 months ago
TaxJar’s remote-only team of 100+ people is growing quickly. We have an immediate opening for a DevOps Engineer who wants to help us make eCommerce easier for everyone.
Our core values
We do the right thing for our customers.
We're a team, built on trust.
We're proud to be remote.
We're in control of our own destiny.
We're looking for a detailed oriented, battle-tested, and knowledgeable DevOps engineer that is eager to make an impact on a game-changing product in eCommerce. Someone that has the passion to build the infrastructure for TaxJar's core services to maintain and exceed our traffic and reliability trajectory.
On our team you will have the opportunity to build and maintain cloud architecture that supports tens of thousands of customers.
*This is a full-time remote position available to folks located in the US.
As a DevOps professional for TaxJar you will
Help us maintain high standards for security, stability, and operational best practices
Maintain, test, and improve disaster recovery across our technology stacks
Build complex deployment pipelines for Ruby and Elixir applications
Maintain and improve our monitoring and alerting systems across AWS and Heroku applications
Assist in migrating services from Heroku to AWS
Be an expert with AWS cloud services; EC2, RDS, IAM, EKS, Developer Tools, etc.
Have experience with infrastructure as code using tools such as CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.
Support the project efforts of all TaxJar development teams
3 - 6 years of experience in cloud based DevOps with a heavy focus on AWS services
Production experience with: CloudFormation, CodeDeploy, Ruby applications, AWS cost optimization, and Postgresql
Extensive knowledge of monitoring and operating applications in containers at scale
Experience with running disaster recovery scenarios and then documenting and implementing issues that were discovered
Ability to write clear and accurate documentation around how infrastructure is laid out and can be modified
Be accountable for the infrastructure you are provisioning and maintaining
Manage DevOps tasks from assignment through to production
Agile, humble, trustworthy, and a team player
Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced and demanding environment
Passion for building simple and intuitive solutions for complex problems in eCommerce
Excel at communicating with the team remotely (chat, video, email, etc)
You’ll be a great fit on our team if you
Only want to work remotely
Are a PRO at communicating and collaboration
Highly value working with people you like and respect
Are confident in your skills and a solid team player (we’re peers here, no egos please) but also comfortable working asynchronously
Are hungry to play an impactful role and not afraid to fail
We’re a happy team and we all really love what we do. We've created a space where high-achievers can succeed, but are also safe to fail. We're profitable and focused on growing TaxJar sustainably. We're always learning how to make TaxJar the best place to work for all of us, and not just another tech startup. We’re always looking for an amazing new teammates to come share in the excitement of solving real-world problems with technology.
Excellent health, vision and dental benefits
Flexible vacation policy
$1,000 in professional development credit
Home office stipend
Equity in a profitable company
2x year all-company in person retreats (fully paid for by us of course)
Mandatory Birthday holiday!
12 week paid maternity/ 6 week paid paternity leave
Monthly perks reimbursement for things like Netflix, Amazon Prime, your gym membership, home internet and more.
We offer all of our employees amazing benefits. Visit www.TaxJar.com/jobs for a full list of our benefits and to learn more about how we work and what we stand for.
If you're not the perfect fit for this position, but you know someone who is, we'll pay you $1,000 if you refer us to the person we hire.