Senior DevOps Engineer

Brazen Technologies

October 7, 2020

The Senior Dev Ops Engineer will report directly to the VP of Engineering. You will play a critical role in cloud infrastructure automation capabilities for deploying our Leading SaaS product. You will help make our infrastructure automatic, simple, reliable, and easy to operate. You will also help the team avoid performance bottlenecks, security vulnerabilities and poor architecture decisions while ensuring that applications and services run quickly, efficiently and securely with minimum oversight. If you take pride in the quality of your work, enjoy collaborating and working on a team, and revel in creating "push-button" deployments, then join us!


  • Deploy and monitor Brazen software applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  • Lead the maintenance and improvement of Brazen's cloud infrastructure automation capabilities.

  • Identify problems and recommend solutions using evidence-based, data driven analysis

  • Produce estimates and lead the execution of approved work streams and tasks.

  • Document systems and best practices for the full software pipeline team.

  • Apply operational expertise to identify and evaluate solutions.

  • Provide technical support to Brazen's customer success team.


  • 3-5+ years of working experience in software development or systems administration.

  • 3+ years of Ruby 2.x development experience including:
    • A Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances

    • A Solid understanding of object-oriented programming in Ruby

    • Understanding of functional programming style in Ruby

    • Skills for writing reusable Ruby libraries that may be used in expressive ways

  • Working experience writing UNIX shell scripts

  • Proficient at administering Linux machines, preferably RHEL or Centos.

  • Experience deploying, monitoring and managing cloud applications on Amazon Web Services.

  • Deep experience automating deployments using Chef or a similar toolkit.

  • Version control system experience with Git.

  • Excellent communication, presentation and collaborative problem-solving skills.

  • Experience working in a team oriented environment.

  • Must be a self-starter and able to demonstrate experience learning new technologies and practices.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Terraform

  • Experience working with Docker or similar container paradigm

  • Experience writing Ruby code directly against the AWS API.

  • 2+ Years experience writing Chef Cookbooks, Recipes and Resources.

Brazen is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Brazen are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Brazen will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Brazen encourages applicants of all ages.

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