Cloud/Dev Ops Engineer @Degreed
DevOps / Sysadmin
Salary -
Remote Location remote USA, Australia
Job Type Full-time
Posted 2wks ago
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[Hiring] Cloud/Dev Ops Engineer @Degreed

May 18, 2023 - Degreed is hiring a remote Cloud/Dev Ops Engineer. 📍Location: USA, Australia.

Degreed is the upskilling platform that connects learning to opportunities. We integrate everything people use to learn and build their careers—skill insights, LMSs, courses, videos, articles, and projects—and match everyone to growth opportunities that fit their unique skills, roles, and goals. Degreed exists to discover, empower and recognize the next generation of the world's expertise. 

Degreed is the upskilling platform that empowers growth and innovation through lifelong learning. We integrate everything people use to learn and build their careers—skill insights, LMSs, courses, videos, articles, and projects—and match everyone to growth opportunities that fit their unique skills, roles, and goals. Degreed enables employers to create a dynamic culture of learning to attract, grow and retain talent, drive individual development, and deliver business results.

We are looking for a talented engineer who is passionate about building a DevOps culture and open to learning about new technologies and ideas. We are in a great evolutionary time within Degreed as we move more of our infrastructure and services over to container based technology. You will learn, grow professionally, contribute to an amazing team, and play a key role in fueling the migration of some of our projects from AWS to Azure using container based technology.

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the infrastructure that supports our learning platform. You will work closely with our development teams to ensure that our applications are deployed efficiently and securely. The first project you will be responsible for will be leading the migration of some of our services from AWS to Azure. Work location - US East or West Coast / Australia Remote

Day in the Life

Lead the charge as we continue to containerize our applications and services
Migrating our infrastructure to code
Design, deploy, and maintain scalable networks
Build tools which encourage developers to take more ownership of their codebase
Work closely with stakeholders to gain understanding of new features, dependencies, and technical details
Deploy and configure new development tools and infrastructure
Work on ways to automate and improve the software delivery processes
Collaborate, educate, and empower other teams 

Who You Are

Able to work autonomously and asynchronously
Experienced working remotely
Lifelong learner and passionate about discovering new things and taking on new challenges.
Possess strong communication, collaboration, and documentation skills
3+ years of Supporting a high scale web based application in production
3+ years of Deploying, Managing and Scaling Cloud Platform Resources - Azure, GCP, or AWS experience (Azure Preferred)
Experience with containers and container orchestration (Kubernetes)
Passionate about learning new things and taking on new challenges
Strong understanding of DevOps and Agile principles
Solution driven with ability to understand the big picture 

What Sets You Apart

Writing and maintaining Terraform and Helm charts
GitHub Actions & Azure DevOps Experience
Azure SQL / SQL Server Experience, .NET/C#
Certification in Cloud Platform or Kubernetes
Familiarity with broad range of Cloud Platform Vendors
Experience working in a SaaS company or Startup
Navigating and Remediating Security Issues
Logging, Alerting, and Monitoring experience
ElasticSearch Production Experience 

Compensation and Benefits at Degreed

Degreed is passionate about pay transparency and we are committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The pay range for this role is $115,000 - $130,000. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to: skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

We believe your best work happens when you have a complete life balance, and Degreed gives you the support and flexibility to make that happen. Degreed is committed to delivering a comprehensive benefits program that provides the support you need. At the time of this posting, this role is eligible to participate in the following benefits and wellness programs:

  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (both PPO and HDHP plans available)
  • Dental and vision plans for you and your family
  • Employer-paid life insurance, AD&D, short-term disability, and long-term disability
  • Company equity
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with up to 4% match
  • Company funded HSA and dependent care FSA (pending eligibility)
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off and 5 sick days per year
  • Education benefit: Up to $1,200 per year for anything you want to learn (and we mean anything!)
  • One-time Home Office Stipend to make your workspace more comfortable
  • Monthly internet and phone stipend
  • Monthly wellness stipend through Forma
  • Wellness programs focused on your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing
*Degreed reserves the right to modify these benefits at any time, for any reason in accordance with applicable law. Please note the offerings vary based on location.
Work Environment & Physical Demands
Degreed is a remote-first company, however our roles are open to in-office or hybrid if you live in a city with a physical office location. This role has the opportunity to operate 100% virtually from your home office. We primarily collaborate with our US and International colleagues through virtual meetings (Zoom), email, and Slack. In this role, you will be required to operate a laptop computer (PC or Mac available), computer software platforms, and other office productivity machinery as necessary.  Due to the nature of this role, you must be able to remain stationary for extended periods, and must be able to observe and interpret written and/or verbal communication. 
Additional Information 
Degreed provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 
 
We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Degreed will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. 
 
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
 
Degreed uses the E-Verify employment verification program.  
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