Senior DevOps Engineer @Kin
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[Hiring] Senior DevOps Engineer @Kin

Jun 06, 2024 - Kin is hiring a remote Senior DevOps Engineer. 💸 Salary: generous equity package. 📍Location: USA.

Kin is on a mission to change home insurance from what it is to what it should be. Whether we’re leveraging data to create customizable coverage or providing claims service that goes above and beyond expectations, our members are at the heart of everything we do. In the face of ever-growing climate risk, they deserve an insurance company that cares about them. We aim to stick with our members through thick and thin.

Use efficient technology that lets homeowners buy directly from us to keep costs down: This is the essence of Kin. Our approach has fostered amazing growth, attracted marquee investors, and earned us accolades, including being named to:

  • Built In Chicago's Best Places to Work, Midsize Companies (2021-2024).

  • Forbes' America's Best Startup Employers (2021- 2023).

  • Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies.

  • Forbes’ Fintech 50.

Simply put, our people are what make us great – we need forward-thinking, inspired game-changers like you to join us in our mission.

So, what’s the role?

As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining robust infrastructure solutions to support our development, testing, and production environments. You will leverage your expertise in GitHub Workflows and Actions, Terraform IAC, and working knowledge of AWS to streamline our CI/CD processes and enhance our overall development workflow. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience in automating CI/CD pipelines, with a focus on scalability, reliability, cost optimization, and security.

In your role, you will have the opportunity to work on complex engineering problems while collaborating with peers in DevOps, Dev, Security, Operations, SREs, Release, and other cross-functional teams.

A day in the life could include: 

  • Spending time pairing primarily with release engineers, as well as engineers from other functional teams, to discover automation opportunities and improve existing processes

  • Designing, implementing, and managing CI/CD pipelines using GitHub Workflows and Actions to automate build, test, and deploy processes

  • Developing infrastructure as code (IAC) solutions using Terraform to provision and manage AWS resources

  • Implementing tools and automation to ensure changes continuously adhere to regulatory compliance

  • Utilizing your understanding of AWS services and working with peers to optimize infrastructure performance, scalability, and cost-efficiency

  • Collaborating with development teams to integrate DevOps best practices into the software development lifecycle

  • Implementing, monitoring, logging, and alerting solutions to ensure high availability and performance of our systems

  • Continuously improving automation and tooling to streamline deployment processes and increase efficiency

  • Staying up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies to drive innovation and improvement

I’ve got the skills… but do I have the necessary ones?

  • 6+ years of experience in DevOps or related roles, with a strong focus on CI/CD automation and infrastructure management

  • Proficiency in GitHub Workflows and Actions for orchestrating CI/CD pipelines

  • 2+ years with Terraform for infrastructure as code (IAC) development

  • Working knowledge of AWS services, including EC2, ECS, ECR, S3, RDS, Redis, Lambda, and IAM

  • Strong shell scripting skills, docker, and YAML

  • Experience with automating release management processes

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment and prioritize competing demand

  • A fast learner, ready to bring previous knowledge to this position and continue developing along the way

  • We welcome applicants to join our remote-first team, particularly those residing in the MT and PT time zones

  • US candidates only, we are unable to sponsor employment visas

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with Spacelift.io for managing Terraform infrastructure

  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL database administration and optimization

  • Previous experience with release management processes

Oh, and don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance

  • Flexible PTO policy 

  • Remote work

  • Generous equity package

  • 401K with company match

  • Parental leave

  • Continuing education and professional development

  • The excitement of joining a high-growth Insurtech company and seeing your work make an impact

About Kin

Kin is the only pure-play, direct-to-consumer digital insurer focused on the growing home insurance market. We make policies convenient and affordable through a technology platform that delivers a seamless user experience, customized options for coverage, and fast, high-quality claims service. Kin is a fully licensed carrier that offers coverage through its reciprocal exchanges which are owned by its policyholders. To learn more, visit www.kin.com.

 

EEOC Statement

Kin is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We don't just accept difference – we honor it, nurture it, and celebrate it. We don’t discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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