Sr. DevOps Engineer

| Greater Boston Area
 
 What is Plastiq? 
Plastiq is billpay with benefits.
Everyday payments have become second nature: we swipe a card, tap a button, or press submit. But many of our most important bills — a child's care or tuition, critical business expenses, or taxes and rent — haven't caught up. Billions of checks are still written today. Wire transfers can be confusing. Payments are slow, late, or even unaccounted for.
We set out to pursue these challenges.
Our mission? To make bill payment simple and seamless. Plastiq lets you pay bills in the way that works best for you. We hope you love the service. 
Role at a Glance
We are seeking a Senior Infrastructure DevOps engineer who has rich technical experience in a hybrid cloud environment. Our Senior Infrastructure DevOps Engineer will focus on developing infrastructure as code and automation as well as building repeatable and extensible solutions to ensure the security, reliability and performance of the Plastiq platform for our customers.
Why this Role is Awesome
This is a chance for you to work as part of the team that will lead the journey to the cloud for the next generation of Plastiq’s platform applications and services. Enable our platform’s transformation by developing and implementing DevOps tools, automation and processes to more rapidly as well as reliably build and deliver secure software services to our customers.
The position is ideal for a self-starter and quick learner that enjoys working in fast-paced, open and collaborative work environments. If you are a passionate engineer that believes deeply in infrastructure as code and automation that enjoys contributing to best of breed technologies, you may have found a great home with Plastiq.
You get to be responsible for keeping our existing infrastructure secure using the latest security related technologies and cutting edge practices.
A Little Bit about Us
Click the link to learn more about the experiences of our awesome Engineering teammates, who actively and enthusiastically contribute to the Engineering Blog. 
Our core values are what drive us to strive for excellence at Plastiq. To learn more about our culture, visit https://www.keyvalues.com/plastiq.
Responsibilities
  • Core responsibilities include infrastructure as code, automation, storage, backups, change management, cost optimization, software delivery, security, resource orchestration, configuration management, monitoring, business continuity, disaster recovery, compliance and emergency response
  • Enhance delivery and orchestration of hybrid cloud and platform services through code
  • Implement, operate and optimize CI/CD pipelines for effective delivery of hybrid cloud resources and software
  • Resolve performance and availability issues affecting Plastiq's customers and internal stakeholders
  • Systems engineering and/or automation activities to solve complex problems associated with running large scale, multi-tenant, production environments
  • Automate reliable, secure, scalable and cost-effective hybrid cloud systems
  • Implement proactive monitoring, alerting, trend analysis and self-healing systems
  • Participate in incident resolution processes to drive restoration and repair of service-impacting issues
  • Solve problems relating to mission critical services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence
  • Identify and drive opportunities to improve operational workflows
  • Implement an infrastructure supporting PCI-DSS Level 1 compliance and lead regular audits of our environment in conjunction with a PCI-DSS QSA.
Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience with AWS
  • 5+ years of experience as a Site-Reliability/DevOps/Systems Engineer administration role of customer-facing, high-availability, large scale web-based applications
  • 5+ years of Linux/Unix administration
  • 5+ years of Python, Ruby, Java, Bash or similar languages
  • 1+ years of CI/CD experience in a customer facing, production environment
Desired Skills
  • Experience with Orchestration tools such as Terraform or Cloudformation
  • Experience leveraging Configuration Management Tools, such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef etc.
  • Experience with container orchestration (Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Mesosphere, AWS ECS/EKS)
  • Experience with Serverless architecture design, implementation and deployment
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, Bamboo, CircleCI)
  • Experience with instrumenting and monitoring production systems utilizing monitoring tools, such as Datadog, NewRelic, Collectd, Grafana etc.
Plastiq is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Read Full Job Description

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TypeORMFrameworks
    • GraphQLFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • Heap AnalyticsAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • AirtableManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MandrillEmail

Location

Plastiq is located in Boston's thriving Seaport Innovation District, within walking distance of public transportation and right off the Mass Pike.

An Insider's view of Plastiq

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I love the flexibility of my job. There is a great level of trust within the team, as long as your work is getting done there are never any issues with having to balance your personal life. Plastiq also has amazing benefits and is ahead of many much larger companies in terms of vacation and maternity/paternity leave.

Marie

Senior Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

Success on the engineering team means not being afraid of failure. The team leadership truly supports an environment to fail. That might sound crazy, but if you are aiming to never fail, you are not getting out of your comfort zone. When you have confidence to try new things no matter if it fails, you are on a path to innovation.

Yi

Senior Engineer

What are some things you learned at the company?

Since starting earlier this year I have had the opportunity at Plastiq to try just about anything. We strongly believe in end to end ownership, and for an engineer that's an incredible opportunity. From learning about Serverless architectures to going deep into debugging databases, I've had an opportunity to work on all parts of our stack.

Trideep

Senior Engineer

What is your vision for the company?

The US B2B Payments Market is $20 trillion dollars (globally its $125 trillion). Cards make up a few percent of that today due to lack of acceptance by recipients. Everyone wants B2B payments on Cards to happen - we are at the center of enabling those payments by allowing you to pay recipients that do not accept Cards today.

Trevor

Head of Technology / CTO

What are some social events your company does?

We have biennial offsite retreats (Santa Cruz, Tahoe, Santa Barb.) that not only focus on team building and future strategizing, but allows the team to get re-energized. For social minded, the company organizes frequent community service events. The Christmas parties very much showcase how close knit a group we are, like a large extended family.

Yi

Senior Engineer

What are Plastiq Perks + Benefits

Plastiq Benefits Overview

Plastiq offers a comprehensive benefits program for all employees.

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Plastiq pays 100% of dental insurance premiums for all employees and 75% for dependents.
Vision Benefits
Plastiq pays 100% of vision insurance premiums for all employees and 75% for dependents.
Health Insurance Benefits
Plastiq pays 100% of health insurance premiums for all employees and 75% for dependents.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
All employees receive stock options.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Plastiq also provides 10 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Plastiq provides a flexible work schedule for Engineers.
Remote Work Program
Plastiq provides a remote work program for Engineers.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We all need a break sometimes. Take as much time as you need to recharge and stay at peak productivity.
Paid Holidays
Plastiq observes all major holidays recognized by the Federal Reserve Bank.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Because no one feels that comfortable in a pantsuit and pumps.
Commuter Benefits
Plastiq offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees. The benefits can be used for public transportation, parking, and ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft.
Company Outings
We know that strong personal relationships foster better collaboration, so we make time to have fun outside of the office.
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get lunch reimbursed 3 days a week.
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We fund a Conference visit (local or remote) for all of our Engineers at least once per year.
Tuition Reimbursement
Plastiq will subsidize up to 50% of tuition for qualified education expenses, up to $500 per calendar year
Diversity Program
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status,
Lunch and learns
Plastiq hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Online course subscriptions available
More Jobs at Plastiq4 open jobs
All Jobs
Dev + Engineer
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston