CLEAR is hiring a

Senior DevOps Engineer

New York, United States

CLEAR transforms what is uniquely you – your fingerprints, your face, your eyes – into a secure, biometric key to frictionless experiences. We are creating a world where travel is effortless, where accessing your office building is as simple as walking in, and where shopping is as easy as walking in and out of a store—without ever once showing an ID or credit card. CLEAR currently powers secure, frictionless customer experiences in 30 U.S. airports and venues. With over 1 million members so far, CLEAR is the identity platform of the future, today.

Design, implement, and support CLEAR’s cloud, container, and operational infrastructure. Provision environments, services, and applications to support CLEAR’s products and platforms. Work in and with development teams to represent operational needs, deliver highly available and highly performing designs, and develop and deploy code that runs well. Identify, troubleshoot and resolve system and deployment issues, wherever they sit in the stack. Evaluate, recommend, and integrate tools, software, and practices that make our teams and our systems better, faster, and more reliable. Drive and exemplify a DevOps culture -- automate all the things.


What You Will Do:

  • Design, implement, and support CLEAR’s cloud, container, and operational infrastructure
  • Provision environments, services, and applications to support CLEAR’s products and platforms
  • Work in and with development teams to represent operational needs, deliver highly available and highly performing designs, and develop and deploy code that runs well
  • Identify, troubleshoot and resolve system and deployment issues, wherever they sit in the stack
  • Evaluate, recommend, and integrate tools, software, and practices that make our teams and our systems better, faster, and more reliable
  • Drive and exemplify a DevOps culture

Who You Are:

  • Hands on systems engineering experience in a contemporary cloud-based environment
  • Experience designing, implementing, and operating highly available infrastructures - zero-downtime releases, multi-region deployments, and automated failover and reconfiguration
  • Strong scripting skills in python, ruby, or similar
  • Working knowledge of the full stack - application, network, and database.  You should be able to read a stack trace, get useful information from a pcap file, and understand a sql query.
  • Can build and use provisioning and  configuration management toolchains - Terraform, CloudFormation, and Ansible strongly preferred
  • Strong experience working with containers (Docker preferred) in a microservice architecture
  • Production experience with container orchestration, ideally with Kubernetes, Tectonic, Openshift, or Mesosphere.
  • Expert in implementing and supporting the continuous delivery of code with automated build and deployment pipelines
  • Strong skills instrumenting applications and infrastructure to deliver operational telemetry and turn that information into action
  • Experience working in an Agile development shop.  Stories, sprints, backlogs, and acceptance criteria should be familiar concepts
  • Good to great working knowledge of SDLC processes, branching and version control strategies, and the tools of the trade for software developers
  • Solid understanding of AWS (EC2, VPCs, ELB, RDS, etc) and Linux
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

 

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