Hired is hiring a

Sr DevOps Engineer

San Francisco, United States


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As a DevOps Software Engineer at Hired Inc., you will be a critical member of the Technical Operations team. We are responsible for ensuring the uptime and performance of Hired’s products and services, as well as managing the tools and environments that support our developers.

In this role, you will be building automation, improving monitoring and security, troubleshooting issues, and analyzing performance. You should be comfortable writing code, designing scalable services, and operating a customer-facing web application with high uptime requirements. This role is based in our San Francisco office.


  • Manage and improve our infrastructure to ensure the uptime and performance of our global marketplace.
  • Collaborate with the development teams to design scalable and supportable services.
  • Continually evaluate the security of Hired’s systems and applications, with an emphasis on data security.
  • Develop tools and services to support the software development teams.
  • Build automation for routine, simple, and complex tasks.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve active production issues.
  • Collaborate with peers and key stakeholders to develop and maintain disaster recovery processes.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation.


  • 3+ years of software development, with a strong preference for Ruby on Rails.
  • 5+ years of operations engineering experience supporting global 24x7x365 web applications.
  • 3+ years of experience with configuration management (Chef, Puppet, etc.) and infrastructure-as-code (Terraform, Cloudformation, etc.)
  • Expertise with AWS (EC2, S3, Redshift, IAM, KMS, etc).
  • Experience with managing applications in Heroku.
  • Expertise in troubleshooting complex customer-facing systems.
  • Experience supporting CI/CD platforms and related software development tools.
  • Working knowledge of ElasticSearch, Postgres, Memcached, and Redis.
  • Experience working with global CDNs like Fastly or Akamai.
  • Comfortable with Linux, security, and networking fundamentals.
  • A passion for ownership and technical excellence.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Competitive compensation & equity options
  • Open vacation & sick time
  • Flexible work hours
  • Employer paid health insurance, vision, and dental
  • 401(k)
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Weekly educational classes & catered lunch
  • Weekly happy hours, Monthly team events
  • Stocked kitchen & beverages

We believe that when we can bring our whole selves to work on a day to day basis when we become happier, more comfortable, more confident and more excited to do great things for our company, each other, our product and our users. Hired aims to both build an internal team as well as help our clients build their teams with talent from all different backgrounds and lifestyles.

At Hired we welcome all applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences.

Hired is committed to creating a space that celebrates and respects diversity, equity and inclusion in its workforce. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to move forward in the interview process, please let me know or email accessibility@hired.com with the specific accommodation you’d like to request.


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