Valence is hiring a

Senior DevOps Engineer

Bellevue, United States

Why Valence?

Valence is a digital strategy, design, and engineering firm that is centered on the client experience and informed by the future. We help businesses navigate their digital journey to unleash opportunity.

Valence has been named as one of the best places to work by the Puget Sound Business Journal every year since we were founded and has been recognized as one of the fastest growing businesses on the East Side.

Do you value quality, innovation, creativity, passion, collaboration, and growth?

We offer flexible options to work from home in select states or collaborate with your team at our Bellevue, WA office. Our culture is about continuous learning, direct communication, open doors, mutual respect at all levels, promoting innovation, and embracing creative ideas from everyone. At every phase of employment, we want our employees to feel seen and heard even before joining our team.

We offer fully paid medical benefits for employees and their families, 401(k) match, generous PTO, flexible work schedules, 12 weeks paid parental leave, and plenty of company and team connection events.

Valence is a dynamic place to build your career, innovate and learn. Come join us – let’s build potential together!

Overview:

At Valence, we’re all about building potential. That goes for our clients as well as our co-workers. Our mission is to help our customers advance through transformative technology, and we are looking for amazing people to make that happen. 

Are you ready to dive in, with all your best ideas and creative vision? With Valence, you will work with cutting edge technology in a collaborative environment where you can influence direction and see the impact of your contributions.  And we always celebrate as a team when we’ve just delivered something awesome. From our beautiful, modern office space, to our Innovation Studio that encourages everyone to think broadly and experiment with new ideas, we are constantly looking for ways to make Valence an amazing career home for our employees. 

Our culture is about open communication, open doors, mutual respect at all levels, promoting innovation, and embracing creative ideas from everyone. From our open recruiting process to fun-filled onboarding days with team members and company executives, we want our employees to feel seen and heard even before joining our team. Valence is a dynamic place to build your career, innovate and learn. Come join us – let’s build potential together! 

OVERVIEW: 

Are you looking for a role where you can work on an Agile engineering team with lots of opportunity to expand your skillset?  Are you early in your development career and want to be mentored in new cloud technology? If the answer is yes, then we need you to join us as a DevOps Engineer!  This role will be tasked to help build the innovative development tools, end-to-end development and delivery workflows for our clients.  We love to innovate and are looking for people with a passion for building.   

IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL: 

  • Design, implement, test, and maintain tools and processes for build, deployment, and configuration management. 
  • Ensure accessibility, security, reliability, availability, and performance of infrastructure. 
  • Administer tools and processes to build, test, deploy, and monitor software. 
  • Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on development and operations. 
  • Being the last line of support of services and applications in production. 
  • Evangelize a DevOps culture of automation, self-service, and engineering best practices to enable development teams to go from development to production with a minimum effort. 
  • We expect you to take smart risks and champion new ideas. 

WE’D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU IF: 

  • You have a deep interest in knowing the latest trends and techniques in the industry. You will have the opportunity to actively contribute to Valence assets —articles, whitepapers, case studies, etc. 
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in DevOps engineering or software development. 
  • You are strongly capable in your coding language of choice (We are using NodeJs, JavaScript, Python and Java). 
  • Experience with one or more Cloud Computing Services (Azure, AWS, Google) is required. 
  • Strong desire for automation: building tools, services, and platforms that enable other engineers. 
  • Proven working experience with Kubernetes, AKS. Istio is preferred but not mandatory. 
  • Passion for learning new technologies and desire to grow your skills. 
  • You must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future. This position does not offer sponsorship.

WHAT WE OFFER: 

  • Fully paid medical/dental/vision benefits for you and your family. 
  • 401(k)-fully vested immediately, 4% match @ 100%. 
  • 3 weeks of PTO, plus 8 paid holidays. 
  • Flexible work schedules, telecommute options for local employees. 
  • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave. 
  • Flexible Spending Plan for dependent care, health care and commuter/transit costs. 
  • Short & Long-Term Disability, fully paid for Life Insurance. 
  • Numerous company and team building events. 
  • Low-stress interview process. 
  • Innovative work culture with automated stand ups, chatbot HR tools, and our own Innovation Studio. 

WHAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL AT VALENCE? 

You have a passion for innovation and technology. You have a sense of humor. You believe in the potential in everyone. You are ego-free. You’re collaborative and value a work culture where great ideas can come from anyone. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. 

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