DevOps Engineer

About Brava:

We’re a technology and consumer hardware company focused on elevating in-home cooking and eating experiences – we are making home your favorite place to eat! Our cross-functional, passionate and experienced team of engineers, scientists, chefs and creatives has shipped products like the August Lock, Pebble Smartwatch and iPhone, and led multiple companies to high-profile exits. Are you a foodie looking to work with an amazing team that will challenge, support and inspire you? Let’s talk!

The Role:

Things You'll Own/Do:

  • Automate the deployment, administration and monitoring of our backend services on AWS

  • Work with development teams to enhance, document, establish process and improve the operability and security of our systems

  • Help to maintain the overall health, security, and performance of our web applications and backend services

  • Ensure our production systems are securely backed up and plans for restore are well defined and verified

  • Proactively identify, analyze and improve on potential build-and-release pipeline bottlenecks

Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services such as AWS, Terraform, Ansible, Nginx, K8s, Docker and Jenkins

  • Solid experience in building and maintaining Docker images and managing Kubernetes clusters

  • Solid experience in configuring and maintaining Nginx configurations and nginx modules

  • Strong network knowledge in configuring and maintaining firewall, VPN, proxies and load balancers for all our services, across multiple data centers and/or geolocations

  • Solid experience in configuring and maintaining build and deployment automation with Jenkins

  • Basic to advanced programming skills using popular languages such as Python and Node.JS

  • Familiarity with large scale databases and proficiency in Postgres and Redshift

  • At least 1 year experience in a development or DevOps role supporting development teams in a fast-paced environment

  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

  • Excellent problem solving skills with a desire to take on responsibility

  • Active learner mentality, including a passion for new technology and staying up-to-date with industry trends

  • Effective organizational skills

Bonus Points For:

  • Strong scripting skills in Bash, Python

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix administration

  • Experience with microservice architecture

Why You Should Work Here:

  • You’ll be compensated with competitive salary, equity and benefits

  • We’ll trust you to do things right

  • Your feedback and opinions are valued and heard

  • Early start up means you have a tremendous opportunity to make your mark and define team and company culture and best practices

  • The Brava Oven is a truly innovative product, incorporating many patented inventions to improve a fundamental aspect of everyday life

  • Great location, perks, and compensation