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DevOps Engineer (Remote)

Company: Vroom
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

For too long, buying or selling a used car has been a headache and a hassle. But at Vroom, we're changing the game: our innovative end-to-end ecommerce platform and data-driven technology brings all phases of the vehicle-buying and selling process to consumers wherever they are. Our success is only possible with the help of our hardworking Vroommates, who drive better customer experiences every day. Vroom is an exciting, dynamic workplace, and there's no better time to join the team.Vroom is an innovative end-to-end ecommerce company that is revolutionizing the car buying experience. Our scalable, data-driven technology brings all phases of the vehicle buying and selling process to consumers wherever they are and offers an extensive selection of vehicles, transparent pricing, competitive financing, and contact-free, at-home pick-up and delivery. We have experienced tremendous growth and have become a disruptive force in the automotive industry. Vroom is an exciting, dynamic workplace, and there's no better time to join the team than right now.We are seeking a full-time DevOps Engineer. Reporting into our Director of DevOps, you'll be helping build and run the mission-critical systems that support our fast-growing business. Our team is a fast-paced, and where we solve a wide variety of interesting infrastructure challenges using modern DevOps practices. If you're excited about working with cutting-edge Ops technologies like containerization, microservices, and infrastructure automation, this is the position for you!We value your personal growth, and will gladly train you on any of our technologies that you don't currently have. Ours is a culture where your voice will be heard, and you'll be able to see the result of your work! We're one of the few players in the ecommerce automotive space. As a member of our crew, you will become an industry expert.What You'll Do

  • Our team tackles a wide variety of problems from the front-end to the cloud, but some of the things you may find yourself doing on any given day:
  • Work closely with software development and data science teams, using Cloudformation to build, maintain, and support all cloud-based infrastructure (Primarily in AWS and Akamai).
  • Actively seek ways to improve developer and data engineering self-service experience for the cloud in a secure and sustainable way.
  • Utilize your OOP knowledge to maintain developer platforms in Go or Python that increase development velocity.
  • Using metrics and logs, identify opportunities to improve performance and reliability of our applications and systems.
  • Use your experience with AWS to offer suggestions around architectural improvements in our applications.Who You Are
    • Fluent in AWS, with at least 2 years of experience working within AWS.
    • Experience with containerization of Windows is a bonus.
    • Technically: has familiarity with sustainable and scalable Cloudformation, is comfortable with Git on the command line, and ideally has a solid understanding of networking in AWS and cloud security.
    • Well-versed Systems Administrator: at least 2 years experience with RHEL/RHEL derivatives and/or Ubuntu.
    • Has an understanding of modern architecture paradigms such as microservices, pub/sub, event-driven and serverless.
    • Has a passion for implementing self-healing systems and automation.
    • Has an interest in building bridges between platform, security, development, data and business.
    • Has experience assisting organizations in shifting left, and enabling developers and data engineers to build and manage their own infrastructure.
    • Can understand and explain cost/benefit tradeoffs between various competing technologies.
    • Has strong communication skills, an endless appetite to learn, and a bias to action.Commitment to Diversity and Equal Employment OpportunityVroom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a work environment where all employees can find their drive. To do that, we champion a workplace where each and every person is treated with dignity and respect and is valued for their unique perspectives and contributions. We believe our values of SPEED (Service, Progress, Employees, Engagement, and Development) are best realized in an environment, whether physical or virtual, where every individual has the ability to bring their whole selves to work and contribute fully.Vroom maintains a working environment that encourages mutual respect and promotes harmonious and friendly relationships among employees. The company prohibits any form of employment discrimination or harassment against employees, applicants, or other protected persons in the workplace based on a protected characteristic(s), regardless of who the source is of such conduct. Protected characteristics include race, color, religion, creed, sex (including gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. This commitment to antidiscrimination and antiharassment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring.Vroom likewise provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants, employees, or other legally protected individuals in the workplace with a disability to enable them to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment equal to those of other employees, except if the accommodation would pose an undue hardship. The company also makes reasonable accommodations for religious beliefs and practices.Vroom complies with all applicable federal, state, and/or local laws relating to equal employment.Other Things To NoteThis posting is not intended to provide a comprehensive account of the duties and responsibilities that may be required of this position. Duties and responsibilities may change or be added at any time, with or without notice.Please review our privacy and CCPA policies.

Keywords: Vroom, Kansas City , DevOps Engineer (Remote), Engineering , Kansas City, Kansas

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