Senior DevOps Engineer
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Who We Are
Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. Why?
Because our pets make us better humans, and we owe them the best
possible care. As the premier partner to a new generation of pet
parents, we use our data, products, and services to help people be
the best pet parents they can be. And we unite changemakers in pet
care to break down barriers, open new doors, share insights, and
advance our collective knowledge. All so we can reimagine the pet
parenting experience, up people's confidence, and help the world
find better ways to care.
Kinship Is a Coalition That Includes
Adopt-a-Pet, the destination for finding homes for homeless pets;
we help animal shelters, humane societies, SPCAs, pet rescue
groups, and pet adoption agencies connect their homeless pets to
millions of adopters a month
Our world-leading Wisdom Panel --- genetic health screening and DNA
testing for dogs
The award-winning Whistle --- GPS dog tracker and health
Pet Insight Project, our ground-breaking science team that uses AI
to turn billions of data points into actionable insights
Vet Insight our expert-driven, on-demand pet health platform
The Wildest , the destination that helps pet parents keep their
cool in the wild world of pet parenting
GoodFriend, our recently-launched marketplace for all your pet's
PetStory , our platform that curates top services for pet parents
FluffyGo , the mobile-first platform is a one-stop solution for
science-minded pet parents in China
LEAP VENTURE STUDIO , our accelerator that supports innovators and
start-ups, allowing Kinship to bring new solutions to pet
Together, these teams and more work to set new standards in pet
care. And, as a part of Mars Petcare, they work to create a better
world for pets. Learn more at www.kinship.co .
OUR DEVOPS TEAM
We exist to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We bring the best
philosophies, tools and practices to our technical associates
across our many business groups to help everyone execute on our
HOW YOU'LL HELP EVERYONE PET PARENT LIKE A PRO
Help grow and maintain a DevOps culture within the organization by
choosing tools and implementation patterns that enable it, and
educating developers on these tools/patterns as necessary.
Write infrastructure as code with a focus on maintainable and
Identify and resolve bottlenecks and vulnerabilities in our
infrastructure and code.
Participate in code reviews.
Design and implement new systems with focus on performance,
reliability, and scalability.
Configure, monitor, and manage alerting using third-party services
such as New Relic, PagerDuty, Sentry and other open source
Collaborate with other DevOps, SRE and Software Engineers in our
24/7 on-call rotation for Kinship's critical systems.
Participate in incident response and post-mortems, helping to
perform root cause analysis and implementing resulting action
Work with the team on capacity planning and optimizations to
Kinship's infrastructure footprint.
Continue to expand and optimize Kinship's infrastructure across
multiple clouds and business units.
THE PRO WE'RE LOOKING FOR
As Kinship people, we have three pillars that set out how we aim to
be--in our everyday work, and in how we approach each other. We
call these our Cultural Pillars. In all of the roles that we hire
for, we look for people who are Optimistic, Purposefully
Inquisitive, and Open to All. And for this role, you'll need these
skills to knock it out of the dog park:
You Have Courage : a willingness to bring forth a new idea,
engaging others across Kinship to support you, and taking risks and
action will full accountability
You Learn at Pace: a consistent and fast work ethic to meet growth
goals, and the ability to evolve and pivot quickly from what you've
You Value Difference : a genuine belief in inclusion and diversity
is in your DNA, and it shows up in your work, and how you work.
5+ years professional DevOps experience with progressive
Strong skills in "Infrastructure as Code" (IaC), including
experience with Terraform or Pulumi.
Fluency with one or more general purpose programming languages
Hands-on experience working with common AWS services: ALB, API
Gateway, Lambda, ECS, EKS, Fargate, RDS/Postgres, Athena, Redis,
SNS, SQS, Redshift, DynamoDB, EC2, S3 etc.
Experience with microservices and distributed applications,
containers, Kubernetes, and serverless architecture.
Knowledge of professional software engineering processes & best
practices for full software development life cycle, including
coding standards, code reviews, source control management,
continuous deployments, and agile methodologies.
Experience working with CI/CD tools including Github Actions,
Treat best practices for security as a requirement, not an
JOIN OUR PROS!
Unique opportunities for a customizable career within pet care
A super collaborative, flat work environment with direct access to
our senior leadership team
Work from the hottest cities across the world
Medical, dental, vision, 401k match, and pet benefits for you and
Unlimited paid time off
Flexible work opportunities
Parental leave for the birth or adoption of your new human child
(and fur baby)
Discounts on pet products, services, nutrition and veterinary
Welcome kits with pet merch & Kinship swag
An extensive onboarding program with a chance to meet all of our
leaders across Kinship
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