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Senior DevOps Engineer

Company: Kinship
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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 monitor
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 people
PetStory , our platform that curates top services for pet parents in Russia
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 parents

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 vision.

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 discoverable code/configuration.
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 tools.
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 items.
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

Leadership Competencies

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 learned
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.

Technical Skills
5+ years professional DevOps experience with progressive responsibilities
Strong skills in "Infrastructure as Code" (IaC), including experience with Terraform or Pulumi.
Fluency with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to JavaScript, TypeScript, Python or Ruby.
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, CircleCI, Bamboo
Treat best practices for security as a requirement, not an afterthought

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
Dog-friendly workplaces
Medical, dental, vision, 401k match, and pet benefits for you and your family
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 wellness plans
Welcome kits with pet merch & Kinship swag
An extensive onboarding program with a chance to meet all of our leaders across Kinship

Keywords: Kinship, Portland , Senior DevOps Engineer, Engineering , Portland, Oregon

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