DevOps Engineer (Development and Operations Engineer)
Dev Ops Engineer (Development and Operations Engineer)
REMOTE / FULL-TIME
About Amira Learning:
Amira’s mission is to reinvent the way kids learn to read. At Amira, you will use the power of relationship- building and problem-solving to help every child become a masterful and motivated reader. You will join an expert team that has built some of the most successful and widely used applications in U.S. schools. You will help deploy the next generation of AI-powered software for the classroom. You will be focused on the tip of the spear for our mission: ensuring that education leaders and teachers help kids use Amira successfully.
Amira was created at Carnegie Mellon University. The first AI-powered tutor, Amira is able to listen to young children read out loud, assess their mastery and deliver 1:1 personalized tutoring. Google and Amazon are investors and partners. Already at work in more than 5,000 schools in over 700 districts across the country, Amira is accelerating reading mastery for all readers K-6.
About this role:
We are looking for a DevOps Engineer who will manage infrastructure projects and processes to enhance our CI / CD as well as production monitoring, scaling and security. Keen attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and a solid knowledge base are essential. This is an individual contributor role.
Participate in scrum ceremonies (planning, standups, exits, retrospectives) on a weekly basis
Work directly with the development team
Design and implement build, deployment, and configuration management
Build and test automation tools for infrastructure provisioning
Handle code deployments in all environments
Monitor metrics and develop ways to improve
Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on development and operations
Build, maintain, and monitor configuration standards
Enhance and Manage CI and CD tools with team
Document and design various processes; update existing processes
Improve infrastructure development and application development
Follow all best practices and procedures as established by the company
Who you are:
You believe in the agile principle of working software over comprehensive documentation
You are comfortable working independently, and often with limited direction
You are a persistent, relentless, and responsive DevOps engineer who is comfortable jumping between tasks to optimize the teams' velocity
Extensive knowledge of Cloud Security and Best Practices
You have a desire to be at a Silicon Valley start-up, with the commitment and hours that requires
You have experience working for a Startup
Minimum 2 years’ previous experience in development and operations, or related IT, computer, or operations field using AWS
Up-to-date on the latest industry trends; able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently
Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
What Amira offers
Competitive salary for a start-up
Large company-level benefits
Meaningful stock option ownership
The opportunity to help children around the world reach their full potential
Amira Learning is proud to celebrate diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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