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DevOps Engineer

Givelify is a remote-first, fintech-for-good company where brilliant minds come to power the most loved and trusted online and mobile giving app platform. Thanks to over 1.5 million generous donors, we have helped over 66,000 nonprofits and places of worship raise nearly $5 billion. Together, we are changing our world with kindness and generosity.  

Inc. 5000, the Stevie® Awards, Gartner, Forbes, and many more have recognized our story, innovations, and achievements. Our award-winning team builds products and experiences that put more good into the world. We love to take on big challenges because we know our work matters.  

Come make an impact at one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Be part of a talented team of big-hearted individuals, earning competitive pay with excellent benefits.

About your role:

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our team & take our infrastructure to the next level. 

In this role, you will build tools that streamline our deployment pipelines for continuous software delivery and the ability to set up, maintain, and scale our different services as needed.   

You will be our micro-services, automation, server-side scripting, and chef/ansible champion. You’ll build tools to monitor our infrastructure, identify bottlenecks, and propose solutions. You’ll be tasked with the continuous improvement of the reliability & efficiency of our infrastructure. 

Your team:

Our DevOps team is the guts of Givelify. We are the ones who ensure reliability, scalability, and security under extreme demand. We are the company's backbone, facilitating the seamless integration of services and powering the engine of doing more good in the world.

The DevOps Engineer will get to:

  • Design and implement highly available, fault-tolerant, scalable architectures in dynamic, fast-growing environments

  • Work in small cross-functional teams of experienced and extraordinarily talented engineers in a CI/CD environment with cutting-edge technologies

  • Manage and secure AWS (Amazon Web Services) Services

  • Design and implement Terraform & Ansible playbooks for small- and large-scale environments in CI/CD pipelines

  • Integrate and implement best practices and DevOps methodologies in every step of the engineering process

  • Build out real-time monitoring, analytics, and reporting dashboards

  • Participate in engineering efforts to support new features that directly impact the relationship between philanthropic causes and those who support them

  • Ensure meet our DevOps KPIs of uptime, system resilience, resource utilization, provisioning services, building and improving scripts and templates for tools, cost efficiency, and time to restore service after a disruption

To be successful in this role: 

  • Design and implement highly available and scalable architectures in dynamic, fast-growing environments 

  • Work in our DevOps team to ensure a scalable, secure, redundant, distributed production environment systems

  • Work in a small cross-functional team of experienced and highly talented engineers in a CI/CD environment with cutting-edge technologies 

  • Manage and Secure AWS Services and the company architecture 

  • Design and Implement scripts and Ansible playbooks for small-and-large-scale environments in CI/CD Pipelines 

  • Integrate and implement best practices and DevOps methodologies in every step of the engineering process 

  • Build out real-time monitoring, analytics, and reporting dashboards

  • Participate in engineering efforts in supporting our new features that directly impact the relationship between causes and their supporters 

Your experience: 

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field 

  • CI/CD: Jenkins, Ansible, Git, Jira, Selenium, PHPUnit 

  • Tools: Python, Shell scripting, Nginx, Apache, Linux, AWS Services, AWS CLI, Terraform, and API 

  • AWS Certifications, Groovy, Kubernetes, Dockers, Serverless, Puppet, Chef, OpenStack 

  • Experience driving growth 

  • Strong root cause analysis skills

  • Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux environments

  • Familiarity with database concepts

  • 5+ years’ experience with AWS

  • Language Proficiency: English

  • Hands-on designing/writing/delivering system automation and background in DevOps engineering

  • Expert level of Scripting, deployment automation, and configuration management with Ansible and Jenkins

  • Expert level with orchestration system Jenkins and source control Git

  • 5+ years of experience managing and administering cloud infrastructure and environments with AWS services, AWS CLI, and API  for Production, Staging, Development, Testing, Staging, Performance, and Production

  • Experience applying best practices in all aspects of administration, automation, and scripting

  • Understanding and applying DevOps methodologies

  • Strong background in Linux Administration

  • Proficient level experience scripting with Python, PHP, and shell

  • Experience with monitoring and designing alerts for operations and applications

  • Experience with RDS database solutions from an operations perspective

  • Fundamental understanding of web architecture and application development

  • Excellent work ethic and willingness to put in extra time as needed

  • Consistently meet deadlines for complex issues and new projects involving multiple teams

  • Participate in designing innovative solutions to improve current procedures

  • Assist other departments in engineering solutions for new and existing services 

Your superpowers:

  • Integrity - Demonstrates congruence in thought, speech, and action. Can be trusted to act with courage and to do the right thing.  

  • Collaboration - Fosters productive relationships; values others' opinions, shows appreciation, and seeks to understand different perspectives. 

  • Customer Focus - Adopts a human-centric approach that meets or anticipates customers' needs when developing solutions. 

  • Drive for Results - Can be relied upon to be resourceful & tenacious in achieving key desired results. 

  • Effective Communication - Communicates frequently using clarity and appropriate methods/tools of communication. 

  • Problem Solving - Is resourceful and creative in solving complex issues. Uses sound judgment, data, and collaboration.

Our culture: 

We are a virtual team of award-winning and high-performing professionals who innovate and collaborate to fulfill our mission to instantly connect people to causes that matter most to them so they can change their world with kindness and generosity. Our four keys to success - integrity, heart, simplicity, and wow - fuel our passion to be recognized among the tech industry’s most inclusive and purpose-driven workplaces.  

We are steadfast in our conviction to overcome challenges while performing meaningful work alongside some of the most brilliant minds and biggest hearts. It propels our growth as individuals and as a team. We are committed to respecting each other in our workplace, firmly believing diversity is our strength. Our giving community, donors, and partner organizations are at the heart of everything we do. We lean on research and human-centered design to consistently push the envelope and innovate our products and customer experiences.  

We take great pride in providing competitive pay, full benefits to help care for you today and in the future, amazing perks (including flexible PTO), and, most importantly, the opportunity to put passion and purpose front and center. 

About Givelify 

Givelify is the most loved and trusted online and mobile giving platform. Along with its powerful donation management system, it’s the fastest-growing technology for advancing generosity in the world. We instantly connect people to their heart’s impulse to do good with award-winning products and experiences. A global community of more than 1.5 million generous people support their favorite churches, places of worship, nonprofits and causes with nearly $5 billion in donations across more than 66,000 organizations. Givelify leads all giving apps on the App Store and Google Play Store with more than 103,000 verified authentic reviews with an average 4.9 out of 5-star rating. Learn more at Givelify.com.

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