Lead DevOps Engineer (Remote)

Job Description

Wirecutter is seeking a Lead DevOps Engineer to join our Delivery team. In this role, you will report to the Engineering Manager for Delivery.

As the Lead DevOps Engineer, you’ll work alongside our skilled DevOps engineers to realize our goals of having stable, secure, and performant systems that help our readers save money on our favorite products on Black Friday, Prime Day, and every day.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in design and maintenance of cloud infrastructure for web applications

  • Experience with Docker, Terraform

  • Subject matter expertise in at least one of the following domains, including cloud engineering and security, infrastructure architecture and security, and monitoring best-practices

  • Knowledge of primary AWS services (EC2, ELB, RDS, Route53, S3, Lambda)

  • Expertise in cloud architecture and security fundamentals

  • Hands on experience both designing and maintaining cloud infrastructure

  • Experience presenting technical information and plans to wide audience including peers across engineering and senior management

  • Demonstrated experience working with engineers across disciplines to identify the tradeoffs of different solutions and recommend ideal approach for infrastructure initiatives

  • Experience growing strong, healthy teams

You will be an ideal candidate if you:

  • Enjoy collaborating with a diverse team of developers across skill-sets, backgrounds and time zones on complex tasks

  • Have history of working on geographically distributed teams

  • Foster a culture of observability, enjoy improving monitoring and altering, and have experience with improving incident management

  • Have significant experience performing design reviews of distributed systems

  • Served as a cloud subject matter expert and have architected high visibility cloud initiatives  in AWS

Extra bonus points if you:

  • Have experience helping teams with their SRE journey

  • Have knowledge of information security best practices

  • Love Wirecutter


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