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DevOps Lead

Company: Chronograph
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewChronograph was founded to bring next-generation technology to private capital markets. Through our suite of cloud-based analytics and data management solutions, we help many of the world's largest and most sophisticated venture capital, private equity, and credit funds understand their investment performance in unprecedented detail.At Chronograph, we get to go "behind the scenes" and work directly with investors who are driving some of the most impactful changes across high growth start-ups, global infrastructure & renewable energy, growth equity, and all other private capital strategies.Currently, over $5 trillion of total assets are managed via Chronograph's solution suite. The firm is backed by Nasdaq, Inc. and The Carlyle Group and has seen continuous rapid growth since its founding in 2016.The OpportunityBring your expertise to a highly collaborative, creative, and innovative team with a market-leading technology product suite. Our engineers execute across the stack, although we are always seeking to provide opportunities that take advantage of individual interests and natural strengths. The thread that unites all engineers at Chronograph is a focus on delivering great products that drive value for our clients.For this role, we are seeking a colleague with a familiarity of various Cloud/DevOps tools and technologies. We hire engineers with a broad set of technical skills, who are highly cross-functional and eager to solve a wide range of engineering challenges. Here, we are looking for someone who both understands our stack (AWS / Node.js / Serverless / Ruby / Postgres) and is comfortable implementing scalable patterns on our infrastructure layer.Our ideal candidate has a strong sense of ownership and enjoys owning projects from inception to building to testing to production. We value people who take pride in their work and show an aptitude for learning quickly whether they're familiar with our stack and tools or not. You'll be working with a nimble team of committed and talented engineers with an engineering culture centered on continuous learning, collaborative knowledge sharing, and both personal and team development.As a DevOps Lead at Chronograph, you will:

  • Maintain and improve operational efficiency by automating manual tasks
  • Be the first and leading member of our DevOps team
  • Help build and manage cloud infrastructure (AWS, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, Serverless) via infrastructure-as-code
  • Optimize our Docker-based development environment to improve developer joy
  • Help design, document, and update our playbooks
  • Monitor performance across our applications and work with developers on issues by reviewing logs, dashboards, and other monitoring tools
  • Architect and build performant, scalable, and secure infrastructure and services
  • Work with tech team members to implement first-class engineer experiences
  • Identify opportunities for adopting new technologies and patterns
  • Collaborate closely across the organization to build and refine processes to ensure efficient growth into the future
  • Help continue to build a world-class Engineering team, shaping both technical direction and team composition as we scale
  • Help attract, interview, onboard, and mentor your future team members during this exciting time of growthYou will be successful in this role if you have:
    • (Minimum) Four (4) years of professional DevOps, TechOps, or SRE experience
    • A passion for maintainable, readable, stable, secure, and scalable code, infrastructure, and processes
    • Can weigh the differences between different architectural approaches and make sound decisions given the pros and cons
    • Proven experience monitoring, architecting, and maintaining infrastructure for SaaS applications; extra points for finance-oriented or enterprise solutions
    • Familiarity with modern best practices in managing infrastructure as code, ideally in managing AWS resources such as S3, RDS, EKS/ECS, Lambda, Route 53, SQS, etc.
    • Confident working in a Linux terminal environment and bash scripting
    • Experience managing and/or developing cloud-native CI/CD workflows and tools
    • Interest in progressive infrastructure patterns, including microservices, event-driven applications, and distributed systems
    • Strong communication skills; able to help others on the team quickly understand technical issues
    • Ability to work both individually and collaboratively to deliver results in a fast-paced startup environment
    • Positive attitude, sense of humor and creativity
    • Strong analytical, project leadership and communication skillsEven if you don't meet every criteria, we'd still encourage you to apply! We are growing rapidly and have a variety of needs across multiple roles and focus areas.Why join Chronograph?We're a team that values creativity, open communication, cutting edge technology, striving for excellence in all things - and having fun along the way. We want you to be happy for the long-term.We offer:
      • Flexible work arrangements (including remote / in person / hybrid)
      • Competitive salary
      • Attractive equity participation
      • Unlimited and flexible vacation
      • Generous health benefits
      • Fully-paid parental leave
      • ...and more!Chronograph is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive organization and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you're a passionate team player who wants to have an outsized impact on a diverse and dynamic team, we'd love to hear from you!

Keywords: Chronograph, New York , DevOps Lead, Other , Brooklyn, New York

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