Linux Automation/DevOps Engineer in Remote (USA only)

13 days ago
Files.com
Mid Level
Full Time
Americas
Location: Work From Your Home on a Remote-First Team at a Hybrid Remote Company (USA only)

Are you an expert at automation tools like Chef, Consul, Terraform, and Vault? Do the concepts of immutable infrastructure or DevSecOps call out to you?

If so, we’d like you to learn about Files.com!

Files.com operates dozens of services over 150+ cloud server in 10 AWS regions. We rely on our ever-growing Linux Automation team to keep those services running smoothly and securely.


World Class Pay and Benefits

Earn a "Bay Area" Salary from Anywhere In The USA. Our pay is competitive with the top software companies in the world, with generous base salary plus equity compensation.

Big Company Benefits: You'll get full 🏥 Health/Dental/Vision Insurance coverage (plus 75% of Spouse/Family coverage too), 💰 401(k) with generous matching, 🎄 11 Company Holidays per year, and 🏖 20 PTO/Vacation days.

Brand New Laptop and $1,000: Upon signing, we'll send you a brand new 💻 Apple laptop as well as $1,000 to outfit the rest of your home office with things like a monitor, webcam, keyboard, and mouse.

Tight-Knit Fun-Loving Team: You will be joining a fun-loving team that works together very closely, despite the remote work environment.


100% Remote Opportunity

The Files.com Linux Automation team is 100% remote. However, we travel for regular in-person meetings with the team and the entire company to meet and work together face to face. These meetings are in cities around the US, including Scottsdale, Austin, Orlando, New Orleans, San Diego, Las Vegas, and New York City.

In-person events combine work and fun and are designed to make up for the in-person interaction that occurs in an office job.

We are very excited that COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted and we have fully resumed company travel. 🎉


About Files.com

Files.com is an enterprise secure file transfer & automation app with over 1,600 paying business customers, including Target, Canonical, UPS, Leica, DirecTV, GoPro, Marriott, and more.

Files.com was bootstrapped by our founder and has been profitable since its founding in 2010. We recently raised $46.5 million of growth equity from Silicon Valley-based Riverwood Capital to accelerate our growth.


In this role, you will be:

  • Improving our deployments and automation of Chef, Vault, Consul, Docker, Ansible, ELK, Grafana, Statsd, Asterisk, MySQL, Redis, Memcached, Zeromq, Puma, Gitlab, and many other exciting open source systems.
  • Writing code in Ruby, Go, and other languages to help us build and automate our environment.
  • Serving in an on-call rotation to support the services that you oversee.

Ready To Up-Level Your Career?

We would like you to write a cover letter telling us why this opportunity speaks to you. Please specifically cover the following things in your letter:

  • What is the largest network you have personally supported in production? How many servers? If cloud-based, how many regions/clouds? What automation tools did you rely on to manage such a big network?

  • What is the largest contribution you have made to open source software?

  • Are there any public repositories that you personally maintain?

  • What are your favorite tools for managing large cloud deployments?