DevOps Engineer

Remote / United States

About Prefect:

Are you looking for an incredible opportunity to work with a high-growth SaaS company? Our workflow orchestration platform bridges the gap between data engineers and data scientists, allowing them to do what they do best. We are looking for enthusiastic new additions to our team who are excited by the question “what will you build?”

Role Summary: 

As a member of our DevOps team at Prefect, you will develop, maintain and protect our infrastructure that is built in a cloud native environment. We have harnessed the power of the latest technologies to provide for our Cloud API’s high demand and scale and we are continuously evolving the scale and protection around our networks and systems. In this role, you will immerse yourself in our product, understand the importance of its uptime and be responsible for designing and building the next generation of our technical stack.  

At Prefect we believe everyone is responsible for their code. With that said, we’re looking for a dev ops evangelist to help drive infrastructure initiatives and provide templated ways that allow our team to run their code . You will develop, monitor, and protect our cloud-native technology in Prefect Cloud, at the same time, lend your expertise to the development of our Prefect Open Source product. 

What you’ll be doing (core responsibilities): 

  • Harden and scale our cloud native environment

  • Manage our App Security Pipeline for scanning, detecting, and remediating vulnerabilities

  • Engineer around a 0-Downtime Rule

  • Coordinate security reviews and pen-testing

  • “Run Prefect on Prefect”— automate our infraops backbone and configuration management

  • Develop security policies and procedures to protect our servers, operating systems, clients 

  • Stay up to date with the latest announcements, products and security vulnerabilities

Qualifications (you must have):

  • 2+ years experience working with Python

  • 2+ years experience working with Kubernetes, Docker

  • 2+ years experience working with Database technologies, Postgres

  • 2+ years experience working with Orchestration and automation 

  • Exposure to Prometheus, or at least some standard monitoring systems

  • Passion for Infrastructure as Code and CI/CD Best Practices

  • Expertise in securing cloud workloads

About you (we’d like you to have):

  • Relevant certifications, e.g. CISSP

  • Go development experience 

  • Contribute to the Open Source tools that we use at Prefect, such as Kubernetes, prometheus, Linkerd, honeycomb, Vault, terraform

  • Willing to take the extra time to build effective interpersonal relationships that create channels constructive, open, healthy communication

Prefect is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity/expression), national origin, disability or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.