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Principal DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Jersey City, NJ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

DriveWealth, the pioneer of fractional equities trading and embedded investing, is a visionary technology company that empowers more than 100 partners around the world to engage their customers by placing the markets in the palm of their hand. We believe the future is fractional, transactional and mobile. Every mobile device should be a gateway to accessing investing and savings products, services, advice, and assistance for global citizens of all ages, wealth stages, and levels of financial expertise. DriveWealth’s unparalleled consultative support and cloud-based, industrial strength technology platform allow partners to seamlessly offer branded investing experiences to drive customer acquisition, loyalty, retention, and revenue growth. DriveWealth’s commitment to continuous evolution and innovation makes it the partner of choice for powering the future of investing.

Completing a Series D raise in 2021, DriveWealth’s mission is to democratize investing globally by working with partners to invent new ways to use its API-based technology to provide emerging investors with cutting-edge embedded experiences, offer first-time access to U.S. markets, and the ability to begin investing with as little as $1. DriveWealth is committed to empowering consumers around the world to become owners by delivering the most modern brokerage infrastructure, unparalleled industry expertise, and a culture of continued evolution.

What you'll do:

  • Architect and participate in service solutions and infrastructure from conception to execution
  • Manage and be responsible for AWS, Windows, and Linux systems up time and performance
  • Manage and maintain: Active Directory, Kubernetes, Docker, Chef, Ansible, JFrog Artifactory
  • Lead and work with Engineering, Operations, and DevOps to execute and deliver software services
  • Build and run production environments in AWS using Infrastructure as code methods
  • Orchestrate environment development using Kubernetes, Terraform and/or CloudFormation, leading key initiatives and improvements
  • Build & Deploy CI pipeline automation to a combination of Kubernetes/Docker and EC2 based systems in AWS
  • Work closely with System Architects, Engineers, Product Managers and SRE to meet their environment setup and service automation needs
  • Develop a process to make DevOps a part of the engineering development, service deployment and operations lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Identify and implement key monitoring and analytics for DriveWealth solutions and services, especially for greenfield projects and initiatives
  • Implements industry best practices and standards
  • Leads and mentors junior DevOps / SRE Engineers and guides the team to industry and company standards

What you'll need:

  • Expert in system build configuration and deployment automation
  • Expert in Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
  • Expert in container and fleet management: Docker, Kubernetes, and/or Rancher
  • Experience with project management tools (Jira, Confluence)
  • 5+ years of experience in Linux
  • 5+ years of experience building and maintaining a SaaS platform
  • 4+ years working experience with AWS: VPC, EC2, RDS, CloudFormation
  • 3+ years of experience using Terraform

Nice To Have, But Not Required

  • Must be passionate about automation
  • Chef experience
  • Experience with project management and tracking
  • Professional experience in software engineering with knowledge of software data structures and design patterns
  • Mastered scripting skills in one of Ruby/Bash/Python
  • Build and release automation tools: Jenkins, GIT, Kubernetes – ArgoCD a plus
  • Experience with RedHat OpenShift
  • Production system integration, log collection and analysis, build and performance monitoring/tuning
  • Design and implement availability, security and performance monitoring

Compensation package offerings are based on candidate experience and technical qualifications, as it relates to the role. These are identified and determined throughout your interviewing experience.

Please note
: at this time, we are not able to hire in all states.

Remote (Most US States) Pay Range
$190,000$215,000 USD

US Benefits

  • Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD & STD. HSA and FSA options.
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k plan
  • Most role have flexible working hours and work from home
  • Continuing education and conferences reimbursement
  • Fitness/Wellbeing reimbursement
  • Lunch program, snacks and beverages available in the office

Singapore Benefits

  • Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life, LTD & STD
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible working hours and work from home
  • Continuing education and conferences reimbursement
  • Fitness/Wellbeing reimbursement

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

TO ALL AGENCIES: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of DriveWealth outside of the Talent organization. DriveWealth’s policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via Greenhouse (ATS). Agencies must have a valid services agreement executed and must have been assigned by the Talent team to a specific requisition. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of DriveWealth. In the event a candidate submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment will be paid.