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Principal DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

DriveWealth is a global B2B financial technology organization dedicated to democratizing access to financial independence around the world. Our mission is realized through an API-based platform, empowering our partners to offer seamless investing and trading experiences to clients worldwide, all from their mobile devices.

Our technology provides partners with a modern, extensible toolkit, enabling traditional investment workflows and innovative techniques like fractional share ownership. DriveWealth has evolved into a global platform offering trading of US equities, mutual funds, ETFs, fixed income, and options.

We seek enthusiastic professionals to contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to our Brokerage-as-a-Service platform. Our culture blends the pace and opportunity of a tech start-up with the impact, stability, and significance of Wall Street. We encourage creativity and experimentation while ensuring institutional-grade execution and regulatory compliance in everything we do. We value diversity and inclusion, celebrating the unique differences of our employees as we scale and grow together. We’re guided by operating principles grounded in accountability, teamwork, integrity, and solutions built to scale. Join us!

What you'll do:

  • Build, enhance, and support service solutions and infrastructure from conception to execution
  • Manage and improve AWS, Windows, and Linux systems uptime and performance
  • Responsible for Active Directory, Kubernetes, Docker, Chef, Ansible, JFrog Artifactory
  • 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.
  • Lead and mentor 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
  • Experience with AWS: VPC, EC2, RDS, CloudFormation, Terraform, Chef
  • Must be passionate about automation
  • Experience with project management and tracking
  • Background in software application-driven development roles with a 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

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. DriveWealth is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

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
$200,000$215,000 USD


  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental Health and family planning services
  • Unlimited paid time off with ten observed holidays
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave for biological and adoptive parents
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • $2,500 each year to invest in continued education and personal development
  • $75 a month in fitness and wellness reimbursement
  • Company-provided phone
  • Hybrid work experience that allows for flexibility
  • For in-office employees, a daily lunch stipend, unlimited snacks, and engaging office space in the Financial District

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.