Staff DevOps Engineer

    • San Francisco, CA

Avail is a new car sharing platform focused on improving mobility and reducing the cost of car ownership. We give car owners a way to earn extra income from their idle cars and connect drivers with a convenient, affordable way to drive a car when they want.

Job Description

Avail (affiliate company of Allstate) is a new car sharing platform focused on improving mobility and reducing the cost of car ownership. We give car owners a way to earn extra income from their idle cars and connect drivers with a convenient, affordable way to drive a car when they want. A Staff DevOps Engineer at Avail is accountable for working on platform architecture and infrastructure for our car sharing product.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help to build a collaborative DevOps strategy and partnership with local and remote development teams
  • Building best-in class service engineering capabilities in the DevOps team
  • Responsible for the Engineering Operations, including building software and tools needed by the Engineering organization to deliver a high quality product
  • Helping to design and develop high-performance, scalable software solutions based on state of the industry technology


Job Qualifications

• 8+ years of DevOps related experience
• Great communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Significant experience with AWS, Terraform, Container orchestration, RDMS and non-relational datastores, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
• Experience with agile planning, deployment, integration, test/validation, and configuration custom software across multiple DevOps tooling platforms
• Experience with configuration management tools (Puppet, Ansible, Chef, or similar) and experience in automation by scripting in Bash, PowerShell, Perl, Ruby, JavaScript, and Python
• Expert level experience with Jenkins
• Strong practical administration skills in Public Cloud environments
• Shown experience shipping a high quality third party developer platform
• Experience with web services and web application/services support
• Workflow flexibility and strong teamwork skills
• A natural aptitude for teaching and learning from others in a collaborative team environment

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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