DevOps Engineer

Here at Optima Tax Relief, how our employees feel about their job is important to us. Maybe that is why we have been rated one of Orange County Register's Top Places to work for the past 3 years! In addition to our amazing and award-winning work culture, we are one of America's fastest growing private companies! Who are we here at Optima? We are the empathetic helpers, the go-getters, the work hard, play hard individuals of financial services and the advocate for our clients. One of our values is to operate in excellence and we are looking to hire individuals ready to represent with pride these qualities. We have several openings in our Orange County, California and Chandler, Arizona offices and we need people like you to help us grow!

Speaking of excellence, we are committed to delivering industry-leading experience with not only our employees but our clients as well. We are humbled and honored to have received the following awards:

  • CEO Named a Top CEO by Glassdoor, 2018, 2019
  • Best Place to Work by Glassdoor, 2018, 2019
  • Orange County Register Top Workplaces, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • America's Fastest Growing Private Companies Winner of INC. 5,000, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Winner of the Better Business Bureau's Torch Award for Ethics

Why Optima Tax Relief:
  • Strong Company Core Values
  • Commitment to Positive Client Experiences
  • Ethical Work is conducted with the Highest Level of Integrity...Always
  • Strong Corporate Culture: Community Outreach, Interactive Wellness Program, Knott's Day...There's Always Something to Look Forward to!
  • Employee Development and Potential Career Advancement
  • Expansion, Innovation and Professional Growth!

DevOps Engineer

We are looking for a passionate and patient individual to join our team, this individual will work closely with our development team to manage existing code deployment workflow, automate quality control process, monitor and improve source control and development environments.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage the computing and database servers and clusters
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Build, maintain, and execute automated CI/CD pipelines for development, QA, and deployments
  • Backup, recover and optimize databases
  • Actively looking for best practices and perform security and compliance audits on AWS infrastructure and local networks
  • Continuously improve our DevOps and infrastructure to be highly available and scalable (i.e. via containerizing, autoscale, etc.)

In addition, you are responsible for any immediate fire-fighting duties in the organization or assignments by the manager

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field required
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with SQL
  • Software development or scripting experience in a professional environment
  • Aptitude to independently learn new technologies
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong background in Linux/UNIX (Debian/Ubuntu, AWS Linux)
  • 3+ years of working experience using cloud-based web services (AWS)
  • Knowledge of AWS Access Control Level: (users, groups, roles, policies, VPC, subnets, route tables)
  • Strong experience with MySQL, RDS, Aurora
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and deployment automation (CloudFormation, CodeDeploy, Bitbucket Pipelines, Ansible, Jenkins)
  • Monitoring and Metrics gathering (DataDog, Runscope, New Relic)
  • Familiarity with Linux Containers and Virtualization for infrastructure orchestration (Docker)
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum
  • Familiarity with Salesforce CRM


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