Senior DevOps Engineer

Senior DevOps Engineer

New York City, New York, USA  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is an early stage startup with the aim of making a big impact in the Financial Services AI space. They are building systems that can automate the most complex knowledge work in the world, e.g., financial analysis, research, due diligence, and more.

They are already working with some of the largest and well established financial institutions and hedge funds around the world. With a waiting list of clients ready to jump on their platform.

They are attempting to solve problems like:

•Creating financial research that's worth paying attention to: aggregating, analyzing, and producing insights from real-time information. Say goodbye to equity research.
•Dealing with the most sensitive data in the world: client data from the largest financial services companies on earth.
•Working past the edge of published AI research: tackling problems beyond the complexity of existing AI benchmarks.
•Unsolved product, architectural, and business problems: natural language interfaces, prohibitively expensive evaluation of models, massive marginal costs, versioning/training/segregating models per task, client, and so on.

What you will do:

As the DevOps Engineer you will be the driving force behind optimizing the development team's efficiency.

Your role involves automating operational workflows, setting up robust environments, managing outages, scaling our infrastructure, and configuring observability.

Your expertise will ensure the team operates smoothly and our systems are highly reliable, supporting the groundbreaking work in AI and financial services.

Please Note - This role requires you to be in the office 5x/week.

Must Have Skills:

•5+ years of proven experience in a DevOps and/or Site Reliability Engineering role
•Experience writing CI/CD scripts for GitHub Actions or other similar platform
•Experience programming in either Python or Typescript, preferably with some application development experience
•Experience managing cloud-based application environments, preferably AWS AND Azure
•Strong scripting skills in Bash, shell, and Powershell
•Have deployed and maintained hybrid cloud + on-prem environment with Linux + Windows VM's
•Experience monitoring mission-critical production applications and incidence/outage response
•Experience with Docker containerization
•Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
•Excellent communication skills for effective collaboration within the team.
•Passion for shipping quality software, and effective development practices

Nice to Have Skills:

•Experience in a startup or fast-growing tech environment.
•Experience with Kubernetes and Helm charts
•Experience with DataDog
•Familiarity with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools like Terraform.
•Background in managing infrastructure for AI or machine learning-based applications.
•Interest in financial services and understanding of related data processing challenges.


Starting: ASAP

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