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We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate - Nor do we look for the right "fit" with us, we look for the Add! We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment where there are a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.
 
Pax8 is proud to be a Colorado-Grown business that is expanding all over the globe! We have offices in Greenwood Village, Colorado Springs and Florence, CO. While we are in the process of building offices in Georgia and Texas as well, Pax8 is fully embracing the Hybrid work life synergy! We encourage all applicants authorized to work in the US to apply regardless of location as nearly all of our roles can be remote!

The DevOps Engineer II is a sharp, disciplined, self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a project. They help manage site reliability and security. The Engineer adopts and takes ownership as new technologies, services and systems are developed. They focus on monitoring, backup, availability, performance, and support of developed applications and services. The Engineer completes tasks that are a hybrid of standard activities related to hosting applications and infrastructure, as well as internal team projects targeted at eliminating technical debt and Engineering improvements. They are available for afterhours work as required to support availability, releases and maintenance. 

Essential Responsibilities (includes, but is not limited to):

  • Support the availability of all developed and managed services 
  • Support Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) of Pax8 services including disaster recovery and continuity 
  • Manage and maintain the security and access controls for supported services 
  • Establish operational monitoring and performance metrics for managed and AWS resources 
  • Mentor junior level DevOps team members and Development Engineers 

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • At least four (4) to seven (7) years of experience supporting application development, preferably microservices and a Java based web platform
  • Programming/scripting languages: Python, Bash, AWS CLI, Java, Golang and JavaScript
  • Experience implementing new projects using AWS services such as such as EKS, MSK, ElastiCache, Elasticsearch and RDS
  • Proficiency with Kubernetes, HELM and Docker
  • Proficiency writing IaC and Configuration management using Terraform, Ansible and Git
  • Proficiency in CI/CD pipelines pipelines using GitHub Actions and Jenkins
  • Experience with networking principles and technologies such as AWS networking tools such as ALB’s, Security groups, VPC networking and basic containerized networking principles
  • Proficiency with Prometheus and Grafana
  • Database and replications skills including PSQL and NoSQL preferred
  • Experience working in a Lean/Agile environment using tools such as Jira, Wrike, LeanKit, Rally or similar
  • Strong presentation, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong desire for automation
  • Ability to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Ability to build partnerships and work collaboratively with others across multiple teams to meet shared objectives
  • Ability to step up to address difficult situations, saying what needs to be said
  • Ability to gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
  • Ability to adapt and adopt innovations in business-building digital and technology applications

Required Education & Certifications:

  • A./B.S. in related field or equivalent work experience

Compensation:

  • Qualified candidates can expect a salary or conversion salary beginning at $100,000 or more. Starting salary is based on various factors and is commensurate with qualifications, experience, competencies, internal equity, and cost of labor.  Base salary is just one component of the Total Rewards package we provide our employees.
  • Qualified contract candidates can expect an hourly rate of $62.50/hr or more depending on experience. Contract to hire candidates will be eligible for the benefits package below if and when they convert to regular employees.
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*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.

At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:
  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • RTD Eco Pass (For local Colorado Employees)
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups

Pax8 is the leading value-added cloud-based SaaS distributor, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and  high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best. 
 
Pax8 not only wins numerous awards in our field but we have time and again been voted among the best places to work in Denver. We are committed to our goal of being the #1 employer of choice!
 
We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life. 
 
 
 
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