ENGINEER, DevOps

Brooklyn, NY or Remote (EST time zone work hours)

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Since 2013, our founding mission at StrongArm Technologies has been unwavering: keep the world’s Industrial Athletes™ proud, protected and productive.

We recognize that the beating heart of our economy is made up of millions of hardworking and dedicated individuals who put their bodies on the line to perform critical job functions that positively impacts lives beyond their own. But that responsibility doesn’t come without its consequences. Far too often, preventable workplace injuries lead to lost shifts, missed paychecks and threatened livelihoods. That, to us, is unacceptable.

Industrial Athletes™ deserve an advocate and a platform dedicated to ensuring they get home safely after every shift. More than 38,000 workplace injuries across numerous job types, industries and operating environments occur around the world each hour, and our passionate team is fixated on solving this unnecessary problem through the use of technology.

From our home base in Brooklyn, New York, StrongArm Technologies develops innovative solutions and analyzes millions of hours of data, setting the foundation to help us achieve our mission of eliminating preventable workplace injury. From a couple of guys in a tech incubator to a company of more than 75 employees, our knowledge base and world-class pool of talent continues to develop as we grow the organization with a focus on end-to-end product development, data analytics, security, client success, operations and more.

In order to most effectively prevent injuries in a given operational environment, we work closely with each client across many dedicated and leading-edge teams, including client services, data and engineering, IT security and others. Each safety program is tailored to the needs of the workers on the ground and the managers who oversee them. The result is an actionable and scalable safety solution that seamlessly becomes part of a facility’s daily routine and is proven to prevent workplace injuries by as much as 64%.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for bridging the gap between the developers and IT. You will be working to create and enhance CI/CD to handle releases quickly and incorporate other departments to produce next generation StrongArm apps deployed worldwide in a variety of unique industrial settings and a variety of users. You will also have a direct impact on the well-being of essential workers by facilitating new and innovative safety features in our products (for example, proximity detection during COVID-19). 

In this role, you will touch every aspect of our product software and data development lifecycle as an interface between developers, data engineers, QA and IT to our end-users. As the DevOps subject matter expert for the company, you will champion new technologies and methods and improve existing systems in use. You will interface directly with high-available cloud-systems and drive innovation.

The DevOps Engineers work in conjunction with product managers, developers, QA and data engineering teams to deliver applications to real-world users: Industrial Athletes, front-line managers in the field, corporate clients, insurance carriers and more.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Automate and orchestrate apps and pipelines over multiple cloud-providers via CI/CD driven IaC
  • Transform and drive Serverless and Server Clusters to scale and provide highest-availability to thousands of Industrial Athletes abroad connecting Web and Mobile applications with data-driven backends
  • Work in a Chapter with multiple stakeholders, organized in an agile environment providing expert knowledge, estimations and code to make quality releases with resourcing, performance and scaling in mind
  • Implement Pipeline improvements developers urge for with high code quality, tested and in best practices to constantly improve our customer-facing devices in multiple environments
    (DEV, UAT, PROD, etc.)
  • Provide your knowledge about the tech stack to multiple Squads and improve it to meet your own and the products technical long-term goals and procedures
  • Partner closely with Data and Security teams to ensure that knowledge is shared and everybody knows and has what they need to test, work and release the product

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS

● Profound Experience in handling at least one cloud-provider such as AWS, GCP or Azure
● Proficient in CI/CD tooling and automation tools for testing and ensuring quality releases
● In-depth knowledge on Git branching strategies.
● In-depth knowledge with Terraform.
● Confident in Git Workflows and GitHub Actions.
● Confident in Kubernetes Cluster Management with containerized (Docker/Podman) development and deployment experience.
● Knowledge Serverless functions, IAM, Authentication and Authorization
● Experience in software development with Python or similar languages
● Good with collaborating with members abroad
● Effective written and verbal communication skills, with ability to succinctly represent complex technical concepts to varied audiences and different knowledge levels of listeners
● Completed BS or MS in a Computer Science or related degree
● 3+ years relevant work experience


StrongArm Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.

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