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We are The Motley Fool, a purpose-driven financial information and services firm with nearly 30 years of experience focused on making the world smarter, happier, and richer. But what does that even mean?! It means we’re helping Fools (always with a capital “F”) demystify the world of finance, beat the stock market, and achieve personal wealth and happiness through our products and services.

The Motley Fool is firmly committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a motley group of overachievers that have built a culture of trust founded on Foolishness, fun, and a commitment to making the world smarter, happier and richer.  However you identify or whatever winding road has led you to us, please don't hesitate to apply if the description above leaves you thinking, "Hey! I could do that!"


What does this team do?

The Cloud Operations Team is tasked with the management, security and enhancement of cloud infrastructure, specializing in AWS, Azure, or GCP environments. Our primary objective is to ensure the reliability, scalability, and performance of our cloud services.


What would you do in this role?

  • Design, deploy, and manage the networking infrastructure in AWS, including VPCs, subnets, route tables, security groups, and VPN connections.
  • Implement and maintain network security measures, including firewalls, network ACLs, and encryption protocols, to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.
  • Optimize network performance and reliability through monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting of network resources and services.
  • Automate network provisioning, configuration, and management tasks using infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform and CloudFormation.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for network configurations, processes, and procedures.
  • Maintain and optimize Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines to streamline the software delivery process.
  • Manage and enhance Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) clusters to support the deployment and scaling of containerized applications.
  • Participate in on-call rotation and respond to incidents and outages in a timely manner.


What do you need to apply?

  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps Engineer, Network Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer or similar role.
  • Hands-on experience with AWS networking services such as VPC, Route 53, CloudFront, api gateways, internet gateways, and transit Gateway.
  • Strong experience with EKS and ECS/Fargate management. 
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation using languages such as Python, Bash, or PowerShell.
  • Tool Proficiency: 
    • Github Action
    • Jenkins
    • Terraform
    • EKS/ECS
    • Lambda
    • DataDog/CloudWatch/Sentry
    • Cloudflare/CloudFront


It’s even better if you have…

  • Experience as a developer working with Django/NextJS
  • Experience with Azure and GCP
  • PostgreSQL/MSSQL
  • TypeScript


The Motley Fool has been twice named Glassdoor’s #1 Best Small Business to work for in the U.S., named to Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2020, named one of BuiltIn’s Best Places to Work in Colorado, and we’re a perennial favorite on Washingtonian’s list of Best Places to Work year after year. Our targeted cash compensation for this role is between $130,000 and $160,000, which does not include any potential equity offerings. Below you’ll see a few of our perks, but check out our Careers Site for the complete list: 

  • No “vacation policy” (not to be confused with a “No vacation” policy)
  • Paid maternity, paternity, and pet-ernity leave
  • $1,000 to invest when you start 
  • Super low premiums for medical, dental and vision coverage 
  • Comprehensive compensation package, including company equity

Please note, no sponsorship is available for this position. You must reside in, or be willing to relocate to, one of these states for employment: California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington DC, and Wisconsin.

Annual Pay Range
$130,000$160,000 USD

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