DevOps Engineer

Location: Remote and New York City
This is a fully remote position, full-time, with flexible working hours and work arrangements.

About is creating the “Intelligent Accounting” era, using artificial intelligence to automate accounting and provide advisory, business insight, and eventually business foresight.

We’re a Series A stage start-up, founded by three Norwegian entrepreneurs and backed by renowned Silicon Valley investors (including Costanoa Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, and GGV Capital). We’re US-based, but our team is global, from New Zealand to California. We’re bringing AI to Finance and Accounting because the industry is ripe for automation and big-data insight and the market is huge: $200B just in the US.

Our main office locations is in New York. We have a well established remote-work culture, and over 50% of our team are working fully remote.

About you

You’ve been a devops engineer for 7+ years, but you’ve been a tinkerer and a builder your whole life. We’re a team of builders—when we aren’t building, we’re tinkering with a personal project, contributing to open source, modding a drone, building a computer from components, etc.

We’re looking for an experienced devops who enjoys working with cloud technologies. You possess a good mixture of DevOps and infrastructure management and would like to build security innovative environments to support our global application deployment. You should have plenty of experience in building a performant, well-monitored cloud environment, designing efficient data flows between systems, communicating clearly, sharing knowledge and questioning existing solutions. You’re ready for the next step in your career, ready to take on fast-moving challenges. You’re enthusiastic about AI and how the build a devops infrastructure around a high performance dynamic AI environment.. 

As a team player, you are not afraid of reaching out to your colleagues to discuss development challenges, especially when you are stuck trying to solve a specific issue.

You are fluent in English.

Required Tech Skills

  • Several years of experience working with AWS - ECS, EC2, Lambda, RDS, S3
  • IaC - Hashicorp Terraform
  • Docker deployment
  • CI - CircleCI or Github Actions
  • Linux - Alpine, Ubuntu
  • bash scripting

Nice to have Tech Skills

  • AWS - auto-scaling, Aurora, SQS, Secrets Manager, API Gateway, Textract, Transfer Family, Kinesis, Cost Explorer
  • Familiarity with AWS services for data engineering/warehousing (e.g. Redshift)
  • DataDog - metrics/alerting/dashboards
  • Auth0 (or similar e.g. Okta)
  • Hashicorp Packer
  • Ansible
  • Metabase
  • Apache Druid

What the position is responsible for - a day in the life of the position

As a member of our operations team you'd be responsible for maintaining's
cloud infrastructure by using many of the above technologies, also often working
closely together with our product development teams. Example tasks:

  • upgrade database X from RDS Postgres to Aurora Postgres
  • migrate service Y from legacy container orchestration system to ECS
  • automate (previously manual) task Z with Lambda function + EventBridge schedule
  • configure auto-scaling of ECS containers based on Vic API avg response time

Other characteristics of the ideal candidate - education, communication, work remote, etc

  • Great communication skills, both verbally and in text
  • Multiple years of experience working in remote-first teams
  • Masters degree in Computer Science a plus
  • Open-source contributions a plus

As an early employee, you'll be working with a small team of committed and talented engineers and having a large, long-term impact on technical design and engineering culture.

We Offer

  • An exciting work environment operating at the forefront of AI technology development
  • Competitive salary

Above all, you should enjoy the journey. Our engineers are creative, technical, smart and genuinely like each other. They enjoy the work they do and so should you!

As an employee first culture, also offers in person retreats to employees. We love connecting in person as a remote-first company. We make it a benefit to our employees to come together and be able to celebrate our accomplishments, work together in person, and enjoy team building activities! We hold company retreats multiple times a year to keep our community strong.

Check out all the fun we are having @vicdotai on our Instagram page. Also, don’t forget to follow us on LinkedIn to stay up to date on our AI technology and new career opportunities to join our teams.

Acceptance and inclusion for everyone is at the heart of our company. We strive for diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire community.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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