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Image Relay: AWS DevOps Engineer

    Headquarters: Burlington, VT


    Image Relay is a fast-growing software company and our development team is small but mighty. We strive to keep our apps and services up to date with modern tools and best practices while adding features that keep our customers happy. We’re looking to add a AWS DevOps Engineer to the team to lead all DevOps related projects for our AWS-based applications.

    Image Relay is a unique company in the software realm. We are a certified B Corp and we were one of the first in the world to offer a digital asset management (DAM) solution. Now, we are working to grow a unique new product coined Marketing Delivery that incorporates a product information management (PIM) system to the platform.

    Our customer base includes respected brands from around the globe including Ben & Jerry’s, Cabot Creamery, Seventh Generation, Rossignol, O’Neill, Kinders, and Yeti Cycles. We’re proud of the companies we work with and strive to develop long-standing relationships by offering a top-tier product and excellent customer service.
    Image Relay is a remote company that operates 9-5 EST. We are seeking full time employees who can overlap at a minimum of 4 hours during that time period.

    Who we’re looking for
    We’re looking for someone with 3-5 years experience with AWS Cloud services to take a lead role in building, maintaining, & improving our AWS infrastructure as well as helping build out new tooling with AWS services in support of our Ruby on Rails applications.

    Our ideal candidate is someone who can:

    Tune and maintain AWS services
    Maintain compliance with AWS services, including reacting to vulnerabilities
    Create and react to CloudWatch alarms
    Identify large potential infrastructure projects to take on to reduce costs & increase performance
    Query tune & improve database performance
    Work with existing CloudFormation templates & CDK application stacks
    Able to work during at least part of your work day with 4 hours overlap with 9-5 EST

    Some examples of what you might be doing

    Work closely with the application engineering team
    Improve CI & CD pipelines
    R&D projects with application engineering to help identify suitable AWS services for scalability and volume loads
    Applying AWS service patches
    Ensuring ongoing compliance with AWS services and infrastructure
    Identify and execute on service tuning for cost savings and performance
    Identify and execute on database projects to decrease pressure and reduce costs
    AMI creation and rollouts to EC2 fleet
    EC2 autoscaling tuning
    Maintaining various Lambda-based micro services


    Strong proficiency with AWS services & infrastructure as code (Cloud Formation & CDK) best practices
    Database administration (MySQL & Postgres)
    Security & privacy compliance best practices
    Cost reduction tactics
    Container-based infrastructure & deployments
    Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal, sufficient for success in a remote and largely asynchronous work environment
    Comfort working in a highly agile software development process
    Positive and solution-oriented mindset
    Effective communication skills and clear status updates
    Ability to thrive in a fully remote organization


    AWS Cloud Practitioner
    AWS Certifications
    Application coding skills, especially with Ruby on Rails
    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science


    Unlimited paid time off
    Remote work environment and/or lakeside office space in Burlington, Vermont
    100% health insurance premium paid for you and family, including dental and vision
    401k employer match
    Stock options
    Paid family leave
    Monthly stipend to cover broadband access
    Salary range $105k-125k USD

    Image Relay is an equal opportunity employer.

    Preference given to candidates in the following locations: VT, UT, MA, SC, TX, WI, MI, NY, CA, TN

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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