DevOps/Cloud Engineer

Engineering · Remote - US or Int'l, Georgia
Department Engineering
Employment Type Remote - Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Storj Overview


Storj Labs Inc. is pioneering decentralized cloud storage with the world's first decentralized cloud storage network, Tardigrade. We make object storage more affordable, secure, resilient, and more affordable than other leading cloud storage providers. Our mission is to enable the decentralized future, and our vision is to be the storage layer for the decentralized internet. Accomplishing this goal means building a team equipped and empowered to propel us forward.

Storj is headquartered in Atlanta and has team members around the globe. As a remote-first company, we’ve built a culture based on transparency, inclusion, and open communication. Storj hosts regularly scheduled week-long gatherings (optional in-person when travel is safe) for collaborative work and team building. 

Our people are our most important asset.  We strive to provide them with meaningful professional engagement and generous benefits. Storj promotes empowerment and progress through company-wide and individualized training opportunities, proactive diversity efforts, and peer mentorship. Our comprehensive employee benefits include generous healthcare and insurance coverage, FSA and transportation reimbursement plans, a 401(k) plan, competitive equity, unlimited PTO, and six-weeks paid parental leave.

We are looking for an experienced full-stack DevOps Engineer to develop tools for rapid and stable deployment and network operations. The position will report to the Engineering Manager, Infrastructure within our engineering organization. While we don’t expect you to already be an expert in every technology we list, we are looking for people who have a demonstrated ability to learn, grow, understand requirements, and get stuff done.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Implement automation efforts around builds, deployment, and automatic scaling
  • Monitor environments, servers, and applications for health, performance, and security
  • Maintain and upgrade configuration management systems
  • Maintain tooling code in Shell, Python or similar scripting language
  • Work with GIT including branching and merging strategies
  • Work with build pipelines and tools such as Jenkins
  • Work on multiple platforms including physical servers, virtual servers, docker containers, Kubernetes and AWS
  • Implement DNS configurations for new platforms
  • Work with different deployment strategies such as AWS, GCP, raw deployments, and container images
  • Analyze, review and clarify design and architecture on developer tools, implementing any missing tools
  • Working directly with the development teams to resolve issues
  • Document as-is state of environment, gap analysis, come up with options, recommendations

You have:

  • 3-5 years experience supporting DevOps, Sys Administration, or related experience
  • Experience modifying or implementing custom tooling in this space
  • Experience with tools such as Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Helm, SQL databases, Go, Prometheus
  • Extensive experience with scripting languages (Bash, Python or Ruby)
  • ​Ability to learn new software, frameworks and APIs quickly
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
  • Tenacious and aggressive troubleshooting skills
  • Strong team player, quality conscious, excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills, and highly self-motivated
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Extensive experience with automation/configuration management
  • Experience analyzing and monitoring performance bottlenecks and key metrics to optimize software and system performance

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

At Storj Labs, we celebrate diversity and strive for an inclusive work culture.  More than a statement on our careers page, these concepts are ingrained in our core values:

Secure - We believe security and privacy in product, process, and habit is key to everything we do.

Together - We inspire, execute, and celebrate as one team, with a commitment to trust, inclusion, collaboration, and accountability.

Open - We’re committed to the free and open sharing of software, information, knowledge, and ideas.

Resolute - We have the courage to do the right thing, even if it is not the easy thing. We resolve always to treat others ethically, with empathy, understanding, and trust.

Empowered - We empower our users to control their data, our teammates to do great work, and our community to build economic value.

Different - We think differently, act differently, and always strive to make a difference.

We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.

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  • Location
    Remote - US or Int'l, Georgia
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Remote - Full Time
  • Minimum Experience