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Kharon is a leading provider of research and data analytics covering global security threats and other controversies that impact commerce and finance. The world’s largest financial institutions and multinationals rely on our solutions to enhance their financial crimes compliance, sanctions compliance, export control, and KYC programs.

Our head office is located in Los Angeles, with additional offices located in Washington, New York, London, and Dubai.

Who We’re Looking For

We’re looking for a highly motivated Senior DevOps Engineer with experience automating and designing high availability and secure cloud infrastructure. We have a containerized application architecture built on Kubernetes, hosted on AWS, and maintained via automation. In this role, you will be a close collaborator with all of our software engineers and a part of the software development lifecycle. Our ideal candidate is an experienced software engineer who is willing to cross boundaries and dive deep to resolve production issues across our technology stack. This candidate also enjoys building scalable automation for reliable and secure web services.

Kharon is growing at an exceptional rate, and we’re a hard working, energetic team that is passionate about our product, and believes that to be successful we should never stop learning. This candidate will be working as part of an extraordinary team that operates cloud infrastructure driving SaaS services and reliability for some of the biggest financial institutions in the world.

This can be a remote opportunity, but we will highly prefer a Los Angeles-based candidate.
 
Responsibilities

 
  • Lead and architect cloud infrastructure to enable high performance SaaS applications in the cloud. Software design and development experience in cloud service orchestration (API-based control plane) with an emphasis on “infrastructure-as-a-service”
  • Having the flexibility to learn new technologies, while continuously developing your skills will be key to your success. You will fit into our teams, be a fantastic collaborator, be comfortable with giving and receiving feedback, and be able to thrive in a dynamic environment
  • Continue to grow automation for infrastructure provisioning, developer efficiency, and internal tooling efficiency
  • Maintain reliability for our production systems to exceed our SLA requirements
  • Understand system limitations and build observability tools to maintain infrastructure reliability and/or alert on potential production issues
  • Maintain a security-focused mindset when architecting our infrastructure/environments and when designing and implementing automation solutions
  • Develop and maintain solutions for operational administration, system/data backup, disaster recovery, and security/performance monitoring

If this is you, we'd love to hear from you.

Requirements

 
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Strong software development background with strong expertise in at least one programming language
  • Experience with Docker and running container orchestration systems (Kubernetes preferred)
  • Experience working in Cloud services providers (AWS preferred)
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code and other cloud automation tools (HashiCorp suite)
  • Experience with building observability tooling, dashboards, and alerting in regards to application performance and stability
  • Familiar with building fully automated CI/CD pipelines
  • Understanding of monitoring, networking, security (strong in 1 or more areas)
  • Strong familiarity with Linux

Preferred
 
  • Managing high-availability, multi-AZ, and multi-region environments
  • Experience architecting and building internal developer tooling
  • Experience working with and maintaining observability tooling such as Prometheus/Grafana
  • Worked with distributed systems or microservice architectures
  • Up-to-date and active in the open-source community

Why You’ll Love Life at Kharon
 
  • You’ll be launching a career at a well-funded, hyper-growth SaaS tech company
  • Free catered lunches
  • Unlimited snacks and beverages
  • Medical coverage for full-time employees
  • Paid Time Off and 11 holidays per year
  • 401(k) to save for your future

This is a full-time position

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