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DevOps/SecOps Engineer (First Hire)



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, April 17, 2023

Leverage is capturing a multi-trillion dollar industry by helping global supply chains answer the question “Where’s my stuff?” Backed by world-class investors and founded by serial entrepreneurs with a track record of success. We’re revolutionizing the industry through domain expertise and technology to deliver unprecedented visibility and looking for others to join our mission.

As part of our growth, we are seeking an experienced DevOps and SecOps Engineer to join our talented team. You will play a crucial role in enhancing our AWS infrastructure, improving networking, ensuring scalability, and maintaining a strong security posture as we continue to grow.

We care about character and culture as much as competency. We strive to build a workplace where people are excited to come to work every day and feel empowered and motivated to do their best work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain our AWS cloud infrastructure, ensuring best practices in security, performance, and scalability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create and implement infrastructure as code (IAC) using tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, or similar technologies.
  • Design, configure, and manage networking components such as VPCs, subnets, security groups, and routing tables to support our growing infrastructure requirements.
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines for automated testing, building, and deployment of applications and infrastructure changes.
  • Monitor and optimize the performance, availability, and cost of cloud resources, proactively addressing potential issues.
  • Implement and maintain automated testing frameworks and strategies, working closely with the development team to ensure code quality and seamless releases.
  • Collaborate with the development team to troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure-related issues.
  • Establish, implement, and maintain security best practices, policies, and tools to ensure the protection of our infrastructure, applications, and data.
  • Conduct regular security audits, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing to identify and remediate potential risks.
  • Continuously research and stay up-to-date with the latest DevOps, SecOps, and cloud security tools, trends, and best practices to drive continuous improvement across our infrastructure.
  • Document processes and procedures, ensuring that our infrastructure and operations are easily maintainable, scalable, and secure.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer, with a strong focus on AWS services, networking, scalability, and security.
  • Proficiency in Infrastructure as Code (IAC) using tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, or similar technologies.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab CI, CircleCI, or similar) and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts and experience with VPCs, subnets, security groups, and routing tables.
  • Knowledge of automated testing frameworks and methodologies.
  • Experience with cloud security best practices, tools, and frameworks such as IAM, security groups, encryption, and data protection.
  • Familiarity with security audits, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary, equity, and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact in the early stages of a rapidly growing startup.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment with a strong emphasis on personal and professional growth.
  • Hybrid (3in/2out) work arrangements and unlimited vacation policy.
  • The chance to shape the engineering culture and build a world-class team.

Leverage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and succeed

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