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Cloud DevOps Architect - Hybrid

Date Posted: 2/21/2024

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Job Description

Location: Boulder, CO

Schedule: Hybrid (2 days in office, 3 days remote)

Salary: $100k - $140k (based on experience)

Type: Direct Hire, Full-Time

The DevOps Architect oversees the technical development of cloud solutions to support the firm's automation and data processing needs. This role involves setting and scoping project-level goals in coordination with the Director and firm stakeholders and includes providing technical leadership and project management to ensure success. The DevOps Architect will be responsible for building and maintaining CI/CD workflows, as well as troubleshooting, scaling, and securing cloud infrastructure. The Architect will also implement and promote a culture of collaboration, feedback, and continuous improvement. The Architect will work closely with Software Engineers, peers, and other innovators to deliver top quality software tools that deliver material value to end users, and will be at home in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. This is a hybrid role based from our Boulder office.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of the Innovation Lab's cloud computing resources
  • Enhance, expand, and augment the Lab's cloud infrastructure in response to changing business needs
  • Monitor system performance logs, and respond quickly to any outages or disruptions in service
  • Perform all necessary infrastructure upgrades to maintain current feature offerings and security compliance
  • Routinely audit cloud security posture, and implement remediation as necessary
  • Develop and maintain business recovery plans for critical applications
  • Identify and leverage opportunities for process automation
  • Work closely with other Innovation Lab Engineers to ensure that cloud infrastructure and service delivery meets developer needs
  • Work with colleagues in the firm to ensure compliance with data governance, security, access policies, etc.
  • Work closely with the Lab Director to plan, stage, and execute the Lab's technology roadmap
  • Contribute to software architecture discussion and decision-making processes
  • Participate in daily standups, weekly retrospectives, and ad-hoc meetings with Innovation Lab team members

Job Qualifications (Education, Experience and Certification):

  • Bachelor's degree or higher with strong academic credentials in computer science, information systems, or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years' experience in cloud administration and development, particularly in the Microsoft Azure environment
  • Experience with container-based deployment technologies including Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with health and status monitoring technologies such as Prometheus
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as GitHub Actions and ArgoCD
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code solutions, preferably Terraform
  • Experience with cloud security fundamentals including RBAC, network protections, and visibility/compliance
  • Strong programming background, preferably in Python
  • Background in functional programming is a strong plus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral
  • Strong project management experience
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong desire to remain current on latest tools, trends, and techniques


· We work hard to promote work/life balance with a 37.5-hour scheduled work week for most staff employees, a robust wellness program, and generous PTO and holiday pay for eligible employees.

· Full-time employees become eligible for benefits on the date of hire, with a
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Boulder, CO
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:2/21/2024
  • Contact: Jennifer Dimond (720) 617-7972
  • Pay Range: $85,000.00 - $140,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -022024-359486