Dev Ops Engineer


San Jose, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 12/30/2020
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  • Company Address: 6201 America Center Dr Suite 300, San Jose, CA, 95002

About AppZen

AppZen delivers the world’s leading AI platform for modern finance teams. Starting with business spend, we automate manual process, uncover problems, and optimize decision making for enterprises around the globe, including one-fourth of the Fortune 500. Our platform combines patented deep learning, computer vision, and semantic analysis with intelligence from thousands of online data sources to understand financial transactions in business context and make decisions before those transactions happen. AppZen is a must-have for CFOs and their teams to reduce spend, comply with policy, and streamline process.

Job Description

AppZen is the leader in AI software for finance teams. Over 1,800 global enterprises use AppZen to automate manual finance processes, reduce expenditures, and gain real-time insights into their business spend trends. Our patented software technology delivers AI deep learning, semantic analysis, and Star Match™, the only automated spend validation that processes intelligence from thousands of data sources, documents, and images to understand financial transactions and make decisions based on finance policies. AppZen is the platform of choice for today’s digital CFO and their teams, including four of the top five banks, four of the top ten media companies, four of the top ten pharmaceutical manufacturers, two of the top five aerospace companies, and six of the top ten software providers.
We’ve taken off this year! Since releasing our platform in 2016, over 1,800 enterprises have standardized on AppZen, including three of the top ten banks, four of the top ten media companies, three of the top ten pharmaceutical manufacturers, two of the top five aerospace companies, and five of the top ten software providers. We were a Gartner Cool Vendor, and have been recognized as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the market. In 2019 we received $50 million in Series C funding from Lightspeed, Redpoint and other leading venture capitalist firms.
AppZen has developed the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) solution for back office automation.  AppZen’s AI for business solution uses patent-pending Natural Language Processing machine learning algorithms to analyze data and automate back office functions. The data science-based technology automatically detects accidental as well as intentional fraud, and provides real-time compliance to IRS rules, FCPA regulations, and company policies.
We are looking for DevOps Engineers to extend our existing infrastructure for high availability, rapid deployment, security and supportability.  In this role, you will help design and implement technology solutions to host and support our mission critical applications.  We must be available at all times and be alerted immediately when an issue occurs.  We believe in building the right product, we believe in using best practices, we believe in everybody's input.  You will help drive us to a continuously delivered micro service environment.  The ideal candidate will have at least 5-7+ years of experience working at a Cloud/SaaS company.


    • Lead the design and implementation elastically scalable solutions
    • Define and abide by stringent security standards
    • Design for business continuity
    • Build environments from the ground up with security and performance built in
    • Implement monitoring, metrics and alerts
    • Ensure we are using the most appropriate technologies
    • Work well in an Agile/Scrum environment, but also be responsive to urgent requests
    • Maintain a high standard of work quality and encourage others to do the same
    • Energetic individual with enthusiasm to learn new tools, technologies & processes

Must Have:

    • Hands on Linux experience
    • Expert level AWS experience
    • Expert knowledge of micro services
    • Experience with High Availability environments
    • 4+ years experience with setting up and maintaining cloud environments
    • Experience with database usage and management
    • SQL and NoSQL experience

Nice to Have:

    • Experience building and supporting a 5-9s environment
    • Experience with a streaming infrastructure
    • Experience with auto scalable micro services
    • Experience with Terraform
    • Familiarity with JIRA is a plus
    • OWASP or CISSP experience
    • Experience with ECS/Fargate
We have customers and we are growing quickly.  Join us in making the best back office artificial intelligence available to businesses.
Come as you are, we do not discriminate! We celebrate, support, and thrive upon our diverse customer and employee base.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.