Infrastructure Engineer (DevOps)


Redwood City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 01/18/2021
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  • Company Address: 75 E Santa Clara St Suite 05-137, San Jose, CA, 95113

About Miles

Miles is a universal rewards app empowering anyone to earn miles automatically for all forms of travel and commute. You can then redeem your miles from retailers such as Vudu, Walgreens, Silvercar, Ray-Ban, Getaround and many more.

Job Description

  • Work closely with Backend Engineering, Data Engineering and Data Science / Machine Learning teams as we scale up the system.
  • Support of production infrastructure on AWS Infrastructure such as EC2, S3, IAM, Elasticache, Load Balancers, CloudWatch, Kinesis, SQS etc.
  • Continuously develop and improve our CI/CD pipeline that enforces proper versioning and branching practices.
  • Continuous delivery (CI/CD) using Jenkins, Maven, Artifactory, Docker, Chef/Ansible, puppet
  • Build Docker images and scans them for vulnerabilities, and 1-button deploys microservices into dev/test/prod environments.
  • Site reliability and availability, including end-to-end performance, service monitoring, alerting, capacity sizing and planning.
  • Production and dev supports for the various services and applications in Rails / Python / Java etc
  • Build expertise and leverage state-of-the-art DevOps tools and managed services from cloud vendors to monitor and ensure performance, reliability, and security to meet our target SLA.
  • Troubleshoot production issues and coordinate with the development team to streamline code deployment.
  • Collaborate with engineering / business teams to improve the company’s engineering tools, systems and procedures, and data security.
  • Optimize the company’s computing resources.
  • Conduct systems tests for security, performance, and availability.
  • 24/7 on-call production support (rotational), troubleshooting production and development issues. After-hour emergencies are rare at Miles, but you will help us make them even rarer.


  • At least 4+ years experience as a DevOps / Infrastructure Engineer or equivalent software-engineering field
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration and scripting (shell scripts, perl, python, ruby etc)
  • At least 3 years in managing AWS or GCP cloud infrastructure.
  • Expertise in Docker. Kubernetes would be an added advantage.
  • You are an expert in CI / CD and other devops tools (Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible, Chef etc).
  • Experience monitoring/APM tools such as New Relic, CloudWatch and Rollbar.
  • You have experience in network, server, dns and application-status monitoring.
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service.
  • You have a working knowledge of databases (sql, nosql), database scalability and availability, preferably with PostgreSQL, Redshift, Redis etc.
  • Experience in data protection and security especially protecting PII data.
  • Experience in Logging (e.g. splunk, cloudwatch) and Elastic Search (ELK).
  • Capable of making timely decisions while dealing with uncertainties & inadequate information.
  • Self-starter, strong sense of ownership, gets things done.

Bonus if:

  • Holds a B.S., M.S., in Computer Science
  • Experience in a startup environment / agile development environment a plus.


  • Enjoy equity and influence in a fast-growing and dynamic pre-Series A company

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