Senior DevOps Software Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/27/2021
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  • Company Address: 995 Market St, 11th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About Okera

Okera provides secure data access so that data teams have the confidence to unlock the power of their data for innovation and growth.

Job Description

Okera, Inc is revolutionizing the way companies manage their data across on-premise and cloud-based data stores. We simplify the complexity of data management, governance, and operations, enabling our customers to widen access to data-centric employees that is larger than previously imaginable. We boast several Fortune 500 customers and are funded by Silicon Valley top-tier venture capital firms.
Okera solves one of the biggest challenges facing big data right now - opening up data access for greater innovation while ensuring proper governance and compliance. The Okera Active Data Management Platform unifies and manages access across a multi-cloud, multi-datastore and multi-tool environment. 
What is it like working at Okera?

At Okera, we are on a mission to empower Enterprise organizations to get more value out of their data and we do it responsibility with a high regard for data security!  We are solving some truly amazing challenges and you would be a great fit if you embody a growth mindset, understand what it means to put the customer first, you are a go-getter and value the team over individual, you are accountable, hard working, value transparency, and are looking to join a fast-paced startup environment that truly wants to make a difference. 

Be sure to check out our most exciting recent press below especially being labeled as one of the 10 coolest big data start-ups in 2020!

About The Job:
Okera is looking for a passionate, hard-working, and talented DevOps Engineer who has experience supporting innovative, mission critical, high volume platforms. You will have an enormous opportunity to work within large data platforms researching/identifying the common issues, and driving the team towards resolution to have a positive impact on customer experience in addition to gaining deep expertise within Docker, Hadoop, and Kubernetes!
What You’ll Do:
  • Work with engineers on the design, deployment and continuous improvement of important services.
  • Provide input into long-range platform requirements and operational guidelines, with a focus on automation and continuous improvements.
  • Develop and own best practices/methodologies for provisioning, platform scaling, configuration management, monitoring, etc in order to improve organization-wide visibility into how distributed systems interact and perform.
  • Analyze and comprehend how customers are using the platform and help drive continuous improvement of the offering based on that.
  • Own daily operational goals with the team.
  • Continuously raise our standard of engineering excellence by implementing best practices for coding, testing, and deployment.
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field, or equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years of DevOps experience.
  • Ability to automate/script code using Java, C++, Python, or Golang.
  • Knowledge of Java based technologies.
  • Knowledge of the UNIX/Linux operating systems.
  • Experienced with large data platforms.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and identify the root cause of issues.
  • Demonstrated skill and passion for operational excellence.
  • Experience in a 24/7 production environment is a plus.
  • Ability to retain composure under stressful conditions, communicates effectively with a wide array of individuals and gets the right things done.
  • Able to collaborate and work within a fast paced environment.
  • Competitive salary. 
  • Medical, dental, vision and stock options.
  • Unlimited time off. 
  • 401k plan. 
  • Virtual weekly happy hours.
  • Monthly Health & Wellness Program stipend.
  • Professional Self Development stipend annually to grow your knowledge.
At Okera, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Okera is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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