Senior DevOps Engineer - Remote


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/09/2021
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About Nacelle

Nacelle is the leading headless commerce platform for today’s scaling eCommerce brands. With Nacelle, retailers can leverage true headless functionality using their existing tech stack, without risky or lengthy backend data migrations. Development teams use Nacelle’s highly scalable APIs, backend flexibility, and advanced frontend components to enhance webstore performance resulting in 25%+ increases in conversion rates and higher average cart sizes. Top retailers including Something Navy, Enso Rings, and Barefoot Dreams have partnered with Nacelle to go headless the right way.

Job Description

Who We Are: 

Nacelle was built for technology-forward merchants drawn to the benefits of a headless architecture but dissatisfied with the costs and complexity associated with adoption. Leaders at, Boll & Branch, and Thinx use Nacelle to eliminate the typical maintenance costs and infrastructure complexities related to going headless while accelerating their time-to-market. Unlike traditional commerce solutions, our product is built on event-driven and elastic core technology optimized for flexibility, performance, and customization.

Nacelle is an early stage, venture-backed, fully remote company. Recently closing our Series A round for $18m, our institutional investors include Index Ventures, Inovia and more. We also have raised from notable industry angels including leaders from Shopify Plus, Attentive, and Klaviyo.

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer with the relentless pursuit of crafting world-class cloud infrastructure. The ideal candidate is a fast learner, a hard worker, has a knack for creative problem-solving, and is a low-ego team player. You will join Nacelle’s Engineering team to develop and build all aspects of infrastructure and CICD. You will leverage Kubernetes, Kafka, and Terraform while you work directly with application developers on well-designed, repeatable solutions that scale.

The Team:

Nacelle is reimagining the e-commerce industry— our headless commerce platform, driven by event streams and APIs, fuels a revolution led by developers. By building loosely coupled, high-performing microservice architecture, our merchants unlock the ability to radically improve the shopping experience for their customers while achieving operational excellence across their digital stack.

Nacelle is venture-backed and has raised over $23.5 million from notable firms like Index Ventures and Inovia as well as angel investors from Klaviyo, Attentive, and Shopify.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement core infrastructure using Terraform
  • Build, deploy, scale, and maintain our containers with Kubernetes
  • Build, deploy, scale, and maintain our Kafka brokers
  • Build and maintain our CICD pipelines
  • Participate in scrum ceremonies to ensure proper workload and alignment
  • Conduct code reviews to ensure standards of quality and observability are met

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 6+ years deploying infrastructure in-production with AWS
  • 4+ years writing and deploying Terraform
  • 4+ years building and maintaining Kubernetes at scale
  • 4+ years working with Kafka in production
  • 4+ years of experience writing and maintaining CICD pipelines
  • 4+ years working with microservice architecture

Nice to Have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a closely related field
  • Experience in a fast-paced VC-backed remote SaaS startup
  • Versed in SOC2 and ISO 27001
  • Familiar with Node.js and TypeScript
  • Familiar with Java or Scala

Benefits & Perks:

  • Robust health benefits packages
  • Full support for remote work, including a stipend for getting your home work space setup 
  • Home internet plan paid for monthly
  • Unlimited PTO
  • An extremely enthusiastic team that appreciates collaboration

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.