Senior DevOps Engineer

Position Overview: Today, Praetorian is making significant investments in terms of financial and engineering resources to develop a radically new customer experience we call “Security-as-a-Service” to provide customers with a unified, efficient, and data-driven security platform. We are looking to add the right individual to our growing team supporting the next wave of cybersecurity products and solutions. As part of that investment, Praetorian is seeking a senior devops engineer. Reporting to the VP of Engineer, you will be responsible for improving usability, efficiency, security, reliability, and performance of Praetorian's infrastructure.

From software hacking to hardware hacking, we help secure everything from cryptocurrency exchanges and space telescopes to autonomous vehicles and the electric grid. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the best security engineers in the world who hail from organizations such as Amazon, CIA, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, NSA, Redhat, Sun Microsystems, and US Air Force. As an Inc. Best Places to Work, Inc. 500 | 5000, Cybersecurity 500, and Austin Fast 50 Award recipient, we are seeking an individual that understands the professional and personal growth attached to this opportunity and who has the corresponding internal drive to maximize it.

To learn more about Praetorian, visit: 

Career opportunity:
  • Join an industry with massive socio, economic, and political importance in the 21st century
  • Partner with prominent clients and help them solve hard security problems
  • Work alongside some of the best and the brightest minds in the security industry
  • Leave an indelible mark on a company where individual input has real impact
  • Be recognized, internally and publicly, for your contributions in a high profile position
  • Align your career trajectory with a hyper-growth company that is on the move
  • Be part of the initial team designing and building out this product

Core responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, and optimize computing architecture 
  • Improve usability, efficiency, security, reliability, and performance
  • Collaborate with both product and services to improve data security everywhere
  • Create devsecops standard operating procedures and best practices
  • Support services in providing said practices to Praetorian's client base
  • Train junior engineers on devops/devsecops design, implementation, and deployment patterns
  • Conduct systems tests for security, performance, and availability
  • Coordinate with the development team to streamline code deployment process
  • Develop and maintain design and troubleshooting documentation

Required qualifications:
  • 5+ years of devops experience
  • Experience with modern technology stacks
  • Experience with micro-services architectures
  • Experience with cloud platforms and SaaS solutions
  • Experience with agile/scrum development practices
  • Experience with automation and ci/cd pipelines
  • BS in computer science, computer engineering, physics, or mathematics

Desired qualifications:
  • Experience in high-tech, start-up environments
  • Hands on experience scaling in the cloud
  • Experience with Google Compute, Firebase, Docker, and GKE
  • Experience with Git, Chef, CircleCI, JIRA, and Confluence
  • Experience with Google BeyondCorp design pattern
  • Experience with Java, Python, and Go

Desired behaviors:
  • Relentless restlessness to improve precision and scalability of the platform
  • Ability to maintain high levels of output and work ethic
  • Personable individual who enjoys working in a team-oriented environment
  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity in an environment where we build the plane as we fly it
  • Ability to work within constraints and to challenge the status quo
  • Ability to self-direct work, orient to action, and truly own the position in a hyper-growth environment

Compensation package:
  • Highly competitive base-salary
  • Eligible for performance-based incentive compensation
  • Employee stock option plan
  • Health insurance
  • 4% company 401K matching vested immediately 
  • Company contributions to training and conferences

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Praetorian.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

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