28 Dec 2020

Freelance DevOps Engineer at SWIMLANE INC (Louisville, CO) (allows remote)


Job Description

Are you an operations engineer with solid cloud and DevOps experience looking to help build a great company? Are you self-motivated with excellent task juggling skills? We’re looking for an experienced DevOps engineer to join our team today!

Swimlane is a rapidly growing, innovative startup with a passionate team focused on improving the lives of IT security practitioners through security automation and orchestration. At Swimlane, we work with a cutting-edge technology stack to create and distribute products that empower Security Operations teams to automate time-consuming and repetitive tasks, allowing them to focus on the advanced security activities that are most important to their work. We’re headquartered in the Denver, CO metro area, but our employees span 23 states and 6 countries. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, along with a community-based culture of transparency and innovation. Become a Swimlaner today!

As a DevOps Engineer on our team, you will help build, maintain and scale our internal infrastructure as well as define how our developers and enterprises deploy our platform. As an influencer of our DevOps practices, you will continue to automate all aspects of our software deployment and product delivery processes. You will report to our Infrastructure Manager and be fully remote.

Additionally, in this DevOps Engineer position, you will:

  • Help implement and manage continuous delivery systems (CI/CD) and methodologies on AWS
  • Focus will be understanding and anticipating infrastructure needs, creating an environment where Dev/QA/Staging/Production work can proceed securely, efficiently, and flexibly
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes
  • Use monitoring tools to find problems, resolve and/or escalate to development and ensure that we exceed our SLAs
  • Ability to apply previous experience of deploying and managing application lifecycles for customer business needs and processes
  • Work closely with the development and QA team throughout the technology stack
  • Help, manage, and create sample deployments and customer best practices
  • Collaborate with our customer facing and support team on customer configuration/setup and platform updates
  • Handle the occasional infrastructure support call with our customers
  • Collaborate with other developers, testers, and system engineers to ensure quality product enhancements
  • Work on projects like our Swimlane product Installer
  • Optimize like crazy; squeeze every bit of performance out of our servers
  • Automate everything!


In order for you to take care of yourself both professionally and personally, we offer a total rewards package that includes a number of great benefits, including:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage paid by Company at 100% for employee & 50% for dependents
  • 401(k) plan participation with 3% Company safe harbor contribution & 100% immediate vesting
  • Unlimited PTO & 11 Company paid holidays
  • Company paid short-term disability, long-term disability, basic life insurance, and AD&D
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) for eligible plan participants
  • Company bonus program with annual payout ranging from 2-5% based on corporate sales goal attainment
  • Company sponsored training & professional development opportunities

Here at Swimlane, we strive to represent our five core values in all things we do:

  • Punch above our weight class – surprising people that we accomplished what we did with what we have
  • Be happy innovators – accomplishing hard things together in a fun, creative way and high five-ing at the end!
  • Have honesty and integrity in all things – We make decisions with the best of intentions that are right for as many stakeholders as possible
  • Always be leveling up – continuously improving, embracing change, and consuming information to solve those really hard problems
  • Move at the speed of WOW – working with a sense of urgency that doesn’t compromise quality

Our ideal DevOps Engineer, will ideally have:

  • Strong knowledge of Linux system administration
  • Strong scripting skills a must – Python, bash, Powershell, etc
  • Hands-on experience with AWS, Google Cloud or MS Azure
  • Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Salt or other configuration management system experience
  • Experience deploying highly available applications with Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with monitoring and alerting solutions such as Prometheus and Grafana
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins, Docker, and Github
  • Good communication, presentation and collaborative problem-solving skills
  • Good analytical and organizational skills
  • Team player who has a strong desire to never do the same manual task twice
  • Ability to think proactively and work independently to accomplish goals
  • Self-motivated and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

To be considered for this DevOps Engineer role, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Mathematics, or comparable/relevant work experience
  • 3+ years of work experience in DevOps in Linux SysAdmin role, preferably in a fast-paced web application environment
  • Smart, friendly, gets stuff done
  • Lives in the command line
  • Likes to code, seeking someone with development competency, ideally Python, Javascript, or C#
  • Experience and interest in hardware and systems; you like the nitty-gritty of Linux
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, ICMP, SSH, LDAP, DNS, and other low-level network things
  • AWS or other Cloud management experience
  • Intensely driven and proactive
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Great team and business communication skills; project management communication ability



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