DevOps Cloud Engineer @ IOT Hardware / Software Startup

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Chicago, IL
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Direct Hire
Mar 06, 2017
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IPS has a new DevOps Cloud Engineer role with an IOT hardware and software open source technology company here in Chicago. My client is scaling fast with strong revenue and they raised 5 M in funding for growth purposes. Some of their current customers are Air BNB, Metro Mile, and Kellogg Cereal. 

They are a team of insanely ambitious makers, engineers, operators, and general troublemakers. Our mission is to build the platform creating connected products including software and hardware. On a typical day, the candidate will work with our product and engineering leads to prioritize tasks, code new features or bug fixes in PHP and Python and help to optimize our MySQL and Postgres Database infrastructure. The candidate will be a key decision maker and active engineer on our DevOps squad to help us scale our infrastructure and build out a more robust release process.This position shall also be responsible for helping write internal documentation regarding our infrastructure and deployment process and external documentation regarding any new features.

Are you interested in Internet-of-Things? If so, please reach out to for more info! 

What they offer: 

  • Remote/Flexible work friendly environment: work from anywhere as long as you get your work done
  • Bonus Plan 
  • Open time off policy 
  • Development driven culture 
  • Work life balance is something they take very seriously 
  • Flexible work hours
  • Open office plan in the loop 
  • Stock options: Equity vests over 4 years with a 12 month cliff
  • Results Oriented Work Environment 
  • 401k (no match yet)
  • Salary up to $120,000
  • Retreats (beta): we are going to try to do 2 yearly company retreats to some place cool
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance (including 50% contribution for dependents)
  • Celebrating success - Software Releases: team activities out of the office 
  • Transparency: you will know everything that is happening in the company through open communication from Leadership, Sales, Marketing and Engineering teams through newsletters and lunch presentations
  • Gym membership

What we're looking for:

  • 3+ years experience in software development and DevOps
  • Experience scaling up a cloud server and database environment like AWS or Rackspace
  • Experience configuring automated release infrastructure
  • Experience installing and configuring MySQL and Postgres