Lead DevOps Engineer - Cloud Infrastructure

Job Locations US
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 7 months ago(1/2/2024 3:18 PM)
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Digital Solutions

Company Overview

Qualus Digital Solutions specializes in Secure and Sustainable Grid Integration, helping the electric industry keep the lights on in the face of increased frequency of cyber-attacks, intensity of natural disasters, and penetration of renewable and distributed energy resources.


Qualus Digital Solutions is creating a growing suite of SaaS applications to help our customers adapt to the rapid change in the electric industry. We also partner with the US Department of Energy (DOE) on various research and development projects to find innovative solutions to the new challenges the electric industry is facing. In short, we provide modern solutions that deliver on our mission to support the achievement of our customers’ and the nation’s energy sustainability and reliability goals. To learn more, visit QualusCorp.com. The position will be fully remote. 


We are looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer – Cloud Infrastructure to join our Digital Solutions team.


You will:

  • Work in close partnership with a diverse set of cross-functional teams, including Software Engineering, Product Management, and Customer Support teams.
  • Architect and design secure and scalable solutions on AWS following the AWS Well-Architected Framework.
  • Oversee the successful implementation, integration, and maintenance of highly reliable and scalable SaaS solutions, ensuring on-time delivery and high-quality results.
  • Provide AWS technical expertise and guidance to other team members.
  • Design and maintain a modern CI/CD pipeline ensuring a fast and dependable release process.
  • Understand SLAs and contractual requirements related to production SaaS offerings as well as being able to communicate these with stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with security teams on compliance and governance including SOC monitoring, security vulnerability management, remediation, incident management, and security reporting.
  • Partner with the Engineering team to manage tier 2/3 customer support requests and coordinate response from infrastructure, software, or security teams.
  • Work with stakeholders to establish, monitor, and report on key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Keep up to date with AWS services and industry trends to drive innovation and competitiveness.
  • Manage budgets effectively, optimizing resource allocation to meet business objectives.
  • Work with highly experienced electric industry and power systems experts from GridBright and our partners. This requires clear communication and collaborative problem solving between our applications team and our utility consultants.

We’re looking for someone who:


  • Enjoys being an architect and subject matter expert that can provide technical leadership regarding AWS solutions.
  • Is focused on delivering quality solutions that delight our customers.
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment working with various stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Sees themselves as an integral member of the team with a desire to be involved in the full SaaS operations lifecycle including requirements, design, implementation, testing, and ongoing management, support, optimization.
  • Communicates well and can self-manage while working in our 100% remote team.
  • Is curious and enjoys learning new methods and technologies while shipping quality solutions


Minimum requirements include:
5+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer (or similar role) implementing secure, enterprise-class SaaS solutions using AWS.
Strong understanding of AWS core services and best practices
Experience with CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, etc.).
Experience with infrastructure monitoring tools (Datadog, AWS CloudWatch, etc.)
Hands-on experience with deployment, configuration, and management of commercial SaaS applications within a secure and scalable environment.
Can work remotely with a team spread across US time zones while providing technical leadership and fostering a collaborative environment.
Ability to make tradeoff decisions regarding cost, security, and deployment complexity given a set of application requirements.
Demonstrated teamwork, professional ethics, and customer focus.
Proficient in English with good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
US citizen or permanent resident currently residing in the US.
Ideal candidates will have the following:
BS/MS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
Certified with AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional
Certified with AWS Certified Security – Specialty
Working knowledge of security frameworks (e.g. SOC II, NIST, ISO 27000)
Experience working in both single-tenant and multi-tenant environments.
Experience with container orchestration tools like Docker or Kubernetes.
Experience with infrastructure automation tools like AWS CloudFormation or Terraform.
Experience with configuration management tools like Terraform, Ansible, or Chef.
Familiarity with PHP/Laravel and Vue.js frameworks.
Familiarity with the electric utility industry

EEO Statement

Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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