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DevOps Engineer

Job summary
Permanent contract
New York
Salary: Not specified
Occasional remote
Skills & expertise
Attention to detail
Cloud infrastructure management
Network security


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The position

Job description

Reporting to the Tech team and working with Jean, our DevOps Engineer, you’ll contribute to the development, operation and maintenance of the infrastructure. Your role is crucial in improving the overall architecture to support growth and realize WeWard’s ambitions.

When you join the team, you’ll be part of an adventure where every team member has autonomy and makes a significant impact. You’ll be involved in the company’s strategic and technical decisions, and you’ll have a strong and immediate impact on our users: 3M Daily Users  🚶‍♂️📱

Role Requirements :

  • Familiar with Unix systems: The system administration is the core.

  • Expertise in Docker: Build and run containerized images.

  • Cloud knowledge: Manage our AWS cloud stacks and services (EC2, ECS, ELB, Lambda, RDS PostgreSQL, S3, CloudWatch, etc.)

  • An appetite on the databases (SQL and NoSQL): Handle the PostgreSQL and Redis with a high volum

  • Proficiency in CI/ CD: Github Actions or Gitlab-CI for the pipelines and Git for the code versioning

  • Security awareness: Understand best practices for securing our network

  • Observability is key: configure and monitor the services with Datadog

  • Attention to Detail: Focus on fine details is crucial for ensuring the quality and reliability of our app.

Bonus :

  • Experience with automation tools such as Kubernetes, Terraform or Ansible is a definite plus!

In addition to this purely technical aspect, we also expect you to be able to challenge the infrastructure by proposing relevant improvements or new features. And that you’re able to interact with different types of contacts (backend, devops, product, design, marketing…) 🤝

Preferred experience

Our expectations

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Thanks to your experience of at least 2 years, you know how to support your team so that everyone can flourish in their core business by developing their skills and enabling the best collaboration.
📊 You enjoy dealing with priorities, and thanks to your rigor and remarkable organization, you succeed!
💡 You like to combine improvement and agility by coming up with new ideas! The spirit of WeWard has always been based on the test & learn approach, so we trust you to experiment with new things (about ten production launches per week)!
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 You have a special attraction for the start-up world and is looking for a real impact in the adventure you’ll be joining.
🌱 You want to join a player in the health and wellness sector.
🌍 We are now present in Europe, USA, Asia… and you’d like to work in an international environment.

What we offer… 🎁

100% covered health insurance: We’ve got you and your family’s health fully covered with Aetna. This includes Dental and Vision. At WeWard, your wellbeing is a priority, not an afterthought.
Global work culture: WeWard offers at least one visit per year to get chances to work from our stylish Paris office, blending cultural diversity with professional growth.
Work-Life balance: Work remotely up to 2 days per week. Take advantage of a flexible remote work policy that blends in-office collaboration in our downtown New York City office with a home-based focus.
25 days of PTO + federal holidays: We believe in working hard and recharging harder. Enjoy our generous Paid Time Off policy that empowers you to take the breaks you need, when you need them.
Commuter benefits: We utilize pre-tax dollars that are deducted directly from your paycheck, allowing you to get to work with a little less effort.
401k Plan: We encourage all employees to consider saving for their retirement.
Walking Allowance: An innovative monthly reimbursement for walking!

Recruitment process

Recruitment process ⏳

30-min call with Marion or Kaënaath
1 hour with your future Manager Jean
A case study followed by a 1 hour debrief with the Tech team 

We finish with a tour of our offices to introduce you to other members of the team. And finally, if all goes well…  Welcome!

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