Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

The VR marketplace is exploding, and PIXO is leading the way in on-demand generation and adoption in our industry. With our groundbreaking PIXO Apex platform, we provide comprehensive, end-to-end VR content, distribution, and management solutions for enterprise. PIXO VR is a rapidly growing company focused on growth of our employees and our business. Due to our aggressive growth plan, every employee has the opportunity to advance their knowledge and position with PIXO VR through hard work and initiative. We offer a culture of personal accountability and reward that with generous benefits and time off as well as a flexible work environment. This position can be either based in our headquarters in Royal Oak, Michigan or it can be remote.

Job Overview

The Senior DevOps Engineer (Development Operations Engineer) manages and improves the communication between the operations and development teams for the PIXO Apex™ Platform software development process. Duties include creating and managing a product update launch process, identifying and solving production errors and issues, maintaining and owning a stable and secure server environment and building integrations that improve users’ experience.

Reporting to the Chief Product Officer, the Senior DevOps Engineer will coordinate and improve communication and information sharing between the software development, operations and testing teams. The Senior DevOps Engineer will work closely with the product and customer success team to understand customer platform requests, especially around platform standards and security, and build software and tools to reduce user errors and improve the customer’s overall experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Guide teams in designing, building, testing and deploying changes to existing software, this includes the cloud platform, SDKs, and XR module development
  • Enhance the company’s IT infrastructure security protocols and compliance 
  • Identify manual processes that can be automated, i.e Continuous Integration (CI), testing standards, code analyzation and code deployment
  • Maintain and improve the company’s cloud infrastructure across multiple providers and in different Global regions
  • Utilize various open source technologies
  • Use industry standard tools to orchestrate solutions and monitor environments
  • Build independent web based tools, microservices and solutions
  • Write scripts for automation 
  • Configure and manage data sources like MySQL, PostGres
  • Understand how various cloud systems integrate
  • Manage source control tools and automation
  • Manage SOC 2 compliance

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or MS in Engineering or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience in managing Linux based infrastructure
  • 5 years of hands-on experience with NodeJS and React Frameworks
  • 5 years of hands-on experience with databases including MySQL, PostGres
  • Understanding of Android based languages
  • Working knowledge of SOC 2, FERPA, GDPR, and ISO/IEC 27001 compliance
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the organization
  • Critical thinker, able to identify and solve problems autonomously 
  • Ability to be self-directed and manage deliverables independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in leading a team directly or across specific projects
  • Experience in managing budgets across DevOps initiatives 
  • Start-up company or SaaS experience preferred

Attributes

  • Positive outlook with a drive to meet and exceed goals
  • Collaborative, motivating and empowering leadership style
  • Passion around learning, growing and developing new technology solutions
  • A natural bias to action 
  • Ability to switch context quickly and multi-task as needed, vision to see overall production needs while digging deep into specific problems or challenges
  • Natural problem solver who identifies and owns issues proactively

To apply for this job email your details to careers@pixovr.com