Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer


Full time



We are UpTeam! We are a European-managed software development and engineering staffing company specializing in sourcing, training, and managing cloud, data, and AI professionals. We offer turn-key team augmentation and managed development team solutions for US and European technology companies.

We operate the UpTeam Talent Platform, a cornerstone of our operations. Through this platform of more than 10.000 vetted engineers, we start building teams by carefully selecting candidates. With our headquarters in Romania, our reach extends across various talent markets in CEE. 

Join Upteam! Daily, great professionals join our platform, engineers matured in full-stack SaaS development, DataOps and MLOps, application and workload modernization, cloud upgrades, Kubernetes adoption, and enterprise readiness. 

We are now looking for a highly motivated and skilled Cloud DevOps Engineer for the platform re-purposing the digital advertising ecosystem to positively impact people’s lives.

About the project:

This is the higher ed’s leading motivation science company focused on helping more students enroll, persist, and graduate. The project uses cutting edge technologies to deploy the best of behavioral science, machine learning, and digital marketing so that more students successfully navigate critical moments throughout their educational journey.

We are seeking an experienced, passionate engineer to join our team as a DevOps Engineer, reporting to the project Chief Technology Officer. You'll play a key hands-on role in advancing the cloud infrastructure of the platform, simplifying application building experience, advocating best practices, and improving developer productivity. You'll be part of a high-energy startup team that's highly collaborative and making a positive impact in the world.

Who You Are

You are curious, smart, and love a challenge. You're looking for a unique opportunity to play a key role at a startup during a critical growth stage. You are energized by the prospect of expanding our data-rich technology on an ambitious timeline. You are self-motivated and able to switch contexts as business needs change. You are driven to build applications with meaningful and immediate impact. You can thrive in a culture of uninterrupted velocity, collaboration, mutual mentorship, shared responsibility, and open feedback in Engineering.

What You’ll Do

  • Build and scale AWS infrastructure to scale the platform
  • Implement CI\CD pipeline Integrated Automated testing and toolchain for better visibility.
  • Implement automation, monitoring, logging, alerting, and deployment solutions to improve build\deployment experience and developer productivity.
  • Periodically conduct security audits\assessments, apply security measures, and maintain the compliance standards for CCPA, GDPR, and SOC 2
  • Collaborate with the senior members of the AI & Software Engineering team, Product Manager, and Product Operations team to continuously improve the processes for the implementation, operation, and maintenance of the platform


We expect the candidates to have

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a similar technical field, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of DevOps experience in delivery organizations implementing Web and API applications.
  • Extensive experience with AWS tools and services (EC2, S3, Route53, EKS, VPC, VPN, CloudWatch, ELB, IAM, Transfer Family, Batch, Lambda, ECR, etc)
  • Experience with Kubernetes, EKS
  • Terraform experience and IaC implemetation
  • Solid coding skills in Python and Shell Scripts.
  • Experience tool chaining (GitHub, Jira),  building CI\CD Pipeline, deployment automation, and containerization (Kubernetes, Docker).
  • Experience and familiarity with DevOps Monitoring, logging, and alerting Tools & services (Sentry, Pingdom, Splunk, DataDog, etc)
  • Experience in Security frameworks and SOC II certification process.
  • Experience with the Agile methodology (Scrum).


We offer:

  • We are building hyper-growth careers in Cloud Native, AI/ML-centric projects, using the best Silicon Valley practices, anywhere in the world.
  • Remote anywhere
  • Coworking space financial coverage
  • Flexible working hours
  • B2B with multiple benefits 
  • Paid days off annually: 20 days leave, 12 days holidays, 10 days sick leave
  • Workspace program: 2500$ for work equipment of your choice.
  • English language lessons on all levels
  • Performance financial incentives for the people who demonstrate interest in the company’s development.
  • Paid courses and certifications: example AWS, CKA, ML certifications
  • Participation at international conferences: like CNCF Summits, Kubecon, others

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Why do engineers like UpTeam

Competitive compensation
& above market salary

For top employees, profit-sharing program & considerable quarterly bonuses for top results.

Full medical insurance

Your health matters to us. We offer all employees full coverage benefits w/leading local providers.

A range of career opportunities

Great mix of products & markets, with top tech pros on both sides of the ocean to keep your skills fresh.

Learning & Development

Personal development plan for every employee; structured guidance to help achieve personal & team goals.

Coaching & Mentoring

Partner w/senior staff, define & practice new skills, turn situational challenges into opportunities.

Flexible working hours

We bet on smart people who get it done. Teamwork & meetings are vital; you set the schedule for the rest.

Career Mobility & Momentum

Each project success builds on your achievements, paving the way for you to join new UpTeam® projects.

Funded sports activities

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