536 day(s) ago

DevOps Manager vacancy at Knotch

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: United States
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 7+ years
Employment: Full-time


Knotch is the Content Intelligence Platform that enables communications and marketing teams to measure, understand, and optimize content ROI across their digital efforts. Some of the world's largest brands such as JP Morgan Chase, Salesforce, AT&T, and Deloitte trust us to help them own their voice online, and we allow their customers to own theirs as well. This transparency and empowerment helps these communications become truly worthwhile for both creators and audiences. For more on Knotch's products, visit our website.

General overview of the role

As Knotch’s DevOps Manager, you will be leading a team of high-performing engineers as well as an offshore team working across the entire platform to ensure its stability, security, reliability and scalability. This is a pivotal role that can make tremendous impact on how we grow as a company. Your DevOps efforts will help Knotch reach its highest level technologically; your keen sense of balance between best DevOps practices and managing business objectives is the key. You will work closely with and report directly to our VP of Engineering, Sekhar Vajjhala.


Ensuring production is running stable with high 9s availability
Ensuring engineering scrum teams are productive with scalable and stable pre-production environments
Working with cross-functional engineering and product leads
Removing any unnecessary load to reduce costs for Knotch
Remaining organized through diligent utilization of Jira and Confluence
Providing support in Scrum ceremonies at the highest levels
Running point during incidents being a partner with Incident Manager.


Eight or more years of experience in DevOps
Experience managing a team of three or more DevOps engineers on or offshore
Cloud AWS experience with tools such as Docker, EC2, ECS, and Kubernetes
Working knowledge of AWS configurations such as S3, EC2, and RDS, EBS, ELB, IAM, Route53, Cloudfront, Elasticache, and WAF
Exposure to AWS toolkit solution including: AWS Lambda, Kinesis, CloudWatch, CloudFormation and SNS
Demonstrated experience in AWS storage encryption, data at rest, and data in transit
Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Terraform or similar technologies
Hands on knowledge with Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) processes and tools like CircleCI or Jenkins
Work history in assisting development teams to build and deploy micro services-based applications in public cloud with CI/CD tools and processes
Excellent communication and documentation skills

Skills considered as a good plus

Experience with ReactJS, Ruby, Python 3, or similar languages
Experience working with Elasticsearch or ELK

Other information

Knotch is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to provide equal opportunities in all of our processes, including our hiring and employee experience.

We pride ourselves on our three values: transparency, relentlessness, and inclusiveness.
We commit to daily work towards leading with empathy, reducing bias through periodic training, and engaging with and uplifting communities of marginalized groups.

We condemn all forms of racism and discrimination on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy or parenthood status, veteran status, disability status or any other identifier.

We encourage all employees, clients, investors, candidates, vendors, and friends of Knotch to deliver honest feedback directly or anonymously so that we may always seek to improve as an organization that is dedicated to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Before you apply, please check if any restrictions apply in terms of time zone or country.
This job has a geo-restriction in place: USA Only.