Lead DevOps - Full time remote

  • Superside
  • Remote
  • Jan 12, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Superside is looking for a talented, driven and ambitious DevOps Engineer to join our talented growing team.

We are growing fast and need help to build our product into a great design platform that includes project management features, real-time chat, staffing, file annotation and more.

Work from wherever you want with a highly competitive salary, responsibility from day one and exciting learning opportunities.

**We are currently hiring candidates in Europe!**


  • Operate, monitor, and maintain high availability of software service for Superside’s product running in a multi-region AWS cloud environment
  • Build frameworks and tools to empower safe, developer-led changes, automate the manual steps and provide insight into our complex system
  • Review all logs and other system notifications to ensure jobs are completed successfully and escalate as required
  • Own the deployment pipelines
  • Own and continue to automate, scale, and manage our AWS cloud infrastructure
  • Track performance indicators ranging from Core Web Vitals to DB queries per transaction, failures per request, currently all monitored using Datadog
  • Design, write and deliver software and automation to dramatically improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Superside
  • Plan and perform security patches on our applications and underlying infrastructure
  • Help secure our data and access policies to reduce risk


  • Experience being an on-call DevOps, SRE, or Cloud Operations senior engineer (at least 3 years)
  • The ability to work well independently and in a team environment, follow procedures and adapt to new technology and situations.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving problems as well as customer conflicts in a customer-focused manner
  • Versed in infrastructure as code practices using technologies like Terraform, etc.
  • Deep understanding of AWS cloud services and how to leverage them for compute, storage, and managed services including, but not limited to databases, managed Kubernetes, and Spring/Kotlin application services.
  • Experienced with modern DevOps engineering practices and comfortable with diverse technical problem sets, across the entire technology stack, including the virtualized hardware
  • Experience with Datadog or any other similar logging system
  • Understand modern approaches to software security – and know what needs to be done to secure software systems and cloud-based infrastructure
  • Equipped with a proactive security mindset, and a solid understanding of information security and privacy principles
  • Process and results-oriented with strong attention to detail
  • Hard-working team player


Superside is a remote future-of-work startup that delivers great design at scale to global brands 24/7 — from everyday production work to large-scale strategic design solutions. By building workflow technology and an instant and fully-managed process, Superside makes design hassle-free for customers like Facebook, Redbull, Puma, Amazon, Salesforce, Cisco, HP, Twitch, Airbus, L'Oreal, Tiffany & Co. and more. Superside is backed by Y Combinator, Slack Fund, Freestyle Capital and High Alpha Capital. We're a fully distributed team of ex tier one agency designers and project managers located all around the world, spanning 58 countries and 19 timezones.  

Mission: Create more equal economic opportunities globally  

Vision: We find and grow the world’s best creative talent


  • We are a global community with people across 58 countries
  • Be part of a highly talented tech team, and work with people with background in Spotify, Yandex and Booking.com
  • Competitive salary with the potential for earning equity in the company
  • We function in a trusting environment while seeking the truth in an ego-free manner
  • Pioneering the remote future of work with a fair, meritocratic and supportive community
  • Disrupting a massive global industry with a huge market opportunity
  • Paid vacation



  • NodeJS
  • Lambda Edge
  • Next.js/ React
  • Styled Components
  • Typescript
  • Sanity Headless CMS


  • Java/Kotlin
  • Spring Boot 2
  • Hibernate/ AWS RDS / MySql
  • Redisson/Redis
  • Junit for testing
  • ElasticSearch


  • Terraform
  • AWS SQS/SNS, ECS, Cloudfront, Route53,  EC2, S3, WAF, PageDuty, ParameterStore, ALB
  • Docker
  • Jenkins
  • Pusher
  • Mailgun

If you think Superside is the right place for you, get in contact!  

Please note that we receive many applications for this position and reply times will therefore vary. We screen applications continuously and will reach out to you as soon as we can after you have completed the assessments. 

PLEASE NOTE: We are aware of attempts to imitate our recruitment process with the purpose of stealing money from candidates. Therefore, please note that we NEVER ask for credit card details, checks, or banking details that would allow us to take your money in our interview or onboarding process. If you suspect a malicious approach, please check with us or report to recruiting@superside.com immediately. Thank you!

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