Development Operations Engineer

Reports To

The Development Operations Engineer will report to the Director of IT.

Job Overview

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced DevOps Engineer with a strong background in AWS and PostgreSQL. This role involves working closely with our software development teams to design, implement, and maintain our cloud infrastructure and database systems, ensuring high availability, performance, and security.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • AWS Cloud Management:
    • Design, implement, and manage cloud infrastructure on AWS.
    • Monitor and optimize AWS services for scalability, cost-efficiency, and performance.
    • Implement and maintain AWS security best practices.
  • PostgreSQL Database Administration:

    • Manage PostgreSQL databases, ensuring their performance, availability, and security.
    • Perform database tuning, backup, and recovery tasks.
    • Develop and maintain automated database deployment and management processes.
  • Collaboration and Support:
    • Collaborate with development teams to integrate cloud and database solutions into applications.
    • Provide technical support and guidance for AWS and PostgreSQL-related issues
  • Infrastructure as Code:
    • Implement Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using tools like Terraform or AWS CloudFormation.
    • Maintain and update IaC scripts and templates to reflect evolving needs.
  • Monitoring and Logging:
    • Implement and maintain monitoring and logging solutions for both AWS and PostgreSQL.
    • Analyze logs and monitoring data to proactively identify and address issues.
  • Responsible for S3’s ongoing and future audit and compliance requirements 

Security, Availability and Confidentiality Requirements

  • You are responsible for protecting the credentials provided to you to access S3’s (and customer, where applicable) networks, systems and data.
  • You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of all S3’s customer data to which you are granted access. Any suspected compromises of S3’s proprietary data or customer data must be reported to Management immediately. 
  • You will adhere to the S3 Information Security Policy and Procedures and supporting standard operating procedures to protect Company systems and data. 
  • You will alert management immediately with any expected system or data compromises and/or system failure impacting the security, confidentiality, availability and integrity of S3 and customer data.  
  • You will be required to attend an annual Information Security Awareness Training.
  • You are responsible for monitoring the production systems daily and respond immediately to security or usability concerns.
  • Timely monitoring for intrusions and other vulnerabilities that could affect proprietary information systems and data.


  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in DevOps, with a focus on AWS and PostgreSQL.
  • Strong understanding of AWS services such as EC2, RDS, S3, VPC, Lambda, etc.
  • Proficiency in PostgreSQL database administration and performance tuning.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
  • Shell scripting (bash, awk, perl, python)
  • Experience with administering job schedulers (SLURM, SGE, etc.)
  • Experience with configuration management (Saltstack, Chef, etc.)

Remote work!  Competitive salary with annual review and bonus.  Generous benefits including health, dental, and vision plans with employer contribution for employee and family; retirement plan with 100% vested match, cell phone allowance, home office equipment reimbursement, career training, 3 weeks PTO, 10+ holidays, work conferences, flexible work schedule.


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