clients Circle

Remote DevOps Engineer (SRE)


Anywhere in the World

Job Type






Skill Set


All Other Remote

Job Details

Circle is building the modern community platform for every creator and brand in the world: think "Shopify for creator/brand-led communities". We make it really easy for creators and brands to bring their discussions, members, and content all into one place.

We're looking for a DevOps Engineer (SRE) to help our DevOps team build and maintain monitor-able, performant, reliable, and highly-scalable software systems.

This is a 100% remote role. We're now a fully remote team of 65 (and growing!) based in the U.S., Colombia, Portugal, India, Argentina, Slovenia, and other countries. We have a preference for candidates in U.S. and European time zones.

Check out our Careers page for more information about us.

  • Manage the infrastructure and communicate updates with the Dev team
  • Ensure the safety and security of all our infrastructure and data
  • Maintain production cloud infrastructure
  • Support the product team with the relevant knowledge about the infrastructure evolution
  • Maintain, evaluate, and improve the developer experience, including the local developer environment, continuous integration, and deployment workflows

Who we're looking for
  • A strong understanding of GNU/Linux and operating system basics
  • Hands-on experience on using IaaS cloud solutions, specifically AWS - knowledge of AWS services (EC2, EKS, RDS, S3, Cloudfront, VPC, Security groups, and Cloudwatch) required
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and automating them using tools like Jenkins / CircleCI
  • Experience working with declarative Infrastructure-as-Code frameworks (Terraform) and knowledge of configuration management frameworks (Ansible)
  • Experience running docker workloads in production and at scale using Kubernetes
  • Strong experience with databases such as MySQL, Elasticsearch, and Redis
  • Experience with automation skills in bash scripting, Ruby on Rails, and / or other languages.
  • Solid understanding of network fundamentals and protocols such as HTTP/S, DNS, TCP/IP, load balancing, and reverse proxy
  • Knowledge of security practices / related tools like firewalls and VPNs on cloud and servers
  • Experience doing logs aggregation and analysis using tools like EFK
  • Nice to have: Experience in managing / deploying Ruby on Rails applications on the cloud
  • Nice to have: Understanding of Redshift, AWS Glue, and other data warehouse tools
  • Nice to have: Knowledge of Prometheus, Grafana, Helm, Kustomize, and Ingress Controllers