DevOps and IT Manager - (Remote - USA/Israel)

Internal Software Development · New York, New York
Department Internal Software Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

** THIS POSITION IS OPEN FOR CANDIDATES LOCATED IN USA OR ISRAEL **


Mohawk (NASDAQ: MWK)  is a rapidly growing, technology-enabled, consumer products company founded on the premise that if a company selling products was founded today, it would be created based on artificial intelligence and machine learning.


We are reinventing how to rapidly and successfully identify new product opportunities by leveraging our proprietary software technology platform, AIMEE. 


The DevOps and IT Leader will be responsible for setting up an hermetic seal of automation and efficiency all-across Mohawk’s computing infrastructure - from the cloud all the way down to information systems and endpoints. 


 As a DevOps and IT Leader  you will guide our R&D teams on how to configure and deploy their Microsoft Azure consisting of identity and access management, network architecture, application security, logging, monitoring. You will consult with our Architects and Software Developers on how to best design their cloud applications for scale, load balancing setup, caching, compute optimizations, continuous integration, delivery pipeline, and more.

The ideal candidate is an individual who grew up in classical IT, managing IaaS /on-prem deployments, setting security and IT policies and supporting information systems while later making the move into Development/DevOps and supporting Cloud environments. 


Responsibilities

  • Own DevOps and automation methodologies
  • Define and Operate IT and Security policies, negotiate with vendors, manage all aspects of computing infrastructure
  • Act as trusted technical advisor to R&D and solve complex Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and DevOps challenges.
  • Create and deliver best practices recommendations, standards, protocols sample code, and technical presentations to R&D engineers. 
  • Communicate effectively via video conferencing for meetings, technical reviews and onsite delivery activities.


Qualifications

  • Experience in writing software in one or more languages, such as .NET, PHP, Java, Python
  • 10+ years of experience managing Cloud/On-Prem environments with significant experience acting as an IT lead and/or leading security
  • 5 Years of experience maintaining internet facing production-grade applications in one of the large clouds (Azure preferred).  Experience managing  projects, troubleshooting technical issues and working with engineering teams 
  • Experience working with scalable networking technologies such as Load Balancers/Firewalls and web standards (REST APIs, web security mechanisms).
  • Experience working with deployment and orchestration technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, OpenStack, Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible, Jenkins, Terraform).
  • Deep knowledge of Linux and Bash
  • Experience installing, configuring, maintaining and backing-up server software (such as NGINX, RabbitMQ, Redis, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, SQL Server).
  • Experience  with standard IT and cloud security practices such as encryption, certificates, Virtual Networks and more. 


About the team:

We’re a distributed team of engineers working across Poland/Israel/US developing a suite of products that are both analytical and transactional in nature.  Our stack includes K8s, ElasticSearch, PostgreSQL, Spark, Redis, Cassandra, Citus and Kafka. We use data science, NLP and machine learning to solve problems in logistics (Fulfillment & Inventory optimization), Pricing optimization, marketing automation, demand forecasting, market intelligence, and robotic process automation. 



Job Location: We’re open to relocate the position to any of the following countries:  Poland/Israel/US

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Internal Software Development
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor