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Lead SRE / AWS / Kubernetes

This Start-Up in the eCommerce space is looking for a Lead SRE to build an infrastructure team around. The team will support their infrastructure and building out their Kubernetes clusters.

You will initially perform an infrastructure audit to assess AWS Integrity and security. After partnering with senior executives to plan future projects, you will lead a Kubernetes migration to implement Kubernetes for deployments into their stack. This will be hands on engineering so experience with Kubernetes is a must, but down the line you will hire and mentor engineers to grow the infrastructure team.

The team sits in their Gramercy office. You will be given the chance to take charge of infrastructure projects and processes to grow with the company into a more managerial role. They are looking for engineers who want to learn, grow, and integrate as part of the team. 

Required Skills

  • AWS EngineeringExperience
  • Experience setting up and deploying Docker Containers
  • Building Kubernetes clusters from the ground up
  • A strong Python Background

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Ansible or Puppet Automation Experience
  • Terraform Infrastructure as Code Experience
  • Software Development background with Python or Ruby
  • Experience Building and Managing Jenkins CI/CD Pipelines

Tech Breakdown

  • 30% AWS infrastructure Engineering and Administration
  • 30% Implementation of Kubernetes Clusters
  • 40% Hiring, monitoring, and leading a team of engineers 

Role Breakdown

  • 60% Hands On
  • 40% hands off leadership

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary up to $180,000 per year

As an Employee, your benefits will include:

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plus matching
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Team building exercises
  • Potential Stock Options


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Jobspring Partners, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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