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AWS Development Operations Engineer

Elevation Solar, LLC
3.6 out of 5
Austin, TX
$99,799 - $130,090 a year - Full-time


Austin, TX

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance

Full job description


Curb, an Austin-based clean-tech startup, provides insight into home electricity usage; giving users control to make their homes safer, energy efficient, and affordable.

The Curb solution provides actionable information about how to make your home more energy efficient by leveraging circuit-level electricity monitoring, real-time reporting, smart alerts, and remote energy controls. This is a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a funded startup.

Job Description:

As a DevOps Engineer at CURB, you will be building cloud architecture for new microservices to support major product features. Ensuring reliability and scalability for CURB’s quickly growing customer base, you will maintain and optimize existing architecture. You will work closely with software sprint teams and product managers to help meet project deadlines.


  • Build, maintain, and expand DevOps codebase
  • Maintain and build upon existing Terraform code to manage AWS architecture
  • Maintain CI/CD pipelines and approve production deployments
  • Maintain AWS image builds using Packer
  • Create automated container building process for engineers to run architecture locally
  • Add and maintain server packages and configurations with Ansible
  • Develop and maintain automation and reports with Python and Bash
  • Maintain log aggregation services
  • Build monitoring service and plan shared on-call schedule with other engineers
  • Help design and maintain server architectures for dependability and scalability
  • Optimize cloud architecture pertaining to cost and performance
  • Respond to urgent customer-facing product issues funneled through BD and Customer Support
  • Accurately estimate and plan projects to support product management and customer agreements
  • Participate in team standup, project planning, and bug review meetings
  • Participate in all parts of system development, testing, deployment, and support


  • 3+ years of AWS experience
  • 2+ years supporting a highly available cloud environment
  • 2+ years with Linux/OSX and command line
  • 1+ years working with Terraform
  • 1+ years working with Configuration Management tooling (like Ansible)
  • 1+ years scripting in Python and Bash
  • Experience in designing scalable and reliable AWS architecture
  • Initiative and ability to work independently and in a team
  • US Citizenship required

Additional Optional Experience:

  • Data science/analytics
  • Time-based databases
  • Relational and NoSQL databases
  • Real-time data analytics
  • Electronics/power theory
  • Control systems
  • Big data architecture/scalability
  • Horizontal scalability

Things we look for:

  • Self-motivation
  • General interest in green technologies
  • Flexibility in job role and ability to pick up new technologies and projects despite experience/knowledge
  • Open communication to the team on updates, issues, or concerns
  • Commitment to having fun in the office and contributing to a powerfully collaborative environment

Technologies We Use:

- Terraform

  • Python (Django/DRF and Flask)
  • Postgres

- Ansible

  • AWS (EC2, Lambda, SNS, S3/Glacier)
  • AWS DynamoDB and DocumentDB

- Packer

  • RabbitMQ
  • Git

- Logstash/Kibana

  • Rest API/CRUD
  • NodeJS (Express and React)

The Team & Company: We are a small but quickly growing team. Balance is important and our software team prides itself on efficiency, creativity, and excellence. We are highly collaborative in which we value continuous learning, teaching, experiments, and failures. We attempt to keep our rituals to a minimum and build a strong technical foundation. We value simple, flexible technologies so that we can easily pivot to new features and new demands in our marketplace. We put people first, we protect our customers, and we are dedicated to keeping our office a welcoming place to work.

Elevation Solar is committed to fairness and equality of opportunity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $99,799.00 - $130,090.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • CI/CD: 1 year (Preferred)
  • DevOps: 3 years (Preferred)
  • AWS: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • Yes