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Senior DevOps Engineer
Edina, Minnesota  |  Hybrid
Direct Hire Position
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Applied on January 28, 2023
Job Id #61160 Posted January 17, 2023

Job Summary
•    Cloud implementation and architecture, including application, security, logging, monitoring and network (AWS, EKS/Kubernetes, Kafka, Prometheus, Grafana)
•    CI/CD – pipeline automation (GitLab), containerized deployments (Docker, Kubernetes)
•    Infrastructure As Code (Terraform)

Education / Experience Required
5+ years experience in similar or related role, professional experience with EKS/Kubernetes

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

This person must have everyday learning as a core competency, keeping pace with the leading edge of the industry.

  • Experience managing Kubernetes/EKS, Kafka, GitLab and related tools
  • Experience deploying and managing service meshes and deploying meshed services
  • Knowledge of monitoring and telemetry using tools like Prometheus, Thanos, Grafana
  • Experience with cloud implementation and infrastructure as code
  • Experience implementing CI/CD pipelines with automated infrastructure, deployment, testing and security scans
  • Fluency with development (e.g. java / javascript) and operations (servers, unix/linux) 
  • Experience with node.js, log aggregators, K8s, containerized deployments, agile, Git
  • Able to sort through ambiguity and learn on the fly
  • Architects and designs environments, infrastructure as code, solves complex problems
  • Manage platform, e.g. automation, troubleshooting, integration with CI/CD, cost optimization, etc.
  • Design new/refactor existing AWS virtual network to be more highly available, handle volume and take advantage of ever-changing offerings
  • Refactor and own existing AWS authorization scheme
  • Be aware of and take steps to thwart OS and container attack vectors (including against the Container Orchestrator)
  • Design new/refactor existing AWS virtual network to reduce risk of network attack vectors
  • Install and own secrets vault

•    Manage the above as IAC (Infrastructure as Code - Terraform experience a plus)
•    Implement and own monitoring for health, capacity, intrusions, performance, cost optimization across all of the above


•    Build out and maintain the cloud/network environment
•    Partner with product application team(s) to ensure stable, scalable and secure production and development environments
•    Keep current with new tools and methods
•    Interact with and influence all members of product teams including product owner, engineering manager, engineers, QA, UX, designers, management.

NOTE:  This position requires candidate to be local with requirement to be onsite 1 day/wk.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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