DevOps Engineer



About SetSail


SetSail is on a mission to motivate customer-facing teams to reach their full potential. By combining data science (to uncover hidden buying signals) and behavioral science (to motivate reps), SetSail helps scale excellence across teams and builds habits of high performance.


At SetSail, we pride ourselves on open communication, honesty, and a results-driven approach to our work. We are a 100% remote team that’s continuously focused on building better relationships and challenging each other to always be growing.


Because SetSail is especially effective at motivating distributed teams, we’ve seen unprecedented growth during the economic crisis and have secured additional funding to help accelerate our growth even further. https://techcrunch.com/2020/07/08/setsail-raises-raises-7m-to-change-how-sales-teams-are-compensated/


Who we’re looking for


SetSail is a growing company and in search of a well rounded engineer with a DevOps mindset, a curious nature, and a pragmatic approach to handling complexity. The ideal candidate will have recent experience in Operations, Reliability, Infrastructure, or Release Engineering roles using cloud architecture.


If you have experience in any of those roles and 5 or more years in the industry as a whole, please apply! We’d love to talk to you and see if there’s a good fit.


This position is open to US residents and is fully remote. The current majority of team members are located in US Pacific timezones. We communicate primarily though slack, video calls, and tickets.


The kind of work you can expect


The role is homed within the product engineering team and will provide platform services reporting to the DevSecOps lead. Examples of work include:



  • Owning and improving the deployment system for the primary SaaS application

  • Providing reliability reviews and guidance during architecture and design stages

  • Acting as a SME to development teams for monitoring and logging

  • Providing guidance and support for CI and CD techniques

  • Optimizing AWS costs to enable responsible scaling

  • Participating in team-wide duty rotations for review, security, and release
    These are broad examples; the specific work you’ll be doing will reflect your experience, skills, and career goals.


You should expect a low amount of direct supervision and to work with other teams as well as independently manage your own projects.


To be successful


To be successful in this role you will need …



  • to know how to code

  • to be a fast learner

  • to communicate well in written and verbal mediums

  • to seek out and respond to feedback

  • to understand problems from the customer’s perspective

  • to know how to position solutions to address problems early


Our stack



  • NodeJS, Python, Shell

  • Serverless (Lambda, Fargate, Elastic Beanstalk)

  • Athena, Postgres, Elastic, Redis

  • AWS, Terraform, Datadog


Why you’ll love SetSail



  • 100% remote team with an onboarding package to help get you setup.

  • Generous benefits: Health/dental/vision coverage (Anthem Blue Cross PPO, Spirit Ameritas dental and Spirit VSP vision), and we cover 95% of employee cost and 80% of any dependent cost, company 401k.

  • Equitable company equity.

  • Flexible time off and one Friday a month off to reboot.

  • Monthly food and snack stipend to keep you energized.

  • Company game nights — bring your A-game!


We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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