Director of DevOps



Eliminate Crime. Build Community.
Flock Safety provides the first public safety operating system that empowers private communities and law enforcement to work together to eliminate crime. We are committed to protecting human privacy and mitigating bias in policing with the development of best-in-class technology rooted in ethical design, which unites civilians and public servants in pursuit of a safer, more equitable society.
Our Safety-as-a-Service approach includes affordable devices powered by LTE and solar that can be installed anywhere. Our technology detects and captures objective details, decodes evidence in real-time and delivers investigative leads into the hands of those who matter.
While safety is a serious business, we are a supportive team that is optimizing the remote experience to create strong and fun relationships even when we are physically apart. Our flock of hard-working employees thrive in a positive and inclusive environment, where a bias towards action is rewarded. Flock Safety is headquartered in Atlanta and operates nationwide. We have raised approximately 250M in venture capital including a recent Series D round by Andreessen Horowitz. Now surpassing a 1B valuation, Flock is scaling quickly and seeking the best and brightest to help us meet our goal of eliminating crime in the United States by 25% in the next three years.


About the opportunity


As Director of DevOps, you will be tasked with leading and growing Flock Safety’s DevOps/ SRE practice. From day one, you will be leading a team of highly skilled DevOps engineers that are responsible for our infrastructure, cloud and device application build/deployment, system metrics, and building the DevOps culture throughout the company. In addition to managing the current team, you will be responsible for scaling the team, and handling how the DevOps team works with all engineering teams. You will partner closely with other engineering leaders on key architectural decisions and long term engineering strategy.


Some challenges you’ll tackle



  • Lead and shape DevOps for our entire engineering organization

  • Manage the DevOps hiring strategy to scale with our accelerated company growth

  • Collaborate with Platform, Machine Learning, and Hardware leaders on multifaceted projects that affect our entire end to end solution

  • Manage our cloud system infrastructure, keeping it performant and highly available

  • Work with an up to date DevOps stack in an AWS environment (Kubernetes/EKS, Grafana/Prometheus, Terraform, Jenkins, Go, Node, Redis, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Elastic Search)

  • Working directly with Product leadership to scope features into iterative efforts

  • Assess new technologies as needed, balancing technical needs and business impact


About You



  • Experience leading and growing a DevOps organization

  • Ability to implement and maintain DevOps best practices that affect an entire engineering operation

  • Not just focused on “people management”. You can roll your sleeves up and be hands on if need be

  • Comfortable scaling infrastructure in an efficient manner

  • DevOps experience in an AWS environment and leveraging AWS specific solutions and resources


Why join the Flock?


When you join the Flock, you are joining a diverse team of passionate, ambitious, intelligent people that puts the team over self. We offer competitive salary, benefits, and the opportunity to grow your career at a fast-paced, high growth startup. We genuinely care about the well-being of our employees both in and out of the office and understand the importance of work/life balance. We’d love for you to join us in the fight to eliminate non-violent crime, one neighborhood at a time.


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