Sr. DevOps Engineer - AWS

Marqeta   •  

Oakland, CA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


Not Specified years

Posted 163 days ago

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Position Summary

At Marqeta we build and manage world-class colocation data centers and use the cloud wherever it makes sense. Security is paramount, and you will find it’s a part of everything you do at Marqeta. As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will be working with our team to build, scale, automate, and manage our hybrid infrastructure.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical direction on AWS cloud infrastructure projects.
  • Collaborate with our platform, payment and QE engineers to design, implement, deploy and maintain cloud native micro-services using Lambda, batch, containers, SNS, DynmoDB
  • Build out scalable and HA/DR ready core payments platform in AWS cloud infrastructure
  • Create automated reporting and trending on mission critical system and application availability.
  • Support big data platform on AWS (data insights visualization and analytics)
  • Integrate key infrastructure building blocks such as DNS, LDAP, NFS/SAN, & Mail.
  • Provide off-hours on-callsupport for NOC escalations.
  • Active role in NightOps operation for mission critical changes.


  • Is outgoing, gets it done, is autonomous, is an adult, manages their own time.
  • Has in-depth hands-on experience with AWS technologies such as IAM, VPC, EC2, ELB, S3, AURORA, LAMBDA, SNS, SES, AUTOSCALE. KMS, REDSHIFT, PEERING, DX, BATCH, ECR etc
  • Has worked extensively with build and provisioning tool such as packer, terraform 
  • Passionate about automation and infrastructure as code by using ansible 
  • Has professional experience with monitoring systems like datadog, pingdom, new Relic
  • Has experience with a programming (scripting) language like Shell, Perl, Python, or Ruby.
  • Understand the essence of Software Development Life Cycle
  • Strong desire to support and facilitate explosive business and technical growth
  • Has experience building, configuring and diagnosing issues with DNS, LDAP, NFS/NIS+, HTTP, SSL and Mail.
  • Has a working knowledge of TCP/IP Networking including security.

Bonus Points for:

  • Experinece with DevOps tools like vagrant, consul, vault, K8s.
  • Experience configuring Cisco or Juniper networking gear.
  • Experience with Netapp network storage.
  • Experience with Load balancing and High Availability architecture (Netscaler, F5, etc).
  • Experience with Java applications and technologies on Linux.
  • Experience with Ruby/Rails and Node.js application management and deployment.
  • Enterprise with Highly Available RDBMSarchitectures such as MySQL and Postgres.


  • Be a member of an exceptional team -  we’re growing and your career with us will too!
  • Rich suite of benefit plans - Employee premiums paid 100%
  • Generous Paid Time Off plan
  • Market-leading fully paid Parental Leave
  • Retirement savings - 401k plan with a Company match
  • Meaningful Equity
  • Quarterly Hack Weeks to support and reward innovation
  • Beautiful downtown Oakland office in a great location, with stunning views of Lake Merritt
  • Conveniently located close to public transportation
  • Open, transparent culture that includes weekly All Hands meetings, Lunch-and-Learns, all-company offsite, etc.
  • Commuter and Parking monthly subsidy
  • Fully stocked kitchen, catered lunches twice a week, breakfast on Fridays, and more. Access to corporate gym membership rates and other discounts and employee perks!