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Senior DevOps Engineer

| Austin


NSS Labs, Inc. is recognized globally as the most trusted source for independent, fact-based cybersecurity guidance. Our mission is to advance transparency and accountability within the cybersecurity industry. We empower enterprises by providing them with timely, relevant information on which to base their decisions. Our unmatched foundation in security testing, along with our extensive research and global threat discovery capabilities, provide the basis for NSS Labs’ Cloud Platform for Continuous Security Validation. This cloud platform measures the ongoing effectiveness of security controls, providing real-time insight to help business leaders substantiate their security investments. Businesses can also leverage this cloud platform to strengthen their cyber risk posture and improve their ability to identify and respond when it matters. Many of the world's largest and most demanding enterprises rely on trusted insights from NSS Labs. 

NSS Labs is seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer in Austin, Texas or Maryland. We are looking for motivated, smart people to help build the next generation Infrastructure as Code platform. The DevOps engineer will work to develop, implement, and maintain infrastructure as a service. This position works closely with software engineers and peer DevOps team members to ensure smooth deployment code and integration with cloud providers and on-premise infrastructure. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with development to architect, design and build deployment and internal infrastructure tools and services for NSS Labs’ Continuous Security Validation Cloud Platform.
  • Manage cloud and co-located production and pre-production environments.
  • Collaborate with engineering and test teams in performance testing and tuning of infrastructure.
  • Keep an eye on cutting edge technologies and strategies to support future work and projects.
  • Work under general direction of senior level management.
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation.
  • Work on multiple, complex issues/projects as a technical leader and the subject matter expert.

Required Skills and Experiences:

  • Expert with infrastructure automation using HashiCorp tools, Terraform, Consul, Nomad or similar.
  • Hands-on experience with scripting languages and programming languages (Bash, Ruby, Python, Golang or similar).
  • Minimum 3 years managing infrastructure and applications in a production environment.
  • Minimum 3 years managing Windows OS Systems (Desktop and Server).
  • Minimum 3 years managing Linux Systems (RedHat, CentOS, etc).
  • 1-3 years’ experience with VMware.
  • Experience using configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible, Salt or Puppet.
  • Experience with Elasticsearch and Postgres (or MySQL) relational databases strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Docker and container management frameworks (Nomad, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm).
  • Experience with various build automation tools (e.g. Gitlab, Jenkins).
  • A thirst for knowledge, learning, and problem solving.
  • Strong oral/written communication, time management, problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Experience working in public cloud a plus (Google Cloud, AWS, or Azure).
  • Understanding of networking, IP addressing, and DNS.
  • Experience with storage solutions (SAN/NAS) a plus (Dell Compellent, Tintri, Qumulo, etc).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.

At NSS Labs, we hire innovative and talented individuals with a passion for leading-edge technology. We have a culture of innovation, where quality, originality, and “thinking outside the box” are encouraged. Our leadership fosters professional growth and support, all within a fast-paced environment.

Located in Austin, Texas, NSS Labs offers its team members competitive compensation, medical and dental, and 401(k) benefits. If you feel you have the passion, dedication, and expertise that match our unique company, apply to join our team!

Third party resumes are not currently being accepted. NSS Labs, Inc. will not pay a fee for unsolicited resumes.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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We are located in the beautiful Barton Creek greenbelt with easy access to walking/hiking trails and bike paths and just a 10 min., drive to downtown.

What are NSS Labs Perks + Benefits

NSS Labs Benefits Overview

A high percentage of the employee cost of medical/dental/vision insurance is paid for by NSS Labs. This can be a savings of hundreds of dollars a month to our employees.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
We have an onsite gym that is available to all employees free of charge.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
All NSS Labs employee are eligible for an annual performance bonus that is based on company performance and paid out according to those achieved goals.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
NSS Labs unlimited paid vacation policy allows employees to take as many days off as they need, providing they have pre-approval from their manager.
Paid Holidays
Yes! We have 10 paid company holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
We are in Austin, the land of flip flops.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Remember when "they" used to say that in life there was no free lunch? Well, there is FREE LUNCH here at NSS Labs, everyday.
Game Room
Ping Pong, Foosball .....you get the idea! Game ON!
Stocked Kitchen
NSS Labs has a fully stocked kitchen including snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle.
Happy Hours
NSS Labs employees don't worry about where they park - we have our own parking garage.
Pet Friendly
NSS Labs employees can bring their friendly dog to the office.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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