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DevOps Lead

Automated Insights is the world leader in Natural Language Generation technology. We use that technology to make the world’s data understandable. In 2016, our Wordsmith platform turned raw data into 1.5 billion written narratives for clients like Activision, Yahoo!, and the Associated Press.

Our Wordsmith software launched last year and has already grown to hundreds of customers and exceeded all of our revenue expectations. We’re looking for a DevOps Lead can help us evolve and manage our cloud infrastructure for our massively scalable NLG engine.

What you’ll do:

  • Be a servant-leader of the DevOps team, working directly on our AWS infrastructure and on managing DevOps engineers
  • Responsibility for our infrastructure architecture as a whole, including our Rails application and several Node-based microservices
  • Directing a small team of engineers to meet infrastructure reliability, performance, and cost goals
  • Iterating and improving on our monitoring strategy, security, and compliance
  • Coordinating response to alerts and incident management for infrastructure-related issues
  • Retention, hiring, and career growth of the DevOps team
  • Helping to provide services for our engineering team to support product development efforts
  • Help manage and evolve our continuous deployment system (Jenkins)

We’re looking for people who:

  • Have several years of experience in DevOps. Ideally you have management/mentoring experience, but we are also open to great people wanting to do some people management
  • Are an expert in all things DevOps, especially if you go out of your way to read everything you can about cloud infrastructure and DevOps approaches
  • Have experience designing, maintaining, and evolving our AWS deployments for SaaS applications
  • Are familiar with containerized software architectures (e.g. Docker)
  • The cloud services available in Amazon AWS, like ECS, S3, EC2, Lambda, and RDS
  • Experience with continuous integration systems, like Jenkins and Travis (Jenkins preferred)
  • Familiarity with infrastructure orchestration (e.g. Terraform, Nomad, and the like)
  • Extra points if you have experience with infrastructure and application security


No recruiters, please. We respect your hustle, but please don’t contact us. We do not work with outside firms.

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