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Sr DevOps Engineer (NO C2C)

Engineering | Remote | Full Time

Job Description

JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position - No agencies (See notes below)

LOCATION: Remote (TimeZone: GMT-5, GMT-6, GMT-7, GMT-8)

HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $50 - $75 USD / HR

ESTIMATED DURATION: 40Hrs/Week - Long Term, ongoing project


Braintrust ( is a user-controlled talent network, where you keep 100% of what you earn and actually get to own the platform. We've been onboarding some big clients and specifically need a Senior DevOps Engineerfor our client.  


Only US candidates will be considered 




The candidate will work closely with development teams to plan, deploy, and support multiple applications across our working environments:

  • Demonstrate extensive abilities and a proven record of success automating workflows and identifying process improvements
  • Demonstrate a desire to keep learning, maintain own skillset, stay up to date and expand one's knowledge across the full stack
  • Contribute to thought leadership through participation in the development of technology processes
  • Comfortable learning and implementing new technologies and providing documentation where needed.

The candidate should have at least 3+ years of experience working on cloud platforms (as a DevOps engineer or software engineer) as well as experience in the following areas:

  • Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert (preferred), Google Cloud Platform Qualified Developer or Amazon Web Services certifications (Solutions Architect or Developer)
  • Experience with Git, code management, branching strategies
  • Prior development experience preferred, ability to write and understand shell/bash scripts
  • Creating and working with Dockerfiles, and container images
  • Monitoring/operation tools (Datadog, Application Insights, Splunk, ELK stack)
  • Instrumenting, profiling and performance tools (OpenTelemetry, JMeter, New Relic, App Dynamic)
  • Linux Administration, including network and software application configuration
  • Configuration Management tools (Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
  • Experience with message queues (RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • Experience with cloud storage solutions (blob storage, file shares).
  • Ability to identify and configure optimal data storage solution for a given situation
  • Documenting systems and networks, refining requirements, self-identify solutions and communicating to the team


  • Experience managing and planning network architecture – v-nets, subnets, peering, VPNs
  • Experience debugging networking issues (within cloud environment as well as within a kubernetes cluster)
  • Experience configuring firewalls (on cloud platform and on ubuntu servers)
  • NGINX configuration, TLS termination, working with certificates for TLS/SSL


  • Creating, managing, and monitoring a kubernetes cluster
  • Helm deployments, configMaps, and stateful sets
  • Managing resource requests and limits
  • Experience scaling a cluster and knowledge of techniques to manage load on cluster

Deployment Pipelines:

  • Experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines (GitHub Actions knowledge is preferable)


  • Experience creating and managing roles and permissions for Users, Groups, and Application Identities (Service principals in Azure)

Bonus (nice to have):

  • AI/Machine Learning experience (Tensor Flow)
  • Neo4j – Graph Database
  • Big Data, data analysis experience


Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff. We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform.  If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we'll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project.  

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.  

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.