Senior DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
About the Role
We are looking for a qualified and high-energy Senior DevOps engineer to be the one to set the framework for the engineering ops to scale. Production reliability and developer productivity are our guiding principles, and are the key areas which you will help monitor, operate, and improve/optimize. The ideal candidate with passion for automation, and a desire to contribute to a cutting-edge DevOps environment will play a crucial role in enhancing our development and operational processes, ensuring efficient and reliable delivery of software solutions

What You’ll Do

  • Build new automated frameworks to improve Houzz’s CI/CD pipelines, testing, and observability capabilities,
  • Create and enhance tooling to improve developers' productivity in local and nonproduction environments.
  • Automate routine tasks and improve operational efficiency
  • Improve existing processes and frameworks as part of a rapid delivery cycle
  • Collaborate closely with multiple engineering teams across both infrastructure and product engineering to increase our availability and uptime.
  • Production oncall support, identifying and resolving issues in an agile environment.

At a Minimum, We’d Like You to Have

  • 5+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer
  • 2+ years of experience with AWS Cloud in a DevOps capacity
  • Strong programming/scripting skills (Ex. Python, bash)
  • Highly proficient with modern Unix/Linux operating systems/distributions
  • Deep experience with modern CI/CD pipelines, preferably in a microservices environment
  • Experience working in containerized environments from end to end.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, team player, and problem-solving skills

Ideally, You’ll Also Have

  • Knowledge of one or more mainstream programming languages (Python, PHP, Java, Nodejs, Shell)
  • Hand on experience with Jenkins or similar tools
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • AWS DevOps certification (or others)
Compensation, Benefits and Perks
This role has an annual starting salary range of $150,000 - $180,000. In addition to salary, you’re eligible for competitive benefits that support you and your family as part of your total rewards package at Houzz. Also, depending on the role, you could be eligible for an equity award. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors, including, but not limited to, skills, experience, and specific work location.
Benefits and perks include:
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
Home internet stipend
Medical, dental, and vision benefits
Maternity/paternity leave program
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Professional Development Reimbursement Program
401(k) retirement savings plans (Pre-Tax and Roth)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Medical & Dependent Care
Health Savings Account (HSA) with company contribution
Healthy at Houzz program
Houzz is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. When applying for a role at Houzz, we guarantee your application will be considered regardless of your sex; race; color; gender; national origin; height or weight; ancestry; physical or mental disability; medical condition; genetic information; marital status; registered domestic partner status; age; sexual orientation; military and veteran status; or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.
We embrace and celebrate the value that diversity brings to an organization. Diverse backgrounds and different points of view help Houzz provide the best experience for our community. Houzz is committed to fostering an inclusive environment through projects and initiatives, such as employee resource groups, that support Houzzers’ efforts to be themselves and share their lives at work.
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Houzz is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans
Be Who You Are and Do What You Love at Houzz
About Houzz
When founders Adi and Alon remodeled their home, they were frustrated by the lack of resources and inspiration to help them articulate a vision and select the right pro to make it a reality.
So they built Houzz.
Houzz is now the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing an all-in-one software solution for industry professionals and tools for homeowners to update their homes from start to finish. Using Houzz, people can find ideas and inspiration, hire professionals, and shop for products. Houzz Pro ( provides home industry professionals with a business management and marketing SaaS solution that helps them to win projects, collaborate with clients and teams, and run their business efficiently and profitably.
Our Mission and Core Values
We're proud to say there's no one quite like us. Houzz is a community-centric, innovative tech company that continues to disrupt the home renovation and design industry. Our mission-driven culture is rooted in our core values, and we’re all here for one purpose: make the home remodeling and design process more fun and productive for everyone.
Our Mission
To create the best experience for home renovation and design.
Our Core Values
We’re a Community
We put our community of Houzzers, industry professionals and homeowners first. We approach our work with care, humility and respect. We deliver value to our community through our products and services.
We Build the Future
We are visionaries who challenge the status quo. We are creative, innovative and curious. We embrace change and different ideas to drive our industry forward.
We Make Things Happen
We are solution-seekers and self-starters. We listen, move fast and empower our teams to deliver extraordinary results and products. We play to win.
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