Senior DevOps Engineer at Versus Systems

| Los Angeles, CA
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ABOUT US

We partner with content creators and brands to facilitate prized-based experiences, changing the ways players, streamers, and fans interact with the experiences they love - offering creators a new way to engage consumers and brands a new way to expand their reach.

We are a strong team of strategists, designers, and engineers who value curiosity, diversity, empathy, and community as a way to drive long-term value for employees, partners, our communities, and our shareholders. Learn more about us here. Come join our team! 

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR . . .

Versus Systems is looking for a devops engineer to be an inhouse expert on cloud infrastructure best practices. This individual will work with engineers from multiple teams as infrastructure needs arise, and work towards building better tools to build and monitor our products suite.

Our stacks include a Javascript application backed by Redis and Mongo running on Azure Functions and an Elixir application backed by Mnesia and Postgres running on GCP Compute Engine.

We're a collaborative team with a strong product and engineering culture. We value partnership and creativity. Every engineer contributes to the overall development process, product design, and roadmap of the company.


HOW YOU'LL SPEND YOUR DAY . . .  

As the first dedicated devops engineer, you’ll work with developers across the company to understand and improve upon anything in your field of expertise. This will include revising build and deployment pipelines and improving the scaling story around products that have large single events as well as oscillating continuous traffic. Your time will also be spent honing how we monitor and alert across our products to increase visibility, reduce noise and false alarms, and aid with debugging efforts.


WE CURRENTLY USE . . .
  • GCP (Compute Engine, SQL, Network Services, BigQuery)
  • Azure (Cache for Redis, Cosmos DB, Functions)
  • Terraform
  • Javascript
  • Elixir
  • Datadog

YOU WILL HAVE . . .
  • 5+ years of professional, paid experience designing, building, and maintaining cloud based infrastructure
  • The ability to provide guidance and feedback on GCP and Azure infrastructure
  • An in-depth knowledge of at least one cloud host (AWS, GCP or Azure)
  • Autonomy, initiative, and self motivation with a ‘get it done’ attitude
  • A preference for Agile methodologies, rapid prototyping, and team collaboration
  • The ability to give and receive feedback with grace
  • A clear, thoughtful communication style that lends itself to working with collaborative teams
 
WE WOULD LOVE TO SEE . . . 
  • A background in the entertainment, media, gaming, and/or adtech industry
  • Experience with scaling and high-availability systems in multiple regions
  • Experience with Azure and/or GCP

WE OFFER  
  • Competitive compensation and equity packages
  • Healthcare and benefits
  • Unlimited paid vacation that people actually take - we promise
  • Generous maternity & paternity leave
  • Flexible work day schedule - currently remote for COVID
  • Matched 401k
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • ErlangLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • WordpressCMS
    • PipedriveCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • SendGridEmail

An Insider's view of Versus Systems

What's something quirky about your company?

We foster creativity and individuality. While we all have our roles and tasks to accomplish, we celebrate each others differences, tastes, and hobbies.

We encourage personal and professional growth, as well as sharing of experiences, which in turn helps build camaraderie.

Mike Spragg

QA Analyst

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

At Versus our intention is to always meet our partners where they are. We aim to make the process of integrating our products painless; whether they plan to integrate them into games, apps, streams or shows. Heck, someone figured out how to make Doom run on a printer, the world is OUR OYSTER!!

Joshua Johnson

Director of Engineering

What are some things you learned at the company?

I've learned how to truly be a dynamic member of this great team. My experience at Versus has reinforced the idea that my varied skillset and resourcefulness are assets in this ever-evolving industry. There’s always room to grow as an individual and a professional at this company and that’s something that I’ll treasure moving forward.

Marisol Casariego

Accounts Associate

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Design is an important part of the overall direction of our company and we're responsible for designing the best way to integrate how brands, game partners and players engage with Versus Systems and Winfinite. We try embody curiosity and provide opportunities for exploring different ideas that help our partners make games more fun.

Anthony Ruba

Director, Design

How does the company support your career growth?

We are always learning and growing - as a company and as individual contributors, developing new and different strengths everyday. Versus' flexible working environment is vital to my successfully navigating a full-time career with other priorities, such as responsibilities at home. Our flexibility allows me to create balance on my own terms.

Yulie Yoshimura

Director, Accounts & Integration

What are Versus Systems Perks + Benefits

Versus Systems Benefits Overview

We pride ourselves on being a workplace built upon diversity, empathy, and innovation.

In short, people lead different lives with varying needs, and achieve their best work within and through a variety of environments, touch points, and check-ins. We actively support employees' pursuit of success both at work and at home through flexible and collaborative scheduling and supportive policies - like flexible scheduling, unlimited paid vacation, 401(K) matching- and various programmatic implementations geared towards community-building and feeling like a real part of the team behind our products - even while working in a 100% remote environment while navigating Covid19.

Culture
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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