Director of Platform Engineering (DevOps)

| Greater LA Area

We have a fantastic Director of Platform Engineering role that is looking for someone that can lead and drive high visibility projects. In this role, we are looking for a Lead level Platform Engineer with production grade mastery of AWS and hands on leadership.

This position is for a true builder and hands on leader looking to grow a DevOps Practice. The ideal candidate will have significant production experience with architecting, deploying and ensuring the reliability of internal and customer facing microservices using GitLab, Kubernetes and Service Mesh and will have a proven track record of leading successful SRE or Platform teams.


Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to both your team members and your peers
  • Build and lead a growing team of high-performing DevOps engineers by providing strong leadership
  • Help define and enforce DevOps standards, procedures, and guidelines to improve the overall development process 
  • Deploy and support high-performance, highly-available infrastructure on AWS
  • Cultivate a modern DevOps culture and mindset throughout your teams and establish performance metrics and processes to improve velocity and deliverability
  • Own the day-to-day health, uptime, monitoring, and reliability of our cloud infrastructure
  • Work closely with engineering and project management to develop tools and solutions

Required Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years experience in a Lead Platform Engineer or Senior DevOps role
  • 3+ years of production AWS experience, including but not limited to EC2, RDS, ElastiCache, S3, Auto Scale, ELB
  • Capability to program in at least one language (other than Bash), ideally Python, PHP or Java
  • Solid knowledge of the Linux architecture is essential in this role
  • Experience with container stacks and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, ECS, etc)
  • Experience with Configuration Management tools such as Puppet, Chef, Salt, or Ansible
  • Experience with Infrastructure as a Code frameworks such as Terraform
  • Experience with Microservices
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and production code deployments
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Located in DT Glendale in heart of vibrant energetic growing tech community, with great restaurants & bars. PH floor office with panoramic LA views.

An Insider's view of DISQO

What are some social events your company does?

We have weekly happy hours, lunches and after hours activities. They include Nerf gun fights, karaoke, bowling, weekly basketball games, ping pong, puppy day, trivia games and a lot more!



How has your career grown since starting at the company?

DISQO granted me the opportunity to learn the fundamental framework to building a successful product while focusing on the user. As a recent college graduate, I can’t imagine to be working with a greater company than DISQO as they really encourage the work hard, play hard culture to all its employees.


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What’s the vibe like in the office?

We have an amazing office with panoramic views of LA. We have an open space plan with a central kitchen area that brings us all together daily. Our work is intense and teams can be found in every corner solving complex problems. Our mood is light and laughter can be heard throughout the office.



What are DISQO Perks + Benefits

DISQO Benefits Overview

Fully subsidized medical, dental and vision PPO plan
Flexible schedule
Gym membership
Fully stocked kitchen and catered lunches
Fun culture - happy hours, games, off-site team building activities
Smart passionate coworkers

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
DISQO provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 24 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
DISQO hosts company outings Quarterly. Our previous quarterly events include bowling, a scavenger hunt in Santa Monica and a pool party in Malibu.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
DISQO has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks and all kinds of beverages.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
DISQO provides discounted membership to 24 Hour Fitness.
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