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September 03, 2019
1 position



Remote, Mexico

Funded startup, based in Los Angeles, with 2 founders with a background for leading product development with companies such as Brand Networks and Snap. New product development: involves creating a customized professional network for C-Level executives, entrepreneurs, and others involved in business ideation & execution, taking into account a wide range of data about members to make recommendations on networking strategies. Candidate will be joining a 4-person agile team with direct communication to Product Owner and Technical Lead (Co-Founders).

About Svitla:

Svitla Systems is a proven custom software development company and testing provider. We deliver unparalleled value to our clients, who rely on our expertise in managed team extension and AgileSquads.

Our main office is in the heart of Silicon Valley - with sales and development offices throughout the US, Mexico, and Europe (Ukraine, Montenegro, and Germany).

Our mission is to build a business that is not only profitable but also contributes to the well-being of our employees and their families, improves our communities, and makes a lasting difference in the world.


We are currently looking to bring on a Sr. Python DevOps Engineer who will perform a variety of tasks such as the following:

  • Rebuild master and worker CI Docker images running on Kubernetes
  • Add cloud monitoring to Kubernetes, set and test auto-scaling thresholds and alerts
  • Advise and contribute to Kubernetes strategies on networking, storage, security, deployments and stateful sets
  • Advise and contribute to RBAC strategies
  • Provision additional development API environments with Terraform and Kubernetes
  • Provision CI worker on privately hosted Mac OS X for app building
  • Author Nginx configurations for new and existing environments
  • Harden Nginx security and best practices
  • Advise and contribute to API PostgreSQL relations, schemas, tables, indices, functions, query analysis and performance, migrations, and upgrades.
  • Advise and contribute to SqlAlchemy mapper implementations, strategies and performance.
  • Advise and contribute to API routes such as
  •  App handshake security
  •  Streaming passthrough chunked uploads to Google Cloud Storage
  •  Third-party integrations and proxy requests
  •  REST and resource CRUD backend to native app and admin web app
  • Advise and contribute to SSO implementations
  • Author and maintain pristine documentation of all of the above
  • Create, assign, and maintain Jira issues, and contribute to sprint estimations


  • 3+ years Python experience with at least recent focus on DevOps (required)
  • 3+ years experience (required): Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and/or Google Cloud Engine (GCE) and/or Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
  • 1+ year Kubernetes experience (required)
  • 1+ years Terraform experience (required)
  • 1+ years PostgreSQL (required)
  • 1+ years Nginx experience (required)
  • Upper-Intermediate English (required) 
  • Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science, Engineering, or related area of study (required)


What we love about Svitla Systems:

  • 10 Vacation Days since 1st year working with us.
  • 5 PTO´S per year, since 3rd month
  • 25% Vacations Bonus
  • 15 Days of Christmas Bonus
  • Major Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Discounts for Minor Medical Insurance
  • Snacks and Drinks
  • Beers and Coffee
  • Christmas Party
  • Body Massages (Twice A Month)
  • Flexible Home Office, depends on client necessity
  • Interchange with our Ukrainian Office
If you are interested in our vacancy, please send your CV. We will be happy to see you in our friendly team :)

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