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DevOps Manager

Nayya

Nayya

Software Engineering, Operations
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

About Nayya

At Nayya, we believe there’s a better way to choose benefits. A more transparent, less confusing way for employees to control their health and financial potential. Powered by billions of data points and machine learning, our benefits experience platform delivers personalized decision support and guidance during open enrollment, new employee onboarding, qualifying life events, and in the moments that matter all year round. This is one of the most stressful and challenging situations consumers face – and we see that as an opportunity to build an innovative response that can help millions of Americans possess the control and understanding they deserve.

Your role:

Lead the Nayya DevOps team to transform our existing infrastructure into a fully automated environment, evangelizing the concepts of "Infrastructure as Code" and growing the DevOps mindset at Nayya. Emphasize development methods that stress communication, collaboration, integration, automation, and measurement of cooperation between software engineers and other information-technology professionals.

You will challenge the way we deliver software and provide expert advice on the development platform designs, standards, requirements & patterns implementation, and product releases.

Responsibilities

  • Mentorship and DevOps Advocacy: Manage 2-3 engineers and lead by example to promote a strong DevOps culture within the organization. Facilitate workshops and training sessions to share knowledge and best practices.
  • Infrastructure Automation: Leverage tools like Terraform to maintain and build fully automated environments, adhering to the principles of Infrastructure as Code.
  • Collaboration and Leadership: Act as a bridge between the software engineering, product, security, data and IT operations teams to foster a culture of continuous improvement, sharing best practices and leading initiatives that enhance collaboration and efficiency.
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Own and optimize the CI/CD pipeline for seamless product delivery, ensuring fast, reliable deployment cycles.
  • Monitoring, Alerting, and Operational Excellence: Implement comprehensive monitoring and alerting strategies using industry-leading tools to ensure proactive incident management. Drive operational excellence with a focus on reliability, scalability, and performance.
  • Cost Management: Build and maintain strategies for real-time cost monitoring and optimization, ensuring efficient use of cloud resources and maximizing return on investment.
  • Disaster Recovery and High Availability: Design and regularly test disaster recovery plans and high-availability solutions to guarantee system resilience and data integrity.
  • Development support: work with developers and data team on adhoc tasks

Requirements

  • Deep understanding of advanced development engineer practices around automation and software principles.
  • 2+ years of managerial experience with multiple direct reports
  • 5+ years of professional DevOps experience using IAC
  • Deep knowledge of AWS
  • Expertise with Terraform
  • Experience building and supporting production quality software
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes/EKS
  • Experience with Elastic Container Service (ECS)
  • Exposure to DevSecOps and familiarity with mitigating security threats would be a nice to have
  • Capacity to work in-person three days per week and work effectively with our talented remote population as well.

Why Join Nayya?

  • Be a part of our fast growth, launching new products and pushing the limits of what can be accomplished in the benefits industry.
  • Have a meaningful impact on the lives of millions of people, enhancing their ability to take full advantage of benefits that they would otherwise not be able to use.
  • Contribute to a values-based culture with an emphasis on empowerment and autonomy.
  • Work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment.
  • Benefits include: Competitive pay, employer-paid healthcare, stock options

Nayya is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics

The salary range for New York based candidates for this role is $140,000- $170,000. We use a location factor to adjust this range for candidates that are located outside of geographic region of our New York office. Placement within the salary band is determined based on experience.

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Why Join Nayya?

  • Be an early employee of a quickly growing, VC-backed start-up - grow with us!
  • Have a meaningful impact on a platform that is scaling very rapidly
  • Contribute to a values-based culture with an emphasis on empowerment and autonomy
  • Work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment
  • Benefits include: Competitive pay, employer-paid healthcare, stock options

Nayya is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics