DevOps Engineer

Engineering · REMOTE, Idaho
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation DOE

PlexTrac, Inc. is a cybersecurity company on a mission to empower security teams to identify and eliminate the biggest threats to their environments. The PlexTrac platform enables the automated reporting and tracking of cybersecurity risks and allows for enhanced collaboration across the enterprise. PlexTrac takes purple teaming to the next level and is changing the paradigm around continuous security assessment and validation. This innovative approach has allowed PlexTrac to gain significant traction among companies and teams of all sizes, including several of the Fortune 500.


Having recently closed a $70 million Series B funding round as of February 2022, PlexTrac is poised for exponential growth and is seeking top notch talent for strategic roles to join the team. Candidates interested in leveraging extensive professional experience to build innovative programs around a new concept in the cybersecurity market and who love working in a fast-paced, energetic start-up environment should apply!


PlexTrac Mission and Culture is to empower teams to win the right cybersecurity battles. PlexTrac is culturally a mission-oriented organization, by which we mean that we seek to make the lives of our customers better knowing that their improved efficiency and effectiveness has a direct impact on the security of our world. Likewise, we seek to improve the lives of our employees by creating a workplace in which they can flourish professionally and personally. We are flexible, creative, collaborative, detail oriented, humble, hard workers who practice what we preach. Those attributes in our team members lead to and are rewarded with a fast-paced, never boring, fun loving work environment — whether we are physically or virtually present with one another.


Our core values describe us as humans and leaning into them is how we define success.

  • Integrity with accountability
  • Transparency
  • Service drives profits
  • Aggressive innovation
  • Positively impact people

We are actively looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to work closely with the development teams to improve delivery velocity, integrating secure design and scalability. This role will drive implementation of new technologies with a high level of impact for internal teams and our customers. The DevOps Engineer is responsible for ensuring the stability of infrastructure systems while driving ongoing improvements to reduce maintenance overhead and minimize technical debt.

Role Objectives:

  • Integrate secure practices into systems and product development.
  • Work with software developers to improve development and release processes.
  • Build and maintain infrastructure to support the entire product lifecycle.
  • Create documentation and training for internal teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deploy updates and fixes to the SaaS product.
  • Provide technical support for escalated issues.
  • Respond to alerts, investigate and resolve underlying issues.
  • Develop automation to improve systems management.
  • Identify monitoring gaps and implement improvements.
  • Design internal platform improvements, plan and implement changes.
  • Update wiki/readme documentation as gaps are identified or systems change.
  • Identify friction in the development process, establish technical and procedural improvements.


  • Able to prioritize & execute on competing tasks to drive business outcomes.
  • Experience building & supporting highly available applications.
  • Experience with AWS (S3, EC2, VPC, EKS, Lambda).
  • Experience administering Kubernetes clusters.
  • Experience managing applications in Kubernetes using tools like Helm & ArgoCD.
  • Experience managing CI/CD processes.
  • Experience with Linux administration, including configuration management tools like SaltStack, Puppet.
  • Strong scripting and/or development skills with languages like Python, GoLang, BASH.
  • Proficient with Docker/OCI container image management.


  • GitHub (git, GitHub Actions/Workflows, GitHub Packages, GitHub Apps).
  • Kubernetes (Helm, ArgoCD, kustomize, kops).
  • Docker (Docker-Compose, multi-stage dockerfiles, custom images, volume management).
  • Linux (Ubuntu, RHEL/Centos, Amazon Linux).
  • Configuration Management (SaltStack).
  • Cloud Hosting (AWS, DigitalOcean).


  • Deep understanding of CI/CD processes.
  • Knowledge of best-practices for implementing infrastructure as code.
  • Ability to see entire organization’s IT infrastructure needs when proposing enhancements and improvements.
  • Experience with automating and scripting changes with any popular programming language e.g. Python, Go, etc.


  • Competitive wellness benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible work schedule: WFH, WFO
  • Flexible time off
  • World class culture

PlexTrac provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

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