Principal Dev Ops Engineer

Principal Dev Ops Engineer

Position Description

EverBright is driving the clean energy revolution through its industry-leading solar software platform and financing marketplace. Every day, EverBright supports hundreds of residential solar installers and home improvement contractors across the U.S., ensuring they have the tools to be successful and accelerate consumer adoption of clean energy. Combining our flexible, affordable green energy solutions with our unequaled customer service means EverBright is well-positioned to lead the decarbonization of our planet.

We are seeking a well-qualified candidate who is passionate about driving the clean energy revolution by providing solar companies with innovative software.  As a Principal DevOps Engineer, you will be asked to: 

  • Participate in an on-call schedule to respond to critical system alerts

  • Build and maintain infrastructure as code configurations supporting the cloud architecture for all deployed services

  • Design, build, and maintain cloud architectures for application services, distributed systems, data pipelines, and data warehouses

  • Design, build, and maintain monitoring and alerting systems for infrastructure and application services

  • Develop and administer cybersecurity processes, including infrastructure and application security and device access controls

Job Overview

This position will be responsible for building and maintaining the EverBright DevOps stack including CI / CD, infrastructure as code, cloud and application monitoring, and cybersecurity compliance.  The role will require hands on experience with AWS cloud services and distributed, serverless architectures.  This role will interface closely with the full technical team, working collaboratively to enhance day-to-day engineer productivity through enhanced development tooling.


Additional Job Overview

This position serves as a Subject Matter Expert and is responsible for managing, monitoring, and deploying a highly available, highly scalable production application. The individual will be responsible for one or more environments and/or systems and interface directly with the Development and Operations team on a daily basis for the maintenance, expansion, and documentation of these environments, providing assistance and review of proposed architectures, as needed. This role is responsible for vetting emerging technologies and guides the direction of the teams that support software development. 

Job Duties

  • Work very closely with the EverBright engineering team to understand developer workflows and build tools to enhance developer productivity

  • Support new hire onboarding IT needs, including controlling access to vendors and services and configuring local development environment

  • Participate in DevOps on-call schedule to monitor and respond to critical system alerts

  • Maintain cloud infrastructure configuration in Terraform

  • Build and maintain CI / CD pipelines in GitHub Actions

  • Build and maintain logging and monitoring tools in DataDog

  • Develop and maintain resilience strategies and coordinate disaster preparedness

  • Peer review code and adhere to company coding standards and best practices

  • Perform other job related duties

Additional Job Responsibilities

  • Drives the automation and continuous improvement of the software delivery process

  • Manages the continuous integration services maintenance and configuration, ensuring the build environment is meeting the needs of the software developers

  • Leads the maintenance and creation of automatic deployment of software builds to the test and production environments, enabling the operations team to easily and

  • consistently deploy new software products

  • Monitors system development and maintenance and ensures that staff at all technical levels are informed of the health of our systems

  • Evaluates Operation teams processes and automates repetitive and temporary solutions

  • Improves the product environment and practices used by the software developers

  • Sets up backup mechanisms for production environments and tests disaster recovery mechanisms

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 5+ years of DevOps engineering experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering

  • Experience with Terraform, Kubernetes, CI / CD, and AWS

  • Experience scaling monolithic and microservice-oriented production applications in AWS

  • Experience supporting data pipelines for AI or data warehousing applications

  • DBA skills, ideally working with PostgreSQL

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience    

  • Experience: 6+ years


  • Competitive Salary

  • 401k match

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and legal insurance

  • Access to multiple offices around the US (Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA, & Juno Beach, FL)

  • EAP and mental health assistance

  • Discount plans through the NextEra Employee portal

  • Health and wellbeing services

  • Education assistance program

  • Adoption assistance

  • Work from home tech setup

Where permitted by applicable law, EverBright requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

EverBright is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

EverBright provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to our recruiting team, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

EverBright will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

EverBright does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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