DevOps Lead at Taulia

San Francisco, CA, United States of America

Posted on Apr 22 2015 (about 9 years ago)

About Taulia:

Imagine a company with the vision of fundamentally changing the pace with which money flows across big and small businesses both in the US and abroad…The greater the pace, the more quickly economies can grow and the faster new jobs can be created. Welcome to Taulia.

Taulia is a company of technical and financial entrepreneurs who wish to bring simpler and more effective ways to facilitate commerce between the world’s biggest companies and the thousands of suppliers who support them.

Taulia's solution takes only hours to install, generates millions of dollars of benefit, and is increasingly winning both national and international recognition as best in its class.

Coca-Cola Bottling, Pfizer, Warner Bros., Home Depot are among a growing list of companies who have joined the Taulia journey.

Taulia is based in San Francisco, CA, with a brand new office in Park City and multiple offices across the US and Europe. We've been steadily growing at 300% and are looking for the next A-Player to join our ranks. Have what it takes?  If so, read on.


About the Job:

As the DevOps Lead you are responsible for leading Taulia’s DevOps group who create, operate, maintain and evolve our infrastructure that supports our Fortune 500 customers and our products.

While leading the DevOps team you are also contributing hands-on and help growing the team.  You enjoy developing scalable, secure and enterprise-grade deployments and working with a team of dedicated engineers, product managers to support common goals.



This is a hands-on position, which will require the following capabilities:

  • Lead and contribute in the DevOps team to maintain and build out our infrastructure and servers currently operating on AWS.
  • Evolve infrastructure, server, deployment strategies and testing to support our goal of 100% up-time and quick turnaround of deployments for the engineering organization.
  • Continuously improve our infrastructure to be easy to deploy, scalable, secure and fault-tolerant - we are providing financial applications for the Fortune 500.
  • Work closely with our Architects, Engineers, Product Managers and other clients and partners of the DevOps team to meet the needs of the organization to stay competitive - from the infrastructure up to the highest level of applications.
  • Take on the same responsibilities of a DevOps engineer such as being on-call, writing deployment scripts, debugging applications, evaluating new technologies and more.
  • Help build a pipeline of qualified DevOps candidates for future openings and lead the DevOps engineers.
  • Drive the process in which our DevOps team operates and iterates/releases.


Requirements and Qualifications:

  • You are smart with an intellectual curiosity that motivates you to keep on top of technical trends - but you also have deep knowledge in the tools of choice.
  • You have supported Linux/Unix deployments for a company with a high traffic site in the cloud(we don’t do Windows).
  • You have designed, monitored and managed scalable and fault-tolerant deployments and supported them in real-world scenarios.
  • You have lead an Ops/DevOps team before (5 reports or more) for 2+ years - preferably at a startup.
  • You have experience with continuous integration, log collection and analysis, builds and performance monitoring/tuning of your infrastructure.
  • You are service-oriented, and enjoy working with engineers to make the software development process as painless as possible.
  • You are comfortable writing scripts in ruby/bash/groovy/python (at least two of those).
  • You are extremely reliable and we can count on you in times of need and are used to being on-call/pager duty.
  • You have demonstrable experience with our stack - Cloud/AWS, Tomcat, MySQL, Cassandra, Apache, HAProxy, ActiveMQ etc.


Nice To Have:

  • Previous experience working with distributed teams - directly interacting with the development teams.
  • Experience with Puppet, Chef or Docker.
  • Experience with network and server security.


Taulia is a rapidly growing San Francisco based start-up with fantastic job benefits, tier one investors and an entertaining yet fantastically competent culture. Taulia is an equal opportunity employer seeking only the most driven (and humorous) entrepreneurs to join our journey.

If you take your job seriously, but not yourself. If you enjoy the wild ride of start-up life and being a part of a team that knows how to debate, work with passion, and laugh. If you can make a positive impact on a company's core culture then apply now.


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