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DevOps, Principal Engineer

Portland, Maine
Job Type
21 Jul 2022
At Emburse our mission is to help make our users' lives -- and their businesses - better. We are dramatically transforming how organizations manage corporate expenses and invoices. We humanize work by automating manual tasks and saving users' time, so they can focus on what matters most -- their family, community, or more rewarding work. We help CFO's give their employees a simple and amazing experience while ensuring compliance and reducing costs. Our solutions are tailored for companies from start-ups to enterprises. We have more than 16,000 clients and 9 million users globally.

Emburse has offices across North America, including Los Angeles, Montreal, Portland (ME), San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto, as well as locations in the UK, Germany, Spain, Australia and the Netherlands.

Our core values - Sincerity, Empathy, Empowerment, Individuality, and Teamwork - reflect who we are as a company. They are central to the decisions we make and the interactions we have with our teams, customers, and partners. As a people-focused company, we are seeking candidates who align with our values.

Emburse is a proud recipient of a 2020 Tech Cares Award from TrustRadius and a 2020 IDC SaaS CSAT Award for Travel and Expense. These awards celebrate companies that have gone above and beyond to provide their communities, clients, and front-line workers with support during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are a people-first company, and this award is a testament to our mission to humanize work.

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Develop software and software fixes to integrate internal systems. Ensure code quality, test and distribute code updates, and monitor the health and stability of the servers.

What you'll do:
    • Write Terraform and Ansible
    • Maintain and administer several different databases
    • Design, develop and maintain Emburse's Enterprise footprint
    • Design & Develop highly available systems for Chrome River's architecture
    • Assist in development of policies and directives, develop architectural documents to be shared internally and externally
    • Work closely with different stake holders
    • Engage with Product and ensure that initial user stories are vetted from a production stand point prior to being implemented, whenever possible
    • Provide recommendations and feedback in review sessions
    • Ensure that best practices are met or exceeded as it relates to different teams touching production
    • Identify and track metrics, consistently monitor OKR in order to exceed SLA expectations
    • Designs and creates networks, VPCs and infrastructure for shared services, completes projects without supervision
    • Helps lead engineering teams to desired outcomes.
    • Take projects from ideation to fruition.
    • Consistently and continuously lowers MTTR as it relates to system outages
    • Help reduce MTTR for Sev1 incidents by means of immediate resolutions and post hoc automation
    • Create robust monitoring/alarming and self-healing feature sets
    • Identify and track metrics, consistently monitor OKR in order to exceed SLA expectations
    • Conduct and assist with investigations, test and deployment activities, identify and mitigate risks in the design process.
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Promote a culture of inclusion
    • Assist junior engineers with best practices


What we're looking for:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or STEM field
    • Minimum of 12 years' direct experience in a similar role OR minimum of 5 years' experience with Master's degree in Computer Science
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
    • Strong AWS Aurora administration skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Listening, teamwork, analysis, reasoning and problem solving, time management, attention to details and works well with others.
    • Ability to write SQL and ELK queries, advanced Linux skills, diagnostic experience with monitoring applications (APM), APM configuration, basic IAM management, TCP/IP and OSI proficiency, and AWS proficiency.
    • Ability to merge and apply PRs (Ansible and Terraform)
    • Deep understanding of release cycles and SDLC
    • Ability to create and complete Jenkins builds
    • Deep understanding of infrastructure and architecture
    • Strong project management skills

Emburse provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Emburse complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location where the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.
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  • Job Reference: 663998353-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Emburse
  • Location: Portland, Maine
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent