Product & Engineering

Sr DevOps Engineer- Cloud IRE

Remote- USA
Req ID 996

Seismic, a rapidly growing Forbes Cloud 100 company, is the global leader in enablement, helping make sales teams better by becoming more productive and engaging with buyers in a compelling way. Seismic’s platform provides continuous guidance to improve behavior, content, and skills to win more deals and deliver better experiences. Nearly 2,000 organizations including IBM and American Express have made Seismic their enablement platform of choice. Seismic integrates with business-critical platforms including Microsoft, Salesforce, Google and Adobe. Seismic is headquartered in San Diego, with offices across North America, Europe, and Australia. 

The DevOps team at Seismic uses open-source tools like Terraform, Kubernetes, and Hashicorp Vaults to drive automation of infrastructure as code. As we continue to grow and scale our product we continuously iterate to improve operational best practices for build, release, deployment, and reliability. 

Our DevOps engineers play a critical role in the success of our product as we focus to shorten the process of development to delivery. With a solid understanding of software engineering, our geographically distributed team creates tools, scripts, and frameworks empowering teams to quickly and reliably release code to production. Additionally, we work closely with development teams to drive the adoption of tools and best practices throughout the SDLC. Initiatives you work on may include streamlining identity and access management, standing up a new environments, evaluating CNCF tools, or expanding into new clouds.

Who You Are:

  • You possess a strong sense of ownership and take pride in the work that you do
  • Thrive in ambiguous situations, you know when to take charge and move forward
  • Passionate for automation, you understand that automation not only saves time, but allows developers to spend more time doing what they do best – code!
  • Well versed in best practices in the DevOps and Cloud Engineering fields

What you'll be doing: 

  • Have a key role in the design and implementation of core architectural practices supporting current and future company objectives
  • Build, scale, and secure critical applications on multiple cloud-native architectures using tools like Terraform, Hashicorp Vault, and  Kubernetes
  • Establish, maintain, and evolve robust CI/CD pipelines with Ansible, ArgoCD, and Github Actions 
  • Work closely with developers to provide insight into operational, security, and performance considerations 
  • Advocate and implement industry best practices for  configuration and secret management and build/deployment automation
  • Participate in an on-call rotation with the Cloud Engineering team to triage and analyze abnormalities in system operation leveraging instrumentation like New Relic and Logentries 
  • Perseverance to solve complex problems across the cloud stack 
  • Work collaboratively to deliver end-to-end products and features, driving the process from conception to delivery

What you’ll bring to the team: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in experience in Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in a DevOps or Software engineering role in a Cloud environment
  • Exceptional judgment, analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience leveraging infrastructure as code and infra automation tools such as Terraform
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases such as SQL Server, MongoDB, Postgres, Redis
  • Solid understanding of the build and release process and continuous integration and delivery
  • Strong scripting and tools created in a scripting language like PowerShell, Shell, Bash, or Python
  • Understanding and passion for developing highly secure and highly available systems
  • Experience with the following is a Plus! 
    • Experience with more than one cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, etc.
    • Previous experience as a software engineer with understanding of programming languages (Python, OOP)
    • Related Cloud Certifications

Interview process

  • Video call with a technical recruiter
  • Video call with the hiring manager
  • 2-3 one-hour technical interviews with team members

What we have for you:

  • Generous paid vacation, sick leave, and holiday benefits, including an end-of-year company shutdown
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision plans, as well as an optional Health Savings Account with a company contribution 
  • Paid parental leave and family caregiver leave 
  • Enhanced fertility and egg freezing benefits
  • 401(k) plan with annual company match 
  • Monthly stipend for cell phone expenses
  • Flexible work schedule 
  • Seismic Cares employee volunteer program 
  • #OneSeismic culture that celebrates wins, encourages autonomy, ownership, and transparency


Headquartered in San Diego and with more than 1,300 employees across the globe, Seismic is the global leader in sales enablement, backed by firms such as Permira, Ameriprise Financial, EDBI, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and T. Rowe Price. Seismic also recently expanded its team and product portfolio with the acquisition of Percolate, Grapevine6, and Lessonly. Our board of directors is composed of several industry luminaries including John Thompson, former Chairman of the Board for Microsoft. 

Seismic is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, or any other classification which is protected by applicable law.  

UNITED STATES CANDIDATES ONLY: Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. At Seismic, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new U.S. based Seismic employees, whose job requires them to meet in person with others or be present at a Seismic office in the course of their employment, must provide original documentation confirming status having received the prescribed vaccinations (doses) based on the manufacturer’s guidelines on their first day of employment. Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.