DevOps Engineer

Remote, Ukraine

Help build technology that powers business aviation!

Portside is a venture capital backed company headquartered in San Francisco. We provide modern operational and financial software for the global business aviation industry, currently used by operators of 2,000+ business and government aircraft in 25+ countries.

  • We help aircraft operators:
    • aggregate aircraft data from multiple systems in a single data warehouse and deploy both out-of-the box and custom reporting and analytics for internal use and distribution to aircraft owners
    • automate common business processes such as, for example, flight scheduling and generating aircraft owner billing statements (invoices)
    • optimize aircraft and crew schedule, etc.
  • We help aircraft owners:
    • gain access to their aircraft’s data, e.g., plane and crew schedules, financials, upcoming maintenance, subscriptions, budgets, and documents
    • perform self-service, e.g., by requesting flights and approving charter requests
  • Unique opportunity
    • In 2021, in addition to our core platform, we are working in partnership with some of the leading private jet operators in the world on several new strategic initiatives
    • You will get to work on significant new modules, systems and functionality in a product company, with short development cycles and immediate customer impact
    • Help us grow into the leading financial & analytics platform for business aviation
  • Stability
    • We are both well-funded and profitable
    • Led by a seasoned executive team. Harvard Business School and Berkeley graduates. Founded a Y Combinator company before (GetGoing, acquired in 2016). Grew a business to $1B in annual sales. Developed one of Time Magazine’s “50 Best Websites”.

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We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our team and help us solve a number of devops challenges, including multi-region and multi-cloud deployment architecture, enhancing and simplifying our deployment processes, and working with third-party vendors on security-related projects. Our current infrastructure stack includes:

  • Terraform, Kubernetes, AWS, Jenkins, Docker, Github Actions
  • Prometheus, Grafana, Pagerduty
  • Traefik ingress
  • Postgres RDS, Elasticsearch, Vector, Kibana, etc.

Requirements

  • Must be able to independently take ownership of complex problems and deliver results; for example, you will start by performing a complete audit of our infrastructure, identifying deficiencies and proposing and implementing improvements
  • Excellent communication skills -- this role is a key partner for our engineering team, customers and third-party vendors; strong English is required
  • In-depth familiarity with the tools and technologies that we are using (see our tech stack above)

What we offer

  • a Silicon Valley based product company with a friendly and professional team
  • growing customer base; profitable and well-funded
  • competitive compensation
  • challenging tasks coupled with an (almost) complete freedom to make decisions and take action
  • ability to work remotely in any European time zone
  • no corporate bureaucracy
  • if full-time: holidays, 20 working days of vacation, and paid sick days
  • if full-time: participation in the company’s stock option plan