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Senior DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Company Overview

Closinglock is modernizing the real estate world’s way of transferring information and funds to eliminate wire fraud and provide a secure, easy-to-use platform for title companies, law firms, and other financial services to protect themselves and their clients from wire fraud. We act in the long-term best interests of our customers by understanding their problems. When our customers win, we win. To date, we have protected over $250B+ in funds related to residential property transactions. Closinglock’s platform has been used by clients in all 50 states and across 42 countries.

Closinglock was founded in 2017 by Andy White, CEO, and his wife, Abigail White. The company is headquartered in Austin, TX, with an office in downtown Austin. Today the company has grown to 35+ employees across product & engineering, sales, partnerships, customer success, marketing, and finance.

Mission: Simplify the real estate closing experience for all parties

Vision: Provide a secure and efficient transfer of data and funds

The inherent value of what we offer with our fraud prevention platform and modern payment solution for real estate is protecting a homebuyer’s largest investment in their life.

We are rapidly growing our team and are looking for more incredible talent. Our current team is built of top performers from world-class companies, and we will continue to hire that way. We firmly believe that top performers want to work with other top performers. We have a lot of fun at work because we trust each other and respect each other's talents, abilities, and experiences. We are hyper-focused on a common vision, and our company strength is based on the unparalleled quality of our team. There is no limit to what we can accomplish together!

Check out our website to learn more about our company.

About the Job
We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior DevOps Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with AWS, a strong background in security practices related to Personally Identifiable Information (PII), and experience in penetration testing. Additionally, experience managing serverless, service-oriented architectures on AWS is a plus.
Job Requirements
  • 6+ years of experience in a DevOps role, with a strong focus on AWS.
  • In-depth knowledge of security best practices, particularly concerning PII.
  • Hands-on experience with penetration testing and security auditing tools.
  • Experience maintaining and updating Linux based servers. Familiarity with Observability and Monitoring tools.
Technical Preferences
  • Proficiency with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GitLab CI, or CircleCI.
  • Strong scripting skills in languages such as Python, Bash, or PowerShell.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools like Terraform or AWS CloudFormation.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.
What You Will Do
  • Design, implement, and manage scalable, secure, and high-performance infrastructure on AWS.
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines to ensure smooth deployment of applications. Implement and enforce security best practices, particularly related to PII.
  • Conduct regular security audits and penetration tests to identify and mitigate potential vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate with development and operations teams to enhance system reliability, performance, and scalability.
  • Automate infrastructure provisioning, configuration management, and monitoring.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure issues in a timely manner. Stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in DevOps, cloud computing, and security.

This is a full-time, in-person position in our Austin, TX office.

Perks & Benefits

At Closinglock, we invest in our employees and provide a full range of benefits and perks to help you grow and thrive. From generous paid time off and healthcare coverage to career enrichment and development programs. These benefits include:

  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity compensation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k
  • Monthly team get-togethers (Lunches, social events, sports outings, etc)

Closinglock is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome everyone to our team. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.