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Senior DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Later is founded on two success stories that began in 2014: Mavrck, the industry-leading influencer marketing solution (now Later Influence™), and Later, the best social media management platform (now Later Social™) and first-to-market link in bio tool.

We’re trusted by the top social platforms, with partnerships and integrations with Meta, TikTok, X/Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest.

In 2024, Mavrck and Later officially joined together as one unified business, with a shared vision: to enable the world to make a living with their creativity. We’re now on a mission to build the world’s first Social Revenue Platform.

Later will be the first inclusive platform where social media managers, influencer managers, and creators can come together to collaborate on content. We enable marketers to create high-performing content and engage in authentic collaborations with creators to reach new audiences, drive engagement, and generate predictable ROI.

As a trusted partner and go-to source for social media advice, we help create an engaged community for reliable performance and repeatable growth.

About this position:

We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior DevOps Engineer to join our team. As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will play a critical role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our continuous integration and deployment pipelines, infrastructure, and automation processes. You will work closely with our development, operations, and security teams to streamline our software delivery process, improve system reliability, and enhance overall efficiency.

What you'll be doing:

  • Owning and improving deployment processes for the different apps and services
  • Supporting CI/CD pipelines for the various development teams
  • Maintaining documentation and runbooks for the services and infrastructure
  • Owning and scheduling maintenance for dependencies, i.e., databases and cache stores
  • Owning and improving infrastructure monitoring and alarming
  • Improving and optimizing the use of our AWS infrastructure
  • Automation of common task that allow you to be removed from the process
  • Joining the on call rotation.
  • Educating product and stakeholders on the trade-offs of different paths to a given milestone to enable them to make educated decisions for our roadmap.
  • Writing documentation by hand or via automation.
  • Constantly learning and staying up-to-date through use of dedicated unstructured dev time for you to: making open-source contributions, writing technical blog articles, creating internal tools for non-feature work, as well as self-education on relevant topics.

Supported Tech:

Here is an abridged list of things you can find in our tech stack:

  • A moderately sized Ruby on Rails monolith
  • Dockerized services written Node, Ruby, Kotlin, and Elixir
  • Node/Express/Typescript API
  • Postgres, MySql, Redis, OpenSearch, and DynamoDB datastores
  • Deployments in AWS (ECS, EKS, and Lambda)
  • CircleCI and GitHub based CI pipeline

We are committed to building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best and most rewarding work of your career. If you identify with any of the following, we encourage you to apply!

  • 5+ years of experience working on a team and shipping code and services in production environments
  • Ability to work with different engineering teams, back end, web front end, and mobile teams.
  • Minimum 4+ years DevOps experience
  • Mandatory Kubernetes experience
  • Strong experience managing AWS based deployments
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code, Terraform preferred
  • Experience CI/CD pipelines across multiple domains
  • Familiarity with Postgres (or other relational DBs)
  • Familiarity with cloud based security best practices
  • Familiarity with Agile process
  • Experience with AWS-based DevSecOps
  • SOC2 and/or ISO experience

Our approach to compensation:

We take a market-based & data-driven approach to compensation. We leverage data from trusted third-party compensation sources to help us understand the market value of a role based on function, level, geographic location, and scope. We evaluate compensation bi-annually, including performance and market-related factors.

Our salaries are benchmarked against market Total Cash Compensation for the geographic location of our job posting. Compensation for some roles is structured as On Target Earnings (OTE = base + commission/variable) while for others it is structured as Salary only.

To comply with local legislation and ensure transparency, we share salary ranges on all job postings. Skills, experience and other factors help determine the final salary we offer which may vary from the original range posted.

Additionally, all permanent team members are granted stock options and are eligible to participate in various benefits plans as part of their overall compensation package.

Salary Range:

$120,000 - 133,000 CAD

Some perks of being on our team:

  • Flexible PTO: We want you to take the time off when you want or need to recharge!
  • Learning & Development: We provide growth opportunities through training, coaching, mentorship programs, and workshops.
  • Parental benefits: We offer parental leave top-ups, family forming support, and a life-transitions program to ensure you and your family are well supported when returning to work.
  • Healthcare: Our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, STD & LTD, 401k contribution plans (US-based employees), and an Employee and Family Assistance Program to support the well-being of you and your family.
  • Employee Resource Groups: Belonging is an important part of doing your best work. These ERGs provide support and community for employees.

*Co-op team members are not eligible for company benefits.

Where we work

We hire into our hub cities of Boston, MA; Vancouver, BC; Toronto, ON. We also have team members based remotely for select positions. We post our positions in the hub location(s) where we are open to having the successful candidate be located.

Diversity, inclusion, and accessibility

We value diversity of thought; we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or age. Please let us know if you require any accommodations or support during the recruitment process.