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Fully remote SaasOps Architect position for leading enterprise software company pioneering the future of work.

SaaSOps Architect

$ 60k/Year  ($ 30/Hour for 40 hours of productive work per week)  Remote Position   Long-term

The SaaSOps Architect will be a talented member of a team that is responsible for the infrastructure architecture and operations of multi-million-dollar revenue per year enterprise software product.

This role is similar to a Cloud Infrastructure engineering job. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience in systems administration support of web-enabled service application environments and technologies.

Success will be measured by improving the teams 99% uptime commitment. The SaaSOps Architect will lead the cost and quality optimizations throughout the team and organization.

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WHY CROSSOVER?
Crossover recruits and builds world class high performing teams to power the fastest growing portfolio of software products in the world. No other company provides the training and the opportunities to test yourself on the depth and diversity of projects that we do. All roles are location independent so you are guaranteed to work with the best in the world. Challenge yourself. Be part of the change.
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

The SaaSOps Architect is responsible for providing seasoned and experienced support to both internal and external clients for resolving incidents and service requests. You adhere to internal processes for incident and service request resolution and change management through proper execution and documentation.

We are seeking for hands-on professionals who are comfortable reverse-engineering legacy products with manual build/deploy processes, ancient dependencies, fragile architecture, weak security and lack of scalability and performance.

You leverage your technical depth as a former engineer and architect to set high service standards for SaaSOps excellence. This position is 100% remote.

Expectations

  • Deep dive on all outages and perform root cause analysis to improve the uptime.

  • Leveraging the change management process.

  • Drive continuous product improvement.

 
BOOTCAMP PROGRAM

To be considered for this position you are required to take part in a mandatory training series and tests included in our 4-week Bootcamp program.

After grading your tests, you will be eligible to take the Bootcamp which is usually held within a week of obtaining your test results. You will be paid the full-time rate for 40 hours per week for four weeks.

Once the Bootcamp tests are complete, we will be able to evaluate you for the position correctly. Bootcamp is a very tough training program, and only an average of 50% of attendees can finish it. Taking the Bootcamp doesn’t guarantee that you will be hired, but it is a requirement as part of the hiring process.
ONLINE HIRING EVENT



A hiring event is a scheduled online event where all our relevant testing relating to a role is conducted on the same day. Submissions received during the event are graded the following week, and successful candidates notified if they have progressed to the next round which is an online interview with a Hiring Manager.

 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Working with product outages, provide resolution and root cause analysis, including post-mortem description, protocol of the resolution and further mitigation/prevention actions

Products deployments and upgrades

Database consolidations and related issues

Build solutions to problems that interrupt availability, performance, and stability in our systems, services, and products at scale

Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the application, systems, database architecture, and the general application functionality of our products

Keeping the product operating documentation and knowledge base up-to-date

Overseeing product monitoring systems to provide swift responses to critical alerts to prevent product outages

Working in contact with other teams to ensure smooth and documented changes to all environments

Participating in cross-training, spreading your own knowledge and acquiring new products into your portfolio

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related fields

5+ years experience in systems administration support of web-enabled service application environments and technologies

1+ year experience in SaaS Ops / Tech Ops / Infrastructure Ops / DevOps

1+ year experience using infrastructure monitoring tools

Experience building and maintaining production systems on AWS using EC2, RDS, S3, ELB, Cloud Formation, etc. and familiarity interacting with the AWS APIs or strong VMWare / Azure experience

Strong experience administering Linux (Centos, RHEL, Ubuntu) systems

Knowledge of web application technology, including IIS, Tomcat, Apache, elasticsearch, nginx, haproxy etc

Good network and file system skills

Experience with monitoring tools

Experience with application performance assessment and improvement

Relative autonomy to pick up new skills

Demonstrated success as a problem solver, result-oriented, self-starter

Comfortable “working virtually” with teammates and customers around the world. We do a lot of Skype and video conferencing

Good proficiency in the English language

Nice to have:
• SHAREPOINT experience

• Experience with Docker

• Experience with Kubernetes

• Databases experience: MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL

• Scripting experience

 
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
 

Learn and Use Disruptive Technologies:  Crossover is your chance to learn cutting-edge new technologies in AI, Machine Learning, Big Data analysis, NLP, Cloud services etc and also know how and when to use them.  

Experience the Scale and Intensity: Crossover gives you an unprecedented visibility to the top technology companies throughout the globe and gives you an opportunity to work on multi-million dollar revenue products processing millions of transactions using revolutionary and radically differentiated processes in a high-intensity environment.

Continual Improvement: With our culture of setting SMART goals, you will receive candid feedback weekly instead of waiting for quarterly or annual reviews to help you take timely corrective actions for your overall learning and development.

 
 
 
 

Relevant Files and Links

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Sergey Pronin, interview about How ESW Capital & Crossover Build Infrastructure to Handle 100s of Software Products

 
 
 
 
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