DevOps Engineer

  • San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Bynder is the fastest way to professionally manage digital files. Its award-winning digital asset management (DAM) platform offers marketers a smart way to find and share creative files such as graphics, videos and documents.

Thousands of brand managers, marketers and creatives from global organizations like PUMA, innocent drinks and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines use Bynder to organize company files; edit and approve projects in real time; auto-format and resize files; and make the right content available to others at the click of a button.

Founded in 2013 by CEO Chris Hall, Bynder has offices located in The Netherlands, USA, Spain, UK and UAE. For more information, visit or follow Bynder on Twitter @ Bynder.




Job Description

Bynder is seeking a DevOps Engineer. We aim to leverage technologies like Chef, Mesos, Sensu, Docker, AWS and Etcd to build a self-service system and rapidly scale services.

Our focus is to maintain the current platform and ensure growth as we scale. Members of the Infrastructure Team are inherently curious and aim to be cross-functional. While you can't know everything, a DevOps Engineer's key skill is their ability to rapidly learn things, make them useful and if need be, unlearn them and pivot. Your plasticity and openness to new paradigms and their technical execution is your most important asset. You will not get bored and you will be enabled to solve problems and build systems.

You’ll work from our San Mateo office and form a team with the global Bynder DevOps team that is located in The Netherlands and Spain. The global team makes sure we align on everything we do and understand where we can share resources in new development and spreading workload on maintenance and performance.



  • Manage deploys and release

  • Maintain and build Bynder’s global scaling infrastructure

  • Help development team to grow and enable development

  • Advocate operational best practices to technical and product teams

  • Drive process and company-wide communication, including post mortems, incident reports and project lifecycle documentation

  • Drive automation, monitoring and horizontal scalability of key systems

  • Remove single point of failures, reliability weak points and performance bottlenecks

  • Provide feedback and guidance on architecture proposals from across the organizations

  • Ensure that proactive and efficient monitoring is in place for all our vital microservices, while an advanced alarming system is notifying us for unusual behavior


Your profile:

  • You love ownership; you design it, you build it, you own it!

  • Have a positive approach and work to enable and lift up those around you

  • Works effectively in a team/Agile environment to monitor, log, resolve, and escalate infrastructure issues

  • Continually look for opportunities to develop solutions through automation; participates in teams dedicated to continuous improvement

  • You have worked as a DevOps engineer (or similar position like Software Engineer, Cloud Engineer) for at least 3 years


  • 5+ years of DevOps experience

  • Excellent system-level thinking and the ability to move up and down the stack

  • Knowledge of system automation frameworks (Chef, Puppet)

  • Knowledge of Linux

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services

  • Experience with Unix systems administration including solid scripting skills

  • Understanding of networking

  • Strong communication skills

  • Superior troubleshooting approach

Bonus Skills:

  • Prior experience with Docker

  • ISO 27001, security management protocol, intrusion detection, SOC 1/2 or SSAE 16

  • Has seen all the episodes of Silicon Valley ;)

Additional Information

We’re proud to be named a Top Workplace by the Bay Area News Group. There’s no secret to our success – we just combine a great product, the best co-workers in Silicon Valley and a smorgasbord of fun into one wonderful workplace.

  • Fun, casual work environment

  • 401K match, commuter benefits, referral bonuses and comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance

  • On-site masseuse

  • On-site gym 

  • Fully stocked kitchen and catering

  • Opportunities for growth

  • Unlimited vacation policy

  • Competitive compensation

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