TRUX: Sr. DevOps Engineer
1601 Trapelo Road, Suite 140
Waltham, MA 02451


Senior DevOps Engineer:

TRUX is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer with a strong technical background in both AWS and Linux who possesses strong experience in CloudFormation, Docker Containers, Custom Resource Development, Linux automation, and a hands-on background with tools related to management of infrastructure as code.

What you will do:

Continue driving our transformation from legacy processes to a true DevOps / CloudOps organization, enhancing automation and maturing our CI/CD processes.

Automate operational processes using scripting languages.

Develop, implement, and continually improve system and network monitoring and alerting capabilities and procedures.

Identify and solve problems related to performance, scalability, reliability, and availability.

Assist in the development and implementation of security best practices and initiatives at all levels of the cloud infrastructure.

Automate application deployments across multiple environments as part of an Agile SDLC and following established team workflows.

RIght-size AWS environments to provide stability and performance as required by the applications tier level and criticality. This will include periodic assessments of our AWS expenditures and recommendations for capacity planning, pre-payments, or other cost reduction options

Write knowledge base documents to improve operations, SOP and contribute to IT organization

Keep up-to-date on evolving technology and understand how new techniques could be applied to our growing platform

Develop new infrastructure capabilities using CloudFormation custom resources where needed

Integrate 3rd party tools and capabilities with AWS Infrastructure

Maintain the platform to a container-based compute model on ECS Fargate

Lead the development of key infrastructure features being added to our platform

Handle escalations related to AWS infrastructure

What you need:

5+ years of Linux/Unix experience (e.g.: Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS) with ability to demonstrate advanced-level expertise working with the shell and command line tools, performing system analysis and tuning, file system management, provisioning, and package management

3+ years of experience with AWS and specifically experience with ECS

2+ years of experience using build automation tools (e.g. Jenkins.)

2+ years of deploying and managing a Docker\Container infrastructure

Experience building, automating, and/or maintaining software deployment pipelines

Experience working with at least one of the following languages: Python, .NET, Ruby, and Java

Virtualized hardware and infrastructure experience

Web-related services and software (web/app servers like apache, nginx, nodejs, etc.)

Strong understanding of TCP/IP and networking fundamentals

Experience with Information Security/Information Risk and related due-diligence is a plus

Experience with building or operating PCI-compliant environments is a plus

Experience with at least one configuration management tool (ex: Ansible, Puppet, etc..)

Experience working with at least one of the following languages: Python, .NET, Ruby, or Java

Understanding of CI and CD tools

A working understanding of networking, DNS, load balancing and firewalls

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate technical issues to nontechnical and technical audiences

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

TRUX, Inc. ( is a cloud-based construction logistics ecosystem used by some of the worlds largest heavy construction companies to find, dispatch, track, manage, and understand the resources that drive their day-to-day operations. We are creating the first true community of resources for dump truck drivers.

We're unleashing the power of mobile technology on the construction industry by building integrated, data-driven solutions to problems that construction companies face every day.

Were a fast-moving tech startup innovating in an old-fashioned space ripe for disruption. The opportunity is huge and were grabbing it with both hands! Were well funded but still early so there are great opportunities for new Truxers to make a big impact as we grow.