AWS DevOps Lead

Job Summary

The AWS DevOps Lead will assist with the development and deployment of the enterprise solution in AWS cloud environments. This person will be primarily responsible for utilizing technical skills to develop enhancements and coordinate deployment efforts. The AWS DevOps Lead will be working with the IT team and focusing on AWS infrastructure and automation. A key part of the role is championing and leading infrastructure as code.

About Boost Payment Solutions

Boost Payment Solutions optimizes the use and acceptance of commercial cards through its suite of proprietary technology-enabled solutions. Boost has reinvented how commercial card payments are initiated, accepted, and processed for thousands of companies around the world. As the only fintech acquirer exclusively focused on the B2B marketplace, Boost is making commercial cards a cost-effective, scalable, and secure alternative to traditional and cumbersome payment methods. Boost features a global footprint and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Reports to:

  • Zeynep Arslan, Senior Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build cloud infrastructure that is secure, scalable, and highly available on AWS.
  • Work collaboratively with software engineering to define infrastructure and deployment requirements.
  • Provision, configure and maintain AWS via infrastructure-as-code, utilizing Terraform.
  • Ensure configuration and compliance with configuration management tools.
  • Administer and troubleshoot Linux based systems.
  • Troubleshoot problems across a wide array of services and functional areas.
  • Build and maintain operational tools for deployment, monitoring, and analysis of AWS infrastructure and systems.
  • Understand object-oriented programming (emphasis on Java) and have familiarity with source control systems (emphasis on Git).
  • Leverage Automation / DevOps principles, and utilize previous experience with operational tools, and able to apply and evangelize best practices for infrastructure and software deployment.

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years of experience building and maintaining AWS infrastructure (VPC, EC2, Security Groups, IAM, ECS, CodeDeploy, CloudFront, S3).
  • Strong understanding of how to secure AWS environments and meet compliance requirements.
  • Hands-on experience deploying and managing infrastructure with Terraform.
  • Solid foundation of networking and Linux administration.
  • Experience with Docker, Git, Jenkins and deploying applications on AWS.
  • Ability to learn/use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools.
  • Strong bias for action and ownership.
  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, or Python, including object-oriented design.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Fluent communication skills in verbal and written English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with test-driven development, SOA.
  • Experience architecting and operating systems built with Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience with Docker containers.
  • AWS Certifications.
  • Experience with AWS CLI.

Job Type

  • Full-time


  • $175k salary, medical, vision, and dental insurance, 401K, PTO, HSA, FSA.