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Senior DevOps Engineer (Remote)



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024

Job Description

KLDiscovery, one of the largest national eDiscovery providers, is currently seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer for our OpenStack Automation team.

The right person will:

  • Be an experienced DevOps Engineer with commensurate experience in Ansible, Terraform, Linux, and virtualization.
  • Look forward to being on a team that is tasked with improving and expanding the automated operational processes surrounding our OpenStack environments.
  • Be comfortable and productive working remotely.

Remote, work from home opportunity.


  • Develop Infrastructure as Code for our flagship product in OpenStack
  • Deploy and manage non-production and production environments
  • Support our internal customers and the business in our non-production and production environments
  • Take part in a rotating support shift
  • Develop automated processes and procedures for a variety of environment lifecycle stages
  • Lead technical and design discussions among the team
  • Be comfortable mentoring junior members
  • Demonstrate, communicate, and enforce coding standards and development practices
  • Engage in personal development to stay apprised with industry standards, engineering best practices, and business needs
  • Push bug fixes and enhancements to our environments within defined SLAs


  • BS in a STEM field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in the following or a closely related field:
    • Automation Engineering
    • Cloud Engineering
    • DevOps Engineering
    • Systems Administration
  • Extensive hands-on experience with:
    • Linux environments
    • Automation-driven infrastructure and Infrastructure as Code
    • OpenStack
    • Terraform
    • Ansible
    • Version Control Systems, specifically Git
    • Work Management Systems like Azure DevOps
    • Troubleshooting complex and/or clustered systems
  • Ability to learn from others and adapt
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively
  • Great communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of client/server and internet systems architectures
  • Experience with clustering, high availability, or load balancing a plus
  • Experience with Packer, Consul, and/or Nomad a plus
  • Experience with Docker or other container technologies a plus
  • Ability to work in a team or with multiple organizational departments
  • Ability to pass a background check upon offer

This position does not qualify for VISA sponsorship

This position operates under International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and therefore, any person hired must demonstrate with verifiable documentation that he/she is either (i) a U.S. Citizen; (ii) ac active Green Card Holder; pr (iii) a "Protected Person" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324(b)(a)(3).

Why You will Love Working for KLD

At KLD we invest in employees and their families by placing their wellbeing first. We offer competitive total compensation that includes base pay, bonus potential, inclusive benefits, wellness programs, and perks. We use market and industry data to inform pay decisions while considering geography and labor markets, individual experience, and business needs. Individual compensation will vary, although a reasonable estimate of the current annualized base pay range for this position is $100,000 to $140,000.

  • This position is 100% remote and we offer a high-performance laptop computer, options for wireless headset or external speaker, up to three 24” 2K monitors or one 43” 4K monitor, and a mobile phone for business use.
  • Generous paid time off, that offers various time off options to help employees maintain a work-life balance, such as vacation, paid sick leave, parental leave, paid jury leave and more!
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits package that includes life insurance, short- and long-term disability, to promote the health of our employees.
  • Remote-friendly, flexible working culture, where you can apply to work from a number of global locations.
  • A focus on continuous professional development through various training and education reimbursement programs.
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace where we all learn, grow, and achieve the greatest heights…together.
  • A surrounding team of mission-driven individuals who genuinely love what they do.
  • Equity incentives and company bonus programs; that way, we all share in the success of KLDiscovery.
  • Free, fun, interactive and incentivized global wellness program that promotes the wellbeing of our employees plus offers a wide range of perks and discounts!
  • FREE Employee Assistance Program (EAP) because we all could use a little help and support every now and then.
  • 401(k) with employer match to help our employees achieve financial success.
  • KLD supports the communities where our employees live and offers a paid community service day for employees to volunteer with what resonates with them.
  • To keep our furry, 4-legged family members healthy, KLD employees can opt in for Pet Insurance.
  • A friendly and welcoming team-oriented environment
  • Opportunities for career advancement and growth
  • Business casual dress
  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits as well as company provided Life Insurance, Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off & 401k retirement savings plan with company match

Our Cultural Values

Entrepreneurs at heart, we are a customer first team sharing one goal and one vision. We seek team members who are:

  • Humble - No one is above another; we all work together to meet our clients’ needs and we acknowledge our own weaknesses
  • Hungry - We all are driven internally to be successful and to continually expand our contribution and impact
  • Smart - We use emotional intelligence when working with one another and with clients

Our culture shapes our actions, our products, and the relationships we forge with our customers.

Who We Are

KLDiscovery provides technology-enabled services and software to help law firms, corporations, government agencies and consumers solve complex data challenges. The company, with offices in 25 locations across 16 countries, is a global leader in delivering best-in-class eDiscovery, information governance and data recovery solutions to support the litigation, regulatory compliance, internal investigation and data recovery and management needs of our clients.

Serving clients for over 30 years, KLDiscovery offers data collection and forensic investigation, early case assessment, electronic discovery and data processing, application software and data hosting for web-based document reviews, and managed document review services. In addition, through its global Ontrack Data Recovery business, KLDiscovery delivers world-class data recovery, email extraction and restoration, data destruction and tape management.

KLDiscovery has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by both Inc. Magazine (Inc. 5000) and Deloitte (Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500) and CEO Chris Weiler has been honored as a past Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™. Additionally, KLDiscovery is an Orange-level Relativity Best in Service Partner, a Relativity Premium Hosting Partner and maintains ISO/IEC 27001 Certified data centers.

KLDiscovery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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