Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

DevOps Engineer - Remote US EST



Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024

GridX is seeking a DevOps Engineer to help us build functional systems that improve customer experience.

DevOps Engineer responsibilities include deploying product updates, identifying production issues and implementing integrations that meet customer needs. If you have a solid background in software engineering and are familiar with Python, Bash and automation tools, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you will execute and automate operational processes fast, accurately and securely.

In this role, you'll get to:

  • Build and maintain cross-team platform components: infrastructure based on Infrastructure-as-Code, CI/CD pipelines, application/infrastructure monitoring, and automation of other development-related processes
  • Design and Deploy Automation of Container Applications using Kubernetes and Docker
  • Setup application/system monitoring
  • Work with Developers/QA to build and validate containerized applications
  • Manage geographically deployed server farms
  • Document Deployment Processes, Services and Environments


  • BE/BTech with CS or related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience as a DevOps, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) or Systems Engineer
  • Advanced understanding of AWS services and components - VPC, IAM, EC2, ALB, ECS/EKS
  • Strong background in Linux Shell Programming.
  • Strong experience with SQL and NoSQL (Cassandra or DynamoDB)
  • Strong experience in Distributed Streaming Platform (Kafka/ Spark)
  • Strong experience in Docker Containers
  • Hands on experience with one or more of Java/Python/Go/NodeJS languages
  • Implementation Experience in automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines) like Git (Source Repo), Maven/Gradle (build tool), Jenkins/Teamcity and Docker.
  • Hands-on experience in Kubernetes
  • Experience in Package Management Tools like npm.
  • Experience with automation/configuration management tools like Terraform/ Puppet/ Chef/ Ansible.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required) for application deployment.
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Experience in troubleshooting production issues and co-ordinate with the development team to streamline code deployment.
  • Proven experience in optimizing the company’s computing architecture.

Good to have:

  • AWS certification (Architect, Operations) is a plus
  • Monitoring tools like Grafana/Prometheus and Appdynamics is a plus

Additional Project/Soft Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication with ability to articulate problems and solutions over the phone and emails.
  • Strong sense of urgency, with a passion for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ability to work calmly in high pressure situations and manage multiple projects/tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and possess superior skills in issue resolution.

Your Location

Because we are looking for specific time zone coverage, the ideal candidate must reside in EST time zone. The role may include occasional work at a GridX Industrious shared office or attendance at offsites and/or customer sites, as determined by your role’s responsibilities and agreed to with your manager.

Your time is valuable! Please note we will only be reviewing applications for those who reside in our preferred location.


Compensation is based on your specific location, and, for this position, may range from $120,000 to $160,000/year base salary + equity & benefits/perks. Please note this range is an estimate and actual pay may vary based on skill set, qualifications, experience and location.

Our Interview Process

Intro Call (20-30 minutes)

Interview #1 In Depth Technical Discussion Chat with Director of SRE & Automation (45-60 minutes)

Technical Assessment

Interview #2 In Depth Technical Discussion Chat with Lead SRE (45-60 minutes)

Interview #3 In Depth Technical Discussion Chat with Senior SRE (45-60 minutes)


  • Flexible PTO
  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k Match
  • Stock Options
  • Parental Leave
  • Be part of creating our clean energy future

Our Values

Our values are closely-held beliefs designed to drive the right actions and the right decisions that are authentic to GridX. We expect results delivered in a way consistent with GridX values. In exchange, we reward high performance. We:

  • eXplore the possible - Everyone is empowered to innovate, fail and iterate in delivering our clean energy future. Consistent progress is our default.
  • eXecute on big goals - We are owners, taking responsibility for achieving results. We think long-term, sweat the details, and use resources wisely.
  • eXcel together - Collaboration and camaraderie are at our core. We cheer for and challenge each other to be our best. We win together.
  • eXemplify success - We do the right thing and act with integrity, even when no one is looking. We prove that it’s possible to do well by doing good.

About GridX

GridX is the catalyst of our clean energy future. Utilities and energy technology providers rely on our analytics solutions to tell people exactly what they can expect to pay when making clean energy decisions, like changing to a time-of-use rate plan, buying an electric vehicle, installing solar and more. The result is less strain on the electric grid, happier customers, and increased consumer investment in sustainable technologies. Working at GridX puts you at the center of realizing our clean energy future.

At GridX, we value the diversity of our employees and partners. We believe that our company thrives when we support and celebrate our differences.

No recruiters or phone calls, please. GridX does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes and profiles will be considered GridX property, and GridX will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Talent Acquisition Department.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.