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Senior DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Who We Are: Founded in 2015, Mursion is an online simulation studio that allows teams to practice conversations in order to perfect communications and improve effectiveness. Musion’s proprietary technology combines the non-judgmental aspects of an avatar with authentic human mannerisms and responses. Our simulations are used globally by professionals across industries to practice complex interpersonal skills in an environment that is both safe and authentic. Mursion promotes a unique culture where individuals are able to be adventurous in the pursuit of improving human interactions. Ideal candidates at Mursion are team-players, comfortable working across remote teams and distributed environments, and invested in the idea that, through practice, teams can learn to be more effective and empathic communicators.

Who We Want: We seek talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission to leverage technology to improve communication and effectiveness in the workplace, and who are motivated to help Mursion lead a new solution category for improving business communication through simulation-based practice. We value empathy, curiosity, and constant improvement both in our internal operations and when working with partners and clients. Our employees are most successful when they employ strong collaboration skills, skilled communications, a problem-solving orientation, and demonstrate comfort in an evolving and fast-paced startup environment.

We are looking for an experienced Senior DevOps Engineer to enhance our software delivery processes and prepare our platform for massive scalability. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cloud architectures, automation, and continuous integration and delivery practices. You will play a key role in automating our operations, optimizing our deployment workflows, and ensuring our infrastructure can handle large-scale operations.

The compensation package for this position includes an annual base salary range from $100K-$150K based on experience and location, as well as eligibility for company bonus and equity.


  • Develop, scale, and maintain our AWS-based infrastructure using Kubernetes, ensuring high availability and disaster recovery.
  • Automate build, test, and deployment phases using Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD pipelines, and other automation tools.
  • Collaborate with development teams to optimize code deployment processes in Node.js, Java, React, and Next.js environments.
  • Enhance system monitoring and alerts using advanced observability and monitoring tools.
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation.
  • Ensure security best practices and compliance are followed in all DevOps processes.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior DevOps engineers.
  • Provide expertise on system scalability and assist in designing architectures that support growth and performance.
  • Drive initiatives to improve reliability, efficiency, and quality of our development and deployment processes.
  • Mentor junior DevOps team members and promote a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in DevOps or related roles.
  • Extensive experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins and GitLab.
  • Strong proficiency in AWS services (EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda, SQS, SNS, etc.).
  • Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and orchestration with Kubernetes.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Bash, or similar.
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure as code (IaC) principles and tools (Terraform, CloudFormation).
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience with hybrid cloud environments and multi-cloud strategies.
  • Experience with WebRTC or similar technologies is a plus.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure to resolve issues.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

We understand that not everyone will demonstrate proficiency in all of the areas listed under the responsibilities and qualifications. At Mursion, we strive to raise the bar! We encourage women and historically marginalized communities to apply if you feel your skills and life experiences are transferable to some of the qualifications in the job description.

Our Values

We cultivate empathy

Empathy is at the core of all we do. We make time to communicate and listen before we take action. We make decisions based on reasoned analysis and authentic care for the aspirations of our partners and colleagues.

We lead with curiosity to create lightbulb moments

Our team is strengthened by having the courage to thoughtfully ask difficult questions. We are results-oriented innovators who create dynamic solutions to complex problems by encouraging transparency, creativity, and iteration. We are energized by thought-provoking conversations and the diverse perspectives of our partners and peers.

We strive to raise the bar

We see ourselves as trailblazers in simulation. Our learning theory is grounded in research and we demand empirical evidence before concluding our efforts have been successful. We always look for ways to improve. We recognize we live in an imperfect world and we embrace our responsibility to promote shared understanding and elevate humankind.

We have the courage to be human

We are a fun-loving, driven team of developers, artists, entrepreneurs, operational masterminds, and technologists dedicated to the proposition that learning experiences can be powerful and playful. We recognize that we are more than a business; we are a community of unique individuals with a collective focus to improve human interactions through practice. It is through our humanity that we create better products and learning experiences for our partners.

Compensation and perks: Salary commensurate with experience. For full-time employees, Mursion offers competitive benefits, which include full medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k program, paid holidays, and unlimited PTO.

Collaborate with a unique blend of employees ranging from 3D artists, software developers, operations, sales, and finance teams to actors who deliver interactive, highly immersive simulations.

Be at the forefront of reinventing learning for the future workforce.

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a resume. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so interested parties are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.

Mursion is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from People of Color, Women, Persons with Disabilities, and the LGBTQIA+ community.

We are not accepting agency submissions at this time. Please don't send unsolicited candidate resumes to Mursion employees. They will not be accepted.