Senior DevOps Engineer


As a Senior DevOps Engineer at Baton, you will be responsible for automation, tooling, overall system optimization and monitoring. You are a problem solver who will work with other team members to take the infrastructure design to the next level, supporting multiple cloud environments (AWS, Azure, On premise), help build engineering practices, processes to provide 99.99% availability and ensure regulatory compliance such as SOC2.

Core Skills

  • Experience working on one Linux platform, preferably Ubuntu or Red Hat.
  • Basic bash scripting skill
  • Programming skill, preferably using Python.
  • Basic knowledge of using Git or other source code control systems.
  • Maven, Gradle etc
  • Knowledge of using REST API and programmatic access using tools like curl or related language libs
  • Clear understanding of bare-metal, VM and containers
  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts and tools available on Linux.
  • Database knowledge, both RDBMS and NOSQL.
  • Basic storage knowledge – disk drives, NFS, filers, Cloud storage like AWS S3.

DevOps domain knowledge

  • Experience troubleshooting in Linux environments
  • Good understanding of SSH, ssl certs, key based access etc.
  • Experience working on one or more public cloud platforms – AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Knowledge of packaging tools – yum, apt, zip, tgz, jar etc
  • Knowledge of containers, Docker and related concepts
  • Virtualization technologies – VMware, OpenStack, Vagrant, Packer etc.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD concepts

Bonus Points

Successful Senior DevOps Engineers at Baton will have…

  • Be leaders who can motivate themselves and a team around them to excel and perform well
  • Hire only the best, push themselves and others to excellence while still having fun
  • Be result oriented and extremely driven to the success of the customer and the team
  • Realize in a startup the journey is an important as the destination. Ability to enjoy the journey is important
  • Geographically dispersed data centers deployments
  • Hands-on datacenter experience racking and connecting servers, switches, etc.

About Baton Systems

Baton Systems is a leading silicon valley FinTech company that is building the next generation solutions for Capital Markets. Baton builds a SaaS based platform for clearing, settlement and back office solutions.


About Baton People

We are on a mission to change how money moves in capital markets. We have very seasoned and successful team that has worked on several successful startups before.

We are looking for seasoned engineering professionals who are highly technical and can grow a team of up to 15 people over the next 18 months. It is important at this early stage that the person be very hands on and can implement complex replication and distributed system protocols.