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DevOps Engineer I - Bentonville, Northwest Arkansas #LifeWorksHere

Posted: 04/06/2022

*Note: Please disregard any compensation estimates that may be provided by linkedin or any other source. These statistics are auto-generated and not accurate* 


No matter who you are, Pax8 is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate, so we don’t look for the right "fit" – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment. 

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Pax8 team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.  

The DevOps Engineer I is a sharp, disciplined, self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a project. They handle team ticket triage, as well as tools and access support for Engineering staff. The Engineer monitors the performance of the pipelines and supports the development of applications and services. They handle tasks that are a hybrid of trusted DBA functions, release management and troubleshooting of supported systems. The Engineer is available for afterhours work as required to support availability, releases and maintenance. 

Essential Responsibilities (includes, but is not limited to):

  • Triage DevOps team tickets (25%)
  • Manage and maintain the security and access controls for supported services (25%)
  • Manage code base, branch, and pull requests (25%)
  • Support Continuous Integration and Continuous Development (CI/CD) of Pax8 services (15%)
  • Oversee monitoring and performance metrics for managed resources (10%) 

Ideal Skills, Experienceand Competencies:

  • At least one (1) to three (3) years of experience supporting application development, preferably microservices and a Java based web platform
  • Programming/scripting language skills in Python, AWS CLI and Bash preferred
  • Experience supporting AWS services
  • Maintenance of IaC and configuration management using Terraform, Ansible and Git
  • Maintenance of CI/CD pipelines using GitHub Actions and Jenkins
  • Understands networking principles and technologies 
  • Basic PSQL Database administration tasks and query support experience
  • Experience working in a Lean/Agile environment using tools such as Jira, Wrike, LeanKit, Rally or similar
  • Strong presentation, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong desire for automation
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships and deliver customer-centric solutions
  • Ability to make good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Ability to gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
  • Ability to maneuver comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics
  • Ability to anticipate and adopt innovations in business-building digital and technology applications

Required Education & Certifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in related field or equivalent work experience


  • Qualified candidates can expect a salary or conversion salary beginning at $87,000 or more. Starting salary is based on various factors and is commensurate with qualifications, experience, competencies, internal equity, and cost of labor.  Base salary is just one component of the Total Rewards package we provide our employees.
  • Qualified contract candidates can expect an hourly rate of $54.50/hr or more depending on experience. Contract to hire candidates will be eligible for the benefits package below if and when they convert to regular employees.
*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.

At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:
  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups

Pax8 is the leading value-added cloud-based SaaS distributor, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and  high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best. 
Pax8 not only wins numerous awards in our field but we have time and again been voted among the best places to work in Denver. We are committed to our goal of being the #1 employer of choice!
We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life. 
Pax8 is an EEOC Employer.


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