Overview

mmhmm is a video communication company helping people instantly produce live and recorded video presentations that are entertaining to watch and easy to make. Founded in 2020, we believe being better at video is a crucial skill for any successful modern business. As a fully distributed, global team ourselves, we’re on a mission to empower people who work on video (that is, nearly everyone) to create more sustainable and joyful ways to work, teach, and collaborate. Our growing team includes founding members of Evernote, and we’re backed by Softbank Vision Fund, Sequoia Capital and other leading investors. mmhmm is part of All Turtles, a mission-driven product studio building meaningful products people love.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer at mmhmm, you’ll ensure that our cloud service is designed and implemented for security, scalability, and robustness. You’ll work as part of our core backend engineering team to provide cloud-native expertise on technology selection, security best practices, and infrastructure-as-code. You’ll be a trusted resource for designing, deploying and security in the cloud on new projects, as well as getting existing projects to a solid ‘best practices’ footing. You’ll have the freedom to choose the right tools for each job.

You’re the right person for this job if you love to work on small, autonomous teams, take pride in the quality of what you produce, and crave variety in your work.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Owning critical aspects of our technology operations in areas including production, deployment process automation, monitoring, and security.
  • Providing mentorship on various cloud security and cloud technologies for engineers.
  • Building and maintaining the infrastructure automation powering a variety of projects with an eye toward strengthening our security and compliance.
  • Strengthening our production environments, and advocating for and implementing best practices.
  • Participating on incident response teams, conducting root cause analysis and finding permanent solutions to the same.
  • Integrating security at all phases of the development process.

Ideally, you’ll have:

  • Early stage startup experience.
  • Experience with distributed organizations, especially development teams.
  • Deep experience and expertise with AWS, including IAM, API Gateway, Lambda, S3, RDS and DynamoDB.
  • Proficiency in a programming language such as Python, with a passion for automation.
  • Experience with configuration management and deploying cloud infrastructure-as-code, and a disciplined approach to maintaining best practices in day-to-day operations.
  • Delivered on ambitious goals. At the end of the day, you’re a doer.
  • Native or professional fluency in English, both spoken and written.

Stretch Qualifications:

  • Experience with analytics databases and associated data pipelines.
  • Experience with automated static analysis and other code and dependency scanning tools.

This is a full-time, permanent position reporting to the VP of Engineering. This role can be based in any location. Since our fully distributed team works across US time zones, applicants with significant US time zone overlap are preferred. We offer comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance to our employees and their dependents, as well as a suite of optional benefits and perks programs including parental leave and flexible PTO.

All Turtles and mmhmm are committed to creating and fostering a diverse team. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds and all walks of life to apply. We’re committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all applicants throughout the application process.