DevOps Engineer

  • Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
  • Full-time
  • Department: Product & Engineering

Company Description

Tradeshift is disrupting a stale e-invoicing, procure to pay, and financial solutions market. We are connecting companies of all sizes and providing them with the platform and network needed to create value from old processes like procurement, invoicing,  payments, and workflow. Tradeshift is redefining an enterprise space that has seen little change in many years. We recognize that business is messy and business is social. Understanding these two facts drives the development of Tradeshift - a platform for all your business interactions. 

Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding DevOps Engineer with the skills to bring new products to market and improve our existing platform and products. You will have the opportunity to make a difference as we strive to connect all of the companies in the world and make business applications better for people.

What a day is like:

  • Building and implementing new tools and automation to solve problems
  • Identifying and removing performance bottlenecks throughout the platform 
  • Utilizing Terraform or other infrastructure as code 
  • Using Puppet or other configuration management tools
  • Administration of relational and non-relational databases (PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Riak, Cassandra) - including High Availability and Disaster Recovery plans
  • Identifying and removing databases performance bottlenecks throughout the platform
  • Improving platform security implementations
  • Building and implementing improved monitoring dashboards
  • Expanding our platform footprint while managing costs across AWS regions
  • Building pipelines based in Jenkins or other CI system
  • Work with Kubernetes clusters in AWS cloud



You are perfect for this role if:
You have great communication skills, enjoy interacting with a global team of diverse talents, and are business minded. Familiarity with container orchestration tools such as Kubernetes Helm are a plus!  

  • Minimum 3 years experience working in a Linux based environment
  • At least 2 years experience in using configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef or Ansible. 
  • Mandatory experience with NoSQL databases like ElasticSearch, Cassandra or Riak
  • Very familiar with relational databases like MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with cloud providers. AWS services including but not limited to: EC2, S3, Cloudfront, EBS, SQS are preferred
  • Experience working with containerization solutions like Docker
  • Experience in operation and automation of a CI/CD pipeline
  • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Math, or equivalent work experience

Additional Information


Our culture was formed from day one when three Danes poured their heart and soul into creating a platform that could connect every business in the world. We expect each employee to approach their job at Tradeshift with the same amount of pride and passion and embody the Tradeshift culture that makes us the best company in history.

Shifters come from various backgrounds and nations, and we all thrive off challenging the status quo. We take pride in nurturing employee happiness, encouraging personal development, and welcoming teammates from all walks of life.

We value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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