Cloud Operations Engineer (Remote)

Scratch Financial

Portugal / Brazil / Colombia / Dominican Republic / Cairo, EG / South Africa / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Animal Health
  • Post Date: 04/03/2024
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 225 South Lake Avenue Suite 250, Pasadena, CA 91101

About Scratch Financial

Scratch Financial offers access to simple, friendly payment plans without long-term commitments, membership fees, sign-up costs, or the need for hardware.

Job Description

Scratch Financial ("Scratchpay") is a financial technology startup based in Los Angeles, California. Our goal is to make difficult financial decisions simple and increase accessibility to fair, affordable, and transparent medical financing. Driven by our award-winning technology, Scratchpay has become the fastest growing financing provider in veterinary care, with our payment plans now offered in over 10,000 practices across the U.S. and Canada–ranging from dental offices to optometry clinics. We’re rapidly launching a new Point-of-Sale payment processing suite to help our providers create a better payments experience for their patients.
If putting compassion first, helping create groundbreaking products and continuously iterating & refining those products sound like you, then we encourage you to apply.
Scratchpay is hiring a Cloud Operations Engineer to maintain and expand the Google Cloud infrastructure and improve the DevOps practices in Scratch’s engineering teams.
Reporting to Scratchpay’s Cloud Operations Team Lead, you will drive cloud infrastructure management activities and be part of the CloudOps team at Scratch. You will work closely with development team members to support the continued growth and innovation in our products and services, while enabling automation of continuous integration and continuous delivery processes. You can work from anywhere. The core team hours are 1PM UTC to 7PM UTC and you will be expected to be available for at least 4 of those hours for team, meetings, pair programming, etc.
If you have a collaborative mindset, as well as a solid background in software engineering and have a good experience level managing container orchestration with Terraform, Helm, Kubernetes, networking and Google Cloud, you’re a good fit for this role.

Expected Qualifications

    • Experience with cloud technologies (for e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure), in a production environment.
    • Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) in a production environment.
    • Experience with platform engineering and building internal developer platforms.
    • Experience with monitoring tools (such as Prometheus, Datadog, New Relic). Experience with implementing SLOs and familiarity with SRE concepts is preferable. 
    • Ability to design, implement and document architectures and solutions using the Infrastructure as Code paradigm with a strong focus on automation, internal compliance, monitoring, documentation and security.
    • Proficiency in the more common infrastructure automation tools, namely Terraform and Helm.
    • Proficiency in Bash, Makefiles and one or more scripting languages such as Python or JavaScript.
    • Strong skills and experience with CI/CD stacks that deploy infrastructure resources, preferably using GitLab.
    • Some experience with server side languages such as Node.js, Golang, Python or PHP would be advantageous.
    • Experience with NoSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL or Graph DB.
    • Self-sufficiency and ability to plan and execute on those plans are required.
    • Cyber Security knowledge.
$70,000 - $100,000 a year
- The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, among other factors.
- In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for equity compensation.
Scratchpay is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Scratchpay considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class.