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Solarwinds Inc. DevOps Engineer in Morrisville, North Carolina


Solarwinds MSP, a SAAS division of Solarwinds, is experiencing rapid growth of our SAAS services division! Our explosive success with our SAAS offerings has us seeking a top, Development Operations Engineer with strong database skills to be part of our next wave of growth. SWI MSP develops and operates a set of global SAAS solutions including; SAAS Remote Monitoring and Management systems, Managed Security solutions, Cloud Backup, and Cloud eMail security. These services are SAAS offerings that run 24*7 and service millions of users worldwide. The majority of our platforms are Linux based however, we also have features built on Windows platforms and anticipate continued expansion on both platforms.

The successful candidate will have prior experience working in high volume SAAS environments and have a passion for cloud-based solutions. We promote close collaborative working relationships between the development and operations teams. Individuals who have prior experience working in an Agile environment running 7x24 mission critical applications will most comfortable with our development and deployment models.


  • Liaison with product development teams concerning support of product delivery timelines

  • Comfortable assuming a technical leadership role for DevOps projects

  • Work with the development teams to ensure alignment of development needs and timelines with infrastructure capacity and capabilities

  • Participate in service design to ensure performance, scale, and operational needs.

  • Plan, manage and provide systems infrastructure and application support

  • Develop and implement operational best practices while maintaining agility

  • 7x24 availability and on call rotation required


  • Strong customer orientation – must be a team player with a ‘can do’ approach

  • Must have a collaborative work style

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Attention to detail and focus on quality

  • Strong communication skills to effectively liaise with technical and non-technical teams, both local and remote

  • Ability to act decisively and works well under pressure

  • Experience as a team lead or mentor also highly desirable.

Required Education / Experience

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in appropriate technical discipline

  • 5+ year’s relevant technical experience. Experience with providing SAAS/Hosted delivery required

  • Experience designing and implementing SAAS solutions at scale.

  • Strong Database experience, specifically, MySQL, Galera, and AWS variants (RDS, Aroura, etc)

  • Solid database experience including database tuning, high availability, replication and optimization (experience with MySQL experience preferred)

  • Experience with database performance management and application optimization.

  • Expert level infrastructure technical skills. (Linux and Windows technologies).

  • Solid hands on experience with AWS cloud technologies.

  • Solid TCP/IP networking experience and understanding

  • Experience with automation tools highly desirable (such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible)

  • Experience with container orchestration (k8s) highly desirable

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-12522

# Positions 1

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds MSP

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