Infrastructure Engineer

Remote | Full-time | Partially remote


Otus offers a seamless K-12 learning platform for administrators, teachers, students, and families.

We do this by implementing amazing ideas from awesome people and we need more awesomeness on our team. Are you passionate, collaborative, love to geek out on technology, and want to work for a mission-driven company that is shaping the way teachers, students and parents of students learn together? If so, we want to hear from you. 


Our diverse team consists of talented designers, developers, coaches, and leaders who share a variety of interests. You'll find musicians, world travelers, beer enthusiasts, nerds, sports fans, and all-around great people who shape our positive culture. 


Your Role

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated Infrastructure Engineer to help bring the best possible software solutions to educators.

As an early member of a growing team, you must possess a strong work ethic and be upbeat, driven, intelligent, well-organized, articulate, share a passion for learning new technologies, and thrive in a fun, fast-paced environment.

You will have the opportunity to immediately contribute and see the results of your work in use by students, teachers, parents and district administrators across the country. 




  • A core HA platform built on public cloud infrastructure for a microservice architecture (Kubernetes and EKS)
  • AWS Infrastructure as code (Terraform)
  • Contemporary operations tooling, metrics, logging and monitoring (Prometheus, OpenTracing, New Relic, ElasticSearch)
  • CI/CD pipelines with Blue/Green and Canary deploys (Codefresh)
  • Platform Security
  • Disaster recovery/business continuity
  • You should be able to apply skills and knowledge to operational concerns. Be a developer, not a systems administrator, and be comfortable with standard development tools & processes 


Your experience:

  • K8s - You have managed production workloads on Kubernetes (EKS preferred)
  • Infrastructure as Code - You have built and managed Terraform-based AWS infrastructure
  • Traffic - Your infrastructure regularly sees over 2500 RPS
  • Skill - You have worked on as a solo act on very small teams that move fast
  • Impact - You achieve maximum results with minimal direction
  • Ownership and accountability - You own the things that you build  
  • Drive - When you see a need, you fill a need.  You can step in where you see a need and push us all forward
  • Security - You have experience hardening servers and environments, conforming to development security best practices
  • Disaster recovery/business continuity - You have experience building fault tolerant Cloud environments, along with documenting and testing disaster recovery/business continuity plans.


Nice to Haves:

  • Hands on experience with multiple AWS services (lambdas, RDS, Elasticache, Elasticsearch, CloudFront, S3, etc.)
  • Serverless framework


Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary, professional development spending, and a budget for home office setup
  • 20 PTO days a year, plus a day off for your birthday (or a loved one’s), an interest day (to do something you love), and paid holidays  
  • Up to 12 weeks of parental leave and great work/life balance
  • Otus is a “remote first” company. Our team works remotely from the comfort of their homes (HQ in Chicago)
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life Insurance and disability benefits
  • 401K with an employer match (up to 4%)


Otus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity of every kind. You must be legally authorized to work in the US. Unfortunately, the company is unable to support sponsorships at this time.