Platform Operations Engineer (DevOps)

  • Portland, OR
  • Full Time
  • Engineering
  • Experienced

About Opal

At Opal, we believe enterprise software should be beautiful, simple and designed for the job at hand. Opal is a collaboration platform, built for brand marketing teams to produce, organize and govern creative content.

The Opal StoryFirst™ framework empowers teams with a dedicated environment to visualize and deploy campaigns across all marketing channels, reducing complexity and aligning teams for better marketing results. Our customers are creative, passionate people and, through a platform tailored to their specific needs, we’re helping them rediscover the best parts of their jobs.

Our team is deeply invested in creating a culture that promotes design thinking, collaboration and a passion for excellence. We are building a world class lineup of creative and strategic thinkers that work together as a team to revolutionize the modern marketing organization.

As an Engineer at Opal, you will be joining a team of individuals that have been “battle tested” through real world experience in developing the backends of performant web applications and micro-services that power the Opal Platform.

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking DevOps Engineers who believe that “beautiful infrastructure” is not an oxymoron, who understand that a strong foundation is critical to the success of any application, and who want to make a tangible impact through delivering our platform to our users all over the globe.

The Opal Platform is a robust suite of web and mobile applications that allow creative teams to collaborate and thrive in fast-paced environments at Fortune 500 brands and agencies all over the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Opal needs DevOps and Platform Engineers to deploy, maintain, and monitor our software for customers wherever they are, with the rock-solid stability that our customers have come to know and trust.


  • Architect, implement, and support the infrastructure that runs the Opal platform.
  • Maintain and scale native web application servers and services written in languages like Ruby, Javascript, and Elixir
  • Build tools, systems, and processes that allow your fellow engineers to ship world-class software as quickly and efficiently as possible
  • Working closely with QA, Platform, Operations, and Experience/UI teams to automate and simplify workflows
  • Use Git to manage DevOps deployment scripts and configuration files through version control and peer review
  • Taking part in product brainstorms to help think up the next big thing
  • Lending a helping hand, or ear, whenever necessary


  • 3-5+ Years of DevOps / SysAdmin experience supporting enterprise-grade web applications
  • Strong understanding of modern web application architectures, both service-oriented and monolithic, especially focused around Ruby-on-Rails and Elixir
  • Experience deploying production web applications to cloud-based hosting
  • AWS ecosystem mastery
  • Deep knowledge of one or more server configuration management frameworks such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or SaltStack
  • First-hand experience with server/container virtualization, provisioning and remote configuration
  • Knowledge of relational database maintenance and design
  • Wizard-level shell scripting ability, along with some higher level scripting language experience in something like Ruby, Python, or Rust


  • A full-time, salaried position
  • Full healthcare coverage (health, dental, vision, FSA)
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Early-stage stock options
  • Company-sponsored outreach & activity programs
  • A tight-knit, very supportive team — we pride ourselves on our culture
  • A fun, open office with ping pong, video games and snacks for days
  • Exposure to some of the biggest brands on the planet

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