DevOps Engineer

Join our team in the US

C2 Company, a PrimeKey company, is looking to add talented DevOps Engineers to our existing team in San Mateo, CA. The PrimeKey DevOps Team is deploying a SaaS-based implementation of PrimeKey’s world-leading PKI solution. The solution will use containers and Kubernetes, rest within the Amazon AWS infrastructure, and use the most relevant AWS components to Test, Build, Deploy, Monitor and Scale the PrimeKey SaaS offering. If you are passionate about security, have the demonstrated technical chops, are a believer in collaboration and working with like-minded individuals, this may well be the place for you.

The role

We are looking for candidates that have proficiencies with containers and Kubernetes, AWS services, are knowledgeable with PKI, DevOps, and automation, have some network administration skills and are proficient with Linux, are fast learners and excited about new technologies, can work toward and maintain project schedules and deadlines, are comfortable working with others, and have excellent customer facing skills. Candidates must be highly self-motivated with passion for excellence, quality, and attention to detail.


This position is open to multiple levels of experience. Candidates with 4 to 10 or more years are preferred. Candidates should have a minimum of 4 years successful experience and have the ability to quickly grasp new technologies.

The Devops Engineer will work directly with the PrimeKey team, and occasionally with clients, and will be responsible for understanding industry standards and best practices, keeping current with emerging technologies, and will have the willingness to learn new technologies and improve their technical skills.

Tasks may include:

  • Build containers or add layers to existing through Jenkins CI/CD pipeline
  • Run containers in Kubernetes, AWS ECS, AWS EKS
  • Automate provisioning and deprovisioning of various infrastructure using Ansible or other
  • Communicate to user application through AWS SQS
  • Send all control and application logs to a centralized logging system
  • Establish continuous integration and testing
  • Be proficient or generally knowledgeable about PKI, PKI services, and PKI concepts
  • Validate the redundancy, stability, performance, interoperability, security, and scalability of infrastructure systems
  • Design, maintain and supervise infrastructure system images, monitoring and patch management
  • Research, propose, maintain and document standards for all systems as well as forward-looking strategies for satisfying business needs and maintaining customer’s technical currency with systems in use
  • Stay on top of industry trends and new technologies to determine direction and service improvements to continue our competitive edge in the technology of our systems architecture
  • Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting and reporting for customer’s infrastructures
  • Act as the technical lead on large/complex systems and infrastructure projects
  • Interface with stakeholders to understand needs and requirements
  • Determine design and present option(s) based on constraints (such as cost, resources, security, usability, reliability, maintainability, availability, integration with existing applications, systems, and platforms, etc.)
  • Implement and/or oversee implementation of solutions, document design specifications, installation instructions and ongoing maintenance required for solution delivery
  • Manage Identify Provider integrations and configuration
  • Coordinate with external IT consultants and vendors as needed
  • Act as level 3 support for help desk escalations, where applicable
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Desirable qualifications

  • 4+ years working as a DevOps Engineer supporting a production AWS environment.
  • You are a strong developer versed in Node.js, React, AngularJS, Python, or other development languages.
  • You have implemented a full CI/CD stack, including identification of best tooling, documentation, setup and continual improvement needed to sustain the environment.
  • You have created and deployed containers with Kubernetes
  • You have implemented open source monitoring solutions to detect, trigger remediation of the issue, and ultimately fixing the problem.
  • Knowledge and application of a wide range of tools and technologies in software development.
  • Comfort with higher testing and deployment frequencies.
  • Knowledge of IT Service Management Systems.
  • Experience with data management.
  • Strong base of operating systems and network basics through school, certification, or applicable experience
  • Knowledge and experience with PKI and Digital Certificates
  • Experience with Linux
  • Proficient with Cloud technologies
  • Can demonstrate knowledge of protocols
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at both a technical and business level with technical staff and/or Executives
  • You are a Super Team Player and will complete your responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Experience supporting/operating mission critical production environments.
  • The ability to identify and eliminate organizational silos by embracing team collaboration and communication.
  • The determination to achieve business outcomes.
  • The need to create efficiency and the ability to use automation tools to achieve the desired outcome.
  • A strong understanding of process reengineering and migrations from manual to automated processes.
  • Project management skills to support timelines and commitments.
  • Systems and Network Security
  • Experience and or proficiency with various monitoring and troubleshooting tools, or various application response time monitoring tools
  • DevOps and Automation
  • Ansible, Jenkins
  • Scripting and Development
  • Java Application Servers, JBoss, Wildfly
  • Database, MySQL, MariaDB, MSSQL

Education Requirements:

  • B.S. Computer Science or the demonstrated professional experience.
  • ITIL V3 or V4
  • Agile Development, Project or Program Owner experience.


About PrimeKey

PrimeKey has acquired C2 Company in California, a move which significantly strengthens the company’s presence in the United States. C2 Company, known for successfully providing complex PKI, network, and security integration services to an impressive list of customers throughout the country, is an ideal organization for PrimeKey to leverage.

PrimeKey, authors of EJBCA and SignServer, experts in PKI and Code Signing, has been rapidly expanding in recent years and has a growing list of customers globally and in the US with new products regularly hitting the market. Part of PrimeKey’s growth strategy includes expanding into important markets such as the US. The acquisition of C2 Company, with many years of experience working with PrimeKey, establishes an immediate and effective presence in the US with a strong organization and experts in PrimeKey’s offerings. In effect, this acquisition accelerates PrimeKey’s ability to serve the US market.



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