Careers 2017-08-23T23:39:22+00:00

We are continuously seeking the finest talent to join our team in building effective, disruptive cybersecurity and intelligence solutions. If you are interested in solving highly complex and sensitive security challenges, in working alongside some of the best minds in the business, and in ample opportunity for reward and growth, then we want to hear from you.

Job Title Job Location Posted Date Description
Senior DevOps Engineer San Jose, Costa Rica August 5, 2017

We are recruiting an experienced DevOps engineer to help us take our company to the next level. At Q6 we are committed to building systems that utilize the latest in distributed and cloud computing technologies in order to build a flexible and scalable platform capable of supporting multiple business offerings. For our DevOps and IT infrastructure this means interesting system with built in redundancy and high data throughput. We are a Linux shop with a strong commitment to Open Source technologies. We are looking for a candidate who wants to explore the edge of the possible and find creative solutions to difficult problems. As a startup in the cyber security space, every member of the team has the opportunity to contribute across the organization. We expect this position to also help with automating QA activities with the goal for full automation of testing across all of our applications. If you are looking for a job focused on keeping the Jenkins server running and putting out reports on test coverage, then this isn’t the position for you. We expect the candidate to work closely with the CTO and software development teams to deliver on our vision and develop a set of tools that enable our analysts succeed and provide critical intelligence to our clients. We are looking for candidates that are always looking for ways to improve current processes and ensure fast, flexible, stable, and well-tested products are pushed to the production environment.

Core Duties

  • Support our development of a cloud based web-scale analytics platform to meet our discovery, collection, data storage, analysis, and reporting requirements.
  • Support and enhance our systems monitoring, logging, and reporting.
  • Work closely with executive leadership, software development team, and intelligence analysts to ensure that requirements and needs are being met.
  • Work in an Agile environment to continuously deliver improvements and new capabilities based on our rapidly evolving analytical and business needs.

Detailed responsibilities

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using Ansible, Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)
  • Strong experience with NoSQL (we primarily use Elasticsearch and Mongo)
  • A working understanding of code and script (bash, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Support Jenkins and other build system applications in a polyglot development environment with a core focus on Java / Scala, other JVM languages, and JavaScript.
  • Evaluating and utilizing various leading edge technologies for automating IT operations and conducting QA and testing.
  • Agile! We are a small, committed team where everyone contributes to make things happen. Mindset is just as important and skillset. The team is driven by a burning desire to pull intelligence out of the mass of data and quickly surface those insights to our analysts and clients. Technology is just a means to that end.


  • Experience in a team-driven Agile environment.
  • 5+ years of progressive DevOps / IT / cloud management experience.
  • 3+ years experience with Amazon AWS, at a minimum with EC2 including VPCs, S3, and Route 53.
  • Experience with Apache Kafka and Storm / Spark and Elasticsearch is highly preferred.
  • Experience managing Apache Zookeeper clusters.
  • Experience supporting Jenkins or similar software build tools.

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