Self Decode is hiring a

DevOps Engineer

We are looking for a seasoned DevOps Engineer with significant skills and experience. Pay will be in accordance with abilities, skills, experience, hustle, leadership, level of English proficiency and location.

  • Not accepting North American applicants.
  • Full time - we expect people to put in 40 hrs a week or more
  • Fully Remote.
  • No agencies.
  • Salary: $25-$45/hr USD as a contractor - depending on skills, speed, experience, proficiency in our tech stack, location, English fluency, leadership abilities, work hustle & drive, personality, plusses listed, etc...
  • Equity is also available for outstanding applicants and those with leadership abilities - people who can take on a leadership role.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Is an open minded person.
  • Is an eager and quick learner.
  • Is a PhD of Googling
  • Can debug an issue anywhere: backend, frontend, platform.
  • Can communicate efficiently.
  • Can work independently when needed.
  • Has clear thinking under pressure.

Must have professional experience in the following :

  • Django OR Flask experience
  • Docker: Dockerfiles + containers orchestration of choice (docker-compose, ECS, kubernetes)
  • AWS OR Azure OR Google cloud
  • Git: basic ops + history manipulation (rebase, interactive rebase, stashing, patches)

The Ideal Candidate also has solid understanding and usage experience of most of the following technologies while willing to learn the rest:


  • Django
  • Django Rest Framework
  • pip8
  • pytest
  • flake8
  • mypy, typing
  • pdb
  • node
  • npm
  • react


  • Designing docker images
  • docker-compose
  • WSL2+docker

Linux administration

  • Bash Shell
  • make
  • Advanced history manipulation


  • Basic DBA skills
  • CloudFormation
  • CloudFront
  • Lambda
  • API Gateways
  • ECR+ECS+Fargate
  • Secrets Manager and Systems Manager
  • Event Bus
  • IAM
  • and more...

Serverless Framework

Extra tech and experience is a plus.