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Sr. Software DevOps Engineer

Irvine, CA 92618

Posted: 02/23/2023 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 84194

Job Description

Our client is seeking a motivated Sr. DevOps Engineer to work on the Software team in the Irvine, CA, location.  A leading worldwide provider of nanosatellite and microsatellite vehicles, services, and solutions to Commercial and Government customers. The Software team is responsible for building and maintaining the tools that enable end-to-end operations of our spacecraft and ground station network. As part of the Software team, the candidate will be responsible for the CI/CD pipeline of applications to help manage our ground segment, store and visualize spacecraft telemetry, and automate our mission control center.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
As a Sr. DevOps Engineer, you bring technical expertise and a passion for successfully adopting container platforms and DevOps tools in development environments. You are a problem solver who enjoys coding and understands the impact containerization can bring to a DevOps workflow. This role understands the CI/CD pain points and is excited about digging deep to implement an end-to-end containerized solution. Working on a team, use systems administration, networking, and development experience to integrate the container technology stack into an overall DevOps solution delivering high reliability and consistency. Should be able to design and code application software and services as needed.
  • Automating CI/CD workflows allowing developers to focus on software design and development tasks
  • Implement containerized workflows using technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Bitbucket, and other open-source solutions throughout CI/CD lifecycle
  • Understanding software architecture to consult on accepted microservice application stacks and tailoring to the development needs
  • Diagnosing development/production environmental issues and introducing/implementing technologies to solve them
  • Staying up to date on the latest container platform releases and containerization techniques and sharing with the team
  • Bring DevOps culture to the organization to work as a unified team, from Development and Operations to stakeholders and management
  • Implement DevOps methodologies based on team goals, workflows, resources, and skill sets with value-added proposition
  • Leading and advocating as a containerization evangelist to the organization
  • Identifying and deploying cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessment and risk management
  • Help implement automated continuous KPI-based performance/health monitoring and alerting and take proactive steps to avoid downtime and performance degradation
  • Incident management, root cause analysis, and steps to avoid similar incidents
  • Selecting and deploying appropriate CI/CD tools with the ability to articulate the need and plan
  • Strive for continuous improvements and help build ongoing incremental development, continuous integration, and deployment pipeline
  • Mentoring and guiding the team members
  • Managing periodic timely reporting on the progress to the management and the team

Job Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science and 5+ years of DevOps and Applications development professional experience
  • Architecture of on/off-premises Kubernetes control plane, monitoring, artifact storage, and alerting system
  • Role Based Access Control (RBAC) and network security policies
  • Developer training and documentation
  • Virtual and bare metal server setup, troubleshooting, and administration
  • Lead migration to cloud provider (AWS, Azure)
  • Languages/DB: Bash, Python, JavaScript, Typescript, MongoDB
  • Several of the following automation tools: Bamboo or Jenkins, Terraform, FluxCD, Saltstack
  • Any of the following networking tools: Istio, Calico, Linux networking
  • Kubernetes on-premises deployment, configuration, and administration
  • Debian Ubuntu 18.04 and VMware administration, configuration, and troubleshooting
  • Container (Docker, Kubernetes) creation, configuration, repair, and administration
  • Linux administration skills, including software packaging, distribution, and configuration
  • Experienced with cloud computing AWS, Azure, on-prem data centers, a range of Git-based solutions (GitHub, GitLab), health monitoring, security, fault-tolerant, DB models
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals (IP, TCP, UDP, load balancing), including Linux network configuration with major distributions, Debian, RHEL
  • Experience with IaaS, PaaS, and cloud technologies
  • Experience with distributed application concepts and DevOps tools
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrable troubleshooting and debugging ability
Preferred Experience
  • MS Computer Science and 5+ years of DevOps and Applications development professional experience in all aspects of the CI/CD pipeline, including deployments, monitoring, and feedback gathering.
  • Recommended Certifications: CKA
  • Recommended languages: Go, C++
  • Employee Equity Incentive Program
  • 100% Company-paid comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(K) Match
  • Unlimited PTO
Salary Range: Up to $175,000

Candidates must be US Citizens and be willing to work ON-SITE in Irvine, CA
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