Sr. DevOps Engineer, AI/ML Start-up

/Sr. DevOps Engineer, AI/ML Start-up

Website MoTek Technologies

Sr. DevOps Engineer

As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will be a key member of the Platform Engineering team and will very quickly take the lead on a key piece of functionality. You will partner with Product Managers, Machine Learning Engineers, and Platform Engineers to help realize the practical requirements around both hosted and on-prem deployments for our clients individual needs.  You will be part of a team that develops the core infrastructure around how our algorithms and technology serve our clients to handle their information assurance needs.


As the second member of our DevOps Duet, you will be expected to continue the build out of core infrastructure around the build, release, monitoring, and validation of our various products. As part of this, you will also work with engineering teams to deploy a mixture of one-off experiments and repeatable releases of the many novel technologies we will employ as we do our own explorations.  You will also engage with various Product Managers in the organization as we work to nail down specific requirements around our customers personal environments, subsequently generating the technical documentation to those same customers for the deployment of our technology on their hardware.

Major Projects
Major usability improvements for developers and product managers as part of a continuously iterated build/release process.
Rolling out better visualizations for our machines using Grafana.
Migration of our ~TB Elasticsearch cluster to Elasticsearch 5 / 6, and improving its overall monitoring, resource usage, and uptime.
Management of multiple AWS accounts.
Strategy development for hybrid on-prem / cloud deployment management as we expand our customer base.
Creation and management of detailed technical designs and installation documentation of our technology for use by external customers.

What We Offer
Rapidly growing company, with opportunities for growth into leadership roles.
Smart, engaged co-workers who are at the top of their game.
Honest and open environment for exchange of ideas.
Real deadlines from real customers with global name recognition.
Product culture of user experience quality over feature quantity.
Proactive learning and teaching opportunities via individual book allowances, tech talks, and brown bag lunches.
Twice weekly catered lunches.
Team outings and bi-weekly company happy hours.
One-of-a-kind LEGO art gallery.
Fun, puzzle-loving office in the SF Financial District.

What You Have
Deep knowledge of Linux.
Experience with automation and orchestration of cloud, operating system, and operational tasks using any relevant applied technology framework.
Extensive background of cloud architecture design and management, responding to both novel technologies and topology adaptations.
Strong written communication skills with prior history in generating technical documentation to set up systems for use by external customers.
A desire to teach and evangelize good DevOps practices to grow the knowledge of the team.

Bonus Points
Experience with managing high-availability databases, especially Elasticsearch.
Prior experience working with software engineering teams to improve and streamline release processes.
Hands-on work with web application development, especially for enabling Chat Ops.
History of open source contributions.

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2017-09-21T21:36:44+00:00By |