DevOps Engineer - Information Technology

Los Angeles, California /
Corporate – Information Technology /
ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. More importantly, we’re building a launch system we are truly proud of – no gimmicks or over-design, just reliable, rapidly deployable launches. We’re an ambitious team with big goals and, together, we’re determined to prove that reaching space can be simple, efficient, and routine.  

When launch day arrives, we want you by our side


    • Ensure the application, maintenance, and scripts are running correctly.
    • Implement integrations requested by engineers
    • Deploy updates and fixes
    • Investigate and resolve technical issues and provide escalated technical support
    • Build tools to reduce the occurrences of errors and improve the customer experience
    • Develop software to integrate with internal back-end systems
    • Perform root cause analysis for production errors
    • Develop scripts to automate visualization
    • Design procedures for system troubleshooting and maintenance
    • Additional projects as assigned by management.
    • Application deployment planning with IT staff
    • Second level application support for merchant trouble shooting.

Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of professional or military experience.
    • 5+ years of experience as a technical specialist.
    • 2+ years of hands-on experience of programming in languages such as Python, Ruby, Go, Swift, Java, .Net, C++ or similar object-oriented language.
    • Experience with automating cloud native technologies, deploying applications, and provisioning infrastructure.
    • Hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code, using CloudFormation, Terraform, or other tools.
    • Experience developing cloud native CI/CD workflows and tools, such as Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity, Code Deploy (AWS) and/or GitLab.
    • Hands-on experience with microservices and distributed application architecture, such as containers, Kubernetes, and/or serverless technology.
    • Experience with the full software development lifecycle and delivery using Agile practices.
    • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments.
    • Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewall.
    • Experience with monitoring and log aggregating frameworks such as Kafka, Logstash, Splunk, ElastiSearch, and Kibana.
    • Experience implementing and designing cloud native security concepts, DevSecOps, or MLOps.
    • AWS Certification(s) such as Solutions Architect Pro, DevOps Engineer Pro, SysOps Admin, Developer Associate.
    • Strong presentation, verbal communication, and written communications skills.
    • Ability to lead effectively across organizations and engagements, preferably from a professional services organization or similar.

ITAR Requirement
This position requires access to information protected under US export control laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations.  As such, US person status (including US citizens, permanent residents, asylees, and refugees) is a required qualification for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work and access export-controlled data) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.