DevOps Engineer

Santa Clara, CA /
Engineering – DevOps /
Full-Time
Founded in 2017, percipient.ai is a Silicon Valley-based advanced analytics firm building platforms at the cutting edge of the technology world. We utilize state-of-the-art research in Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning, solving the most pressing intelligence and national security missions.

Among our core values, we believe in:
- The power of data to save lives
- The promise of the human and machine team to protect our values
- The potential of our people to help transform the world

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Percipient.ai is seeking an experienced DevOps engineer to join our team. This role can be based in our Santa Clara, CA headquarters or in the Denver, CO area.

The DevOps Engineer will perform advanced systems automation tasks like writing configuration management code, AWS infrastructure as code, managing CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins, and debugging complex customer and systems issues.

What You’ll Do

    • Expert understanding of running a large-scale virtualized infrastructure in the cloud and on-premise.
    • Utilize troubleshooting and scripting skills to improve the availability, performance, and security of Percipient.ai services.
    • Implement automated deployments, and operational tools.
    • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to plan and deploy product releases.
    • Ensure services are designed with 24/7 availability and operational readiness and rigor.
    • Implement proactive monitoring, alerting, and self-healing systems.
    • Participate in on-call rotations, driving restoration and repair of service-impacting issues.
    • Define non-functional requirements as part of the product lifecycle to influence the new designs, standards, and methods for scalable, highly available distributed systems.
    • Coding and automation of applications in the cloud.

Requirements:

    • BS in Computer Science or related field; MS a plus.
    • 5+ years of Systems/Applications automation in 24/7 production services environments.
    • Expertise with containerizing concepts like Docker, PaaS services on AWS, and Kubernetes or equivalent technologies.
    • Fluency with at least one current generation scripting language used by DevOps professionals such as Python, Perl, or Ruby and Java Development.
    • Deep experience operating on AWS.
    • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated experience in analyzing and diagnosing large-scale distributed systems and Linux systems internals (system libraries, file systems, etc.)
    • Experience with elastically scalable, fault tolerance and other cloud architecture patterns
    • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery including tools such as Cloudformation.
    • Experience in Linux and Security triage & forensic analysis.
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills.
    • Candidates MUST be a US citizen.
Percipient.ai is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.