Senior Software Engineer, DevOps (R2573)

San Diego Metro Area / Dallas Metro Area
Enterprise Operations – DevOps /
Full Time Employee /
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies. 

As a software engineer on the Enterprise Operations - Devops team, you will contribute to solutions developed by the team. The Devops team are ultimately responsible for keeping engineering running, improving individual productivity and solving business process problems through software automation.

The team charter has 3 pillars:
1. Software Platforms – implementation, operation and customization of engineering software platforms like Azure, Azure DevOps, Artifactory, SonarQube etc. 
2. Software Solutions – observability solutions, virtualization and other shared services to improve development productivity and cycle times. Acceleration of productivity through automation and integration with business platforms like Costpoint, UKG, Lever, Lattice, Salesforce and Microsoft 365 (Teams, SharePoint, Exchange).
3. Practices – best practice standards, guidance, training and implementations for our platforms and practices. Examples include Agile/Scrum training, guidance and implementation, Knowledge Management on Microsoft 365 and continuous evangelism and training on new technologies and software releases.

What You'll Do:

    • Work with a growing team of software engineers and site reliability engineers implementing CI/CD solutions at scale and developing software products to accelerate all within the company.
    • Develop supported paved paths for engineers to quickly build and iterate solutions upon.
    • Implement software solutions and develop processes necessary for a fast and reliable development life cycle.
    • Collaborate with a diverse group of supportive and highly motivated engineers and business users from various disciplines to create reliable and secure autonomous intelligent systems to protect lives.
    • Contribute to cloud and on-prem infrastructure for continuous testing in simulated and live environments.
    • Collaborate across non-technical business groups to develop business driving software solutions.
    • Work with a team dedicated to improving the business every day.

Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
    • 4-7 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages.
    • Experience with C# .Net Core, SQL databases, Azure cloud.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • 8+ years of real-world experience building automation solutions. 
    • Blazor experience.
    • Python programming experience.
    • Full-stack development. 
    • Expertise with a majority of our technology stack, especially Azure.
    • Experience with development tools and practices for CI/CD.
$89,474 - $142,926 a year


Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background and possible reference check.

If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now! 

Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.