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Senior DevOps Engineer

Capella Space

Capella Space

Software Engineering
Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Capella Space stands at the forefront of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite technology and signal intelligence. We provide customers in governments, academia, and commercial sectors with reliable information that enables unparalleled understanding of the world. Our mission is centered on delivering timely and reliable Earth imagery, supporting diverse applications in defense & intelligence, disaster response, energy, environmental monitoring and more. Utilizing cutting-edge technology, Capella Space designs, manufactures and operates an advanced constellation of SAR imaging satellites. Our market-leading SAR satellites are complemented by an unmatched data infrastructure and automated ordering and delivery platform for fast, reliable insights where and when customers need it most.

Recognized for our technological prowess, Capella Space was honored as one of the 10 most innovative companies in Space in 2023 by FASTCOMPANY. Capella Space is an internationally trusted Earth Observation data provider, working closely with the U.S. Space Systems Command, U.S. Space Force, NASA, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. National Reconnaissance Office, the Canadian Government and more to make unclassified, high-resolution SAR data more accessible.

What Makes Capella Unique?

Capella Space is a highly collaborative team environment, providing an opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the space industry, though no prior space experience is needed. We’re looking for people excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping each other achieve success. Our mission and our products are meant to understand the whole world and help everyone in it - regardless of race, creed, or any other distinction. We encourage you to bring your unique perspective to help make us stronger, including applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech.

About the Role

We are seeking a skilled and experienced DevOps engineer to join our team at Capella Space. As a Senior DevOps engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing the infrastructure and tools needed to support our continuous integration and deployment processes. You will work closely with software developers, system administrators, and other stakeholders to ensure that our development and production environments are reliable, scalable, and secure. This is a critical role for our organization as we continue to grow and scale our operations.

Role Responsibilities

  • Design and implement automation pipelines for software development and deployment
  • Manage and monitor infrastructure to ensure high availability and performance
  • Collaborate with software developers to optimize application performance and reliability
  • Implement and manage containerization technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Configure and maintain database systems and related tools
  • Implement and manage monitoring and logging solutions
  • Work with security teams to implement and maintain security best practices
  • Troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure and deployment issues
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align infrastructure with business needs
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices in DevOps

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • 8+ years of experience in a DevOps role
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing platforms, such as AWS or Azure
  • Proficiency in scripting languages, such as Python or Bash
  • Experience with configuration management tools, such as Ansible or Puppet
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with database systems, such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with monitoring and logging tools, such as Prometheus or ELK stack
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Capella Employees must be a U.S. citizen, lawful U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce, as applicable. Learn more about ITAR here.

Compensation

The annual salary range for this role as it is posted is $125,300 - $165,990. The final job level and annual salary will be determined based on the education, qualification, knowledge, skills, ability, and experience of the final candidate(s), specific office location and calibrated against relevant market data and internal team equity. Benefits listed in this posting may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Capella Space.

Benefits/Perks

In addition to an opportunity to take part in an innovative, collaborative and fast-growing business with a highly motivated and skilled team, we also take pride in taking care of our employees. Here are just a few ways that we show our appreciation:

  • We offer up to 100% paid medical coverage, with robust vision and dental plans, comprehensive flexible spending accounts, and supplemental health plans
  • Equity
  • 401K Plan to invest in your long-term retirement planning
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Flexible Paid Time Off Policy
  • Commuter & Parking Benefits
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Monthly phone stipend
  • Daily provided lunches and stocked kitchens.
  • Furry friends? We’ve got you covered with dog-friendly work environment & them with pet insurance options

Equal Opportunity Statement

Capella Space is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, and upholding equitable hiring practices.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the CA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We actively encourage members of recognized minorities, women, Veterans, and those with disabilities to apply, and we work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all applicants throughout the interview process. If you need assistance or require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify recruiting@capellaspace.com

To learn more about us, explore our site: https://www.capellaspace.com/ and follow us on X and LinkedIn to see our SAR imagery!