DevOps Automation Engineer

Los Angeles, CA, United States
Posted 9 days ago
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Los Angeles, CA, United States
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powertofly approved What Hyperloop One Has to Offer:

Virgin Hyperloop One is reinventing transportation to eliminate barriers of time and distance to move cargo and passengers immediately, safely, efficiently, and sustainably. Their benefits include:

  • Flexible schedules
  • 4 months of parental leave
  • Unlimited PTO

    The DevOps Automation Engineer will be part of the Software Engineering Function. This person works to automate the delivery of infrastructure and software in a fast-paced agile environment using modern CI/CD practices.

    The DevOps team at Virgin Hyperloop One believes in customer-obsession, and our customer is the entire organization. Our goal is not only automation, but to create a long-lasting DevOps culture.

    The role is integral in delivering the software platform that supports the operational control system that will give Hyperloop passengers the fast, safe, direct-to-destination service they aspire to, while dealing with real-world events that would otherwise disrupt the service. They will work with architects, engineers, scientists, and programmers to deliver the software that will make VHO’s hyperloop software a reality. We are seeking candidates with various levels of experience to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals at our Los Angeles facility. 



    • Champion the DevOps process, procedure, and culture across the organization.
    • Work with the entire organization to develop best practices for structuring, automating, building, deploying, and monitoring complex distributed software products and environments.
    • Develop policies and procedures that guide software development practices across the organization.
    • Implement automated processes for building and deploying software infrastructure environments and software engineering tools
    • Ensure the reliability and traceability of software releases and deployments of software and infrastructure changes.
    • Design specifications for continuous integration and delivery pipelines in order to maximize engineering productivity
    • Create and maintain platform architecture diagrams and design specifications to aid development, test, and maintenance of software environments.
    • Create monitoring and alerting platforms that notify on behavioral anomalies across distributed software systems.
    • Keep a customer focused mindset, prioritizing engineering productivity and infrastructure availability.
    • Help maintain both agile and waterfall engineering processes with safety critical and safety-related systems and tools.


    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex issues in distributed environments.
    • Ability to present complex ideas to non-experts.
    • Highly self-motivated and directed.
    • Keen attention to detail.
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.


    • At least three years of professional experience as a DevOps Engineer.
    • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery.
    • Strong understanding of software development fundamentals and best-practices.
    • Strong background in an agile software development environment.
    • Strong demonstrable ability for automating tasks using current and industry accepted scripting languages.
    • Experience provisioning, configuring, and supporting highly-reliable production Linux systems.
    • Experience ensuring the security and high-availability of mission-critical production services.
    • Understanding of operating system performance tools, metrics and benchmarks.
    • Strong understanding of cloud computing fundamentals and architectures.


    • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent field.
    • Proven track record of building and supporting clustered systems and distributed data stores.
    • Experience supporting service-oriented software architectures in production.
    • Experience automating software build, test, and deployment pipelines following agile methodologies.
    • Experience safely automating deployments of cloud infrastructure and services.
    • Strong proficiency in core TCP/IP networking and web services.
    • Experience deploying and supporting containerized workloads in production.
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