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Senior DevOps Engineer

Slingshot Aerospace Austin, TX

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Sr. DevOps EngineerWho is Slingshot Aerospace?
Slingshot Aerospace empowers customers to better design, manage, and safeguard their space assets while mitigating risks to ensure safe, reliable operations for all space-fairing users.

Global launch activity, new data sources, satellites, and debris make space increasingly complex. Using data, we enable our customers to achieve the clarity necessary to make swift and clear decisions in these complex environments.

Slingshot Aerospace is a people-first frontier tech startup that thrives on collaboration, integrity, and trust across every facet of our organization. We’re looking for problem solvers who are curious, resilient, and have the potential to craft dynamic solutions for our company and our customers. Together, we accelerate the growth of space sustainability to create a safer, more connected world.

What You’ll Do
As a DevOps Engineer, you manage the establishment and configuration of infrastructure in an agile way by storing infrastructure as code and employing automated configuration management tools with a goal to be able to re-provision environments at any point in time. You will leverage your knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes to optimize build and deployment processes. Additionally, you will support engineering teams by building custom tooling and train engineering teams on DevOps best practices, processes and methods. You find great excitement and passion in being challenged; are able to find, evaluate, and leverage new technologies; have a love for solving complex problems; and are energized by making customers successful.Technologies We Use
  • AWS, AWS GovCloud
  • AWS Cloud Native Solutions
  • AWS CDK, Cloudformation, Terraform
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Node.js, Typescript, React, React Hooks
  • TypeORM, Prisma, PostgreSQL, PostGIS
  • Python 3, Kotlin, Spring Boot
Required Skills & Experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Solid understanding of public cloud providers, AWS preferred
  • Experience with containerization and Kubernetes or Fargate/Lambdas
  • Experience with monitoring, analysis, and alerting tools
  • Good understanding of networking, routing, firewalls, VPN, SSL
  • Programming/Scripting languages (Go, Python, Bash, JavaScript) used in DevOps life cycles
  • Deep working knowledge of version control (git) and CI/CD tools (CircleCI, Gitlab-CI)
  • Keen attention to detail and industry best practices pertaining to privacy and security
  • Skill and comfort working in a rapidly moving startup environment with dynamic objectives and iteration with users
Preferred Skills
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Native Technologies (AWS Lambda, CDK, Fargate etc.)
  • Experience with asynchronous processing and/or data streaming technologies, such as AWS Kinesis, Kafka, or ZeroMQ
  • Familiar with building data platforms, microservices, distributed systems
  • Experience with Government security configurations such as STIGs and NIST
  • Enjoys working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
  • Early-stage data-centric startup experience
  • Must be a U.S. citizen authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Location(s): Los Angeles, CA & Austin, TX Preferred, Remote Optional
Employment Type: Full-Time
Benefits Offered: Medical/Dental/Vision + Disability and Life Insurance + 401(k)
Flexible Remote Work Opportunities + Unlimited PTO
We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer
Contact: Tynisha Scott, Business Operations Manager

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Slingshot Aerospace


Austin, TX
78701 USA



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