Palo Alto, California


Full Time

$180k - $200k

Job Title

Submission Requirement
This position requires an active DOD Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance. We will also consider active Secret Clearance holders as well. We will not consider your application if you do not hold an active TS/SCI or Secret clearance!

Job Description

An innovative AI company is seeking a talented Deployment / DevOps Engineer to join our team in Palo Alto, CA. As a Deployment Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in deploying and implementing software solutions. This includes training users, obtaining user feedback, and collaborating with the product team on current and upcoming user requirements. The ideal candidate will have experience in basic software programming, containerized solutions, DevOps procedures and processes, and working in an Agile environment.

As a Deployment / DevOps Engineer at this innovative AI company, you will have the opportunity to build robust systems and software utilizing cloud capabilities to support projects within the national security enterprise. Operating within a DevOps framework, you will be involved in major deliverables throughout all aspects of the software development lifecycle, including scope and work estimation, scripting, architecture and design, coding, and unit testing. We are looking for self-motivated, curious problem solvers who thrive in a fast-moving, adaptive, and flexible organization focused on delivery.

The company is a small but mighty team of doers, and we are seeking like-minded individuals who thrive in an organization that is fast-moving and hyper-focused on delivery. Watch a demo of our primary product, Guardian AI, here: Guardian AI Demo.


  • Managing, building, configuring, administering, operating, and maintaining all components of the DevOps environment
  • Developing and maintaining scripts to automate tool deployment to an AWS cloud environment and other tasks (Solid scripting experience is a must!)
  • Scripting and maintaining build environments
  • Working with project teams to integrate their products into the DevOps environment
  • Conducting round table discussions on capabilities to ensure smooth deployment
  • Defining enterprise Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment processes and best practices
  • Codifying software development best practices across the enterprise
  • Developing an automated testing framework within DevOps processes


  • Must possess an active TS/SCI or Secret clearance (apply only if you have an active clearance)
  • At minimum, BA/BS degree in Computer Science or similar technology-focused programs
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience
  • Experience working on Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies
  • Experience with DevOps pipeline tools and technologies, including Docker, Chef, Jenkins, Ansible, or Kubernetes
  • Command line experience in Linux or Unix
  • Experience with HTML, PHP, and Python
  • Comfortable with SQL
  • AWS Solution Architect or AWS SysOps Administrator Certification
  • Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security, or GSEC Certification preferred
  • Experience working closely with software developers to integrate, configure, and deploy commercial products
  • Experience with Multi-cloud management
  • Knowledge in complex application integration AWS certification

Personal Qualities

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong intellectual curiosity and creativity
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills and apply novel solutions to problems
  • Comfort in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Flexibility and adaptability

Palo Alto, CA

  • Full medical, dental, vision coverage for employee and dependents
  • 401k matching program
  • PTO and Holidays
  • Bonus and other incentive programs

About The Company
Our innovative AI company is a NASA Research Park startup located in the heart of Silicon Valley at Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto. We use cutting-edge cross-disciplinary approaches to solve pressing Big Data and Sensing problems in security, energy, and healthcare. Our advisory board includes two Nobel Laureates and a Draper Prize winner. Our company compensates, motivates, and develops employees, who are trusted, empowered, and involved. Employees have clear roles and expectations – and their roles are flexible enough to move at the speed of innovation to meet and exceed client expectations. We have a unique culture of global purpose, rooted in the innovation and progress of Silicon Valley. Our company is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Posted by: Trey Augustine

Specialization: DevOps