DevOps Engineer

San Francisco


Come Build Robots


At Ouster, we build sensors and tools for engineers, roboticists, and researchers so they can make the world safer and more efficient. We've transformed LIDAR from an analog device with thousands of components to an elegant digital device powered by one chip-scale laser array and one CMOS sensor. The result is a full range of high-resolution LIDAR sensors that deliver superior imaging at a dramatically lower price. Our advanced sensor hardware and vision algorithms are used in autonomous cars, drones and many other applications. If you’re motivated by solving big problems, we’re hiring key roles across the company and need your help!

We are looking for experienced DevOps engineers to drive efficiency improvements throughout Ouster’s deep technology stack. Through general solutions and best practices, DevOps engineers have the opportunity to make a positive impact on both the cloud and embedded platform.


  • Design and implement solutions that broadly improve developer productivity and operation efficiency
  • Collaborate with engineers and researchers to deploy their work into production
  • Drive and implement DevOps best practices: CI/CD, automation, continuous testing, monitoring, alerting
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with team members across diverse disciplines
  • Senior DevOps engineers are expected to mentor junior team members
  • Participate in on-call rotation


  • BS or MS in computer science or equivalent education
  • 2+ years of experience with a major cloud provider (GCP / AWS / Azure)
  • Expertise with the following cloud services or technologies:
    • Terraform / GCP Deployment Manager / AWS CloudFormation
    • GCP Stackdriver / ELK stack / AWS CloudWatch
  • Experience with Python development
  • Experience with Bash scripting in Linux environment
  • Infrastructure automation such as Ansible / Salt / Puppet
  • Strong security practices
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail


  • Continuous integration using Jenkins
  • Containerization using Docker
  • Experience with the following:
    • Kubernetes
    • SQL
    • GCP Cloud Storage / AWS S3
    • Good Key Management Practices such as Vault / Google KMS / AWS KMS
    • GCP IAM / AWS IAM / JumpCloud
  • NoSQL database expertise


Ouster is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Ouster does not make employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. Ouster also strives for a healthy and safe workplace, and prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Ouster considers qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment. 

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