Cloud 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 a Cloud Engineer to help various Ouster teams deliver customer-facing web products via GCP. This cloud engineer will design, develop and test robust services to support various features in the Ouster ecosystem. The right candidate will have enthusiasm for taking ownership, a strong commitment to quality, and the ability to work and communicate effectively with development and other teams.


  • Architect reliable services and the corresponding orchestration
  • Develop & Improve Logging, Monitoring, and Alerting
  • Lead by example with best practices in architecture and system design
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with team members across diverse disciplines
  • Senior Cloud 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)
  • Experience with microservices (  Rest API’s / Flask )
  • Expertise with Cloud Monitoring
  • 2+ years experience with Python development
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail


  • Continuous integration using Jenkins
  • Containerization using Docker
  • ELK or Stackdriver
  • Expertise with the following technologies (GCP equivalents preferred):
    • Container orchestration
    • Managed SQL
    • Cloud Storage
    • Key Management Service
    • Cloud Identity & Access Management
  • NoSQL database expertise
  • Experience with infrastructure automation


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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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