DevOps Engineer

Bright Machines

Bright Machines

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024
The only way to ignite change is to build the best team. At Bright Machines®, we’re innovators and experts in our craft who have joined together to create a new category of manufacturing that will help transform the industry. We believe software and data are the answer, thoughtfully applied to solve our customers’ unique challenges. Through intelligent automation, we give factories newfound flexibility, scalability, and resilience. We deliver products to meet the demands of today while building a platform to take advantage of what comes next.
Working with us means you’ll have the opportunity to make lasting, impactful changes for our company and our customers. If you’re ready to apply your exceptional skills to create the factory of the future, we’d love to speak with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with R&D teams designing & building software-defined automation solutions for modern factories. Our integrated solution consists of both on-prem infrastructure like full network stack (with switches, routers, firewalling) and Cloud-native software applications running on-prem and in the Cloud to operate and monitor the robotic assembly lines.
DevOps Engineer at Bright Machines designs, builds & manages scalable & secure infrastructure, set-up CI/CD pipelines and tools to enable fast-paced development of mission-critical & complex industrial automation applications.
You will work directly with R&D, Software Engineering, and IT teams to develop CI/CD pipelines and infrastructure. Our software is designed to be cloud native with the ability to deploy both on-cloud and on-prem infrastructure. Your expertise will be pivotal in developing and operating our stack, which includes:
- AWS and Azure as Cloud providers
- Terraform and Ansible for Infrastructure as Code
- Docker and Kubernetes
- GitLab CI/CD and GitOps practices


  • Be the champion of industry standard best-practices to establish a strong DevOps culture.
  • Design, implement, and manage scalable, reliable, and secure infrastructure for running applications and automation systems.
  • Automate infrastructure provisioning, configuration management, and deployment processes using tools like Terraform, Ansible, and Kubernetes.
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines to ensure efficient and continuous delivery of software updates.
  • Implement and manage logging, monitoring, and alerting systems, for troubleshooting and ensuring high availability & reliability of the services.
  • Drive “shift-left & shift-right” on security. Ensure scans, compliance with the policies and best practices, including vulnerability management and incident response.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for supporting the CI/CD pipelines.


  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps role.
  • Proven track-record of building & maintaining Cloud Infrastructure for mission critical SaaS applications / services.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and GitOps methodologies.
  • Experienced writing code in Python and Shell scripts on Linux.
  • Expertise in public cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Strong experience with infrastructure as code tools (Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible etc.).
  • Proficiency in Docker, Kubernetes & containerization tools.
  • Experience with observability tools (Prometheus/Grafana).


  • Experience with more recent forms of CI/CD pipelines: MLOps and DevSecOps
  • Experience supporting a developer base on MacOS and Windows, in addition to Linux


  • You are customer obsessed
  • You drive for results, and act like an owner
  • You believe in the power of a team, diversity of thought, and unity of action
  • You always act with integrity, keep your commitments, and practice transparency
  • You think boldly, lead with courage, and demand the highest standards
We’re looking for people who believe they can personally help modernize a global industry and want to work alongside passionate teammates who share their vision. As a global company working toward a common goal, we have a highly collaborative and inclusive approach to work, striking a balance between celebrating team success and focusing on individual growth.
We exist to transform the way things are made. Join us on the journey.
Bright Machines was named a “Technology Pioneer” by the World Economic Forum, one of “America’s Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies” by Forbes, and an Inc. “Best in Business” winner.