Cloud Infra Lead

Bright Machines

Bright Machines

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 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.
R&D team at Bright Machines are responsible for defining and implementing the systems that make Software Defined Manufacturing possible. Our intelligent & Cloud connected automation solutions and software applications are deployed in factories to automate the assembly of critical components necessary for building modern AI-Factories and support manufacturing operations for some of the biggest names in the industry. 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.
You will work directly with R&D, Software Engineering, and IT teams to develop and operate a scalable & secure Cloud Infrastructure on multiple cloud service providers & Cloud native applications to deploy & operate mission-critical automation solutions.


  • Design and Architecture of Cloud and Hybrid infrastructure:
  • Lead the design and implementation of secure, scalable, and highly available cloud & hybrid infrastructure using infrastructure as code (IaC)
  • Collaborate with application teams to define cloud architecture, strategy, and best practices
  • Infrastructure as Code:
  • Develop and maintain IaC templates using tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or similar.
  • Ensure infrastructure is version-controlled, automated, and aligned with DevOps practices.
  • Implement and manage CI/CD pipelines for infrastructure deployment and updates.
  • Security and Compliance:
  • Ensure cloud infrastructure adheres to security best practices and compliance requirements (e.g. SOC 2 or ISO 27001).
  • Implement and manage security controls, observability, monitoring, and logging to protect cloud resources.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits.
  • Scalability and Performance:
  • Design and implement strategies for scalability, performance optimization, and cost management.
  • Monitor system performance, identify bottlenecks, and implement improvements.
  • Establish disaster recovery and business continuity plans.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • 10+ years of experience in cloud infrastructure engineering, with at least 2 years in a technical lead role.
  • Proven track-record of building & maintaining Cloud Infrastructure for mission critical SaaS applications / services.
  • Expertise in public cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Strong experience with infrastructure as code tools (Terraform, CloudFormation, etc.).
  • Proficiency in Docker, Kubernetes & containerization tools.
  • Proficiency in a programming language (e.g. Python / Go / Java / C++ ), scripting and automation (e.g. Bash or PowerShell).
  • In-depth understanding of cloud security principles and best practices.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and tools (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab CI, CircleCI).


  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Solutions Architect Expert certifications.
  • Experience with a multicloud infrastructure.
  • Experience in ML-based applications and MLOps.
  • Experience with embedded devices and/or robotics, but we’re happy to show you that part.


  • 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.