Dev/Ops Engineer - Cloud Infrastructure


Union City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 01/14/2021
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  • Company Address: , California City, CA, 90002

About vicarious

Vicarious is developing artificial general intelligence for robots. By combining insights from generative probabilistic models and systems neuroscience, our architecture trains faster, adapts more readily, and generalizes more broadly than AI approaches commonly used today.

Job Description

Vicarious aims to transform robotics by creating robots with human level performance on real-world manipulation tasks. We are passionate about changing the world with science and software, and we are looking for exceptional people to join us in that mission. You will join a small, tightly knit collective of engineer-scientists committed to solving these problems. Our focus is on building robotic manipulation systems that are beyond the state of the art by integrating perception, concept learning, reasoning, and motor control as we pursue the long term goal of artificial general intelligence.
As Dev/Ops engineer you will be a critical piece of our DevOps team, providing support for state-of-the-art development of robotic and AI based systems. Continuous delivery, infrastructure as code and scalable solutions will be your bread and butter. This role will involve automating the dynamics of our infrastructure, utilizing AWS to optimize performance, convenience and cost. Your efforts will be rewarded by knowing that you're supporting the bleeding edge in robotic artificial intelligence research and development, every day.

What you'll do

    • Design and build automated systems to manage our scalable infrastructure on AWS
    • Deploy the latest software development tools to aid development within the rest of the organization
    • Create performance benchmarking platforms for our infrastructure and software
    • Interface with research development teams to find pain points and aid them as needed
    • Write docker containers!

We are looking for candidates with most or all of the below qualifications:

    • 3+ years working within a devops environment
    • Very comfortable with Linux - especially Ubuntu
    • Familiar with configuration management tools (puppet, ansible, salt)
    • Can write a bash or python script to do just about anything
    • Experienced with AWS and infrastructure as code (terraform)
    • Bonus points for experience with ROS
    • BSc in Computer Science or related

Desired Personal Qualities

    • Integrity
    • Ability to admit when wrong
    • Altruism
    • Fearlessness working outside your comfort zone
    • Patience with others
    • Fast worker
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with people of various backgrounds
    • Intellectual breadth
    • Sense of humor
    • Passionate about robotics and artificial intelligence, and pushing the boundaries on real world robotics applications

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