Cloud Operations Engineer


3 months ago

03/10/2020 10:22:57

Job type: Full-time

Category: Software Development

Astronomer helps organizations adopt Apache Airflow, an open-source data workflow orchestration platform. We run a managed SaaS offering (Astronomer Cloud), as well as a product that our customers install into their own Kubernetes cluster (Astronomer Enterprise).

We're looking for infrastructure-oriented people to join our Cloud Operations Team, which is responsible for building and scaling our SaaS offering.


  • Work with our team of SREs and Developers to operate our secure, highly automated runtime environment to dynamically scale for our customer needs

  • Be the person to track uptime and cost metrics on a daily basis and plot against SLAs and budget

  • Add metrics, alerts, and auto-remediation and auto-scaling / cleanup capabilities as needed for uptime and cost management

  • Add and track security telemetry data, including management of employee access for administration and customer support

  • Deploy code to production while following release management processes including canary deployments

  • Participate in on-call rotation to meet our SLAs

  • Follow procedures for escalations to engineering and communication of resulting status and ongoing communication with the customer


  • Kubernetes Experience (Docker, Kubernetes, Helm)

  • Cloud Automation Experience (Terraform, other tools)

  • Cloud Networking (AWS/GCP/Azure)

  • Comfortable communicating with customers

Bonus Points if you're familiar with:

  • Apache Airflow

  • ElasticSearch/Kibana

  • Prometheus/AlertManager/Grafana

  • Redhat Openshift

At Astronomer, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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