Dexterity

Software Infrastructure Engineer

Redwood City, CA
USD 120k - 155k
Kafka AWS GCP Ansible Docker Kubernetes Python Redis
Description
Location: Redwood City, CA
Travel Required: No 
Job Classification Exempt FT
Job Functions: Engineering, Software Infrastructure Engineer

About Dexterity
At Dexterity we’re building robotic automation systems to perform pick-place-pack tasks in warehouses. Our end-to-end automation systems use intelligent software to enable human-like dexterity in commodity robot arms. Such intelligent robots will deeply impact the logistics industry and help realize a step change in logistics automation and supply chain productivity. 

Dexterity is one of the fastest growing and best funded startups in the robot manipulation space. Come join our team of robot-obsessed engineers and help make intelligent robots a reality.

About the Role
We are hiring Software Infrastructure Engineers to work closely with our software engineering teams to deploy, manage and monitor highly scalable and available software systems and infrastructure. 

About The Work:
Support and maintain our budding data center infrastructure on-prem and in the cloud to ensure high availability and scalability
Deploy and maintain homegrown and third-party open source software on our infrastructure.
Work throughout the technology stack to design, build, and monitor solutions and systems that improve operational efficiency and system reliability and enable scalability.
Troubleshoot and fix bugs in our offboard software and/or report them to our software engineering teams.
Guiding systems architecture (build out and improvements), tool development and resource planning.
Ensure proper integration between software applications and infrastructure architecture
Guide systems architecture (build-out and improvements) by participating in design reviews and offering suggestions for reliability and optimization of production systems. 

Basic Qualifications:
Experience in , Software Infrastructure Engineering, DevOps, site reliability, release management and/or systems engineering 
Experience with either AWS or Google Cloud or other highly scalable cloud environments.
Experience with system automation tools (i.e Ansible or Teraform etc).
Knowledge of containerization technologies such as: Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm, DC/OS etc is a must.
Strong scripting skills in Python, etc.
Demonstrated experience using continuous Integration to deliver complex software projects.
Distributed system experience with an ability to read our source code or third-party systems, modify them and help improve performance and reliability.
Experience with RDBMS DB’s  
Strong systematic analysis and problem-solving skills.
Intuitive collaboration and communication skills.
Start-up DNA

Preferred Qualifications:
Distributed system performance debugging experience and familiarity with tools such as perf, ftrace, Zipkin, etc. would be a big plus.
Experience with queuing/data-pipelining solutions (Storm, Redis, RabbitMQ, Amazon Kinesis, ZeroMQ, Kafka, etc.).
Solid coding skills preferably in Python and/or C++.
Knowledge and understanding of computer networking would be a big plus

Benefits include:
Flexible time off
Lunch each day via Forkable
401(k) plan without company matching
PreTax FSA and Commuter Assistance through Navia 


Base pay is one element of our Total Rewards package which may also include comprehensive benefits and equity etc., depending on eligibility. The annual base salary range for this position is from $120,000 to $155,000. The actual base pay offered will be determined on factors such as years of relevant experience, skills, education etc. Decisions will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. 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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