Senior DevOps Engineer III

Aerial Applications

Posted: 
December 30, 2020

About Aerial Applications

At Aerial Applications, our vision is to make the physical world knowable. We do this by making software to rapidly create maps and share those maps collaboratively.


Aerial Applications is a software company that uses drones and artificial intelligence to create maps that provide real-time situational intelligence to first responders. Our goal is to create the software backbone for fully autonomous mobile systems operating as machine constituents in the future of work.


If you love the idea of working in an emerging field with cutting edge technology and solving massive problems, this is a great company for you.


Aerial Applications is seeking a full-time DevOps Engineer. The ideal candidate will work along with our excellent software development team and be responsible for working on projects that are currently being developed by Aerial.


We are a rapidly growing company and plenty of opportunities for career development as you grow with us. This position is remote or in-person at our Washington, DC headquarters.


Compensation & Benefits

Competitive salary is commensurate with individual’s experience and skills

Benefits: Aerial Applications offers a complete suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, etc.

PTO: 10 days of PTO standard for all first- year employees (increasing over tenure), plus all federal holidays and an extensive winter holiday.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-7 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with enhancing DevOps architecture
  • Experience with maintaining infrastructure, supporting production workloads, and configuration management
  • Experience with modern CI/CD tools
  • Knowledge of deployment/configuration management tools
  • Experience with GitLab
  • Experience with Active Directory
  • Experience with mail servers and VPN’s
  • Experienced with network infrastructure, database, cloud and data center operations, and security protocols
  • Embodies an automation mindset
  • Experience with programming and scripting with languages like JavaScript, SQL, or C++
  • Experience with remote assistance tools
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux operating system administration
  • Prior experience with containerization and orchestration strategies (e.g., Docker and Kubernetes)
  • A get-things-done attitude and track record of success
  • Bonus: You’re super excited to contribute to the drone technology field
  • Job Responsibilities

  • Design, build and maintain a stable and efficient infrastructure to optimize service delivery across production, QA, and development environments throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, maintain, and continuously improve building, packaging, and deployment processes.
  • Implement automated infrastructure capabilities like backups, security tools, and monitoring.
  • Utilize a consistent DevOps approach to improve all phases of the process and ensure end-to-end quality across functions.
  • Aerial Applications provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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