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Principal DevOps Engineer

HQ- San Jose, CA
6 months ago
Full time role

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Manufacturer of lithium batteries designed to accelerate the commercialization of solid-state batteries. The company engages in the manufacturing of electric ...

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Job Description

QuantumScape is on a mission to transform energy storage with solid-state lithium-metal battery technology. The company’s next-generation batteries are designed to enable longer range, faster charging and enhanced safety in electric vehicles to support the transition away from legacy energy sources toward a lower carbon future.





We are looking for an experienced DevOps engineer who can help us accelerate our software development efforts as we move towards building a solid-state battery. The candidate would bring valuable insight into our most difficult automation challenges, and deliver solutions that are secure, scalable, and robust.
You would be a great fit for this role if:You thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy finding opportunities to automate sophisticated processes.You are a phenomenal teammate who can communicate in simple terms the complexity that surrounds today's DevOps landscape.You embrace the opportunity to collaborate with our engineering teams to optimize our deployments while maintaining the best security practices.You would assist our efforts to streamline Kubernetes cluster deployments using packaging managers such as kpt, strengthen our existing CI/CD pipelines, automate cloud infrastructure upgrades with Terraform, and enable our on-premise configuration with management tools such as Ansible. We embrace the latest DevOps technologies, and empower our team members to push the boundaries of what is possible.
Responsibilities:Designing, implementing and maintaining advanced DevOps automation infrastructure for cloud and on-premise applicationPlanning, designing, and developing k8s deployment strategiesWorking closely with software engineers to deploy their applications into production using CI/CDCreate and maintain common monitoring, logging, and analytics services for observability within our applications
Requirements:5+ years of proven experience as a Dev/Ops engineer, 8+ years of experience for Principal level.BS in computer science or equivalent fieldExperience with GCP cloud environment and “infrastructure as code” technologies such as TerraformExperience with configuration management tools such as AnsibleSolid understanding of Docker/k8sStrong scripting language experience in languages such as Bash or PythonExperience with CI/CD frameworks such as GitHub Actions
Compensation Details: $155-209K base salary depending on experience, educational degree(s). Our compensation plan also includes an annual bonus and a generous RSU/Equity package.
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.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Manufacturer of lithium batteries designed to accelerate the commercialization of solid-state batteries. The company engages in the manufacturing of electric ...

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