Cloud Engineer | Digital Operations

South Burlington, VT


At Beta Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture. 

We are looking for a Cloud & Site Reliability Engineer to join our growing cloud platform and operations team. The person in this position will be responsible for supporting the adoption of cloud operations best practices with particular emphasis on infrastructure as code (IaC), monitoring/alerting, and operational testing.  The ideal candidate is capable of hands-on keyboard implementations as well as enabling colleagues to be able to do things the right way without undue friction.  They must be comfortable supporting the needs of multiple teams, domains, systems, and products. 

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Support monitoring and alerting solutions for our cloud systems in a secure and scalable manner
  • Implement and manage infrastructure automation through IaC (infrastructure as code) solutions.
  • Provide admin on-call coverage for our critical cloud systems
  • Support for our GitLab implementation including deployment and CI/CD pipeline infrastructure
  • Perform operationally focused testing of our cloud infrastructure and deployed applications (e.g. disaster recovery, security, etc)
  • Work with service owners to help implement effective monitoring, alerting, and response strategies
  • Facilitate incident response, blameless postmortems, and root cause analyses with the aim of continuously improving the resilience of our production systems
  • Help teams define Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Service Level Objectives (SLOs), and Service Level Indicators (SLIs) to drive better monitoring and management of issues
  • Work with cross-functional teams to strive for greater robustness of our cloud systems
  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a relevant field
  • 1+ years of experience managing cloud systems, preferably on AWS
  • Strength in monitoring and logging for production cloud systems
  • Comfortable working in Linux environments (including shell scripting)
  • Experience working with Git version control
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Understanding of observability concepts and best practices
  • Familiarity with containerization including building, managing, and deploying container images
  • Experience building infrastructure as code (IaC) solutions
  • Production operations experience including tracking issues and change control, SLA response, working with security requirements, and collaborating to maintain secure production environments
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies as needed
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Comfortable developing scripts and applications in Python and/or TypeScript
  • Familiarity with JavaScript/Node
  • Experience with AWS CDK
  • Experience with observability platforms such as New Relic, DataDog, or Grafana
  • Experience configuring and managing Kubernetes clusters
  • Experience with serverless technologies such as AWS Lambda and Fargate
  • Each of our backgrounds influences how we evaluate our own abilities. Research reveals that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, those from working-class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups may hesitate to apply for roles if they don't meet all the requirements. Many skills can be learned on the job. If you can envision contributing value to our community and meet most criteria, we encourage you to apply.

    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.  

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