Senior DevOps Engineer – Aperture Platform
Department: Engineering
Posted: July 25, 2022
Location: San Jose / Remote

Who is Outward Inc?

Outward Inc. is a visual transformation technology company. Since 2012, our team of inventors, technologists, brand experts, and changemakers, have been reinventing the retail customer shopping journey through innovations in product visualizations.

Using cutting-edge 3D, AR/VR, and web technologies, Outward is bringing the advantages of automated, AI-perfected product photography to our clients — allowing them to produce a large volume of product images at the push of a button and publish them in any format — from e-commerce to traditional media.

These innovations enable a breadth of digital experiences and meaningful interactions between manufacturers and retailers of all sizes, and their customers.

Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc. (www.staging-outwardinc.kinsta.cloud). Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About the Role
Outward Aperture Platform’s engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how modern ecommerce participants create, manipulate and utilize product images and data. Our systems, in conjunction with a set of machine learning technologies, provide sophisticated tooling that allows capturing, processing and editing of high quality product visual and nonvisual data. Our technology streamlines digital asset creation and distribution in the ecommerce workflows, allowing participants of all sizes to compete on equal footing with ecommerce “behemoths”.
As a Senior DevOps Engineer for Aperture Platform, you will work closely with engineers and stakeholders to design and build DevOps processes, requirements, and deployment solutions. You will create and maintain deployment and CI/CD pipelines and drive the improvements in engineering workflows. You will also be responsible for the design and implementation of robust monitoring and alerting systems across physical servers and cloud environments.

Build and set up new development tools and infrastructure.
Design and implement workflows that automate and improve development and release processes.
Ensure that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats.
Work with all stakeholders to ensure that development follows established processes.
Provide technical support for deployed software and resources.
At least four (4) years of experience as a DevOps Engineer.
Excellent knowledge of Jenkins, git and git workflows.
Working knowledge of Python and JavaScript.
Good understanding of databases and working knowledge of SQL.
Understanding of web application development and testing.
Experience with UI automation technologies.
Understanding of image processing, machine learning, information retrieval, distributed systems and scalable data processing is strongly preferred.
Active ownership of resolving various obstacles in complex systems by working across teams.
Benefits Just for You
Medical, Dental, Vision
Paid time off
Company-sponsored team events such as regular staff parties
Friendly, caring co-workers and management
Why you will love working at Outward, Inc.
We’re a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
A technologically and data-driven business
Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
We’re at the forefront of tech and eCommerce, redefining technology for the next generation
We’re passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
We get to be creative daily
A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
We have fun!
This position Will Not offer relocation, or Visa Sponsorship assistance.