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Lead DevOps Engineer

Company: Nikola Motor Company
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description You're passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special. You want to own your space but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects. The pace doesn't scare you - it excites you. Quality and integrity matter to you. We feel exactly the same way. Drive Forward. Introduce yourself to us and let's start a conversation. Come join the Nikola Motor's Vehicle Software Team as a DevOps Engineer. To help facilitate the creation of our Vehicle Infotainment and Telematics software.
Our team is innovating in established industries through technology and ideas. You'll be the tip of the spear in our DevOps strategy and implementation. We have interesting, fun work, and you'll work with great people and cool technology. We are looking for a Lead Dev Ops Engineer to help facilitate the creation of our Telematics software for our Class 8 battery electric and fuel cell vehicles. This will be a full-time position based in Phoenix, AZ or with an option for remote work in specific states. You will:

  • Maintain and enhance existing pipelines.
  • Deploy new pipelines and assets, contribute to or lead infrastructure and pipeline improvements.
  • Work closely with software and QA teams to define and deploy CI/CD solutions.
  • Establish Infrastructure as Code culture and process.
  • Lead, Design, Implement, Maintain, Enhance new and existing development pipelines and CI/CD solutions.
  • Collaborate across the Software and Info System teams and organizations. You Have:
    • BS, in Computer Science, Computer Engineering OR equivalent (and proven) work experience in a software-related field.
    • 3-7 years of experience as a DevOps Engineer (Sr., Lead or Manager).
    • Expert in GIT is a must!
    • Must have extensive experience with Automation tools and platforms. i.e. capistrano, chef, puppet, shipit, ansible, kubernetes, etc.
    • Expertise with Linux and familiar with Yocto.
    • Working experience with containers (Docker) and virtualization.
    • Experience in release management and automation.
    • Strong programming language skills (Ruby, Python, Node.js, Perl and shell scripting.)
    • Familiar with the practice of Continuous Integrations (CI) / Continuous Delivery (CD). Gitlab infrastructure (pipelines, deployments, monitoring, etc.) is preferred but equivalent is also considered for CI/CD, Orchestration, automated testing, etc. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Automotive industry experience.
      • Background as a Software Developer, Reliability Engineer or Systems/Network Engineer
      • Experience designing and deploy CI/CD pipelines from scratch.
      • Implementing "Infrastructure as Code" for deployments, virtualization, containerization, and orchestration.
      • Working from app source code, operating systems, and versioning control systems all the way to global architecture and infrastructure.
      • Developing processes and custom tools.
      • Automated Test, Buildroot
      • Crystal (programming language), Object-oriented programming (OOP)
      • AWS is preferred over Azure DevOps or Google Cloud but are still valuable.
      • Security, Agile.
      • Firmware management.
      • Artifactory, Confluence, Jira, Rally. Nikola is a pioneer in zero-emission trucks. If you are passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to be a part of something special that will impact the world, let's start a conversation. Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada.
        This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT. #LI-AH1 Equal Employment Opportunity statement (EEO) Nikola Motor Company--- is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law. To all recruitment agencies: Nikola is not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies. No fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Nikola, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.

Keywords: Nikola Motor Company, Phoenix , Lead DevOps Engineer, Engineering , Phoenix, Arizona

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