• Principal DevOps Engineer

    Job Locations US-ID-Boise
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
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  • Overview

    Cradlepoint is helping to reinvent networking for the cloud era by leveraging the power of the cloud, the dynamic nature of virtualization, and the agility of software. It’s called cloud networking, and it’s the most disruptive thing to happen to networking since the Internet.
    And we're just getting started. With our leadership in LTE routers and network service virtualization technology, Cradlepoint plans to unbox (both literally and figuratively) even more network capabilities in the future. By migrating traditional appliance and endpoint services to the cloud, Cradlepoint makes it possible to build, secure, and manage cloud networks in minutes from one beautiful cloud-management console.
    If you've ever wanted to be at the beginning of something really big, now is your chance and Cradlepoint is the place. We are reinventing how WANs work in the cloud era and we are looking for extreme software engineers with service operations experience.  We are passionate about what we are building and are looking for someone who shares our commitment and drive.  Own the code you create, not a pager, as we build out our networking software as a service.  We need you to help us build products that customers depend on every day.



    • You grok build tools like Jenkins and container-orchestration systems like Kubernetes
    • You embrace continuous deployment
    • You are passionate about DevOps
    • You are not afraid of a self-healing, fault-tolerant, horizontally scalable cloud system that can support millions of users
    • You have zero tolerance for anything but zero downtime




    • Proficient with Linux system administration skills, Ubuntu Linux a plus
    • Proficient cloud-wrangling skills (AWS experience a plus)
    • Proficient with a scripting language like: Python, Ruby, Perl, Shell, Bash, etc.
    • Hands on experience deploying and managing CI/CD pipeline tools Jenkins and Git
    • Hands on experience building orchestration solutions (Docker, Kubernetes, Apache Mesos, etc.)
    • HA architecture design and implementation  (HAProxy, F5, ELB, Blue/Green, etc.)
    • Experience building stats and logging frameworks (ELK, Graphite, Sensu, InfluxDB, etc.)
    • Experience with CM tools (SALT, Chef, or Puppet)
    • Experience with IaaS, PaaS or SaaS infrastructures
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    • Understanding of DevOps principles and technologies, and have knowledge of and experience using formal Agile methodologies, disciplines and practices and techniques for delivery of new and enhanced applications
    • An  ability  to  rapidly  and  effectively  understand  and  translate  product  and  business  requirements into technical solutions
    • Experience  of  working  in  an  environment  where  products  have  to  be  delivered to  specific  time scales
    • BS in Computer Science or related degree


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