Cloud Operations Engineer

Job description

Astronomer helps organizations adopt Apache Airflow, an open-source data workflow orchestration platform. We run a managed SaaS offering (Astronomer Cloud), as well as a product that our customers install into their own Kubernetes cluster (Astronomer Enterprise).
We're looking for infrastructure-oriented people to join our Cloud Operations Team, which is responsible for building and scaling our SaaS offering.


  • Work with our team of SREs and Developers to operate our secure, highly automated runtime environment to dynamically scale for our customer needs
  • Be the person to track uptime and cost metrics on a daily basis and plot against SLAs and budget
  • Add metrics, alerts, and auto-remediation and auto-scaling / cleanup capabilities as needed for uptime and cost management
  • Add and track security telemetry data, including management of employee access for administration and customer support
  • Deploy code to production while following release management processes including canary deployments
  • Participate in on-call rotation to meet our SLAs
  • Follow procedures for escalations to engineering and communication of resulting status and ongoing communication with the customer


  • Kubernetes Experience (Docker, Kubernetes, Helm)
  • Cloud Automation Experience (Terraform, other tools)
  • Cloud Networking (AWS/GCP/Azure)
  • Comfortable communicating with customers

Bonus Points if you're familiar with:

  • Apache Airflow
  • ElasticSearch/Kibana
  • Prometheus/AlertManager/Grafana
  • Redhat Openshift

At Astronomer, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.