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Aurora delivers the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly.

DevInfra - DevOps Engineer
Pittsburgh, PA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Aurora Overview

Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work.

Led by a team of seasoned experts, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world's most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life.

Aurora hires people who are excited to build the future of transportation. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. Our software engineers work across the self-driving vehicle system, from algorithm design to high-performance embedded work to distributed implementations. We are developing robust, high performance, and highly reliable software.


  • Maintain and scale Continuous Integration infrastructure for reproducible and traceable builds and deployments.
  • Automate existing pipelines, workflows, and deployments to improve performance and reliability of internal software processes.
  • Build, run, and scale services in AWS to support our complex and rapidly growing software team.
  • Provide on-call support for business critical services and respond to address outages and keep software releases running smoothly.
  • Own the metrics and monitoring story for essential developer infrastructure services and build pipelines; respond to events in these systems as they occur.


  • BS/MS or PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years in devops and automation engineering.
  • Experience automating Continuous Integration pipelines in a high velocity software organization
  • Experience with Terraform, Ansible, and other tools used to automate deployment, provisioning, and fleet management


  • Experience building automation tools, services, and/or platforms in support of software development teams
  • Experience deploying systems with Kubernetes.
  • Experience administering the Jenkins CI system.
  • Experience with Node / NPM / Yarn.

Working at Aurora

Our work has real purpose. Delivering the benefits of self-driving will save lives around the world, expand access to transportation, revitalize cities, and give people time back every day.

We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together.

The Founding Team

Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson developed MIT'S Intelligent CoPilot, then led the team that delivered Tesla Autopilot. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by Amazon, T Rowe Price, and some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock and Index Ventures.