Hiring DevOps engineer at Zurich-based Computer Vision startup | Cerrion

Devops Engineer At Zurich-Based Computer Vision Startup


Date listed

2 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time



About Cerrion 🚀

Cerrion is a Zurich-based AI startup backed by Y Combinator and leading Silicon Valley investors. Our mission is to help shape the autonomous and sustainable future of manufacturing. To do so we are building AI and human-centered automation that enables everyone on the factory floor to make better and faster decisions. Our team, which consists of AI PhDs, Ex-Googlers and serial entrepreneurs, has built state-of-the-art Computer Vision that is automatically monitoring production lines in more than 5 countries. If you are fascinated by building technology that has real impact on industries that affect our day to day life, we're the right place for you.

We are already working with some of the largest manufacturing companies in Europe to help them make their operations more transparent, stable and efficient. And we are just getting started: Our goal is to change the status quo and equip every production line with our product. To support us with robustifying our technological stack and advancing our cloud/on-premise solutions, we are looking for your help.

We are hiring a DevOps engineer.

🎯 Your responsibilities

Working on all infrastructure-related issues: cloud infrastructure management, cloud optimization, monitoring of on-prem and cloud devices, CI/CD, etc. Work with the software engineering teams to design, deliver and manage services with low latency and high uptime. Streamlining the setting up of on-premise infrastructure at our customers, troubleshooting with them if something goes wrong. Working with hardware: edge processing units, cameras, relays, etc. In the future: working on scaling the system and distributing between different cloud providers.

📚 Our backend stack

  • Video processing with ffmpeg and python
  • Data streaming with Apache Kafka, persistent data storage in MongoDB
  • Containerized microservices with docker compose
  • Computer Vision models in PyTorch
  • GitHub with CI/CD
  • Processing and storage on Google Cloud and bare metal at customers

🛠Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong experience with Linux/Unix administration
  • Solid bash scripting knowledge and at least basic python scripting skills
  • Expertise with logging, monitoring and automation tools
  • Experience of working with Google Cloud
  • Previous experience with operating, maintaining and improving CI/CD with GitHub actions or similar (Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, etc.)
  • Experience with the following technologies: Git, Docker, Apache Kafka or Pulsar, NoSQL database (MongoDB) Kubernetes on cloud (GKE) and on prem
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts
  • Experience or interest in modern MLOps technologies
  • Willingness to explore new hardware solutions
  • Good English skills

A plus:

  • Experience with video streaming
  • People management skills
  • Experience with hardware: purchasing and choosing the right hardware components, setting up hardware
  • Experience with security tools such as firewalls, VPNs, MQTT, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and vulnerability management tools
  • Familiarity with security standards such as ISO 27001 or SOC 2
  • Experience with other cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure

👐 Why Cerrion

As an early employee, you are given the chance to join this world-class team and substantially shape the future of a Y Combinator-backed company and be part of its success. Working at Cerrion also enables you to gain unique exposure into different manufacturing industries. Apart from the excitement of building novel technology which has the potential to revolutionize one of the world’s biggest industries, we offer:

  • Flat hierarchies, where you work directly with the founders and are part of key decisions
  • An dynamic, unbureaucratic environment with a “get things done” mentality
  • Flexible vacation and home office policy, and flexible working hours International and talented team of start-up professionals
  • Opportunity to strongly impact future of a fast-growing company
  • Competitive compensation with stock ownership
  • Complete empowerment and exposure to maximize your growth

Cerrion is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are open to all groups of people without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

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