Senior MLOps Engineer - Cloud


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Vicarious aims to transform robotics by creating robots with human level performance on real-world manipulation tasks. We are passionate about changing the world with science and software, and we are looking for exceptional people to join us in that mission.


  • Design and build well-designed, documented, and tested software features and services that meet internal and customer product requirements
  • Take responsibility for the technical quality of the features delivered across the team, including documentation, testing strategies, and code
  • Identify and address product issues, deficiencies and performance bottlenecks
  • Build, maintain and deploy tools to support our ML/AI initiatives
  • Take full ownership of project from design to deployment
  • Work directly with ML/AI research to build performant and scalable ML/AI solutions.


  • Strong communication skills for documenting workflows, tools, features or complex areas of a codebase
  • Solid software engineering experience with at least one of the following programming languages: Python, C++, Go, Java
  • Experience using existing libraries, frameworks, and RESTful APIs to build complex distributed applications.
  • Experience with workflow management tools such as Argo, Airflow
  • Experience with ML training systems such as Google AI Platform, AWS Sagemaker, Spell
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform or AWS CloudFormation
  • Experience with deployment automation on Kubernetes (e.g.: ArgoCD)
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in complex, distributed systems
  • Experience in Microservices architecture
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms
  • Experience with the agile software lifecycle
  • Has a proven ability to learn quickly and work well both independently and in team
  • 5+ years of professional experience in product-driven software engineering at scale

Nice to have

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • Machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotics, neural network experience is a plus (e.g. Tensorflow)
  • Experience with building software solutions for human-machine interaction
  • Launched a public facing scalable applications
  • Experience in cloud-based technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience with the Linux operating system
  • Experience in designing enterprise APIs
  • Experience with Jira in agile development process
  • Passion for building software with great user experience and User Centered Design.

Personal qualities

  • Integrity
  • Ability to admit when wrong
  • Altruism
  • Fearlessness
  • Working outside your comfort zone
  • Patience with others
  • Fast worker
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with people of various background
  • Intellectual breadth
  • Sense of humor
  • Passionate about robotics and artificial intelligence, and pushing the boundaries on real world robotics applications

Vicarious is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to fair hiring practices and a welcoming working environment. All candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual identity or expression, medical condition, or socioeconomic status. We value our differences and we’re excited to learn what you can add to our team.