Agility Robotics

Principal Platform Engineer

Job description

Agility Robotics is a pioneer. Our robot, Digit, is the first to be sold into workplaces across the globe. Our team is differentiated by its expertise in imagining, engineering, and delivering robots with advanced mobility, dexterity, intelligence, and efficiency -- robots specifically designed to work alongside people, in spaces built for people. Every day, we break through engineering challenges and invent new solutions and capabilities that will one day make robots commonplace and approachable. This work is our passion and our responsibility: our mission is to make businesses more productive and people’s lives more fulfilling.

About The Role

Our software team is growing rapidly and we are looking for talented engineers to join our growing, agile, world-class team. Agility Robotics is growing its cloud presence and is looking for a tech lead for the cloud operations team.  This individual will be responsible for setting the direction and scope for the team, helping to build the team, and growing our cloud capabilities.  This includes provisioning of cloud resources, setting up observability and monitoring capabilities, and anything else to accelerate the speed of the rest of the software organization.

About The Work

  • Development of cloud infrastructure
  • Enable other teams to make use of cloud resources
  • Maintain and improve the build, test, and CI infrastructure
  • Management of Bazel build system + remote execution
  • Management of CI system
  • Management of Github + Github Actions
  • Set the standard for Site Reliability Engineering
  • Provide technical leadership for a team of cloud platform engineers

About You

  • At least 6 years of experience in a DevOps or related role
  • Expertise with AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Desire to improve engineering efficiency with tools and services
  • Excited about building developer operations in a near green field environment
  • Leads projects involving multiple teams
  • Manages cloud infrastructure for multiple projects/teams/organizations
  • Supports data intensive cloud workloads
  • Experience as a team or tech lead
  • Experience supporting engineering teams at scale (>100 engineers)
  • Experience with observability tooling and site reliability engineering
  • Authorization to work in the USA

Bonus Points

  • Engineering Manager (EM) or Tech Lead Manager (TLM) experience
  • Experience building a team
  • Experience with Hybrid deployments (On Prem + Cloud)
  • Experience with Kubernetes, OpenShift, Mesos, or similar
  • Experience with Bazel, Github Actions, Remote Build Systems
  • Experience with Datadog, New Relic, Dynatrace, Splunk or similar
  • SOC 2 or related (HIPAA/HITRUST/PCI) Experience


  • Competitive compensation package
  • Industry leading employer-matched retirement plan
  • High-quality health, dental and vision insurance - 100% Employer paid for single coverage
  • 100% Company paid Short and Long-term disability insurance
  • 100% Company paid Life Insurance
  • Five weeks of paid time off (3 discretionary weeks and 2 company-wide shutdowns)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • A culture that encourages flexible work schedules
  • A culture that embraces individuality and authenticity
  • Relocation assistance provided when necessary
Agility Robotics

Developing technical breakthroughs in robotic legged mobility.