Capella Space is hiring a

DevOps Engineer


Capella is at the forefront of making vital information about our world accessible in a timely manner. We’re leveraging proven technologies and building new capabilities to create a constellation of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites that can collect information about any spot on the planet within an hour. 

At Capella you’ll work in a collaborative team environment, alongside smart people with a history of space mission success. Our mission and our products are meant to understand the whole world and empower decision-makers with timely information and analytics. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger. Veterans are welcome! 

We value diversity at Capella and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!

About the Role

We are seeking a skilled and experienced DevOps engineer to join our team at Capella Space. As a DevOps engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing the infrastructure and tools needed to support our continuous integration and deployment processes. You will work closely with software developers, system administrators, and other stakeholders to ensure that our development and production environments are reliable, scalable, and secure. This is a critical role for our organization as we continue to grow and scale our operations.


  • Design and implement automation pipelines for software development and deployment
  • Manage and monitor infrastructure to ensure high availability and performance
  • Collaborate with software developers to optimize application performance and reliability
  • Implement and manage containerization technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Configure and maintain database systems and related tools
  • Implement and manage monitoring and logging solutions
  • Work with security teams to implement and maintain security best practices
  • Troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure and deployment issues
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align infrastructure with business needs
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices in DevOps


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a DevOps role
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing platforms, such as AWS or Azure
  • Proficiency in scripting languages, such as Python or Bash
  • Experience with configuration management tools, such as Ansible or Puppet
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with database systems, such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with monitoring and logging tools, such as Prometheus or ELK stack
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Compensation Ranges 

San Francisco: $156,600 - $234,800

Colorado: $125,300 -$187,900

Salaries will be based on the applicant’s level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills.

In addition to an opportunity to take part in an innovative and fast-growing business with a highly motivated and skilled team, we also take pride in taking care of our employees. Here are just a few ways that we show our appreciation:  

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Equity
  • Health Care, Dependent Care FSAs 
  • Commuter/Parking Flex Spending
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • In-office lunch program
  • Dog friendly work environment (SF)
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