TechOps Engineer - Mid/Senior at Plotly Technologies Inc () (allows remote)

TechOps Engineer - Mid/Senior at Plotly Technologies Inc () (allows remote)

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Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-12-02 05:00:46

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About the Role

At Plotly, our customers depend on us for their mission-critical data analysis needs. In this TechOps engineer role, you'll work with code, colleagues, and customers to build Plotly's core products and improve their robustness and scalability.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop the core functionality of Plotly's enterprise products, with a particular focus on Dash application management capabilities (similar to Heroku)
  • Improve reliability, testing, automation, observability, and performance throughout our stack
  • Help out as we work to scale Dash Enterprise to more demanding customer requirements in diverse cloud and physical environments
  • Identify and communicate product and documentation improvements


Technical skills (these periods may overlap):

  • 4 years or more of experience writing code as part of your job (in any language)
  • 3 years or more of Linux systems administration and generalist networking experience
  • 2 years of Kubernetes experience
  • 1 year or more of experience with backend web application development
  • 1 year or more of experience with Python and Git
  • Useful familiarity with Docker
  • Preferred: Some past experience with one or more of reliability, testing, automation, observability, and performance work

Professional requirements:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to follow and produce documentation instructions
  • Ability to debug, troubleshoot, and seek answers autonomously before asking colleagues for help
  • Can drive the full architecture and development cycle of small feature improvements or refactorings
  • Requires only modest supervision and assistance to drive medium feature improvements or refactorings
  • Preferred: Is willing to work in our Montréal headquarters, or elsewhere in Canada
  • If not working in Montréal, has demonstrated success in a remote technical engineer role


  • Some familiarity with any of LDAP, SAML, Windows enterprise systems administration, Flask, Django, public cloud environments, and/or Kubernetes
  • Frontend programming experience (Javascript, CSS, React or Vue)
  • Prior experience with Plotly graphing library or Dash app technologies, in either open source or enterprise forms
  • Interest in data visualization or data science generally
  • Prior technical leadership experience