DevOps Engineer


Maana is looking for creative, self-starter and experienced Dev Ops Engineer to join world class engineering team to deploy and maintain the Maana platform for internal development while working closely with Software Development to evolve and maintain existing operations and processes.

This critical role for our organization also includes extending deployment to include new services, improve automation, including writing and managing scripts for platform deployments.  Having knowledge of other architecture disciplines including application, database, infrastructure, and enterprise architecture will highly benefit the candidate to identify system integration opportunities, implement best practices, tools and standards.

The role also provides consultative support to the IT team for production incidents and support system reliability, availability, scale, and performance activities

Essential Functions 

  • Working Linux administration experience
    •  Deep kernel experience is not required yet our infrastructure, docker containers, deployment scripts etc. all run in Linux/Unix, at the moment
    • Typical tasks include accessing logs, creating/configuring users, mounting and remounting network file systems, updating network configuration etc.
    • Basic level of shell scripting is a must
  • Azure IaaS/PaaS experience
    • Frequent tasks include create/configure VMs, networks (virtual networks, subnets, load balancers, network security groups), AKS (Kubernetes) clusters, docker registries, file shares etc.
    • Preferred experience: Azure CLI tools and Azure Resource manager templates
  • Docker and Kubernetes experience
    • All of components of the platform and additional solution specific services and assistants run inside docker containers, and the plan is to have all of them running inside Kubernetes
    • Strong knowledge of docker is required, such as configuring docker networks, mounting volumes, mapping container users to host ones, host nodes maintenance and troubleshooting (e.g., pruning old entities, monitoring resource utilization etc.)
    • Mandatory experience with building services on Kubernetes include – creating services, deployments, persistent volumes, ingress/egress configuration
    • Azure Kubernetes Service experience is preferred
    • Preferred skill: Helm – intent is to move all k8s deployments to Helm from raw k8s templates
  • Networking fundamentals/security
    • Typical tasks include configuring access from/to specific addresses, troubleshooting and monitoring connectivity, securing ports etc.
    • Understanding of networking is required – DNS, firewalls, routing etc.
  • Basic GIT knowledge required for extensive GitHub usage

Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the technology field.
  • 2+ years of strong experience with cloud services (Azure preferred).
  • Experience with Linux, cloud environments (Azure/AWS) including microservices, IaaS,  PaaS, and distributed architectures.
  • Knowledge of network engineering, including DNS, Active Directory, firewalls, load balancers, etc.
  • Knowledge of best practices for IT operations in an always-on, always-available service model.
  • Experience problem solving issues on globally distributed systems and critical product service environments.
  • Capable of technical deep dives into infrastructure, databases, and applications as needed, yet cognitively agile enough to have strategy discussions with leadership.
  • Direct, hands-on experience with IT and release management tools.
  • Experience with continuous integration tools, such as VSTS, Bamboo, Jenkins, Microsoft TFS, TeamCity, etc.
  • Experience with configuration management best practices.
  • Good communication skills.
  • After hours on-call support occasionally required.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

AAP/EEO Statement

Maana provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Maana complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

About Maana

Founded in 2012, Maana is a privately held company known as the pioneer of Digital Knowledge Technology. Maana has invented a new way to represent industrial knowledge mathematically, using the patented Maana Computational Knowledge Graph™, at the core of the Maana Knowledge Platform™. This unique innovation enables industrial companies to encode human expertise and data from across silos into digital knowledge to help employees make better and faster decisions. Using the Maana Knowledge Platform, Fortune 500 industrial companies can quickly develop AI-driven Knowledge Applications, that accelerate digitizing decision flows and operations.

In 2017 Maana was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer for enabling the 4th industrial revolution and also by IHS Markit as a CERAWeek 2017 Energy Innovation Pioneer.

Maana’s strategic investors are comprised of Frost Data Capital, GE Ventures, Intel Capital, Chevron Technology Ventures, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Shell Technology Ventures, Accenture Ventures, CICC, Eight Square Capital, and Sino Capital.   Customers include Global Fortune 500 industrial companies such as Airbus, BHP, Chevron, GE, Maersk, and Shell.  Maana is privately held with offices in Palo Alto, California, Bellevue, Washington, Houston, Texas, and international presence in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; London, UK; and Copenhagen, Denmark. Visit us at

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