Infrastructure/DevOps Engineer


Mountain View, CA, USA

Full time

Nov 29

Gatik is leading the way in autonomous middle-mile delivery by developing a safe, efficient, autonomous delivery solution that addresses real pain points for the retail industry. Operating on fixed, predetermined routes, we are the first company to develop and deploy light/medium duty autonomous box trucks. 

Founded in 2017, we are building new concepts and groundbreaking solutions for autonomous vehicles to ensure goods are transported between business locations both efficiently and affordably in city environments. Gatik’s autonomous vehicles have been operating in North America with multiple Fortune 500 retail partners including Walmart, Loblaws, and others yet to be announced publicly. These partnerships are a first in the AV industry: this kind of middle-mile integration with major retailers has never been done before, marking the first-ever deployment of a hub-and-spoke AV delivery model.

We're looking for high-energy, creative and collaborative candidates who would like to work in a fast-paced, execution-oriented team. If you love building scalable, reliable, maintainable infrastructure, and enjoy working closely with talented and collaborative teammates and users, we'd love to talk to you!


  • Develop scalable training and evaluation tools and infrastructure
  • Create scripts and templates to build cloud-based and stand-alone development systems for our software engineers
  • Define and build a fully hardened Linux distribution from scratch, compliant to the highest standards. including secure unattended updates, continuous monitoring, and management system
  • Build CI/CD with Jenkins and Improved CI/CD build times
  • System troubleshooting across platform and application domains
  • Manage the cloud instances and backend components


  • Masters’ degree in CS, Robotics or related field
  • Skilled software developer with fluency in C++ and/or Python
  • Strong understanding of protocols, TCP/IP, and packet routing
  • Low-latency, real-time software; performance analysis and optimization
  • 5+ years of experience in Linux scripting, secure server setup and maintenance
  • Experience in CI management and deployment tools like Jenkins, Git, Bash etc.
  • Experience using Debian/Ubuntu Linux OS, containers (Docker/Kubernetes)

Bonus Points

  • Ph.D. degree in CS, Robotics or related field or equivalent industry experience
  • Familiarity with one or more neural network frameworks, such as Tensorflow, Caffe & Torch
  • Cloud computing services such as Azure, GCP or Oracle Cloud
  • Experience with ROS/other robotics middle-ware platforms. Middleware experience with RTPS systems such as DDS
  • Deploying, maintaining, and supporting heavily-used production services
  • Experience with static analysis and code coverage tooling such as roslint, cpplint etc.
  • Experience with databases, such as MySQL, Postgres and InfluxDB
  • Deep understanding of GPU architecture


  • Competitive salaries, generous equity, and benefits including medical, dental & vision
  • Regularly scheduled on and off-site team building activities
  • Free catered lunches, snacks, and drinks
  • Start-up environment where you’ll help shape the culture and have a huge impact
  • Work on innovative products and challenging problems with some amazingly talented (and fun) people
  • Be at ground zero of the AV revolution!

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Autonomous Delivery Network for the Middle Mile