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Senior Software Engineer, DevOps - Labs



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

About the Team

DoorDash Labs is an independent team at DoorDash that focuses on robotics and automation to develop autonomous delivery solutions as part of the DoorDash platform. The team is responsible for managing both on-prem robots, hardware and cloud infrastructure, as well as CI/CD and AWS operations. In addition, the team handles software validation and release management. The team has a significant impact on the daily success of the product and contributes to achieving company goals.

About the Role

DoorDash Labs is hiring a DevOps Engineer who is enthusiastic about DevOps, robotics, and autonomy and has practical experience with various infrastructure. The role involves enhancing our existing software build infrastructure and CI pipelines, simplifying the deployment process of new software , applying configuration changes and and managing a rapidly expanding environment. The team aims to implement advanced processes, tools, and frameworks to create a top-notch DevOps ecosystem and enhance the developer experience and productivity.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

  • Own our entire build process and utilize bazel to compile software and manage all dependencies for both cloud infrastructure and bare-metal deployment
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines while collaborating across teams to improve build, integration & release processDesign, build, and test scalable tools, frameworks and processes to support our fast growing autonomy team
  • Continuously identify areas of opportunity for improving developer productivity, lowering cost and time to execution of all CI/cloud execution tasks
  • Contribute to DevOps roadmap, schedule and key release milestones across all DevOps projects

We're excited about you because you have...

  • B.S in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of C++ and how C++ code is compiled
  • Strong Experience working with Bazel, dependency management and build time optimizations
  • 5+ years of industry experience as a DevOps engineer, build engineer or equivalent
  • Experience with AWS and its services
  • Experience with Docker, Terraform, Grafana, Prometheus and scripting (Bash or Python)
  • Experience with Linux/Unix development environments and troubleshooting the system
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, puppet, etc.
  • Ability to analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources
  • Adaptability, resilience, and being able to thrive in ambiguity
  • Enjoy working collaboratively, you help everyone to win, not just yourself
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual, problem-solving skills and a high attention to detail

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.

California Pay Range:
$170,600$255,800 USD