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Principal DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
United States · Texas, USA · Remote
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

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Position Overview

At Autodesk, we are reinventing how everything you see or touch is imagined, designed, and created. In Autodesk Construction Solutions (ACS), we are reinventing how every building, bridge, hospital, campus, and stadium are built. Our web and mobile applications bring 3D collaboration solutions to the construction industry. They bring real-time predictive insights and analytics to our customers, helping them better plan, execute and mitigate risk building their multi-million dollar projects. We do this by building, implementing, and applying machine learning, data science, and real-time data engineering to the Big Data generated by the Autodesk ecosystem. Not only do we help push the boundaries of technology at Autodesk, but we also do it in style and fun. Intrigued?

Autodesk Construction Solutions is looking for a Principal DevOps Engineer to join its DevOps group in the Enterprise Center Of Excellence. This group is responsible for developing solutions that enable application developers to deliver high-quality software and keep the products and services that we support running as reliably and efficiently as possible.


  • Work closely with our engineering teams to improve performance and reliability for new feature development

  • Design, write, document, and deliver software to improve product availability, scalability, and performance

  • Coordinate and perform major upgrades with zero downtime

  • Create tools to automate requests made of your team instead of treating each request as a manual task

  • Support the products and services we build by participating in an on-call rotation with your teammates

Minimum Qualifications

  • Curiosity about how things work

  • Obsession with automating everything you can with an eye towards simplicity and elegance

  • Advanced knowledge of Unix/Linux systems

  • Scripting experience in at least one scripting language and familiarity with others

  • Ability to troubleshoot everywhere from build through Production issues

  • Expertise in at least one of the following with a preference towards AWS: AWS, Azure, GCP

  • Self-motivated and able to deal with periods of full autonomy

  • Empathetic with great communication skills

  • Team-oriented

Preferred Qualifications

  • Infrastructure as code (Terraform)

  • AWS products: ECS/Fargate, RDS (Postgres), SNS/SQS, IAM, S3, CloudFront, etc.

  • Jenkins and Spinnaker

  • Industry security certifications and processes (eg: SOC2, FedRAMP, etc)

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About Autodesk

Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!


From health and financial benefits to time away and everyday wellness, we give Autodeskers the best, so they can do their best work. Learn more about our benefits in the U.S. by visiting

Salary transparency

Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. For U.S.-based roles, we expect a starting base salary between $141,400 and $228,800. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location, and may exceed this range. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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