Staff DevOps Engineer

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Job Description

The Software & Digitalization organization is chartered to enable our customers to design & develop solutions in our next-gen online cloud-based platform using the entire portfolio of Renesas products. We are a global and multi-disciplinary team with in-depth knowledge of our broad portfolio ranging from microcontrollers and microprocessors, connectivity, memory, analog, power, and everything in between. Our Cloud-based platform provides solutions to customers ranging from block diagrams, simulation, and PCB design and architectures to working proof of concept designs, all depending on what level of integration and support a customer requires. 


Software and digitalization organization is seeking a motivated and experienced Cloud DevOps developers to take our solutions to the next level. As a key member of the team, you will play a crucial role in migrating existing software to modern, state-of-the-art technology and architecture. The primary focus of this role involves automating, deploying and operating solutions on commercial public cloud infrastructure and contribute to the success of this challenging project. In SW&D org, we solve customer technical challenges starting from the solution level and going down to the device level. Our software solutions should follow the same path. 


You will be a key driver in ensuring the reliability, scalability, and performance of our cloud-based platform. Some of these methodologies exist today and others are on the verge of becoming mainstream. Within SW&D org, we have the power and capability to make these a reality in the best interest of our customers. We are all about improving the customer experience, which in many cases starts with software. Having a good software out-of-the-box experience is monumental to the overall SW&D org philosophy. 



  • Develop and maintain automation tools and processes for building and managing our cloud platform infrastructure services as code, including provisioning, configuring, and deploying services and applications across public cloud including AWS, Azure. 

  • Collaborate with IT team members to identify areas of automation and implement solutions to streamline IT workflow and operational processes such as upgrades, patching and migration with minimal service downtimes. 

  • Implement and maintain continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines to automate software applications and system configurations build, testing and deployment. 

  • Participate in evaluation, design & development of new features/enhancements, and continuous improvements in all areas of infrastructure service operations. Respond to mission-critical service issues to triage and resolve complex problems.  

  • Work with team members, cross-functional teams, and stakeholders to provide world-class infrastructure services with high scalability, availability, and security. Completes projects as required with quality.


  • B.S. required (M.S. preferred) in computer engineering or computer science disciplines 

  • 8+ years of experience in Cloud-Based DevOps with AWS/Azure Cloud DevOps Certification preferred.  

  • Hands on experience with CI/CD pipeline and tools (GitLab, Jenkins, ArgoCD). 

  • Strong proficiency in Kubernetes, including cluster deployment, scaling and management. 

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes networking, security, and storage concepts. 

  • Experience with Kubernetes ecosystem tools such as Helm, Istio and Prometheus. 

  • Ability to troubleshoot Kubernetes issues and optimize performance. 

  • Understanding of Infrastructure as code (Iac) tools such as Terraform.  

  • Working knowledge of Cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or similar  

  • Proficient in Python for scripting and automation 

  • Strong knowledge in source code version control (Git), branching, pull request and peer code review process. 

  • Agile development (Scrum, XP, or Kanban) experience 

  • Excellent communication skills with a collaborative approach to working in teams 

  • Good understanding of networking and security concepts, Linux, command line utilities, and filesystem management and container security 

  • Well organized with attention to detail, accuracy, and target audience 

  • Able to creatively problem-solve engineering and business challenges, many times concurrently 

Company Description

Renesas Electronics is a dynamic, multicultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. Renesas brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories, and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics. 

Come join the Digitalization team under Software and Digitalization Organization and make a difference as we increase our market share and presence in the Global market. In this key role, you will join a team that is tasked with being the voice of Renesas microcontrollers in the market, helping our sales team to engage an ever-increasing and diverse set of customers while continuously driving innovations and unique value propositions in our microcontroller lineup. 

Additional Information

Renesas Electronics Corporation empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. The leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at renesas.com.

Renesas’ mission, To Make Our Lives Easier, is underpinned by our company culture, TAGIE. TAGIE stands for Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial. Our goal is to embed this unique culture in everything we do to succeed as a company and create trust with our diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

Renesas Electronics is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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