Cloud Automation Engineer

  • Location: US - Watsonville, California
  • Job Family: IT
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0003626
  • Experience Years: 5-10 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Regular

About the Opportunity

The Cloud Automation Engineer is a senior technical leader for infrastructure automation within the company. A Driscoll’s Cloud Automation Engineer will be a technical leader, shepherding numerous infrastructure and related systems or platforms through design and architecture, build and implementation, and transition to support. All of these tasks must be completed while keeping in mind the operational needs of the business, the requirements of the applications and services infrastructure, and the security and stability of all infrastructure components.


  • Design, architect, build, maintain, and drive automation of infrastructure systems using best practices and principles of “Infrastructure as Code.”

  • Provide senior level support and operational oversight of systems and cloud platforms, including capacity and performance analysis, troubleshooting, design and improvement recommendations, and documentation.

  • Implement new infrastructure technologies, platforms, and services to deliver business and infrastructure functionality as needed to support our company mission.

  • Lead technical projects for infrastructure deployments, especially those focused on automating and managing our servers, services, and cloud platforms.  

  • Develop and report KPIs via automated platforms (monitoring, BI, or scripted) for all aspects of infrastructure, particularly core systems, storage, network, and cloud functions.

  • Responsible for managing activities in collaboration with key business stakeholders, information services leadership, and the infrastructure team, to accomplish planned growth.

Candidate Profile


  • 3-5 years of hands on experience in AWS

  • Expert level experience in infrastructure automation

  • Deep knowledge and capabilities in infrastructure as code management practices, source control, deployment, and testing methodologies.

  • Senior level experience with infrastructure orchestration platforms such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible.

  • Proven delivery of infrastructure services and platforms

  • Thorough understanding of cloud services, including virtual machine hosting, data migration, security and access standards, account structure, billing analysis, and virtual private cloud concepts.

  • Understanding of relational database services, lambda functions, ETL workflow, and content delivery networks.

  • Deep understanding of multi-region and multi-zone deployments, high availability models, and disaster recovery, to facilitate deployment of automated failover systems and platforms.

  • Clear communicator

  • Domestic and international travel required.

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.

Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.