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Director of Technical Infrastructure

Fox Robotics

Fox Robotics

IT, Other Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

As the Director of Technical Infrastructure, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing the technical infrastructure necessary to support our developers, operations, and our fleet of autonomous forklifts. This role is pivotal in ensuring the scalability, security, and reliability of our systems. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to drive infrastructure strategy and execution.

What you’ll do:

Focus Areas:

  • Fleet server management
  • Software updates and deployment infrastructure
  • Networking design at customer sites
  • Information security, both corp & product
  • Cloud infrastructure management & cost controls
  • Data & Analytics
  • Core services & infrastructure software development

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee cloud services management, ensuring efficient utilization and cost optimization.
  • Manage and maintain compute infrastructure on robots and at customer sites.
  • Establish monitoring systems for proactive issue detection.
  • Promote automation and DevOps practices to streamline infrastructure management and deployments.
  • Manage the budget for technical infrastructure, optimizing costs and allocating resources effectively.
  • Build and lead a team of engineers and analysts, providing mentorship and setting clear goals.
  • Establish and manage relationships with vendors and partners.
  • Develop and maintain disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Implement and maintain security measures to protect our data, and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in a similar technical infrastructure leadership role, preferably in a startup or high-growth environment.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud services (e.g., GCP, Azure), server management, networking, security, and DevOps practices.
  • Experience with IoT or distributed device management.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Experience with budget management and vendor relations.
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills

Nice to have:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, information technology, or related field
  • Experience in a start-up or high growth environment

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Relocation assistance
  • Hybrid in-person and remote
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Fully-covered healthcare
  • 401k

More About Fox Robotics

We make robots that work.

We envision a world where robots serve as a human multiplier for dull and dangerous work. The warehousing industry sees more than 52,000 cases of injuries every year in the US. Our first product is an automated trailer unloader (forklift) that quickly demonstrates measurable value to our customers by both improving efficiency while also increasing safety.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.