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Infrastructure Engineer - Radiant

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Job Title
Infrastructure Engineer
Job Location
El Segundo, California, United States
Job Description

Radiant Industries is an El Segundo, CA-based startup developing Kaleidos, a portable, containerized nuclear microreactor. Portable nuclear power with rapid deploy capability can replace diesel generators used today to provide critical asset support for hospitals, datacenters, and military bases or to power microgrids at remote sites. Radiant’s unique, practical approach to nuclear development utilizes modern software engineering to rapidly achieve safe, factory-constructable microreactors leveraging existing, well-qualified materials. Radiant is on a fast track to demonstrate the first fueled operation of a new commercial nuclear reactor design, just two years from now. 

Infrastructure Engineer

Reporting to the CTO & Co-Founder, this will be the first dedicated Infrastructure team member that will shape and execute Radiant’s infrastructure strategy. You will support our diverse and critical cloud-based ecosystem of applications and services spanning from digital twin simulations, hardware testing, and data pipelining with a keen eye for high-availability, high performance, and robust security. You will design high level architecture and requirements as well as troubleshoot bottleneck issues and identify improvements. This role is pivotal in enabling Radiant's success in commercializing the world's first portable nuclear microreactor to power remote communities globally.

  • Design, deploy and administer our AWS infrastructure.
  • Ensure high availability, scalability, reliability and security of backend services and deployed software applications.
  • Manage and scale Kubernetes for effective software deployment and container orchestration.
  • Manage and optimize Terraform environment.
  • Partner closely with an interdisciplinary team to verify nuclear test hardware for functionality and performance.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise, and maintain a deep commitment to highly reliant, available systems.
  • Establish roadmaps, project timelines and detailed documentation.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • 3+ years of devops engineering experience.
  • Proficient in Python, Go or Java, with Go or Python preference.
  • Proficient in AWS technology and tools such as EC2 and S3.
  • Proficient in Terraform.
  • Proficiency in containerization technologies such as Kubernetes.
  • Experience deploying and maintaining CI/CD pipelines.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience deploying and maintaining CI/CD pipelines.
  • Deep understanding of AWS security practices.
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Grafana.
  • Demonstrated experience in hardware and test environments.
  • Highly self-driven and motivated and operates successfully both autonomously and collaboratively with teams.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with interdisciplinary and cross-functional teams.
  • Enjoys working in fast paced environments and effectively balancing competing priorities.

Employee Benefits for Eligible Employees:

  • Stock: Substantial incentive stock plan for all full time, salaried employees.
  • Medical: 100% up to base silver level plan for employee + 50% dependents, offers up to Platinum plans.
  • One Medical: Sponsored memberships for employees and their dependents. 
  • Vision: 100% top tier plan coverage + 50% for dependents.
  • Dental: 100% top tier plan coverage, orthodontia extra, 50% for dependents.
  • Voluntary Life, Accident, Hospital, Critical Illness, Commuter and FSA are offered as employee contributed benefits.
  • Free snacks and drinks onsite. 
  • Flexible PTO policy.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time. This position involves access to technology that is subject to U.S. export controls. Any job offer made will be contingent upon the applicant’s capacity to serve in compliance with U.S. export controls.

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Radiant Headquarters Location

El Segundo, CA

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Radiant Company Size

Between 20 - 100 employees

Radiant Founded Year


Radiant Total Amount Raised


Radiant Funding Rounds

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  • Series B

    $40,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $12,619,987 USD

  • Angel

    $1,200,000 USD