Plotly Technologies Inc

Plotly Technologies Inc

TechOps Engineer – Mid/Senior

About the Role

At Plotly, our customers depend on us for their mission-critical data analysis needs. In this TechOps engineer role, you’ll work with code, colleagues, and customers to build Plotly’s core products and improve their robustness and scalability.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop the core functionality of Plotly’s enterprise products, with a particular focus on Dash application management capabilities (similar to Heroku)
  • Improve reliability, testing, automation, observability, and performance throughout our stack
  • Help out as we work to scale Dash Enterprise to more demanding customer requirements in diverse cloud and physical environments
  • Identify and communicate product and documentation improvements


Technical skills (these periods may overlap):

  • 4 years or more of experience writing code as part of your job (in any language)
  • 3 years or more of Linux systems administration and generalist networking experience
  • 2 years of Kubernetes experience
  • 1 year or more of experience with backend web application development
  • 1 year or more of experience with Python and Git
  • Useful familiarity with Docker
  • Preferred: Some past experience with one or more of reliability, testing, automation, observability, and performance work

Professional requirements:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to follow and produce documentation instructions
  • Ability to debug, troubleshoot, and seek answers autonomously before asking colleagues for help
  • Can drive the full architecture and development cycle of small feature improvements or refactorings
  • Requires only modest supervision and assistance to drive medium feature improvements or refactorings
  • Preferred: Is willing to work in our MontrĂ©al headquarters, or elsewhere in Canada
  • If not working in MontrĂ©al, has demonstrated success in a remote technical engineer role


  • Some familiarity with any of LDAP, SAML, Windows enterprise systems administration, Flask, Django, public cloud environments, and/or Kubernetes
  • Frontend programming experience (Javascript, CSS, React or Vue)
  • Prior experience with Plotly graphing library or Dash app technologies, in either open source or enterprise forms
  • Interest in data visualization or data science generally
  • Prior technical leadership experience

About Plotly Technologies Inc

About Plotly Plotly is a high-growth company that is transforming how people visualize data by helping Fortune 500 companies close the gap between Data Science and the rest of the organization. We started building our precedent-setting open-source software back in 2013, and since then we’ve received over $30M in funding, including from grants such as ScaleAI and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, to support our efforts. Plotly is primed to continue its path toward becoming the most downloaded, trusted framework for building AI, ML & data science web apps for the world’s leading companies. At Plotly, you'll work alongside a diverse team of 50 first-class scientists, engineers, developers and builders that challenge the status quo and set the bar high. We encourage each member of our team to explore and expand their skill sets on a continuous basis, to approach every problem with curiosity and an open-mind. Together, we make it possible for people everywhere to share data, facts and information. We believe that knowledge is built through sharing and accessibility, through dialog and debate on a level playing field. Come help us democratize the data so that we can deliver knowledge. Plotly is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. If you require any accommodations, please let us know in advance.We’re looking forward to getting to know you!