DevOps Engineer Opening

STAR Autism Support is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join as our next integral member of the technology team. If you are interested in building a robust and scalable infrastructure in Kubernetes on a variety of different cloud platforms. We're looking for someone to maintain, update, and architect our infrastructure, our pipelines, and some of the automation for our array of web-based products.

If you are inspired by the chance to make a difference working to make special education better for both students and teachers, please apply.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage, monitor, and update our current cloud-based infrastructure
  • Design new infrastructure for upcoming projects
  • Produce and maintain CI/CD pipelines
  • Assist with automation of tests
  • Assist with backend development
  • Participate in R&D efforts for new products

Required skills:

  • Demonstrable success in management of production-ready cloud environments
  • Experience with Kubernetes, including development of Helm charts
  • Experience with containerized environments
  • Experience with configuration of CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with OOP languages for web products


  • Experience in Data Modeling
  • Experience in Software Architecture
  • Experience in Test Automation
  • Passion for R&D in diverse technologies
  • Experience working with software in regulated industries (IE: FERPA-compliant implementation)
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with Symfony
  • Experience with Reactjs

Company Overview:

STAR Autism Support (SAS) is a family owned educational consulting company based in Portland, OR. SAS provides curriculum materials, workshops and training to school and agency staff who work with students with autism and other developmental disabilities. Our unique and practical approach provides school districts with curriculum resources and a continuum of professional development activities to address the educational needs of student’s early childhood through post -secondary throughout the country and internationally.

At SAS our goal is to cultivate a supportive, positive and welcoming work environment where all staff can successfully thrive. We value and celebrate equity, diversity, and inclusion.  Our vision of equity includes a continuous commitment to becoming an antiracist, multicultural organization.  We strive to provide all employees with a culture of curiosity and continued learning.  Our company values are listed below:

  • Use innovative, evidence-based, culturally responsive strategies to positively impact our stakeholders including students with autism and educators.
  • Practice professional and personal accountability, adaptability, and respect for others.
  • Maintain sustainable growth and long-term partnerships with our stakeholders in order to provide equitable services to all.

The perks of working with us:

Not only are you helping do good in the world, but you will be joining a team of passionate and exceptional people within a casual environment. We offer full benefits, 401k with matching, generous PTO, and holidays. We also encourage our team to continue their own professional development by helping fund opportunities to do so.

We are a proudly Equal Opportunity Employer. STAR Autism Support (SAS) is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We celebrate the differences that make each person unique, both at work and in the communities we serve. Using evidence-based practices we strive every day to make positive educational outcomes accessible to all students and educators. This commitment is also foundational to our company culture. We acknowledge that research shows that Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) and women are significantly less likely to apply for some positions, believing they must meet every qualification as described in the job description. At STAR Autism Support, we value representation, and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We know that sometimes that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described in the job description.

To express interest or apply for a career with STAR Autism Support email