Senior Cloud Software Engineer

Title: Senior Cloud Software Engineer

Location: Remote, Anywhere

Category: Engineering

JobDescription:

About Platform.sh

The Platform.sh Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) removes the complexities of cloud infrastructure management and optimizes development-to-production workflows, reducing the time it takes to build and deploy applications. Delivering efficiency, reliability, and security, giving development teams both control and peace of mind. Built for developers, by developers.

Adopted and loved by 16,000+ developers, 7,000 customers, and proven over the last 8 years – Platform.sh provides out-of-the-box capabilities that serve as the launchpad for creative development teams’ out-of-the-box thinking.

We provide 24×7 support, managed cloud infrastructure, and automated security and compliance with an all-in-one PaaS. We give our customers complete control over their data by keeping applications secure and available around the clock.

Platformers are a remote, global workforce, and we thrive in a multicultural team. We are committed to open source and an open, welcoming environment. Our team spans the globe and the experience spectrum. What’s our commonality, our cultural fabric? A curious spirit and a thirst for knowledge; an eagerness for innovative ideas and cultures. We believe we can build anything together in an environment that frees you to do your best work.

Bring your expertise and enthusiasm to our growing, global organization. Your contributions, collaboration, and unique point of view are recognized and valued here.

Position Summary:

Platform.sh in search of a dynamic Senior Cloud Software Engineer to join our Engineering team! Dive into a pivotal role where you’ll leverage your expertise in Python or Go, complemented by a solid understanding of Linux systems, to navigate the intricacies of building resilient, distributed systems.

If you’re fueled by a passion for pushing technological boundaries and thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced setting, we welcome you to embark on this thrilling journey with us. Take ownership of our orchestration engine and play a crucial part in shaping the future of our infrastructure.

What to expect:

  • Maintain and own our orchestration engine.
  • Update applications and set up development environments seamlessly with a Git push.
  • Manage diverse container images across multiple cloud platforms.
  • Increase container density continuously.
  • Implement a fast, resilient, and cost-optimized observability framework.
  • Support applications in various programming languages.
  • Explore new areas including auto-healing, performance optimization, and feature enhancements.

What you bring:

  • A strong foundation in Software Engineering domains and proficiency in Python or Go.
  • Strong proficiency in containerization technologies.
  • Solid understanding of Linux (preferably Debian-based).
  • Ability to effectively manage cloud-based infrastructure, with experience across multiple Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers.
  • Familiarity with database systems and distributed systems.
  • Understanding of kernel-based Virtual Machines.

Nice to have:

  • Strong knowledge of Git.
  • Networking background.
  • Understanding of security and cryptography.
  • Experience with various programming languages including C/C++
  • Understanding of web technologies.

Where we hire:

At Platform.sh, remote work isn’t just a trend – it’s our way of life. The freedom of remote work with the support of a diverse, global team has been our successful model for nearly a decade! Our culture celebrates flexibility and collaboration, empowering you to excel from where you are. To enhance team synergy, we come together (at least) once a year in person, seizing the opportunity to connect, tackle challenges, and foster camaraderie.

How we hire:

We know that a great hire won’t meet every requirement that we’ve outlined. If you can see yourself elevating the team, we want to hear your story. Few of us would be here had we not taken a chance.

You can expect 5 interviews on Google Meet to follow the order below. Should you successfully move through the entire process you will have the opportunity to meet with a variety of Platformers. Our goal is to ensure you can make the most informed decision on whether this role, and our culture aligns with what you’re looking for in your future working environment.

  1. 45 Minutes with Talent Acquisition
  2. 60 Minutes with Team (Engineering ICs)
  3. 60 Minutes with Team (Engineering leaders)
  4. 60 Minutes with Hiring Manager (Senior Director, Operations & Engineering)

All roles require background checks.

What we offer:

An innovative product you can believe in. We’re sustainably changing the way companies develop and manage their web applications

We’re voted as A Best Place to Work by 96% of our employees, Forbes Top 30 Companies for Remote Jobs, and France Best Workplaces for Women

Leadership that cares in a flexible, open work environment, where your voice is encouraged. We can always find ways to do better and look forward to hearing your ideas

Global team, rich with culture and diversity

Annual team gatherings

‍ Wellness budget

Professional development budget

Office equipment budget

Mentorship Program

Comprehensive health coverage (US, CA, UK, and FR employees only)

Generous PTO (geographically dependent)

Inclusive parental leave (geographically dependent)

Tandem – a pool of linguists from around the world willing to help each other learn new languages.

Company stock options (discretionary)

You’re welcome here.

At Platform.sh, we take pride in our commitment to being an inclusive and diverse workplace. We strive to create an environment built on trust, support, and respect for all individuals. We welcome everyone, regardless of gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, education, languages spoken, or veteran status. We encourage you to be yourself, connect with like-minded individuals, and share your passions.

If you require accommodation at any stage of our recruitment process, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your talent acquisition partner. Your comfort and accessibility are important to us.