Cloud Platform Engineer

Signifyd

We switched to a 4 day work week in January 2022 (32hrs / week)

Only considering candidates eligible to work in the USA ⚠️

Signifyd is looking to hire a Senior Cloud Platform Engineer responsible for the design, implementation, and management of our cloud-based infrastructure. You will lead a team of highly skilled engineers maintaining and automating a vast cloud-based computing environment supporting Signifyd’s decision platform. The candidate will collaborate with development teams and fellow cloud infrastructure engineers to address critical issues. Proficiency in cloud technologies, containers, Kubernetes, networking, security, scripting, automation, and platform engineering, ensuring seamless system operations. The candidate should possess strong technical aptitude, software development skills, analytical and communication skills, and exceptional problem-solving ability. For this role, we are open to hiring an SE3 or SE4 level.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, build, and maintain highly available, scalable, and secure cloud-based services, promoting efficiency and self-service principles.
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts and tools to streamline infrastructure provisioning, configuration, and deployment, empowering engineering teams.
  • Implement and manage Kubernetes clusters for container orchestration, monitoring, and scaling.
  • Drive an evolution of services to support cloud-native managed services, including an evolution of Kubernetes.
  • Drive efforts to enhance cloud infrastructure security, including access controls, encryption, and vulnerability assessments, focusing on engineering security solutions.
  • Collaborate on CI/CD (TeamCity) pipelines to automate software deployment, including the build platform (Java, Gradle Enterprise) and QA/Testing tooling to drive DevEx up and CFR to zero, emphasizing engineering and self-service automation.
  • Define and maintain cloud engineering best practices and standards to ensure design and implementation consistency.
  • Collaborate with software engineers to optimize applications for cloud deployment, emphasizing performance and scalability.
  • Evaluate emerging cloud and DevOps technologies, providing recommendations for integration into cloud engineering practices.
  • Participate in capacity planning and resource optimization for cost-effective cloud infrastructure usage.
  • Troubleshoot complex engineering issues, provide root cause analysis and propose engineering-focused solutions.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation related to the cloud infrastructure, engineering practices, and security configurations.
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior team members, fostering a culture of excellence.

What You'll Need

  • Proficiency in cloud platforms (AWS, GCP) with a focus on engineering best practices.
  • Extensive expertise in Kubernetes (self-managed and cloud-managed flavors, architectures, operations, etc.), cloud infrastructure (AWS and GCP), and ideally databases (at least one of MySQL, Cassandra, DynamoDB, or Elasticsearch)
  • Deep knowledge of best practices for cloud environments, including security, cost optimization, operational excellence, reliability, and performance efficiency.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking principles, protocols, and security best practices for high-performance solutions.
  • Strong understanding of DevOps practices, CI/CD pipelines (TeamCity, GitHub Actions, AWS CodePipeline), and infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g., Terraform, Pulumi).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, effective in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent experience in Infrastructure-As-Code (IaC) best practices (Terraform).
  • Experience in software development in general, with skills in a high-level language (e.g., Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, Java) and familiarity with modern development practices
  • Understanding of Cloud Observability, Monitoring, and Tracing tools (Datadog, CloudWatch, Jaeger, ELK) and how best to leverage to support effective MTTR and mitigate high CFR

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Benefits in our US offices:

  • Discretionary Time Off Policy (Unlimited!)
  • 401K Match
  • Stock Options
  • Annual Performance Bonus or Commissions
  • Paid Parental Leave (12 weeks)
  • On-Demand Therapy for all employees & their dependents
  • Dedicated learning budget through Learnerbly
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Company Social Events
  • Signifyd Swag

We also want to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

Signifyd provides a base salary, bonus, equity and benefits to all its employees. Our posted job may span more than one career level, and offered level and salary will be determined by the applicant’s specific experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

USA Base Salary Pay Range

$160,000—$200,000 USD

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Working Week

We switched to a 4 day work week in January 2022 (32hrs / week)

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Our Vacation Policy

Our vacation policy varies by location e.g. in the USA we offer Discretionary Time Off Policy (unlimited) and in the UK we offer 20 days PTO plus public holidays. For the UK this works out as:

  • 28 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 80 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We have offices in San Jose, New York, Denver, Belfast, London, Sao Paulo and Mexico City. Many of us also work 100% remotely.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401K Match
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equity / options
  • Equipment allowance

Our Team

We're a team of 550 across 19 departments:

  • engineering
    133
  • data science
    61
  • sales
    55
  • support
    42
  • business development
    24
  • operations
    24
  • marketing
    19
  • product management
    13
  • human resources
    13
  • +10 more teams

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