Senior Software Engineer, Platform at Gremlin

Location: Remote, US
| Full-time
Gremlin

Title: Senior Software Engineer, Platform

Location: Remote, U.S.

We are looking for a driven and empathetic engineer to embody our core values in building and managing a growing Platform of tooling and automation to support our application. You’ll be responsible for helping us determine the best way to bridge gaps in our automation so that we scale our deployments for greater reliability and efficiency. This role will deliver high-quality software with great predictability and work closely with team members across the company to understand and guide the shape of our platform architecture.

Gremlin’s Reliability Management Platform enables customers to proactively improve reliability by building resilience to failures and getting better at incident response. Gremlin strives to model the practices we recommend to deliver high-reliability standards and earn our customers’ trust. Gremlin’s platform team designs and implements simple, resilient, observable systems to help meet this goal.

In this role you’ll get to:

  • Design and implement modern infrastructure using AWS and Kubernetes with automation via Terraform
  • Continually improve site observability by tuning monitored metrics and tooling
  • Build system-level regression and performance testing infrastructure which closely models production
  • Improve and maintain CI/CD pipelines using CircleCI and FluxCD
  • Impact developer experience by participating in sprints, automating release processes, and enabling self-service test environments

We’ll expect you to have:

  • 5+ years of DevOps and/or Site Reliability experience
  • Experience with cloud-based environments AWS and Kubernetes specifically
  • Proficiency with a major imperative programming language (such as Go, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, etc )
  • Ability to oversee and mentor junior engineers
  • Willingness to participate in an on-call rotation
  • Curiosity about the latest industry trends
  • Self-guided with exceptional collaboration, communication, and leadership skills

Bonus Experience:

  • Built a DevOps or Site Reliability practice from scratch
  • Time as a Chaos engineering practitioner

*The role does not offer sponsorship employment benefits.

**If you don’t think you meet all of the criteria below but still are interested in the job, please apply. Nobody checks every box we’re looking for candidates that are particularly strong in a few areas, and have some interest and capabilities in others.*

About Gremlin:

Gremlin is a team of industry veterans and people eager to learn from one another. We set the standard for reliability and equip leading organizations with the mindset and expertise needed to drive reliability improvements that move the world forward. We’re backed by top-tier investors Index Ventures, Amplify Partners, and Redpoint Ventures. Our customers love us, and we’re thrilled to be a partner in their success.

What Do We Care About:

  • We Care about our People
    People are our critical differentiators. The company strives to treat our people with respect, empathy, and dignity. We expect that our people will treat each other similarly. In both cases, we will assume good intent. All are welcome at Gremlin. We know our differences make us stronger and that our best ideas and contributions can come from anyone at any level.
  • We Care about Collaboration
    Gremlin is strongest when we come together as one team with shared goals. Be the glue, not the glitter. But as a remote company, teamwork and collaboration won’t happen by accident. We approach every challenge as a shared challenge. We rely on each other for diverse perspectives and creative ideas. We celebrate our wins as a team.
  • We Care about Results
    Be high productivity, low drama. Results matter. To keep our pace, everyone owns the outcomes of their actions and takes action when needed. We reward speed over perfection. We empower each other to iterate and experiment.You are welcome at Gremlin for who you are. The more voices and ideas we have represented in our business, the more we will all flourish, contribute, and build a more reliable internet. Gremlin is a place where everyone can grow and is encouraged. However you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this sounds like a role that would make you excited to come into work everyday. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep building a more reliable internet by building and designing tools used by the best companies in the world.

You are welcome at Gremlin for who you are. The more voices and ideas we have represented in our business, the more we will all flourish, contribute, and build a more reliable internet. Gremlin is a place where everyone can grow and is encouraged. However you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this sounds like a role that would make you excited to come into work everyday. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep building a more reliable internet by building and designing tools used by the best companies in the world.

Visit our website to learn more – https://www.gremlin.com/press/about/?ref=nav

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