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(Senior) Cloud Platform Engineer


2 weeks ago

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: North America Only

Category: DevOps / Sysadmin

About you:
  • Care deeply about democratizing access to data.  
  • Passionate about building a reliable cloud platform and infrastructure for internal engineering teams.
  • At least 80% of people who have worked with you put you in the top 10% of the people they have worked with.
  • You have attention to details AND bias for action, are a prolific communicator, and you thrive in uncertainty.
  • You are entrepreneurial and want to work in a super fast-paced environment, working on hard problems where the solutions aren’t already predefined.
  • You live in the U.S. or Canada, are authorized to work where you are, and are comfortable working remotely.

About SafeGraph: 

  • SafeGraph is a B2B data company that sells to data scientists and machine learning engineers. 
  • SafeGraph's goal is to be the place for all information about physical Places.
  • SafeGraph currently has 35+ employees and has raised a $20 million Series A. The CEO was previously the founder and CEO of LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP).
  • We are growing fast, with over $15M ARR, and were profitable in 2019.
  • The company is distributed across North America, with small offices (in non-pandemic times) in SF, NYC & Denver. We get the entire company together in the same place as often as possible.

We have been moving very quickly in the current pandemic, building up new products and releasing up-to-date dashboards to the general public. We are providing our aggregated and anonymized location data at no cost for non-commercial use, to anyone with the shared goal of fighting to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and helping to get the economy moving in its aftermath. We now have a vibrant community of 4000+ organizations in this Consortium. You can see the publications here.

About the role:
  • Reporting to SafeGraph's VP Engineering.
  • Work as an individual contributor.  
  • Opportunities for future leadership and specialization into data infra or ML infra.
  • What you will do: Scale-out and tune our systems (resource and performance); architect and validate new platforms; stand up experimental infrastructure.
  • Minimum 2 years of cloud infrastructure experience.
  • 4 years of production backend or DevOps engineering work experience.
  • Proficiency writing production-quality code, including hands-on coding with Python, Java, Scala, and software change management.
  • Well-versed in architecture design, distributed system, automations, deployment strategies, observability, performance engineering, streamlining maintenance and downtime, and incident management.
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Strong experience with public cloud infrastructure and services: infrastructure-as-code, GitOps, ChatOps, CI/CD, monitoring, APM, scaling, reliable storage, databases, networking, access policies, Serverless, Containerized execution and orchestration environments: Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Strong track-record operating and scaling open source platforms in the cloud: Elasticsearch, Spark.
  • Expertise with AWS.  
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