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Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure (Cloud)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

imgix is a chief platform for real-time image management, optimization, and delivery services. Our innovative technology empowers businesses deliver high-quality visual experiences to their customers across various platforms and devices, anywhere in the world.

imgix is seeking for a Senior Software Engineer with a broad skill set including the design, development, and deployment of custom cloud services. This person will join our Infrastructure Engineering team and work closely with the Image Engineering team in order to build and operate the high performance and highly available image rendering stack. Our render stack is used by some of the largest sites on the Internet to power image and video delivery.

As imgix grows in both the size of our engineering team and breadth of cloud services being consumed, it is important for our engineering organization to develop best practices for using cloud services and the associated development tools. As a member of the Infrastructure Engineering team, you will have the opportunity to research and develop these best practices and add them to a growing toolset that is available for all imgix engineers.

What you'll be doing:

  • Design, develop, and maintain high-uptime cloud-native services including our core visual media rendering service
  • Create new features/services that enhance evolve our existing offerings
  • Maintain better than 99.99% uptime for billions of requests per day
  • Continuously measure and improve the performance, efficiency, and reliability of our services
  • Manage cloud infrastructure in accordance with industry standard security practices
  • Perform on call duties including troubleshooting, incident remediation, and investigating root cause
  • Build infrastructure tools that support the engineering team in build cloud services more efficiently and automating repetitive tasks
  • Create comprehensive documentation in the form of run books and design docs
  • Work with technologies such as Python, Go, Terraform, Docker, CDN and various Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience creating and maintaining highly available cloud services with a public cloud provider including multi-region experience
  • Enjoys solving problems by using technology in creative ways
  • Experience using continuous integration and continuous delivery workflows
  • Experience in using scripting, automation, and orchestration tools including infrastructure as code tooling
  • Experience deploying and operating caching layers
  • Interested in or have experience with working on a 100% remote team
  • Strong communication skills, both synchronously and asynchronously

The targeted base pay range for this position is $140,000 to $190,000. Our pay ranges reflect the minimum and maximum target for new hire pay for the full-time position calculated by role, level, and location. Your pay is based on additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and/or training. The targeted pay range listed reflects the base pay only and does not include bonus, equity, or benefits.

imgix currently operates as a mostly remote workplace with employees distributed around the world. In this role, you will join a 100% remote team, while still having the option of being based in our San Francisco office. Employee benefits are comprehensive (401(k), medical, dental, and vision), perks are generous, vacation time is unlimited, parental leave is available and highly encouraged, and salaries are in line with industry norms.

For the health and safety of all of our employees, imgix requires COVID-19 vaccinations for any employee who wishes to work out of the San Francisco office or attend in-person company events.