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Glossier // personal beauty brand
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
 
   
 
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Overview:

Were hiring a Senior Engineer for our Tech Platform team. Youll join our team of 4 Engineers & a Technical Program Managers with the mission to make glossier.coms infrastructure fast, reliable, & efficient.

The Tech Platform team is responsible for Glossiers site reliability, performance, & security. On a given day, you may pair with other engineers to ensure a service degrades gracefully during expected failure modes; build tooling to keep our CI/CD pipeline fast & reliable; run load testing to ensure services meet our performance & capacity expectations; & facilitate a blameless learning review.

As a senior engineer, youll be a role model for inclusivity & mindful communication, as you look for ways to improve our effectiveness & engender a positive culture.

6 Month Expectations:

  • Contribute to major projects, like pre-generated pages to improve performance & site reliability, next-gen deployment tooling so we can own our availability & more quickly recover from production incidents, & a multi-region AWS strategy.
  • Find & fix capacity bottlenecks ahead of Black Friday, our biggest sales day.
  • Set personal & professional development goals. Our Engineering Ladder is publicly available, & is a useful tool to help support the growth of our team.

12 Month Expectations:

  • Identify & ship impactful projects aligned with the Platform teams mission of accelerating the product development cycle while meeting ever higher resiliency & security objectives.
  • Be a flag-bearer of our diverse & inclusive culture.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Several years experience designing & implementing production infrastructure on AWS
  • Several years experience writing & maintaining application code for web services, preferably in Ruby or Javascript
  • Familiarity maintaining high-performance datastores (we use Postgres on RDS, Redis, & DynamoDB)
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools & workflows, especially CloudFormation or Terraform.
 
 
 
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