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DigitalOcean // cloud infrastructure management
Engineering, Full Time    Remote: U.S. & Canada or Office Locations: Cambridge - MA, New York - NY, Palo Alto - CA    Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
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Have you ever wondered what happens inside the cloud?

Based in New York, DigitalOcean is a dynamic, high-growth technology company that serves a robust & passionate community of developers, teams, & businesses around the world. We believe that todays entrepreneurs are changing the world through software. Our mission is to empower these entrepreneurs by bringing modern app development within reach for any developer, anywhere in the world.

We want people who are passionate about engineering easy-to-use tools that enable internal teams to manage customer resources & interactions.

We are looking for a Software Engineer experienced with mission-critical applications to help with the continued growth of the DigitalOcean cloud. As that engineer, you will think about how to present complex cloud infrastructure as simple, configurable tools for our customers. You will be working alongside Product & Design teams, & reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager in Customer Experience. You will decide how to build software that gets the most out of our products & services & helps developers scale their systems on DigitalOcean. You will also work within the broader engineering organization to improve the efficiency & performance of internal systems so that we can support our growing customer base.

What Youll Be Doing:

  • Engineer solutions to business problems by creating & maintaining Go & occasionally Ruby services
  • Create internal services that are performant & highly reliable
  • Creating & processing large amounts of data stored in, or streamed through, MySQL, Redis, & Kafka.
  • Contribute to building & maturing engineering practices
  • Take part in an on-call rotation every 4+ weeks

What Well Expect From You:

  • Language: Demonstrated ability to produce production-ready code in Go (or similar modern, performant language & stack) at a company of similar size & complexity. Familiarity with Ruby and/or Javascript is a plus.
  • Deployments: Experience with containerized applications in Docker within a CI/CD environment using GOCD, Concourse, or similar platform.
  • Design & architecture: Expert working within a microservice architecture, with knowledge of both asynchronous, event-driven processing, & synchronous GRPC/HTTP based requests.
  • Domain experience: hands-on experience with IaaS- & PaaS-based solutions.
  • Operational expertise: Knowledge of & ability to use Kibana & Grafana for monitoring, alerting, & troubleshooting (or similar tools).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a remote-first culture.
  • Experience with Identity & Access Management (IAM) e.g. Role Based Access Control (RBAC) & SSO will be nice to have

Why Youll Like Working for DigitalOcean:

  • We value development. You will work with some of the smartest & most interesting people in the industry. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. We maintain a growth mindset in everything we do & invest deeply in employee development through formalized mentorship, LinkedIn Learning tracks, & other internal programs. We also provide all employees with reimbursement for relevant conferences, training, & education.
  • We care about your physical, financial & mental well-being. We offer competitive health, dental, & vision benefits for employees & their dependents, a monthly gym reimbursement to support your physical health, & a commute or internet allowance to make your trips to your office or your desk easier. We offer generous parental leave with transition time built-in upon return to work. We offer competitive compensation & a 401k plan with up to a 4% employer match. 
  • We support our remote employee experience. While we have great office spaces in NYC, Cambridge & Palo Alto, were very distributedwe use a number of communication tools to connect across the companyand all remote employees have the opportunity to visit our offices & meet their teams face-to-face at team offsites. We also have an annual company offsite, Shark Week, to get quality in-person time with the entire company at least once a year. We also allow employees to outfit their workstations to meet their needswhether remote or in office.
  • We value diversity & inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer & we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Department: Engineering #LI-Remote

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