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Remote Platform Engineer in New York City

Posted about 1 month ago

Platform Engineer

at FireHydrant

NYC, Remote (US only)

As a platform engineer you'll apply Site Reliability Engineering principles to build the foundation all of our engineers depend upon to serve our customers needs. As an early member of our team, you'll get to lay the groundwork for future product innovation and scaling capabilities.

We're looking for people with a strong background or interest in building developer-focused products, care deeply about security and customer trust, and are comfortable learning new skills that will deliver value to our customers.

You'll be working on

Expanding our production environments into multiple cloud providers in order to meet our customers' reliability needs

Increasing the number of SLOs for our systems and features to ensure that we're meeting our customers' availability needs

Participating in system design of new systems from the concept or prototype stage to ensure we can deliver on our performance and reliability goals

Driving reliability and observability in all of our systems and engineering processes

We're looking for someone who

Has experience with running Kubernetes in Google Cloud or AWS

Can pick the right technologies for the job, and can learn the right technologies when they need

Takes ownership of a project from concept to production

Enjoys working with, teaching, and learning from a diverse group of people

Knows why good is better than good enough, but also knows why perfect is the enemy of good

Example projects

Improve internal deployment and development workflow tooling to ensure engineers can quickly deploy new and existing services in a consistent manner

Deploy our applications in multiple cloud providers to ensure that our customers can depend on us to resolve their most challenging issues

Work with engineering teams to integrate SLO planning into their workflows and design systems to meet those availability and performance thresholds


100% employer-paid health, vision, and dental premiums for the employee and 75% of dependents

Unlimited vacation policy with a minimum requirement of three weeks off per year

Wellness program: reimbursements for your gym membership, athletic equipment, nutrition plans, etc.

Education budget: conferences, books, online courses, etc.

Home office stipend for remote employees

401k match

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