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Experienced Infrastructure Engineer



Other Engineering
New York, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2024

What We're Looking For

Stytch is the platform for user authentication. We build infrastructure that sits in the critical path of our customer's applications. As an Experienced Software Engineer, you'll work on designing and building back end systems and infrastructure to be secure and highly reliable for our customers globally.

What Excites You

  • A collaborative environment with a tight feedback loop between the work you do and the impact it has on users.

  • Solving problems with pragmatic solutions — you know when to make trade offs between complexity and shipping quickly.

  • Building products that make developers lives easier — as an infrastructure engineer for a developer infrastructure company, what you build will have an immediate impact on our customers.

  • Shaping the culture and growing the team through recruiting, mentorship, and establishing best practices.

  • Learning new skills and technologies in a fast paced environment.

What Excites Us

  • 5+ years as an infrastructure, site reliability or platform engineer.

  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker) and Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Terraform, GitOps).

  • Experience with observability tooling (e.g. Honeycomb, Datadog, ELK) and a compiled language (e.g. Go).

  • Experience scaling cloud infrastructure including relational databases (MySQL preferred) and Kubernetes (EKS preferred).

  • Experience designing and building highly reliable systems at scale.

What Success Looks Like

  • Technical — build new, highly reliable services that our customers can depend on.

  • Ownership — advocate for projects and solutions that you believe in and ship them to production.

  • Leadership — level up your teammates by providing mentorship and guidance.

Our Tech Stack

  • Go for backend services

  • Node and Typescript for our web services

  • Next.js and React/Typescript on the frontend

  • Swift for our iOS sdk and Kotlin for the Android sdk

  • We run our services on AWS with Kubernetes for orchestration

  • We use Terraform and Crossplane for managing our infrastructure

  • gRPC and protobufs for internal service communication

Expected base salary $175,000 - $225,000. The anticipated base salary range is not inclusive of full benefits including equity, health care insurance, time off, paid parental leave, etc. This base salary is accurate based on information at the time of posting. Actual compensation for hired candidates will be determined using a number of factors including experience, skills, and qualifications.

We're looking to hire a GREAT team and that means hiring people who are highly empathetic, ambitious, and excited about building the future of user authentication. You should feel empowered to apply for this role even if your experience doesn't exactly match up to our job description (our job descriptions are directional and not perfect recipes for exactly what we need).

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workspace where everyone (regardless of age, education, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or any personal characteristics) feels like they belong. We look forward to hearing from you!

Learn more about our team and culture here!

Stytch participates in e-verify and will provide the federal government with your form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.