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Senior Staff Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure



Other Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA · Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024

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The Role

We are looking for a Senior Staff Engineer for our Cloud Infrastructure teams with a natural inclination to elegantly solve problems. As a member of our infrastructure engineering organization, you will have the opportunity to directly impact the direction and architecture of our cloud platforms, while enabling engineers at SoFi with great platform level systems. You will get the chance to take on complex and interesting problems as part of a fast-paced, highly collaborative organization. The ideal candidate will be hands-on and comfortable driving solutions from initial architecture to final implementation with a strong sense of ownership and drive for delivery.

What You’ll Do:

  • Technical leadership, and guidance in design, implementation, and maintenance of our cloud infrastructure and key cross cutting platform services.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive innovation and increase resilience and reliability.
  • Contribute to the development of infrastructure as code (IaC) practices and the evolution of our overall cloud architecture.
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks and inefficiencies in our cloud infrastructure.
  • Implement best practices for optimizing resource utilization and cost-effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with other engineers, providing mentorship and knowledge transfer to enhance the overall technical capabilities of the team.
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related technical field.
  • 8+ years software development experience.
  • Deep expertise in cloud infrastructure development with AWS, containerization and orchestration (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes), Networking, service meshes (e.g. Istio), streaming and messaging (e.g. Kafka, Kinesis) or related technologies.
  • Deep Temporal expertise
  • Strong programming fundamentals.
  • Strong programming skills for infrastructure automation.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Experience working with Agile development processes.
  • Experience with maintaining CI/CD pipelines and test-automation.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills - must be able to demonstrate an ability to work well with other non-technical members of the team.
Compensation and Benefits
The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate’s experience, skills, and location.
To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our Benefits at SoFi page!
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