Manager of Platform Engineering


California | San Francisco


Full Remote

Position type

Job Description

The Role:

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, Platform, and Integrations. You will work closely with various teams to solve platform challenges with automated, scalable, robust, and secure solutions.

Our Team:

  • Growth-stage SaaS division of the company on a mission to help organizations make better decisions based on trusted information about what people know and can do.
  • SaaS platform that uses artificial intelligence to help prepare people for the future of work. A new division with ambitious and exciting plans for growth.
  • A mission-driven team that prizes respect, hard work, collaboration, and transparency.
  • An equal opportunity employer focused on creating equal opportunity for individuals through portable, data-rich evidence of achievements

As a Platform Engineer Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Ideally located in Pacific Time or happy to work similar hours to build a global Platform Engineering team in collaboration with the existing team in the Australian Eastern Time zone
  • Remote first, and async when possible (we <3 slack)
  • Join the global Platform Engineering leadership, which includes your direct manager and counterpart in Australia.
  • Proven ability to manage a remote team, initially including up to 7 direct reports, including cloud, data systems, and security engineers.
  • Demonstrated ability to upskill existing team members on our core cloud stack technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to hire and build a collaborative and proficient technical team.
To be successful in this role, you’ll ideally have:
  • 8+ years of experience in software engineering, 2+ in engineering management
  • Hands-on technical expertise with Kubernetes, AWS, Terraform, and an ability to design solutions on these technologies.
  • Excited about the opportunity to build on our Kubernetes platform initially with the migration of an existing cloud application to our stack.

Bonus points (Optional):

  • Experience in Heroku, Ruby on Rails, which will support the initial migration.
  • Experience with Jira, scrum (2-week sprint cadence)
  • Experience with GitHub Actions, ArgoCD, Argo Workflows

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