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Infrastructure Engineer


United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 08/04/2022
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  • Company Address: 564 Market Street Suite 700, San Francisco, CA, 94104

About Crunchbase

Crunchbase is the leading destination where you can discover innovative companies, connect with the people behind them, and uncover new opportunities. Our mission is to democratize the way innovators connect to opportunities, and over 50 million professionals—including entrepreneurs, investors, market researchers, and sales people—trust Crunchbase to inform their business decisions. Companies all over the world rely on Crunchbase to power their applications, making over one billion API calls on our platform each year.

Job Description

Location: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; Portland, OR; Raleigh, NC; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Remote /

Crunchbase helps over 70 million people around the world connect with the companies and people that matter. We are democratizing access to opportunities so that entrepreneurs, investors, job seekers, salespeople, and others can accelerate innovation for a better future. We are proud to build products that are shaping how companies and people connect, using our intelligence and data to help them communicate in a more meaningful way with one another.
We are committed to a positive, diverse, and inclusive culture by hiring for potential, focused on the inclusion of people who have different ways of thinking, different viewpoints, different backgrounds, and different skill sets. We value a transparent and open culture that positively impacts our teams and our products.
Crunchbase has a remote-first approach, and is open to hiring in these locations:
Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, Raleigh, San Francisco, and Seattle
Infrastructure Engineering at Crunchbase
As an infrastructure engineer at Crunchbase you will build tooling to enable feature teams to own their solution from commit through to deployment, providing automation, observability and reliability at each step on the path. You’ll take a direct role in resolving our most critical and time-sensitive challenges, and you’ll apply your creativity to improve the reliability of our platform.

What You'll Do:

    • Architect, automate and support the backbone of Crunchbase on Industry standard platforms and tools such AWS, Kubernetes and Terraform
    • Build and maintain our custom gateway and network routing infrastructure
    • Support and improve our build, test and deployment pipelines using DevOps as our central philosophy
    • Design and develop tools to enhance our developer experience and productivity
    • Act as a central point of communication for triaging and resolving site issues (including participating in an on-call rotation)
    • Apply industry-standard methodologies and your insight into our cloud, system, application security, and observability practices
    • Support our data infrastructure including our storage systems, data pipelines, and machine learning architecture.

What We're Looking For:

    • 2+ years of experience in cloud engineering
    • Practical understanding of computer science and software engineering fundamentals
    • Proven experience with practical application of containers in both development and production environments
    • Deep experience with command line interfaces and linux, including scripting
    • Strong desire to stay up to date with industry tools and standard methodologies
    • Familiarity with our tools is a plus but not required (AWS, Kubernetes, Jenkins, OpenResty, Terraform, Python, ElasticSearch, Postgres, Kafka)

What Crunchbase Offers:

    • Competitive salary and equity
    • Remote first policy
    • Generous Reimbursement policy for learning and development activities
    • Monthly fitness / mental health reimbursement
    • 14 weeks of fully-paid time off for new parents
    • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Volunteering Paid Time Off
    • Incredible medical, vision and dental benefits for employees and their families
    • Free One Medical Group membership for employees and their families
    • 401(k) and Roth plans, and free annual financial adviser check-in
    • Monthly internet stipend
    • Work from home allowance to purchase furniture for your work from home space
    • Annual carbon offset
    • Matching charity contributions for our Townhall awards
    • A team of creative, transparent entrepreneurs driven to accomplish our mission
At Crunchbase, we value team members who are passionate and enthusiastic about what we're building here. We believe there is no "perfect" candidate, and want to encourage applying even if all the requirements listed aren’t met. If you're passionate about Crunchbase and looking to learn and grow, then we look forward to reviewing your application!
Crunchbase does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status. Every day our team is honored to work with entrepreneurs and innovators from every corner of the globe, and we aim to build a team that reflects the diversity of our customers. Each individual at Crunchbase brings their own perspectives, work experiences, lifestyles, and cultures with them, and we believe that a more diverse team creates more innovative products, provides a better service to its customers, and helps us all grow and learn as individuals.
Salary Range: $155-170k. You may also be entitled to receive equity and benefits.

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