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Staff/Senior Staff Software Engineer, Infrastructure & Operations (IO)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering, Operations
Incline Village, NV, USA · Reno, NV, USA · New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 7, 2022
<p><span style="font-weight:400;">You thrive on solving enterprise-level problems and managing modern cloud SaaS applications is in your wheelhouse. You want the opportunity to play a key role in developing a best in class Infrastructure and Operations organization. </span><span style="font-weight:400;">To build from the ground up and to rethink the way we build and deploy applications</span><span style="font-weight:400;">. </span><span style="font-weight:400;">You want to build a resilient platform that will stand the test of time.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">If this resonates with you, perhaps you're one of us. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Our infrastructure and operations engineering team designs and builds a foundation to rapidly deploy microservices with a cloud-native and multi-tenanted architecture built on top of AWS. We're looking for expertise operating cloud architectures at scale, building deployment systems to enable engineering teams to work efficiently, and serious interest in having fun.</span></p> <p>This role will be based at one of our offices in Reno, NV, Incline Village, NV or New York, NY.</p> <p><strong>What will you do?</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Build software and contribute business insight, design skills, and technical expertise to a team where design, strategy, and engineering collaborate closely</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Work across several products and teams to build deployment systems, frameworks, tools, and utilities to streamline operational efficiency for Ridgeline and our customers</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Impact a developing tech stack based on modern front-end frameworks and cost-efficient utilization of AWS back-end services</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Be involved in the entire API driven software development process, from requirements gathering and design reviews to implementation of a new product</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Work directly with customers to capture, manage, and prioritize key business and operational metrics and translate their needs to the engineering team</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Think creatively, own problems, seek solutions, and communicate clearly along the way</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Contribute to a collaborative environment deeply rooted in learning, teaching, and transparency</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Preferred Skills and Experiences</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">5+ years experience in a software engineering role or similar function, with a track record of building, maintaining, and launching software running on AWS</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight:400;">A self-motivated and strong collaborator, with the ability to manage expectations and conflicting needs</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with Networking (AWS VPC) or Databases (RDS Aurora)</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Expertise coding in Python, Typescript, NodeJS, or Go</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ability to build, deploy and scale software using microservice-based architectures</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with common CI/CD tools: Gitlab, Jenkins, Git, Chef</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience building Infrastructure as Code using tools like Terraform and CloudFormation</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Willingness to learn about cutting-edge technologies while cultivating expertise in a business domain/problem space</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ability to engage with engineering, product management, professional services, and strategy teams to help establish and achieve team goals </span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Understand customer needs and gather product requirements to develop and enhance existing products</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">A commitment to making sure customer needs prevail over egos, politics, and assumptions</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Computer science, information science technical, or related degree</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Nice-To-Haves</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Know your way around the UNIX command line</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Certifications in AWS or Linux</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with working with operations teams in the financial services industry</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with agile development methodologies</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience managing multi-tenanted cloud SaaS applications.</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>About Ridgeline</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline is the industry cloud platform for investment management. It was founded in 2017 by visionary entrepreneur Dave Duffield (co-founder of both PeopleSoft and Workday) to address the unique technology challenges of an industry in need of new thinking. We are building a modern platform in the public cloud, purpose-built for the investment management industry to empower business like never before. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Headquartered in Lake Tahoe with offices in Reno, Manhattan, and the Bay Area, Ridgeline is proud to have built a fast-growing, people-first company that has been recognized by Fast Company as a “Best Workplace for Innovators,” by LinkedIn as a “Top U.S. Startup,” and by The Software Report as a “Top 100 Software Company.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline is proud to be a community-minded, discrimination-free equal opportunity workplace.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline processes the information you submit in connection with your application in accordance with the </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Ridgeline Applicant Privacy Statement</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;">. Please review the Ridgeline Applicant Privacy Statement in full to understand our privacy practices and contact us with any questions.</span></p> <p><strong>Compensation and Benefits </strong></p> <p><strong>[For New York and California Based Only]</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">The cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $160,000-$210,000 </span><span style="font-weight:400;">for individuals based in New York and California. Final compensation amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amount listed above. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">As an employee at Ridgeline, you’ll have many opportunities for advancement in your career and can make a true impact on the product. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">In addition to the base salary, 100% of Ridgeline employees can participate in our Company Stock Plan subject to the applicable Stock Option Agreement. We also offer rich benefits that reflect the kind of organization we want to be: one in which our employees feel valued and are inspired to bring their best selves to work. These include unlimited vacation, educational and wellness reimbursements, and $0 cost employee insurance plans. Please check out our </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Careers page</span></a><span style="font-weight:400;"> for a more comprehensive overview of our perks and benefits.</span></p>
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