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Staff IT Systems Engineer



Software Engineering, IT
San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023

At Webflow, our mission is to bring development superpowers to everyone. Webflow is the leading visual development platform for building powerful websites without writing code. By combining modern web development technologies into one platform, Webflow enables people to build websites visually, saving engineering time, while clean code seamlessly generates in the background. From independent designers and creative agencies to Fortune 500 companies, millions worldwide use Webflow to be more nimble, creative, and collaborative. It’s the web, made better.

We are looking for a Staff IT Systems Engineer to help build our IT infrastructure. This role will be hands-on in building and maintaining infrastructure and integrations between systems. This role will be given a high level of autonomy to build our automations/integrations that will scale with Webflow and take us to the next level as our tech stack matures and we continue to grow as a company.

About the role

    • Location: San Francisco HQ or US remote
    • Full-time
    • Exempt
    • Our cash compensation amount for this role ranges from $134,000 - $185,000 for most US locations and $150,000 - $206,000 for US locations with a higher cost of labor. All figures cited above are in $USD and pertain to workers located in the United States. Pay is based on several factors including market location, and may vary depending on job related experience, knowledge, qualifications, and skills.
    • Reporting to the Manager, IT Ops & Productivity

As a Staff IT Systems Engineer, you’ll:

  • Maintain and streamline Webflows Okta environment
  • Fully integrate, test, and scale SaaS applications
  • Partner with functional leaders to identify, scope, build, and maintain automation architecture
  • Utilizing your scripting and API experience to build internal tooling
  • Further automate and streamline access control for the full employee lifecycle
  • Partner with our IT Experience team to provide the infrastructure backbone for best in class employee experience
  • Build the aforementioned automations with your preferred scripting language (e.g. Python, Shell, Ruby, etc.)

In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, at Webflow we will support you in identifying where your interests and development opportunities lie and we'll help you incorporate them into your role.

About you

You’ll thrive as a Staff IT Systems Engineer if you:

  • Have extensive experience building high-functioning IT Infrastructure at a cloud-first high-growth company (>1k users is a plus)
  • Utilize API’s on a regular basis and love a well formatted JSON payload
  • You’ve been a Super Administrator in Okta for large scale companies.
  • Have expertise in iPaaS solutions like Workato, Okta Workflows, Tines, Postman Flows, and Zapier.
  • Enjoy being hands-on to solve complex technical problems across an IT Infrastructure (i.e. Okta, Google Workspace & Cloud, Atlassian, Github, AWS)
  • Have the ability to influence change and deliver sustainable technical and architectural decisions to improve efficiencies across the organization
  • Are comfortable owning large scale automation projects from inception to completion
  • Are a regular contributor to personal and public projects on GitHub

Even if you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Research shows that you may still be considered for a role if you meet just half of the requirements.

Our Core Behaviors:

  • Obsess over customer experience. We deeply understand what we’re building and who we’re building for and serving. We define the leading edge of what’s possible in our industry and deliver the future for our customers.
  • Move with heartfelt urgency. We have a healthy relationship with impatience, channeling it thoughtfully to show up better and faster for our customers and for each other. Time is the most limited thing we have, and we make the most of every moment.
  • Say the hard thing with care. Our best work often comes from intelligent debate, critique, and even difficult conversations. We speak our minds and don’t sugarcoat things — and we do so with respect, maturity, and care.
  • Make your mark. We seek out new and unique ways to create meaningful impact, and we champion the same from our colleagues. We work as a team to get the job done, and we go out of our way to celebrate and reward those going above and beyond for our customers and our teammates.

Benefits & wellness

  • Equity ownership (RSUs) in a growing, privately-owned company
  • 100% employer-paid healthcare, vision, and dental insurance coverage for employees and dependents (US; full-time Canadian workers working 30+ hours per week), as well as Health Savings Account/Health Reimbursement Account, dependent on insurance plan selection. Employees also have voluntary insurance options, such as life, disability, hospital protection, accident, and critical illness
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave for both birthing and non-birthing caregivers, as well as an additional 6-8 weeks of pregnancy disability for birthing parents to be used before child bonding leave. Employees also have access to family planning care and reimbursement
  • Flexible PTO with an mandatory annual minimum of 10 days paid time off, and sabbatical program
  • Access to mental wellness coaching, therapy, and Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly stipends to support health and wellness, as well as smart work, and annual stipends to support professional growth
  • Professional career coaching, internal learning & development programs
  • 401k plan and financial wellness benefits, like CPA or financial advisor coverage
  • Commuter benefits for in-office workers

Temporary employees are not eligible for paid holiday time off, accrued paid time off, paid leaves of absence, or company-sponsored perks.

Be you, with us

At Webflow, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Please note:

To join Webflow, you'll need valid U.S. or Canadian work authorization depending on the country of employment.

If you are extended an offer, that offer may be contingent upon your successful completion of a background check, which will be conducted in accordance with applicable laws. We may obtain one or more background screening reports about you, solely for employment purposes.

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