Vectrix

Scan and detect security issues in your cloud and SaaS tools.

Platform Engineer at Vectrix

$160k - $190k / 0.20% - 0.50%
Location
San Francisco / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
6+ years
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Alex Dunbrack
Alex Dunbrack
Founder

About the role

About the role:

You will own and drive technical and product decisions that will leave a lasting impression on the company - and the industry - for years to come.

Working closely with the founding team, your role will cover the development, support, and scalability of the Vectrix platform. You will report to our CTO, Matt, working together to develop the foundation on which cloud security is improved for companies and security teams around the world.

This role is best suited for you if you are someone who is looking to tackle exciting problems in cybersecurity, continuously grow as an individual, and want to have direct, measurable impact on the outcomes we experience as a company.

Your technical responsibilities:

  • Lead the technical infrastructure architecture design to optimize for security, scalability, and maintainability.
  • Lead investigating, implementing, and supporting data stores holding large amounts of data to be performant, scalable, and cost effective.
  • Oversee all our of infrastructure components to ensure uptime and service reliability.
  • Aid in design and building complex API integrations to be performant, reliable, and ingest large amounts of security critical customer data.

About you:

  • 5+ years experience in an engineering, preferrably platform, backend, or SRE engineering role.
  • Strong experience working in cloud native environments (AWS, GCP, Azure) with heavy preference towards AWS.
  • Strong experience with Docker and Kubernetes (EKS, GKE, K8s the Hard Way).
  • Strong experience in managing large data sets within SQL and/or NoSQL databases and how to optimize for performance, scalability, and cost-efficiency.
  • Experience working with python (3) powered backend web services, preferrably one backend web framework (Django, Flask, FastAPI).
  • Practical thinker: understand how to optimize time effectively to balance creation of tech debt while shipping features as fast as possible.

Bonus:

  • Background within security. (huge plus!)
  • Bakground with any of: Kafka, CitusDB, Clickhouse, TimescaleDB, Aurora, Elasticsearch. (huge plus!)
  • Great at troubleshooting and debugging complex issues.
  • Excels at communicating complex issues in an easy to understand way.
  • A 4 year degree in Computer Science, or equivalent in years experience.

The tech stack:

We're cloud first in all that we do. Our backend is built in Python/Django and is based on a micro service architecture running within Docker and AWS EKS (Kubernetes). Our backend utilizes AWS services like S3, RDS, EC2, and Lambda. We use React on the frontend. We live in Slack, but code lives in GitHub. We leverage Notion and Gitbooks for documentation and build mockups and prototypes in Figma.

Benefits:

  • Early employee equity
  • 401(k)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • "Take What You Need" vacation policy
  • 11 holidays a year (including Election Day)
  • Paid parental leave for all parents
  • Home office stipend
  • Relocation bonus

Why Apply?

  • Join a fast-moving startup at a critical time.
  • Work with a driven, world-class team that’s on a mission.
  • See your input make a direct impact towards our success.
  • Grow professionally with access to resources that ensure you grow with us too.

Why you should join Vectrix

  • Join a high-growth, well-funded tech startup at a critical time.
  • Work with a driven, world-class team that's on a mission.
  • See your input make a direct impact towards our success.
  • Grow professionally with access to resources that ensure you grow too.

Learn more about us at https://www.vectrix.io