Staff Cloud Engineer (Remote)

Salary: Competitive Salary
Job Type: Full time
Experience: Senior Level


Staff Cloud Engineer (Remote)

Staff Cloud Engineer | GoFundMe | United States

Classy, an affiliate of GoFundMe, is a Public Benefit Corporation andgiving platform that enables nonprofits to connect supporters with thecauses they care about. Classy’s platform provides powerful andintuitive fundraising tools to convert and retain donors. Since 2011,...

Classy, an affiliate of GoFundMe, is a Public Benefit Corporation andgiving platform that enables nonprofits to connect supporters with thecauses they care about. Classy’s platform provides powerful andintuitive fundraising tools to convert and retain donors. Since 2011,Classy has helped nonprofits mobilize and empower the world for good byhelping them raise over $7 billion. Classy also hosts the Collaborativeconference and the Classy Awards to spotlight the innovative worknonprofits are implementing around the globe. For more information, a Staff Cloud Engineer at Classy, you will lead the PlatformInfrastructure and Operations team, playing a pivotal role in architecting,building, and maintaining our advanced cloud infrastructure. Thisinfrastructure is crucial to our online fundraising platform that supportsnonprofits globally. Your leadership will ensure our infrastructureconsistently achieves 99.999% availability, catering to the demands of oursophisticated global payments platform.What you’ll do:Architect and implement scalable, fault-tolerant cloud solutions thatprocess billions of dollars annually, ensuring operational excellence andsecurity.Lead and mentor a team of cloud engineers; promote a culture ofcontinuous improvement, innovation, and learning.Make strategic decisions on cloud architecture and spearhead adoptionof cutting-edge practices and technologies.Drive enhancements in system performance through advanced observabilityand reliability practices.Oversee sophisticated testing and validation processes to ensure therobustness of the cloud infrastructure.Develop and refine real-time monitoring and logging systems, settingindustry benchmarks in operational excellence.Implement and report on DORA (DevOps Research and Assessment) metricsto measure and enhance the effectiveness of development processes andpractices across the team.Design and manage CI/CD pipelines to ensure rapid, reliable, andrepeatable deployment of our cloud-based applications.What you bring (Required):Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, related field, or 12+ yearsequivalent practical experience.8+ years of experience designing and managing scalable cloud-basedinfrastructure, with a preference for SaaS environments.Demonstrated leadership in managing engineering teams andprojects.Expert knowledge of AWS, proficiency in container technologies such asDocker and Kubernetes, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) practices.Advanced understanding of software architecture, including asynchronousevent-driven architecture and microservices.Extensive experience in performance and reliability testing usingadvanced tools such as K6 and Artillery.Expertise in application performance management (APM) with tools likeNewRelic, DataDog, and Splunk.Strong programming skills in scripting languages Bash, PHP, andNodeJS.Experience managing distributed data systems and troubleshootingcomplex issues under high pressure and load.In-depth knowledge of high-volume transaction systems and familiaritywith compliance regulations like PCI, SOC2, and GDPR.Exceptional leadership and collaborative skills, with a track record ofleading initiatives and mentoring teams.Ability to excel in a dynamic, fast-paced startup environment.Superb communication skills, capable of effectively collaborating andinfluencing across diverse teams and cultural backgrounds.What would be awesome to have (Preferred):Advanced AWS cloud certifications.Proven background in fault-tolerant system design and managingenvironments with high transaction volumes.Why you’ll love it here…Market competitive payRich healthcare benefits including employer paid premiums formedical/dental/vision (100% for employee only plans and 85% for employee +dependent plans) and employer HSA contributions.401(k) retirement plan with company matchingHybrid workplace with fully remote flexibility for many rolesMonetary support for new hire setup, hybrid work & wellbeing,family planning, and commuting expensesA variety of mental and wellness programs to support employeesGenerous paid parental leave and family planning stipendSupportive time off policies including vacation, sick/mental healthdays, volunteer days, company holidays, and a floating holidayLearning & development and recognition programsGives Back Program where employees can nominate a fundraiser every weekfor a donation from the companyInclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging are vital to our prioritiesand we continue to evolve our strategy to ensure DEI is embedded in allprocesses and programs at GoFundMe. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusionteam is always finding new ways for our company to uphold and represent theexperiences of all of the people in our organization.Employee resource groupsYour work has a real purpose and will help change lives on a globalscale.You’ll be a part of a fun, supportive team that works hard andcelebrates accomplishments together.We live by our core values: impatient to be great, find a way, earntrust every day, fueled by purposeWe are a certified Great Place to Work, are growing fast and haveincredible opportunities ahead!GoFundMe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that activelypursues candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are committedto providing diversity, equity, and inclusion training to all employees,and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,ethnicity, nationality or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender,gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, age,medical condition, mental or physical disability, or military or veteranstatus. Show more Show lessTagged as: remote, remote job, virtual, Virtual Job,virtual position, Work at Home, work from home
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