Platform Engineer

Fetch Rewards (View all Jobs)

Birmingham, AL

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Interview Process

1. Short take-home project 2. 50 min screening interview that includes discussion of project 3. 5 hr (w/ breaks) final interview that involves speaking with your future manager and a non-technical product manager, a real-world coding problem, and high-level and low-level system design problems.

Programming Languages Mentioned

Python, C#, SQL, C++, ETL, Java


Platform Engineer

We are not accepting applicants outside of the Greater Madison, WI and Birmingham, AL areas unless you are open to relocation.

What we’re building and why we’re building it. 

Fetch is a build-first technology company creating a rewards program to power the world. Over the last 5 years, we’ve grown from 0 to 18M active users and taken over the rewards game in the US with our free app. The foundation has been laid. In the next 5 years we will become a global platform that completely transforms how people connect with brands. 

It all comes down to two core beliefs. First, that people deserve to be rewarded when they create value. If a third party directly benefits from an action you take or data you provide, you should be rewarded for it. And not just the “you get to use our product!” cop-out. We’re talkin’ real, explicit value. Fetch points, perhaps. 

Second, we also believe brands need a better and more direct connection with what matters most to them: their customers. -- Brands need to understand what people are doing, and have a direct line to be able to do something about it. Not just advertise, but ACT. Sounds nice right? 

That’s why we’re building the world’s rewards platform. A closed-loop, standardized rewards layer across all consumer behavior that will lead to happier shoppers and stronger brands.

Fetch Rewards is an equal employment opportunity employer.

The Role:

The work of the data infrastructure team is to build a robust, durable, and highly available platform that will serve data to all stakeholders in near real time. The team leverages the latest technologies to provide the required performance and reliability. At fetch our motto is to make data processing appear seamless and effortless for both producers and consumers of data.  With a goal of having world class data availability with terabytes of daily data, the data infrastructure is critical to Fetch's success.

You Possess:

  • Experience building production applications in modern languages (Python, go, java, c#, c++, etc.)
  • Cloud engineering and DevOps skills (AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform)
  • 4 pillars
    • AWS
    • GCP
    • Azure
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
    • Apache Mesos
    • Docker Swarm
    • Terraform
    • CDK
    • Cloud formation
    • Cloud provider
    • Containerization technology
    • Container administration
    • Infrastructure as Code
  • Familiarity with Unix systems, shell scripting, and Git
  • Experience with real time data message brokers (kafka, SQS)
  • Skills to deploy and use monitoring tools to tune and optimize high throughput systems.  
  • Interest in building and experimenting with different tools and tech, and sharing your learnings with the broader organization
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • At least 3 years of relevant full-time work experience

Bonus points for:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with open source software and dependency management
  • ETL process, data pipeline, and/or microservice development experience
  • Experience with Kubernetes deployment tools (helm, kustomize, ArgoCD)
  • Big data development skills (e.g., Flink, KSQL, Hudi)
  • Experience with visualization tools (e.g., Grafana)

At Fetch Rewards, we'll give you the tools to feel healthy, happy and secure through:

  • Stock Options: Fetch wants you to be on the rocketship with us! Options will give you the opportunity to share the excitement of the company growth and have your own stake in its success. 
  • 401k Match: We match 100% of the first 3% of your 401K contribution.
  • Benefits for humans and pets: We offer comprehensive PPO and HDHP plans (Dental | Vision | Life Insurance) in addition to pet insurance, fully covered for the first pet.
  • Continuing Education: Fetch provides up to $10,000 per year in education reimbursement support for any job-related courses/programs/certifications. You will also have access to Udemy, an online course provider with thousands of topics to discover. 
  • Employee Resource Groups: Take part in employee-led groups that are centered around fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace through events, dialogue and advocacy. Current groups include Amplify BiPoC, Amplify Women, Amplify LBGTQ+, Amplify Family, and Amplify Military. 
  • Paid Time Off: On top of our unlimited PTO policy, Fetch observes 9 paid holidays, including Juneteenth and Indigenous People’s Day, as well as our End-of-Year break. 
  • Robust Leave Policies: Whether it’s for you or a loved one, Fetch offers generous leave time for various health and personal needs that take you away from work. Our parental leave policy provides 18 weeks of paid time off for primary caregivers, 12 weeks for secondary, and flexible work schedules upon returning to work. 
  • Wellness Program: Utilize these tools and resources to bring your best self to work each day.
    • Wellness coach on staff to help you create goals, provide accountability and support you on your wellness journey
    • Nutrition counseling through Charge Nutrition 
    • Gympass membership to access in-person gyms, virtual workout classes, meditation apps, and much more. 
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides no cost, confidential resources and services to help navigate life's many changes and challenges.
  • Hybrid Work Environment: Collaborate with your team in one of our stunning offices in Madison or Birmingham 1-2 times per week. We’ll ensure you are equally equipped with the hardware and software you need to get your job done in the comfort of your home. 
  • Social Impact Efforts: Take part in volunteer events or donate to your favorite organizations through BrightFunds

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I'm a one-man team looking to improve tech interviews, and could use any support! 😄


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