Senior Engineering Manager, Infrastructure

Carta (View all Jobs)

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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Interview Process

1. Chat with recruiter 2. Chat with one of our engineering leaders 3. Take home assignment that is not timed ( thinking about code production quality in arriving to a solution) 4. Virtual onsite (5 sessions: take home follow up discussion, architecture and design white boarding, chat with a product manager, chat about teamwork, and another meeting with hiring manager ~ about 4 hours) 5. Team matching (non-evaluative)

Programming Languages Mentioned

Python, Java


The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places. 

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally. 

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Problems You'll Solve

We welcome leaders who can lead diverse, thoughtful, and driven engineers while balancing technical direction, collaboration, and people development.

As a Senior Engineering Manager, here are some of the exciting problems you'll solve: 

  • Lead: Mentor, grow, and empower your team.
  • Own: Be responsible for the availability, scalability and reliability of Carta's cloud infrastructure. 
  • Partner: Partner with peer organizations throughout the company to ensure that their infrastructure needs are met. Platform-as-a-Service experience is a critical component of this role. 
  • Deliver: Build a culture of execution excellence. Define metrics, tools, and practices to ensure the team is delivering significant business impact. 
  • Handle performance: Provide (and seek) regular feedback from your teams. 
  • Technical direction:  Directionally align the design and technology choices with overall engineering strategy. Align initiatives with the top business goals at Carta.
  • Hiring: Bring the best talent to help build and grow Carta’s infrastructure posture.

The Team You'll Work With

The Infrastructure Engineering team is responsible for providing secure, reliable, scalable, and performant Infrastructure to Carta’s customers and developers.

We are Software and Infrastructure Engineers who specialize in cloud computing, networking, systems design and architecture, storage, real time data telemetry, associated automation, tooling, and processes. We possess a breadth and depth of knowledge about Carta’s infrastructure and industry wide best practices that translates into leverage for Carta’s business.

About You

You will act as a technical leader on all things related to the team’s domain architecture to help and empower engineers in making technical decisions. You will work closely with other Platform Infrastructure and Product teams to build and scale their services. 

You are excited by the idea of developing scalable, reliable, and efficient infrastructure that powers the entire company. Our stack is Python, Java, Terraform, gRPC, Docker, Kubernetes, Postgres, running on AWS. Come join us! 

Here is what we are looking for: 

  • Experience in successfully delivering large scale projects that include technical deep-dives and solving production issues in all or some of these areas: compute, networking, communications, storage, operating systems, and software engineering 
  • A consistent track record of leading, managing, coaching, and mentoring geographically distributed teams for 4+ years
  • Experience writing production quality code in a major programming language, such as Python, Java, Go
  • Ability to empower teams and resolve disagreements with empathy and clarity
  • Experience in building services and have successfully taken projects from inception to production 
  • Deep understanding of Linux, AWS, Docker and Kubernetes. Experience with service mesh architecture is a big plus.
  • Endorsement of infrastructure as a code and passion for software development and automation. Experience managing infrastructure cost is a big plus.  
  • A strong perspective on positive customer and developer experience
  • Production experience with building infrastructure on public cloud technologies and leading Incident Management at scale.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

Important Security Notice for Candidates

Our company has been targeted by individuals creating fake domains similar to ours to scam prospects and candidates. Please note that all official communications from us will come from an @carta.com domain. Be cautious of any requests for sensitive information or payments outside of our official channels. For more information about this type of scam, please review the guidelines provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you encounter any suspicious activity, please report it immediately to recruiting-systems@carta.com.

Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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