Cloud Operation Engineer

Platform.sh (View all Jobs)

Remote, North America

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Interview Process

1. Remote Interview, Wide-Ranging discussions on many diverse subjects. 2. Remote interviews with team members.

Programming Languages Mentioned

Python, PHP


About Platform.sh

The Platform.sh Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) removes the complexities of cloud infrastructure management and optimizes development-to-production workflows, reducing the time it takes to build and deploy applications. Delivering efficiency, reliability, and security, giving development teams both control and peace of mind. Built for developers, by developers.
Adopted and loved by 16,000+ developers, 7,000 customers, and proven over the last 8 years - Platform.sh provides out-of-the-box capabilities that serve as the launchpad for creative development teams’ out-of-the-box thinking.

We provide 24x7 support, managed cloud infrastructure, and automated security and compliance with an all-in-one PaaS. We give our customers complete control over their data by keeping applications secure and available around the clock.

Platformers are a remote, global workforce, and we thrive in a multicultural team. We are committed to open source and an open, welcoming environment. Our team spans the globe and the experience spectrum. What's our commonality, our cultural fabric? A curious spirit and a thirst for knowledge; an eagerness for innovative ideas and cultures. We believe we can build anything together in an environment that frees you to do your best work.

Bring your expertise and enthusiasm to our growing, global organization. Your contributions, collaboration, and unique point of view are recognized and valued here.

Position Summary:

Platform.sh is in search of Cloud Operations Engineers to join our Engineering team! Dive into a pivotal position where you'll fortify the robustness and refine the efficiency of our infrastructure. Your quest involves architecting automation, spearheading cutting-edge monitoring and deployment frameworks, and seamlessly merging development with SRE duties. Join us in revolutionizing support strategies and operational prowess through ingenious systems, tools, and methodologies. Work at the forefront of our mission by championing innovation and tapping into your technical acumen.

What to expect:

  • Delve into our proprietary systems and in-house solutions, fostering innovation.
  • Design and implement cutting-edge solutions to optimize cloud-based infrastructure, with a heavy focus on developer-centric approaches and coding excellence.
  • Spearhead automation initiatives to streamline processes and maximize efficiency, leveraging your coding prowess to develop robust, scalable solutions.
  • Dive deep into a captivating product landscape with a strong emphasis on hosting and development tools.
  • Continuous development opportunities, working collaboratively with engineers within a flat organizational structure.
  • Immerse yourself in open-source technologies at scale, stimulating professional growth.
  • Embrace a culture of continuous improvement, staying ahead of the curve with the latest tools and technologies to enhance performance and reliability.

What you bring:

  • Strong background in DevOps/SRE/Cloud Operations, and eagerness to excel in this domain.
  • Ability to effectively manage cloud-based infrastructure, with experience across multiple Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers.
  • Expertise in automation tools.
  • Proficiency in containerization technologies and a solid understanding of Linux.
  • Familiarity with version control tools like Git is a must, and any programming language proficiency is advantageous.
  • Experience with monitoring/ logging tools and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Proficiency in scripting language.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities across teams.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with Puppet infrastructure and deployment at scale.
  • Knowledge of PHP, Go, and Python.

Where we hire:

At Platform.sh, remote work isn't just a trend - it's our way of life. The freedom of remote work with the support of a diverse, global team has been our successful model for nearly a decade! Our culture celebrates flexibility and collaboration, empowering you to excel from where you are. To enhance team synergy, we come together (at least) once a year in person, seizing the opportunity to connect, tackle challenges, and foster camaraderie. This particular role is preferred within North America to increase collaboration with this team. 

How we hire:

We know that a great hire won’t meet every requirement that we’ve outlined. If you can see yourself elevating the team, we want to hear your story. Few of us would be here had we not taken a chance.

You can expect 5 interviews on Google Meet to follow the order below. Should you successfully move through the entire process you will have the opportunity to meet with a variety of Platformers. Our goal is to ensure you can make the most informed decision on whether this role, and our culture aligns with what you’re looking for in your future working environment. 

  1. 45 Minutes with Talent Acquisition
  2. 60 Minutes with Team (Engineering leaders)
  3. 60 Minutes with Team (Engineering ICs)
  4. 60 Minutes with Hiring Manager (VP, Operations and Engineering)

All roles require background checks.

What we offer:

💡 An innovative product you can believe in. We’re sustainably changing the way companies develop and manage their web applications

🏆 We’re voted as A Best Place to Work by 96% of our employees, Forbes Top 30 Companies for Remote Jobs, and France Best Workplaces for Women

🗣️ Leadership that cares in a flexible, open work environment, where your voice is encouraged. We can always find ways to do better and look forward to hearing your ideas

🌎 Global team, rich with culture and diversity

🧳 Annual team gatherings

💆‍♀️ Wellness budget

🧠 Professional development budget

💻 Office equipment budget

 👫 Mentorship Program

🩺 Comprehensive health coverage (US, CA, UK, and FR employees only)

🏝 Fair PTO (geographically dependent)

👶 Inclusive parental leave (geographically dependent)

🤝 Tandem – a pool of linguists from around the world willing to help each other learn new languages.

📈 Company stock options (discretionary)

You’re welcome here.

At Platform.sh, we take pride in our commitment to being an inclusive and diverse workplace. We strive to create an environment built on trust, support, and respect for all individuals. We welcome everyone, regardless of gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, education, languages spoken, or veteran status. We encourage you to be yourself, connect with like-minded individuals, and share your passions.

If you require accommodation at any stage of our recruitment process, please don't hesitate to reach out to your talent acquisition partner. Your comfort and accessibility are important to us.

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