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Infrastructure Lead

| Austin
Infrastructure Lead
We are seeking a cloud infrastructure architect to help us continue to accelerate our growth. You will work with a team of product architects, DevOps engineers, and product developers to continually improve our cloud infrastructure and deployment processes, delivering unmatched user experience to our customers and partners.
You are highly experienced in modern cloud architectures for SaaS products, and enjoy finding elegant solutions to difficult technical problems. You bring a keen eye for quality and a strong drive to improve and simplify.
Challenges you can work on:
  • Containerizing our applications and services using Kubernetes
  • Building solutions to deploy, monitor, and analyze event-sourced, loosely-coupled microservices
  • Implementing painless security and data management practices that protect sensitive user information
  • Developing responsive solutions to data analysis, visibility, and reporting needs​
  • AWS, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Kafka, Consul, Vault, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Java, Scala, Ruby


  • You will be responsible for the overall cloud infrastructure design and execution, working in conjunction with other architects, DevOps, and engineering teams
  • Lead and participate in architectural investigations, reviews, and decisions
  • Evolve environments that increase deployment efficiency and system reliability
  • Provide hands-on technical leadership, code review, and contribution
  • Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions
  • Provide strategically critical inputs to the organization and drive the technical vision and roadmap
  • Work with product teams to determine infrastructure needs and direction
  • Lead the evaluation and selection of infrastructure technology choices that accelerate our engineering teams 
  • Promote deployment best practices using best-in-class tools and methodologies
  • Mentor developers on both the infrastructure and product development teams to improve deployment excellence
  • Deep familiarity with cloud infrastructure providers, preferably AWS
  • Experience deploying Kubernetes clusters in production environments
  • Experience with microservice architectures
  • Experience operationally managing message/event streaming systems like Kafka
  • Familiar with deploying and managing SQL and NoSQL data stores, such as MySQL, Postgres, and Cassandra
  • Experience with security practices within containerized environments
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Demonstrated success as an agent for change evolving production cloud environments
  • Strong leadership skills resulting in cross-organization collaboration and partnership
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
About AffiniPay
At AffiniPay, we’re continuously tackling exciting and interesting problems to define the direction of the financial technology industry and transform the way professionals get paid! Our drive to become leaders in fintech has fostered our fast-moving, growth-focused culture. We’ve assembled teams of highly collaborative problem solvers who are passionate about both personal and company growth. We are eager to create, work together, and do whatever it takes to get the job done. We also know that our people are our greatest asset and responsible for our ultimate success. As such, we invest in our team-members’ growth and development, recognize accomplishments, and celebrate successes together. We’re building a winning team, and we need more creative, collaborative, and fun-loving people to help us get the job done!
 Affini-Perks! We've got you covered...

Competitive compensation structure
401K with automatic 5% company contribution
100% paid medical, dental, and vision benefit plans
100% Company paid short- and long-term disability and life insurance
Competitive PTO plan
Paid maternity/paternity leave
Fun destination quarterly meetings
AffiniPay Swag Package
Company lunches and fully stocked kitchen
All the benefits of a startup culture without the downsides
The chance to get in on the ground floor of one of Austin's fastest growing companies!
AffiniPay is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks


3700 N Capital of Texas Hwy Suite 300, Austin, TX 78746

An Insider's view of AffiniPay, LLC

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I write the documentation for developers who integrate with our Payment Gateway, and I work with a cross-functional team that includes Business Development, Product, and DevSupport. We guide partners and their developers as they create and maintain their integrations, and we work together internally to make the process quicker and easier.


Senior Technical Writer

What makes someone successful on your team?

As part of the Product Management Team, we sit on the intersection of Technology, UX, the Business and the Customer. All of us spend a significant of time with our customers and the market. However, given that we are market leaders, we get to lead and influence our entire industry which requires bold yet analytical product decision making.


Director of Product Management

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

My career has changed for the better while I’ve been at AffiniPay. After a year here, I switched from engineering to the product department. My manager helped identify this opportunity after I expressed an interest in taking a more customer-facing role. This sort of movement is encouraged and has allowed many folks to grow in their careers.


Product Manager

What are AffiniPay, LLC Perks + Benefits

AffiniPay, LLC Benefits Overview

Employee happiness and well-being are key to our success, which is why we’ll reward your hard work and strive to earn your loyalty with fantastic perks and incentives.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
AffiniPay contributes an automatic 5% to our staff's 401(K).
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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