Senior Software Engineer at WP Engine
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!
We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.
WP Engine powers digital experiences for over 150,000 customers in 140 countries. Over 5% of all internet traffic visits a WP Engine site each day! We are the leader in enterprise WordPress sites and are leading the digital transformation for businesses and organizations of all sizes and industries.
What's cool about this job?
Have you ever wondered how a small team manages the infrastructure needed to host thousands of websites? Our software engineers build systems that automate services at scale. Leveraging new technologies like custom Kubernetes controllers and cloud functions, we are able to automate the deployment, enhancement, and maintenance of our Kubernetes platform. The team is continuously looking for ways to make our services more scalable, reliable, and resilient; Learning from past decisions and striving to get better every day.
Day to Day
Building automated, scalable services and systems to power our growing infrastructure
Collaborating with an agile team that is passionate about utilizing emerging technologies and delivering high quality and timely code
Deploying monitoring and alerting systems to aid engineering and support efforts
Diving into specific technology roadblocks and uncovering how we can make our platform more performant, resilient, and reliable
Has worked on an agile team and is passionate about SRE principles
Has experience working with public Cloud technologies at scale
4+ years of experience deploying any (or all) of the following into a production environment: Docker, Kubernetes, cloud functions, pub/sub, relational databases, network file storage
Has an understanding of the common WordPress technology stack: Linux, Varnish, Apache/Nginx, MySQL, and PHP
Has experience (or interest) in the following development languages: Golang, Ruby, PHP, Python, SQL, Bash
Has experience (or interest) in: configuration management systems, monitoring systems, computer network technologies, TLS certificates and Web Application Firewalls (WAFs)
Computer Science Degree or Equivalent
Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
Fertility Benefits (IVF/Fertility drug coverage)
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a match
Life and Disability Insurance
Paid Family and Caregiver’s Leave
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off)
One-time $500 Home Office Stipend
Company Wellness Days