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 to power our growing infrastructure
Collaborating with an agile team that is passionate about utilizing emerging technologies and delivering high quality and timely code
Leveling up those around you to help them grow while reinforcing your own knowledge
Help uncover new technologies that allow us to become more efficient
Set strategy and guide direction when prioritizing new work
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
Your Expertise and Passion.
Has worked on an agile team and is passionate about development
3+ 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, SQL, Bash
Has experience (or interest) in: configuration management systems, Prometheus or other monitoring systems, sophisticated network configurations, TLS certificates and Web Application Firewalls (WAFs)
Computer Science Degree or Equivalent Experience
The Perks and Benefits.
Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
401(k) (Make the most of retirement)
Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD and AD&D)
Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off?)
At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.