Staff Software Engineer, DevOps/Cloud Infrastructure at Workrise (Austin, TX)

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RigUp is changing the way work is done in the energy industry. Each one of our teams strive to move us closer to our north star -- to empower the people who power the world. The Engineering team at RigUp leverages a variety of tools to enable and sustain a scalable and highly-resilient platform for delivering customer value. We are organized into agile, cross-functional product line teams consisting of engineering, product and design which allows us to develop deep expertise and rapidly deliver high-value features and functionality.

We are looking for a Cloud Engineer to help us build the next evolution of cloud infrastructure. We are open to Austin or Belfast!

What you'll be doing:

  • Architecting, creating, and maintaining a Kubernetes based microservice ecosystem that empowers our application teams to rapidly and securely deliver value 
  • Designing and developing DevOps processes and tools to automate and audit operations
  • Implementing easy to use tooling to provide platform level resources to application teams as a source of best practice standards
  • Collaborate with our application teams to understand their pain points and ensure their success
  • Championing constant improvement of our methods to deploy & support RigUps cloud architecture
  • Manage projects through completion 
  • Mentoring devops engineers across the organization, providing guidance and support with a sense of stewardship for their growth
  • Influencing the wider engineering team through demos, brown bag topics, and design proposals

What you should have:

  • 5+ years supporting a high availability cloud environment in a DevOps or SRE role 
  • Extensive networking skills (VPC, VPN, TCP/IP, routing, load balancing, DNS)
  • Experience provisioning, deploying, and supporting containers with Helm / Kustomize, Kubernetes, and Docker
  • Deploying and supporting end-to-end CI/CD (Git, Jenkins, Spinnaker, Ansible, etc.)
  • Hands-on monitoring tool usage (SumoLogic, Stackdriver, Grafana, Prometheus)
  • Experience with containerization and infrastructure as code technologies, preferably Terraform
  • Experience with remote collaboration with teams in different time zones
  • BS degree or equivalent practical experience


  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with 4% match
  • Fully paid employee health insurance for employee
  • Open office space in the heart of downtown Austin

RigUp is a technology company that's building a platform to better support the energy workforce. Through the industry’s largest marketplace, we’re improving the lives of contractors and helping service providers and operators find the people who will get the job done. Headquartered in Austin, TX, and backed by a16z, Founder’s Fund, Quantum Energy Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank, we’ve raised $423.8 Million in funding to support our mission to change the way work is done in the energy field.

Our goal is to make RigUp an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • People Operations
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DockerFrameworks
    • GraphQLFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • KafkaFrameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • Google CloudServices
    • TableauAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • MiroDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Google HangoutsCollaboration
    • SlackCollaboration
    • ZoomCollaboration
    • AsanaProject Management


Workrise is located in the heart of downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to restaurants, coffee shops, entertainment, hotels, and trails.

An Insider's view of Workrise

What's something quirky about your company?

At Workrise, you'll find a multitude of quirks. One is our unique journey, where we introduced technology to disrupt and redefine the entire Oil & Gas sector and committed to delivering exceptional benefits to companies and workers. We thrive on continuous evolution, constantly adapting to meet every challenge head-on as we Raise the Bar.


Senior Recruiter, Oil & Gas

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Workrise, we foster collaborative culture through open communication and open-mindedness. We collaborate with other teams by understanding each other's needs and the common goals we are trying to achieve together.


Senior Manager, Engineering

How does the company support your career growth?

When I first joined Workrise I had a bucket list of skills I wanted to build at my new career opportuny. In just three months, Workrise gave me the strength and support to blow that list out of the water! I am so exced to continue learning, growing, and getting hard work done!


Senior Designer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I’m part of a very distributed team and we have set core hours that we all try to align with to have overlap and collaboration as a team. Outside of these core hours, we have the flexibility to tailor our schedules to our individual working styles and lifestyles. We’re encouraged to make time to recharge and live balanced lives.


Principal Product Manager

What are Workrise Perks + Benefits

Workrise Benefits Overview

At Workrise you can feel good about your work and furthering our mission to serve those who do the hard work. We recognize that making an impact matters to you and we believe in providing an environment that fosters that ambition. We welcome you to develop relationships with coworkers by displaying our company values: Own the Mission, Learn and Grow, Solutions Over Ego, and Raise the Bar. In appreciation for your contributions, we support you with various health insurance plan options (including medical, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, and competitive 401k matching.

Workrise is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, belonging, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation and expression, educational background, age, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenship. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Mandated unconscious bias training
80% of people leaders trained through Workrise Leadership Academy in 2023.
Diversity employee resource groups
Diversity recruitment program
2023 Internship Program with 4 out of 5 members of underrepresented groups.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
We provide an array of onsite refreshments, ranging from bars, chips, and fresh fruit to cold brew and kombucha, ensuring a variety of options for our team.
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training

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