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
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks


Workrise is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails.

An Insider's view of Workrise

What’s the vibe like in the office?

High Energy. Everyone is fully on-board with the common goal of “putting people to work”. Here at Workrise not only are we striving to become advocates for their betterment but become that platform that will galvanize the worker to build and power our society. We have a ton of work to do, but we also have a true sense of ownership.


Data Engineering Manager

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.


Engineering Manager

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!


Product Designer

What is your vision for the company?

Workrise is on a mission to empower the people who get hard work done — with an ambitious vision of putting 1 million skilled tradespeople to work by 2030. We're building a better way to work, by giving workers access to more opportunities and helping companies find the right people for the right job.



What are some things you learned at the company?

Collaboration! It has been critical to work alongside my colleagues and partners here in order to be successful. I have learned how to collaborate and partner with amazing folks from every part of the business, which has been amazing for my own personal exposure and development.


Technical Recruiter

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
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning

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