Lead Engineer, Data Platform @ Personio

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Job Description:

  • You will research, engineer and experiment with new ways to improve the developer experience and DevOps practices to provide product teams with the capability to deploy on demand while also limiting any risk to the stability of production.
  • Your scope will include everything from how software components are built, tested, deployed, released and monitored across all environments, from the local machine straight through to our production clusters.
  • You will foster relationships and work closely with product teams to support them through platform specific migrations. Learn from and understand the challenges they face so that you can translate them into result-oriented solutions that help improve the reliability of the platform.
  • You will also spend time teaching engineers (especially new joiners) how to use our tools, whether by giving internal talks, organizing internal onboarding workshops or writing documentation and tutorials.
  • You will conceptualize and own technical solutions end-to-end. Organizing effective groups of engineers to brainstorm, design and deliver impactful work.
  • You will help your team manage technical debt, refactor existing solutions, and introduce and improve the team’s approach to principles and processes such as system architecture, design patterns, coding principles and code review.
  • You will use your existing experience to help drive the platform forward with new ideas and strategies that help maintain the quality, reliability, security, performance and cost effectiveness of the product and platform.
  • You will partner with your engineering manager, keeping them up to date and informed with technical details across multiple projects. Helping to ensure the team is delivering results in an iterative fashion that is driven by impact and promotes a culture of experimentation and learning.
  • 8+ years of software engineering experience building and designing scalable applications, tools or distributed systems. You understand the needs of software engineers working in product teams, you’ve been in their shoes, and can empathize with them. You want to help your fellow engineers to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Proficiency in Kafka operations or building platform tools that utilize Kafka.
  • Experience in both constructing and managing a schema registry, contributing to effective data governance.
  • Preferably experience in DevOps or Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) roles, enhancing our commitment to system reliability and operational excellence.
  • Preferably hands-on experience with various database technologies, Debezium and data capture.
  • You have a deep understanding and an interest for DevOps tools and technologies such as: Kubernetes, AWS (CDK, ECS, Fargate etc.), Gitlab, DataDog, Sentry, Projen, Backstage, Docker and in particular progress delivery automation (CI/CD pipelines, feature flags, canary deployments, service mesh).
  • You’re comfortable designing, building, documenting and distributing robust and delightful solutions in the form of services, CLI tools, scripts & plugins for developers.
  • You’re interested in development processes and practices (merge requests, approvals, trunk-based vs branch-based development, etc), and are eager to optimize and automate them.
  • Experience acting as a mentor or role model to other engineers is a plus. Ideally leading pair and mob programming sessions, as well as setting up and running technical brainstorming and solution design sessions.
  • You strike a balance between a strategic and tactical mindset. You are capable of working with your engineering manager to translate the platform’s strategic vision into tactical, achievable objectives for the team.

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Green Transportation (For NYC based employees)
  • Home office setup allowance
  • Gym allowance
  • 20 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Annual personal development budget for you to invest in your development via professional memberships, external certifications, conferences, and more
  • Receive family leave, child support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares

Experience Level: Senior
Work From: Remote from Region

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