Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets you smarter, faster with the news that matters. We are hiring an Infrastructure Engineer!

Why it Matters: By leveraging your infrastructure engineering expertise, you will play a key role in our mission. You will design, build and support tools, systems and workflows that will amplify and enable the efforts of fellow engineers. You will help us optimize our stack and ultimately work toward making our systems faster, more efficient and able to deal with massive volumes of traffic as we continue to launch worthy products into the world.

Go Deeper: In this role, you will make an impact on Axios through the following responsibilities:

  • Build standards, patterns, and tools that help engineers in other squads make effective use of infrastructure
  • Consult with other squads in a Site Reliability Engineer capacity to help them make use of infrastructure effectively
  • Configure and manage our software defined networking capabilities including VPCs, firewalls, and routing
  • Configure and maintain core shared services like kubernetes clusters, databases, and CI/CD systems
  • Support the delivery of high-performance, scalable applications written primarily in node and python
  • Help harden our production monitoring and alerting systems
  • Assist in crafting incident management and release coordination processes
  • Mentor less experienced members of the team through pair-programming and empathetic code review

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Experience building and maintaining AWS infrastructure
  • Experience with Docker and Jenkins
  • Experience with monitoring systems (like Grafana and Sentry) and web application firewalls
  • Familiarity with React and Django are a plus
  • Experience with server hardware and colocation a plus
  • Always looking to make systems more efficient, faster and cheaper
  • Fast learner with an ability to work collaboratively

Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend




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