We are looking for a Principal Engineer with a background in both Software and Infrastructure. We are experiencing tremendous growth and have the vision to unblock every development team in the world with our products. You will play a vital role in defining and delivering the scalability and reliability roadmaps of Buildkite to enable that vision: The infrastructure and services that we will need to enable our current growth and future needs.
On a typical day, you could be…
Driving a discussion on technology strategy with key stakeholders. Spearheading a discovery project to enable teams’ or cross-functional initiatives. Mentoring less experienced engineers in areas like coding, architecture, observability, etc. Writing a proposal to build a new service, introduce new technology, or improve productivity. Dissecting work for others and working with other engineers to implement your proposals. Diving deep into any particular problem that could benefit from your insight and experience. Creating patterns and removing barriers that could make it easier to do things in the right way. Identifying gaps (e.g. tooling, skills) and designing/proposing/leading solutions
Skills and experience we like...
You are a good communicator and love working with others.Like distributed systems and architecture.Love being hands-on with the tools.Great at being a multiplier, a role model, and inspiring others.Enjoy sharing your knowledge and passion for software as a craft.Have demonstrable experience in a similar role in a large-scale environment (hundreds of engineers, web-scale product) with the highest quality standards.Comfortable working remotely, leveraging asynchronous communication, working by yourself and taking the initiative to improve anything and everything.
$180,000 - $225,000 AUD Equity Generous benefits package Remote working.
Join Buildkite Buildkite is a differently shaped company. We value work-life balance and support staff to work in the ways that make sense for you. From the beginning, our goal has been to build a company that is people-centred, supportive and just a little bit weird 💚