Director, Infrastructure Engineering at Safety Culture

Foundational Engineering, Full-time, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Posted 28 days ago

At SafetyCulture, we help businesses get better everyday. As the operational heartbeat of working teams, our technology gives workers a voice and leaders the visibility to make smart decisions. We’re constantly evolving our platform, expanding into sensors/IoT, Machine Learning, Scalable and Event-Driven Architecture to name a few, but we believe there’s more to be done.  

Our mission – and your opportunity — is to help solve the challenges faced in an increasingly distributed workforce. In short, to shape Engineering excellence, nurture emerging Engineering talent and build out an inclusive, high-performing interdisciplinary team. 

Recently valued at AU$2.2Bn, we’re investing our resources into creating and shaping a better workplace for all. We are growing fast and looking for talented, self-motivated people that value collaboration, growth and learning to join our team.

As our Director, Infrastructure Engineering, you’ll be responsible for the leadership and development of a fantastic team of Engineers. You’ll work with them and other engineering teams to architect, build and scale our global cloud infrastructure systems which sit at the heart of the iAuditor product. More specifically, this role provides leadership to the engineering team, interfaces with product development teams on new systems and enhancements of existing systems, recruiting, team development, and key performance metrics. It is a member of our engineering leadership team. 

Part of your success will come from your ability to manage infrastructure engineers so that:

  • They rally behind a common sense of purpose and identity
  • Team members feel respected and appreciated
  • Team members have clear direction and priorities
  • The team develops a healthy and ambitious culture
  • Everyone has the support they need in order to do a great job
  • Part of your success will come from your ability to be a leader and:

  • Ensure the groups' purpose is well defined and communicated
  • Ensure that different parts of the infrastructure have future plans developed
  • Develop relationships with product teams to understand their needs
  • Identify and work with a variety of infrastructure stakeholders
  • Finally, you will have a level of technical awareness in several of the following:

  • Building a scalable, fault-tolerant and cost-effective architecture
  • Working with Kubernetes, Prometheus and Grafana
  • Automating everything...(we use Terraform, Python, Bash to name a few)
  • Assisting with maintenance of Couchbase, ElasticSearch, PostgreSQL, Redis and Kafka clusters
  • Working very closely with software engineers to provide guidance about architectural patterns and goals
  • If you're keen, writing some Node.js, Python or Golang application code to truly break down all walls between developers and infrastructure
  • The factors that will support your success:

  • Experience managing an infrastructure team
  • The ability to demonstrate SafetyCulture values (Think Customer, Open Honest Always, Better as a Team, Be Bold Bring Action)
  • Experience providing 24*7 support for a SaaS solution
  • Experience supporting product development teams
  • Experience as a member of an engineering leadership team
  • Having deep technical expertise in at least one area as well as a general working knowledge of infrastructure technologies
  • The Company

    At SafetyCulture, we’re committed to building inclusive teams and cultivating a sense of belonging so our people can bring their whole authentic selves to work each day. We seek to make reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process to create an even playing field for all candidates. Thanks to the tireless efforts of the entire SafetyCulture team we’ve built an incredible culture which has seen us recognised as a Best Place to Work in Australia, the US and the UK. 

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