IT Scripting and Automation Engineer

Austin, TX

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Founded in 2012 as the first RESTful API for shipping, EasyPost, a YC unicorn, handles the scale that comes with success. EasyPost is helping e-commerce companies with accurate tracking and logistics. EasyPost pushes boundaries and changes the status quo through our RESTful API, allowing companies greater control over their shipping. We continue to disrupt the shipping industry, and this is the best time to get on board. We are out to do things differently, to consistently change, grow, and progress. We are delivering hope and spreading smiles to homes all across the country. Join us in building simple shipping solutions to enable sellers to define & rate postage, buy it, and track it in transit.

Seeing someone do the same repetitive clicking to complete mundane tasks frustrates you.  Entering the same information into multiple screens makes you cringe.  You love diving into code and scripts to figure out why sections are not firing.  As an Scripting and Automation Engineer you'll be a vital part of the IT team allowing our team to work smarter, not harder; allowing IT to scale with the company without always just doing more work.  The ideal candidate will be comfortable identifying manual operational tasks and finding creative and cutting edge solutions for automation. You should be comfortable seeing a project through from start to end; including identifying areas for improvement, researching the best way to tackle the problem, being able to describe to others why you chose the approach you did, and then implementing the solution; you are both a thinker and a doer. 

What You Will Do:

  • Identify and automate manual operational tasks (Experience working MacOS, Google Workspaces, and Slack is highly preferred)
  • Work with teammates to gather information needed for business application integration and automation
  • Work with cross functional teams to extended automation capabilities within SaaS offerings
  • Identify and deploy internal process and automation improvements
  • Work as an escalation point for the IT support team
  • Create and maintain detailed and accurate documentation, knowledge base articles.

About You:

  • 5+ years scripting experience (Powershell, Bash, Python, etc.)
  • 3+ years experience with Google’s command line management tool, GAM
  • Experience utilizing vendor API libraries for automation of provisioning, deprovisioning and integration
  • Love for automating all things and streamlining business functions
  • Attention to detail and a security minded approach to solving problems
  • Strong problem solving skills. The ability to adapt and overcome is a must
  • Ability to drive concurrent projects and initiatives while managing operational escalations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Empathetic and humble with a customer-focused demeanor
  • Comfortable working in hyper-growth environments

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Competitive compensation package and equity
  • Work from home stipend $100/month (net)
  • Flexible work schedule and paid time off
  • Collaborative culture with a supportive team
  • A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities
  • The opportunity to make massive contributions at a hyper-growth company
  • Make an impact on a product helping ship millions of packages per day

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