Infrastructure Engineer

Lviv, Ukraine

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Posted 3 days ago

At Very Good Security (“VGS”) we are on a mission to protect the world’s sensitive data- and we’d love to have you along for this journey. 
VGS was founded by highly successful repeat entrepreneurs, and is backed by world-class investors like Goldman Sachs, Andreessen Horowitz, and Visa. We are building an amazing global team spread across four cities. As a young and growing company, we are laser-focused on delighting our customers and hiring talented and entrepreneurial-minded individuals.

What you get to do:

  • Engage in all phases of the software lifecycle - design, implement, test, deploy, and support services in production.
  • Maintain a culture of code quality through rigorous testing,  automation, and code reviews.
  • Be proactive and innovative- we rely on your feedback to build a world-class product.
  • Be a part of a team that believes in the core values of transparency, collaboration, grit, and humility; in going above and beyond what is required in order to do the right thing for our customers and the company; and in having fun while doing all this!

What you bring to the role:

  • 5+ years of software development experience- ideally in a SaaS/product development company
  • You are a generalist and have broad skills in DevOps/infrastructure as code, databases, performance optimization, application design, and networking - especially application layer protocols like  HTTP, SFTP, SMTP, etc.
  • Language polyglot: you have experience in one or more of the following- Python, Go, Java
  • Experience in building and scaling systems that use SQL as well as NoSQL datastores - preferably experience with PostgreSQL, Redis, RedShift.
  • Experience with data ecosystem tools such as Kafka, Protobuf/Thrift, and Spark/Flink/Storm, and with data-flow programming tools such as Apache NiFi, Apache Beam will be a plus. 
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as CircleCI, Jenkins. We follow modern DevOps practices at VGS, and experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform will be a plus
  • An understanding of how to build for scale, but able to make pragmatic choices to move quickly - you have a strong bias for action
  • Comfortable working in roles that at times may be customer-facing 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Experience successfully working with distributed teams across time zones will be a plus

What’s in it for you:

  • Silicon Valley Experience;
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation and 2 weeks of days off+sick leaves;
  • Hackers’ days;
  • Corporate retreats;
  • Paid lunches and parking;
  • Covering professional learning: conferences, trainings, and other events;
  • Sports activities compensation;
  • English Speaking Club with native speakers;
  • Medical insurance;
  • VGS stock options.
Job tags: Ansible Apache CD CI Docker Go Java Kafka Kubernetes PostgreSQL Python Redis Redshift Spark SQL Terraform