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Principal DevOps Engineer

SafeBase

SafeBase

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

SafeBase is not your run of the mill startup. In just three years we have grown to over 700 customers with names like LinkedIn, Dropbox, Instacart, GitLab, and OpenAI in our portfolio.

Trust sits at the core of our product, mission, and values. It allows us to put ego aside, roll up our sleeves, ask tough questions, and approach problems together as one team. Placing trust at the forefront of everything we do enables our people to bring their authentic voice and experience to the table.

We are a fully remote company with amazing talent in the US & Canada. Check us out, and get ready to join a team committed to building zero-friction security assessments!

How you'll make an impact:
  • Continuously improve our build and deploy processes to ensure fast, high quality, and secure delivery.
  • Monitor, manage, and optimize cloud infrastructure on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Improve DevEx and existing CI/CD pipelines with additional test and security engineering mindset.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to enhance the reliability and security of our systems.
  • Work closely with the founders and shape the future of our R&D center as an early engineer.
  • Help grow our platform to 1,000+ SaaS vendors, like LinkedIn and Instacart.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset - previous experience as an early joiner in a technology startup or evidence that you are scrappy with a "get-it-done" attitude. You thrive in an ambiguous environment and you enjoy leading people towards a common goal. You understand the main focus for engineers at a product-led startup is delivering the right features at the right time.
  • Strategic architectural & engineering design thinking and vision.
  • Ability to use product & business context to inform tradeoff decisions regarding work scoping, technical debt, and strategic investment. Knowing where to cut corners and where to excel.
  • 5+ years of experience as an engineer in an agile development environment.
  • Advanced mastery of technologies like TypeScript, React (hooks), Node.js, ES6.
  • Advanced mastery of cloud & web knowledge and concepts such as HTTP/S, cloud deployments and containers, SaaS integrations.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience at a B2B SaaS product startup. Even better: product-led startup or a product in cybersecurity/compliance realm.
  • Experience with our modern web application tech stack - Next.js, Node.js, TypeScript, Prisma, Postgres, Cypress, Jest.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent practical experience

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 6% 401k match
  • Work-from-home setup stipend
  • Flexible working hours
  • Equity in our company
  • Generous time off and parental leave policies

Salary Range: $165k - $200k (Please note, the exact compensation will depend on the level of experience and expertise)

Job descriptions are just a description. SafeBase is full of curious optimizers, which is why we value unique experiences, abilities and opinions. If this role sounds like your next adventure, but you don’t feel entirely qualified, apply! We value candidates who own it, and if you’re relentlessly resourceful too, you might be exactly who we are looking for.

Remote @ SafeBase

We believe that working remotely shouldn’t cause any barriers to a great employee experience, so from onboarding to day to day operations, when you work remotely at SafeBase your colleagues and leaders are only as far as a *virtual* tap on the shoulder away.

Core Values

Customer-First: We prioritize our customers over the long term and value our reputation above short-term gains.
Extreme Ownership: We take pride in the quality of our work and the success of the company. We take accountability and act like owners, not renters.
Hunger: We find ways to get more done with less, ruthlessly prioritizing to operate with the necessary speed without sacrificing quality.
Win and Fail Together: Our combined success relies on effective communication, collaboration, assuming best intent, and a culture of continuous learning.