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Cloud Engineer

MetabaseFull-time$110k - $270k*RemoteMay 11, 2020
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Metabase is the easiest way for people to get insights from their data, from tiny startups who get up and running quickly to major corporations with tens of thousands of users. That's why people love us.

We bring data tools with the elegance and simplicity of consumer products to the crufty world of enterprise business intelligence. We provide an opinionated open source starting point for how companies should measure, analyze and share their data, which is used by tens of thousands of companies.

Tens of thousands of companies use Metabase every day to answer questions about their data. While we seek to become the de-facto self-managed open source analytics software for organizations everywhere, many customers want an ability to use Metabase without worrying about the operational details of self-hosting. That’s why we recently launched our Metabase Cloud product. We’re looking for operations engineers to help build out and run our new and quickly growing ‘Metabase Cloud’ hosted product.

We are hiring for multiple cloud engineer positions.

You will:

  • Own and operate our application stack and AWS infrastructure to orchestrate and manage our hosted customer instances of Metabase
  • Debug runtime issues across the different levels of our application stack, AWS, and the Metabase product
  • Build out and improve our observability infrastructure
  • Develop and build our internal tooling and automation to manage the lifecycle of a hosted Metabase installation, from purchase to deployment, zero-downtime upgrades, and general operational health
  • Continuously improve our automated deployments and testing

We're looking for someone who:

  • Is thoughtful and careful
  • Compulsively automates everything
  • Is able to make solid technical judgements and back them up articulately
  • Has strong network security and application security skills
  • Can write high quality and readable code in a modern language (e.g. Python, Go, etc.)
  • Strong Kubernetes experience in production
  • Strong experience with IaC and Terraform
  • Experience with monitoring tools (e.g Grafana, Prometheus, Cortex, Cloudwatch)
  • Experience building and operating production infrastructure on AWS, and familiarity with EKS, ECS, RDS and IAM

Projects you could work on:

  • Add support for multiple regions
  • Improve our RDS sharding strategy for our multi-tenant platform.
  • Build out our observability and monitoring to unify uptime, system, JVM, and application level metrics
  • Collaborate with core application developers on changes to improve our application metrics, deployment speeds and CI integration.
  • Work to improve our automation of system and processes towards achieving compliance certifications such as SOC2 and regulations such as GDPR

We're a global team (50% outside the US), fully distributed (from Thailand to California), who get things done asynchronously, with plenty of uninterrupted time, supporting each other to do the best work of our careers. We offer flexibility (define your own schedule and work from wherever you want), autonomy, and an environment that fosters growth, learning, and development. We're relentlessly user-focused and believe in building long-term value, not short-term hacks. And we raised a $30M Series B to take our approach to the next level for years to come.


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