Data is at the core of everything we do at CircleCI, and our data platform is what powers, controls, and stores it all. We’re seeking a Staff Engineer to join us and help lead the technical direction of our data platform!
We’re in search of an experienced engineer who is comfortable maintaining, navigating, and growing modern, cloud-based data platforms. You will make decisions and implement features that impact the entirety of our data platform and thus, the whole of our organization. Good communication, leadership skills, and high emotional intelligence are a must, because you'll be working with people across CircleCI to ensure they're getting what they need.
This is a full-time, remote role for candidates in the United States or Canada.
You’re a seasoned engineer in the data infrastructure or data platform fields. You know the challenges of balancing reactive work, proactive development, security, and stability, while still maintaining a productive team. You’ve contributed to technical leadership and have driven decisions in a team setting; clearly communicating them with the relevant people, helping to implement them successfully, and then examining the journey for opportunities to improve. You're ready to mentor and lead, but also eager to learn!
Data Platform at CircleCI is responsible for providing simple, reliable, fast, and secure access to the data that powers our business. Data scientists and analysts in particular rely on us for timely access to accurate data to help their teams make the best possible decisions. We manage the data stores, pipelines, and processes that contain and govern data at CircleCI, and we make ourselves as accessible as possible to ensure that anyone in the company who needs data to do their jobs can get it.
An engineer who’s comfortable with both the technologies we use, and running a service-minded platform team. We work to meet the needs of our users throughout the business, so a multi-functional, collaborative, and service-minded attitude is key. We highly value good communication, empathy, and initiative in all of our engineers and employees. Some qualities specific to this opening include:
This role will be for level E4 on our Engineering Competency Matrix, our internal career growth system for engineers. These are the minimum expectations for this position, but we are always willing to discuss bringing people on at more senior positions when appropriate. Read our blog post about the competency matrix to learn more.
CircleCI is the world’s largest shared continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, and the central hub where code moves from idea to delivery. As one of the most-used DevOps tools that processes more than 1 million builds a day, CircleCI has unique access to data on how engineering teams work, and how their code runs. Companies like Spotify, Coinbase, Stitch Fix, and BuzzFeed use us to improve engineering team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster.
CircleCI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.