Staff Infrastructure Engineer

Whop

Whop

Other Engineering
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

About Whop

Whop is on a mission to create a new paradigm of the internet – where connection, consumption, creation and commerce can happen all in one place. People come to Whop every month, from nearly every country, to learn new things, meet new people, and elevate their daily lives.

Less than 3 years into our existence, we have enabled tens of thousands of creators to earn over $400M by selling access to increasingly diverse digital offerings. Our apps infrastructure allows anyone to build a digital experience, and our marketplace offers creators a sleek storefront that can accept payments, seamlessly deliver digital products, and attract new customers.

We envision a future in which everyone is an internet entrepreneur. Join us in making that future a reality.

Quick benefits overview

✅ Target base salary of $140,000 - $260,000 depending on experience + a competitive equity package. We pay competitive with google and meta.
❤️ Unlimited PTO, Health, Vision, and Dental coverage
📍 Brooklyn, New York | Check out our office here
🥙 Daily $20 lunch, $25 dinner Uber Eats credits
💪 State of the art gym access @ Equinox
💻 Latest 14 or 16 inch Macbook Pro

About the role

This role is a Staff Infrastructure Engineer who will report to the VP of Engineering and will be responsible primarily for backend, storage, and scaling solutions to support our explosive growth.

From Carlos Whitt | LinkedIn our VP of Engineering: "We are growing like crazy and want engineers that are excited about an early stage company, hyper focused team, scaling challenges, proven growth, incredible culture, and being part of something special."

What does the role look like?

As a Staff Infrastructure Engineer at Whop, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring our engineering team can ship code efficiently and reliably. Your primary responsibility will be to create and maintain the infrastructure that supports our rapidly growing platform. This includes building and managing pipelines for code deployment, testing, and production, and providing robust support to the engineering team to facilitate seamless code shipping. You will be deeply involved in AWS, Terraform, and setting up new services, ensuring our infrastructure scales with our growth.

The role requires a broad range of knowledge to tackle diverse daily challenges and strong soft skills in prioritization and organization to manage multiple requests and ideas effectively. Self-sufficiency is essential, as the ability to handle incidents with excellent communication and optimism is crucial. Additionally, balancing the demands of fast-paced growth and scaling with technical precision is a key aspect of the job.

Qualifications

  • Deep expertise in AWS, including ECS and RDS.
  • Proficiency with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform and Pulumi.
  • Strong experience with Ruby and TypeScript.
  • Proven ability to design and maintain scalable infrastructure.
  • Excellent communication skills to support and collaborate with product engineers.

Nice to haves

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Typescript, NextJS, React

Who you are

The company is growing 5x+ YoY and you’re someone who can move with urgency, take initiative, and do whatever it takes to win.

  • You thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth environment and can move with urgency and initiative.
  • You have a keen understanding of what makes an excellent product and strive for technical excellence.
  • You are self-sufficient, highly communicative, and can handle multiple challenges with optimism.
  • You have a passion for infrastructure and a drive to create efficient, scalable solutions.
  • You are detail-oriented, provide clear feedback, and ensure all tasks are completed thoroughly.

Find out more about us here <- this is Whop's whop you'll find more links about us as well as have a chance to play around with the platform.