Infrastructure Engineer

Carbon Relay

August 18, 2020

Carbon Relay is a world-class team focused on harnessing the power of machine learning to optimize Kubernetes. Our innovative platform allows organizations to boost application performance while keeping costs down. We recently completed a major fundraising round and are scaling up rapidly to turn our vision into reality. This position is perfect for someone who wants to get in on the ground floor at a startup that moves fast, tackles hard problems, and has fun!

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to build the infrastructure our product runs on. You will collaborate with our product, engineering, and machine learning teams to build a self-service platform that streamlines application developer productivity and throughput.


  • Provisioning cloud infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code
  • Creating pipelines and automation to deploy applications onto Kubernetes clusters
  • Consulting with engineering teams to help them leverage our platform and tools to run their applications
  • Participating in monitoring, logging, and alerting activities, as well as on-call rotations

Required qualifications

  • Four or more years infrastructure experience with a proven track record of providing self-service to engineers
  • Experience running production workloads on a public cloud
  • Proficient with Terraform
  • Experience building and running applications on Kubernetes from dev all the way to production
  • Four or more years of experience with Linux
  • Experience with on-call duties
  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Proficient in Go
  • Experience with Argo Workflows and Argo CD
  • Familiarity with Kustomize
  • Experience with GCP
  • Experience monitoring applications with Prometheus and Alertmanager

Why join Carbon Relay

  • Competitive salary plus equity
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with matching
  • Unlimited vacation policy (and we do really take vacations)
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Snacks, lunches and all the typical benefits you would expect from a well-funded, fun startup!
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