Platform Engineer

Qarik – Engineering /
Full-time (Remote) /
About Qarik

Co-founded by Google Cloud Engineering leaders, Qarik is an IT Solutions company focusing on Google Cloud Platform. We’ve grown to 100 employees in less than three years and continue to attract brand-name (F1000) clients. We are an engineer-driven company where your talent is truly appreciated and maximized. Unlike the traditional model, where consultants can remain long beyond project completion, we enter our engagements with the end in mind. Core to our ethos is the ability to solve complex problems and teach clients to do the same.

Key Responsibilities

    • Work with client teams, guide and establish modern best practices befitting the organization’s goals toward modernization and transformation
    • Work directly with Cloud Infrastructure, Platform Engineering, and SRE teams to set goals, design and implement solutions in support of modern engineering culture, processes and systems.
    • Work as a team to design, document, implement, test and support the build, deployment, and configuration management systems that abstract and automate the code to deployment workflow for application development teams.
    • Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on development and operations
    • Leverage past experiences with technologies. Some key technologies:
    • CI/CD automation and orchestration (Jenkins, Cloud Build, Tekton, Spinnaker)
    • Infrastructure/systems logging and monitoring (New Relic, Datadog, Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana)
    • Infrastructure actuation/automation (Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, Pulumi)
    • Public cloud (GCP a must, AWS and Azure a plus) and key platforms (k8s, VMs)
    • Backend services code (nodejs, python, Java, etc.)
    • Leverage domain subject matter expertise. Continue growing as the IT industry and its readiness grow. Some key areas:
    • Developer productivity, code velocity and quality
    • Monorepo, code re-use and dependency management, green repo and CI at scale (20K+ PRs/hour)
    • Continuous deployment/delivery, DORA-esque telemetry & goals, “boring deployments”
    • SRE mentality, change management, cultural change of roles & responsibilities (e.g. protect my own -> enable others)
    • Backend services patterns and design
    • Lead from behind. Communicate, persuade, teach, across peers and senior management

Ideal Attributes

    • Strong technical aptitude
    • Highly organized and effective team player
    • Strong sense of internalized work ethic and ownership. Client goals, project goals, personal development goals
    • Curious, passionate, impactful where you are

Other Relevant Details

    • Desired Locations: US, Belfast, UK, EU but open to any location as long as you have a great internet connection and are willing to overlap US East morning.
    • New York City Pay Range Information: $130,000-$175,000, plus may be eligible for an annual discretionary bonus. Actual compensation within the range will be dependent upon individual skills, experience, qualifications, and applicable laws.

Why Qarik?

Qarik offers a competitive employee compensation and outstanding benefits package.
The job is fully remote with work hours and vacation flexibility for work/life balance.
You will work on a team where people respect each other, have a shared goal of customer success, and work together instead of competing against each other or counting the lines of code or number of PRs to meet personal annual OKRs. Most of your teammates think this is the best team they have ever worked on so far in their careers.
We are using the latest AI tech and pushing the boundaries possible, constantly learning new stuff and creating new cool things together.

Qarik is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For further information, please contact our