Senior Staff Software Infrastructure Engineer

Within the United States /
Engineering /
Full Time
We are expanding our team! You can be anywhere in the U.S. and in the Pacific time zone outside of the U.S., and in other various countries as noted for specified positions.

At Temporal, we are on a mission to remove the complexity in developing reliable software for the cloud. If you want to solve hard distributed system problems, have a passion for open source software and building a strong developer community, then come join us in our mission. Temporal enables developers to focus on writing important business logic, and not on managing state or worrying about the underlying infrastructure. The Temporal platform is being trusted by top-tier companies as a core technology in their mission critical systems. Our active open source community of developers, who are also our users, provide us with real-time feedback and contributions. We're backed by top VC firms, have closed Series B and have a team of professionals from start-ups and larger companies like Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Meta, Uber, Apple, Cisco and more.

We have an opening for a Senior Staff Software Infrastructure Engineer in our Infrastructure organization focused on driving technical strategy, alignment and execution of projects across compute, networking, cloud orchestration, and observability. This is an opportunity to develop an engineering team focused on improving the scalability and reliability of Temporal’s core infrastructure. This high-impact role will broadly own design and implementation of systems delivering industry changing capabilities to Temporal Cloud customers globally.

There are multiple components that you will be responsible for in this Technical Lead role.

Invent
*Drive major system architecture and execution
*Develop multi-year roadmaps establishing vision for infrastructure scalability, reliability, and engineering velocity
*Continue to maintain and foster a culture of engineering and operational excellence

Own
*Develop effective partnerships between Temporal leadership, engineering, and product teams
*Collaborate across teams to align roadmaps
*Perform design reviews for projects across engineering with a focus on infrastructure scalability and reliability
*Partner with Security to build ‘secure by default’ systems
*Engage with key customers to help understand their requirements and enable their business

Learn
*Investigate and understand the ways to best leverage Temporal’s own software to power infrastructure at scale
*Get educated as to Temporal's Customer needs that drive infrastructure design decisions

Teach
*Share design principles for building reliable systems at scale
*Up-level the aggregate Temporal mindshare via leadership, career mentorship, and advocacy

What You bring to us
*Experience leading complex cross team engineering efforts focused on cloud, compute, networking and storage infrastructure
*Excellent collaboration and communication skills
*You are comfortable driving alignment across an organization and drafting long term roadmaps
*Demonstrated ability to make system-level tradeoffs
*At least 10 years coding experience (Go, Java, or other applicable language)
*Experience with distributed systems and concurrency primitives
*Deep experience in at least one infrastructure and familiarity with adjacencies
*Hands-on experience with one or more cloud providers, such as AWS, GCP, or Azure

Additional perks
*A new category of software
*Collaborative, productive, and fun team
*Competitive salary
*Equity
*Unlimited time-off
*Medical, dental (including ortho), & vision benefits (premiums paid by company)
*AD&D, long and short - term disability, life insurance (standard and supplemental)
*HSA + employer contribution
*Employee Assistance Program
*Wellness allowance ($) per month
*401K plan
*$1000 annually for home office setup in addition to company issued hardware

What team members bring to the table
First principles and critical thinking skills, good design sensibilities, experience working in or with distributed systems and the challenges they bring, and a passion for advancing the state of the art along with the potential to change the way developers everywhere write distributed applications.

What team members are doing at Temporal
Collaborating daily with highly technical and truly brilliant leaders in the field, drawing pictures and writing words around architecture, design and implementation of innovative systems and software. Writing clean code either building on or utilizing Temporal to make the world a better place by providing value to developers through world-class open source and hosted software. 

We're currently investing in our
*Developer Community
*Infra, Open Source Server platform and Open Source Client Runtime/SDK to support many programming languages
*SaaS offering
*Best in-class Frontend

Technology we enjoy
*The right tool for the job
*Entirely cloud-based infrastructure
*A variety of programming languages
*CNCF projects and cloud native tooling
*Managed services with clean APIs
*Open Source Software
*Hashicorp Software

Temporal Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Temporal Technologies does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We embrace and celebrate difference and diversity.

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