Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Redwood City, CA
At Wealthfront we have an ambitious vision to optimize and automate all your personal finances. By delivering our service exclusively through software, we can also offer very low fees and account minimums. Over the past six years our clients have rewarded us with $10 billion to manage and we have attracted some of the best venture capital firms in the business including Benchmark Capital, Greylock, Index Ventures and Social Capital. We recently closed a $75 million round of funding from Tiger Global and are rapidly growing our team. So if you're passionate about helping people secure their ambitions while helping to change an industry, keep reading.

We're looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to help us design and build our next generation of infrastructure.  We aim to build a well-rounded team and we're looking for someone with experience in one of the following areas: Linux systems, TCP/IP networking or building CI/CD pipelines.

We're a modern infrastructure engineering team and we build many tools in-house, so you will need to demonstrate proficiency in a one of the languages commonly used for infrastructure : Go, Ruby, Python, or Java.


    • Design our next generation of infrastructure to improve performance while decreasing hosting costs through improved hardware utilization
    • Build infrastructure that requires a bare minimum of operational maintenance.  Completely automate the traditional sysadmin tasks of hardware provisioning, cluster management, software deployment, and network configuration.
    • Be a mentor to the junior members of the team and a liaison to the rest of the Engineering department.


    • Demonstrated expertise with modern Linux systems and at least three years of experience running Linux in production
    • Systems-related software development in one or more of the following: Go, Ruby, Python, or Java.
    • Experience with one of the following data technologies: MySQL, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, or PostgreSQL
    • Experience with public cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, or Digital Ocean
    • Experience with configuration management systems such as Chef, Puppet, or SaltStack
    • Experience with orchestration systems, such as Kubernetes, is a plus
    • Excellent communications skills: teaching each other new technologies is a regular part of working on our team
    • Real passion for agile, test-driven development, continuous integration, automated testing
    • Bonus points for experience working with SQL Server and Windows Server environments
    • BS or MS in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent professional experience
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