Experienced Software Engineer - Infrastructure

USA timezones
Engineering /
About WorkOS 🚀
WorkOS is a developer platform that helps make apps enterprise-ready. We build tools and services for developers to help them implement features like Single Sign-On, Directory Sync, Multi-Factor Auth, and Audit Logs. We're a fully-distributed team with employees across US and EU time zones. We're well-funded, having raised an $80M Series B. Our fast growing customer base includes hundreds of rapidly growing SaaS companies like Webflow, Vercel, Brex, PlanetScale, Loom, and Drata.

About the role 💭
WorkOS is growing rapidly and building out our team of engineers! We’re specifically looking for an experienced engineer to join our Foundations team, responsible for building out the foundational pieces that our product teams build on. The team is both strategic and tactical, so we’ll be looking to you to influence long-term strategy while delivering on key pieces during our high growth phase.

You’ll be joining a team of passionate engineers who obsess over developer tools and documentation. We all have profound empathy with other developers and aim to improve engineering operational excellence.

Responsibilities ✔️

    • Ability to influence long-term infra strategy while delivering infra pieces during a high growth phase
    • Improve engineering operational excellence (metrics, alarms, oncall, incidents, internal tooling)
    • Scope projects, document decisions, and coordinate changes
    • Build new SDKs and third-party integrations
    • Spearhead development of tooling and instrumentation that improves our API reliability
    • Debug user issues and adapt product to remove points of friction
    • Our stack is TypeScript, React, and Postgres (bonus points if you are familiar with these, but it's not required)

Qualifications 🌟

    • 5+ years of overall software eng experience with 3+ years of experience building/scaling/maintaining/debugging product infrastructure
    • Deep understanding of cloud services
    • "been there done that" with running large scale services and databases in cloud services
    • Intellectually curious, independently driven, and passionate about great products
    • Expert-level skill in at least one programming language and familiarity with others
    • Experience working on small teams in fast-paced environments
    • Excellent prioritization skills
    • Experience building and shipping web applications and/or API services end-to-end
    • Our stack is TypeScript, React, and Postgres (bonus points if you are familiar with these, but it's not required)
    • A growth mindset, high emotional intelligence, and strong communication skills
    • Experience with mentorship for fellow team members
    • Bonus: Experienced in B2B SaaS, developer tools, or a related industry
The annual US base salary falls within the range of $150,000 to $250,000. This range does not encompass the full spectrum of benefits such as equity, health insurance, vacation time, and paid parental leave. Final compensation will be determined considering various factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications.

Benefits (US Only) 💖
At WorkOS, we offer resources that emphasize personal and familial well-being. We offer healthcare coverage for you and your family, including medical, dental, and vision. We offer parental leave, paid-time off and fully remote working arrangements.

Benefits include:
- Competitive pay
- Substantial equity grants
- Healthcare insurance (Medical, Dental and Vision) for you and your family
- 401k matching
- Wellness and fitness monthly allowances
- PTO + paid holidays + unlimited sick leave
- Autonomy and flexibility with remote work

Equal Opportunity Employer
WorkOS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.