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Senior Infrastructure Engineer



Other Engineering
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Gadget is on a mission to give software developers their time back by eliminating the myriad of complexities that slow down the development process. From infrastructure setup, to boilerplate code and features, Gadget gives developers a full-stack development environment that gets rid of the busywork and lets developers build and deploy web apps 10x faster than they would using a traditional tech stack. We are crafting a tool that stands in a class of its own, enabling developers to build, deploy, and scale full-stack applications at an unprecedented speed. Join us!

We’re looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer who has a lot of experience, is eager to learn, and is drawn to complicated, technical challenges. We also need to be able to rely on each other as we grow this company together.

You would:

  • Be an early member of the Gadget team, which means lots of opportunity for helping define the vision and direction of the product

  • Primarily work with PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, Go, and TypeScript

  • Be involved in the development of core primitives and core infrastructure to build out the platform

  • Be involved in the testing, operation, and maintenance of the Gadget production infrastructure

  • Frequently give and accept feedback

  • Own solutions from end to end, managing complexity and engaging directly with stakeholders

  • Mentor junior members of the team to help them learn and grow

  • Assess new technologies and approaches to see if they are right for us

  • Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack

  • Uphold Gadget’s high standards for engineering and product quality

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has at least six years of software development experience

  • Has at least three years of production systems experience

  • Has expertise in several parts of the web stack

  • Cares deeply about your user’s experience and meeting the commitments made to them

  • Wants to work with people who encourage you to do your best work and are invested in your growth and development

  • Takes pride in working on projects from ideation to delivery, and enjoy seeing your products being used by customers

  • Enjoys trying to break things

Please inquire if you have questions or would like more details, we're excited to meet you!

At Gadget, we value diversity and equity in everything we do. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, and/or people with intersectional identities. We believe that different perspectives make us better, so please consider applying even if your experience doesn't exactly match the job description. Gadget is committed to fostering an inclusive environment for everyone on our team, and we are happy to discuss any accommodations you may need throughout the hiring process.