InVision Staff Software Engineer - SRE

Posted on May 15th, 2019

InVision is the digital product design platform used to make the world’s best customer experiences. We provide design tools and educational resources for teams to navigate every stage of the product design process, from ideation to development. Today, more than 5 million people use InVision to create a repeatable and streamlined design workflow; rapidly design and prototype products before writing code, and collaborate across their entire organization. That includes 100% of the Fortune 100, and organizations like Airbnb, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, Slack, Starbucks and Uber, who are now able to design better products, faster.  

Our team is in search of a Staff Level Software Engineer to help us change the way digital products are designed. 

About The Team

This role is for a Staff Level engineer in the Site Reliability Team. SRE owns the compute platform, observability and chaos testing framework. InVision is an early adopter of the best technology available and has been running Kubenetes for several years. The SRE team is responsible for maintaining the existing platform and developing new platform architecture based on automation and which leverages the best industry tools and processes.

This position is for a dynamic leader who can join teams already performing and start making strategic decisions right away. In this role you will be in a position to lead architecture, make design decisions and drive reliability projects by consulting with product teams to identify anti-patterns and optimization strategies.

What you’ll do:

  • You’ll work closely with senior leadership, platform architects and other engineers developing platform architecture and tools
  • Take an active role in setting strategic direction from a technical perspective 
  • Work across teams to identify and fix issues that affect reliability and performance
  • You’ll help guide architectural decisions and direct solutions that enhance our product reliability
  • Mentor junior engineers on design and coding best practices
  • Evaluate, integrate and contribute to relevant open source projects
  • Create a compelling vision for the future

What you’ll bring (we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every single one):

  • Software development experience (preferably with Go and Node)
  • Experience developing Kubernetes controllers and operators
  • Experience leading the design, implementation, and operation of distributed software systems
  • Strong proficiency in Golang; or professional experience with Node.js or Python
  • Strong knowledge of how a Kubernetes Platform operates (service discovery, deployments, monitoring, scheduling, load balancing)
  • Experience with setting up a Kubernetes cluster and deploying applications including cloud automation with AWS
  • Use of continuous integration and delivery technologies at an expert level and able to develop tools that enhance the deployment process
  • 5+ years of experience designing, building, and maintaining high volume, scalable SaaS applications from end-to-end
  • Experience mentoring and leading less experienced engineers
  • Strong experience building microservices at scale
  • Systematic problem solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive
  • A degree in computer science, software engineering, a related field, or equivalent work experience

About InVision:

InVision offers an incredibly unique work environment. The company employs a diverse team all over the world. Each InVision team member is given the freedom and tools to do their best work from wherever they choose.

The benefits we offer in the United States and Canada include competitive health plans and retirement plans. Some InVision-wide benefits offered to all employees across the globe include a flexible vacation policy, monthly coffee shop stipends, annual allowances for books related to your profession, and home office setup & wellness reimbursements. InVision is an international employer so some benefit offerings will vary from country to country.

InVision is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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