Overview

Job Locations:
Austin
WFH – Kentucky
WFH – Connecticut
WFH – Michigan
WFH – Massachusetts
WFH – West Virginia
WFH – Wisconsin
WFH – Washington
WFH – Virginia
WFH – Texas
WFH – Tennessee
WFH – South Dakota
WFH – South Carolina
WFH – Pennsylvania
WFH – Oregon
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WFH – New York
WFH – Nebraska
WFH – North Carolina
WFH – Mississippi
WFH – Minnesota
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WFH – Idaho
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WFH – Florida
WFH – Colorado
WFH – California
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WFH – Alabama
San Antonio
WFH – Nevada
Omaha

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

We’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

WP Engine powers digital experiences for over 150,000 customers in 140 countries. Over 5% of all internet traffic visits a WP Engine site each day! We are the leader in enterprise WordPress sites and are leading the digital transformation for businesses and organizations of all sizes and industries.

 

What’s cool about this job?

Have you ever wondered how a small team manages the infrastructure needed to host thousands of websites? Our software engineers build systems that automate services at scale. Leveraging new technologies like custom Kubernetes controllers and cloud functions, we are able to automate the deployment, enhancement, and maintenance of our Kubernetes platform. The team is continuously looking for ways to make our services more scalable, reliable, and resilient; Learning from past decisions and striving to get better every day.

 

Day to Day

  • Building and running a robust cloud-based infrastructure to power our growing application platforms.

  • Evaluating and optimizing the architecture of cloud-based systems and services for high availability, scalability, and high performance.

  • Using industry best practices, methodologies, and state-of-the-art solutions in the process of a continuous improvement of WP Engine’s products and services.

  • Reducing toil by automating repetitive and error-prone tasks.

  • Enhancing and fine-tuning observability services to aid engineering and support efforts.

  • Optimizing CI/CD pipelines for performance, coverage, and reliability.

  • Diving into specific technology roadblocks and uncovering how we can make our platform more performant, resilient, and reliable.

     

Your Expertise and Passion

  • Computer Science Degree or Equivalent

  • 2+ years of writing software using Agile practices

  • Experience writing python code to automate cloud infrastructure

  • Proven experience working with any (or all) of the following in a production environment: AWS, Kubernetes, GCP, serverless computing, relational databases, and network/cluster storage.

  • Good understanding of web server components: Linux, Varnish, Apache, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP.

  • Experience in building and running production-ready systems and applications at scale.

  • Experience with the following tools: Terraform, Ansible, GitHub, Jenkins, TICK Stack, Grafana, Datadog, and Google Data Studio.

  • Experience with observability/monitoring-alerting, computer network technologies, TLS certificates, and Web Application Firewalls (WAFs).

     

US Perks and Benefits

  • Company Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)

  • Great Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance)

  • Fertility Benefits (IVF/Fertility drug coverage)

  • HSA Company contribution $500 for employee / $1000 for family

  • 401(k) with a 4% match

  • Disability Insurance

  • Paid Family and Caregiver’s Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off)

  • One-time $500 payment to set up your home office

  • 4 Company Wellness Days a year

  • 1 floating holiday

  • $100 monthly wellness allowance to spend on what you want

  • Access to free on-demand fitness classes

  • Free subscription to Calm

  • Pet Insurance

  • On-going education through LinkedIn Learning, Workday Learning, and our Career Growth Portal

 

At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. ​

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