Overview

Job Location:
Austin

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 started in Austin in 2010 and has experienced impressive growth. Our business has scaled to an incredible 100,000+ customers worldwide and serves a significant chunk of the internet. Our success as the world’s leading WordPress hosting company has set us up for our next phase of growth. The evolution of our platform is required for our scale, and we are searching for an experienced software developer to join our rapidly growing engineering team. 

The day to day:

  • Build automated, scalable services and systems to power WP Engine’s growing infrastructure.

  • Collaborate with an agile team that utilizes emerging technologies and delivers high quality and timely code.

  • Deploy monitoring and alerting systems to aid engineering and support efforts.

  • Dive into specific technology roadblocks and uncover how the company can make its platform more performant, resilient, and reliable.

  • Work with Kubernetes solutions across various cloud providers such as Azure, AWS (Amazon Web Services), and GCP (Google Cloud Platform).

  • Build and maintain APls (Application Programming Interfaces) to aid in the management of the production environment.

  • Produce quality, testable, and maintainable systems with fast feedback loops.

  • Build and enhance infrastructure for serving WordPress on thousands of servers.

  • Iteratively improve observability for globally distributed systems via metrics, monitoring, and alerting.

  • Develop Cl (Continuous lntegration)/CD (Continuous Delivery) pipelines for pushing code into production.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.

  • Three (3) years of software engineering experience.

  • The three years of software engineer experience must include developing public cloud infrastructure and building automation utilizing their APls; production with containerization technologies (like Kubernetes); using multiple languages (like Python, Java, and C#); and designing and developing systems using Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services.

The perks & 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

  • Ongoing education through LinkedIn Learning, Workday Learning and our Career Growth Portal

Location:

  • 504 Lavaca Street, Suite 1000, Austin, Texas 78701 (Company’s Corporate Headquarters). May Telecommute.