Senior Infrastructure Application Engineer (Remote, Americas) occupation with Shopify

Shopify is on a speedy-relocating mission to make the greatest products for merchants, buyers, and companions all around the world – and developers enjoy a important position in constructing that long run. Below are just some of the tales from the engineering groups who establish and scale Shopify.

What does Infrastructure Engineering indicate at Shopify?

Covering disciplines of web page trustworthiness engineering and infrastructure engineering, these teams guarantee Shopify’s infrastructure is in a position to scale massively though remaining resilient.

You can get to work autonomously on partaking projects in an location you’re passionate about. Not sure what pursuits you most? Below are some of the matters you could do the job on:

  • Establish on prime of one particular of the major Kubernetes deployments in Google Cloud (we are functioning a fleet of around 50+ clusters)
  • Collaborate with other Shopify developers to realize their demands and make certain our crew performs on the ideal items
  • Manage Shopify’s Heroku-model self-support PaaS for our builders toconsolidate above 400 production solutions
  • Support construct our possess Database as a Company levels, which consist of capabilities this kind of as clear load balancing proxies and automated failovers, using the current greatest-of-breed systems in the place
  • Assist establish our caching infrastructure and recommend Shopify builders on efficient use of the caching layers
  • Construct tooling that delights Shopify builders and lets them to make an affect speedily
  • Work as section of the engineering team to make and scale distributed, multi-region methods
  • Look into and resolve generation issues
  • Construct languages, frameworks and libraries to assistance our units
  • Develop Shopify’s predictable, scalable, and superior doing full text look for infrastructure
  • Create and support infrastructure and tooling to secure our platform from bots and DDoS assaults
  • Autoscale compute up and down dependent on the needs of the system, and further more defend the system by shedding reduce priority requests as the load gets higher
  • And a lot additional!

We also understand the importance of sharing our do the job back to the developer community:

  • Ghostferry: an open up source cross cloud, multipurpose database migration tool and library
  • Products and services DB: A platform to control services across various runtime environments
  • Shipit: Our open up-source deployment software
  • Capturing Every Transform From Shopify’s Sharded Monolith
  • Read through regularity with databases replicas


Experience and capabilities that are crucial for good results in this job:

  • Working experience with Shopify’s main infrastructuretechnologies and frameworks like (but not minimal to)- Ruby, Rails, Go, Kubernetes, MySQL, Redis, Memcached, Docker, CI Pipelines, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Google Cloud – is an asset, but not demanded. Is some of this tech new to you? That is Alright! We know not everybody will occur in completely familiar with this stack, and we give assistance to understand on the position. (Also: Verify out our StackShare right here )
  • Curiosity and passion to continually master new points Shopify changes rapidly, and we have to have the men and women who work listed here to be in a position to modify and find out speedy much too
  • Working experience with relational databases and SQL
  • Reward Factors : You have mentored teammates on new strategies to deepen their technological craft

We know that wanting for a new part can be the two enjoyable and time-consuming, and we actually respect your energy. Jenn is an real serious live particular person (👋🏻) and is hunting forward to learning far more about you by your application. And try to remember, we want to know what you might be genuinely interested in developing and why you want to make it at Shopify, so please give us as much element on this as you’d like in the solutions on the upcoming page. 👍 📖

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an surroundings the place our workforce come to feel included, valued, and listened to. Our perception is that a sturdy dedication to diversity and inclusion permits us to really make commerce superior for everyone. We strongly motivate purposes from Indigenous peoples, racialized folks, people today with disabilities, men and women from gender and sexually varied communities and/or men and women with intersectional identities. Remember to consider a look at our 2019 Sustainability Report to master much more about Shopify’s commitments.

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