23andMe is hiring a

Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Sunnyvale, United States

23andMe is looking for a Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Engineer with extensive expertise in building and maintaining cloud compute environments. You will be joining the Cloud Infrastructure team that manages all aspects of 23andMe's cloud infrastructure, from access controls to data protection to establishing, promoting and enforcing standards and security practices for all internal teams across the company. You will focus on maintaining the existing cloud infrastructure, provisioning and operating infrastructure management solutions, automating resource management and governance. You’ll have an opportunity to help millions of people gain insight into their history and health, and help 23andMe power the future of new therapeutics discoveries.


Who We Are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.


What You'll Do

  • Assume ongoing ownership of the existing multi-account environments in AWS. Maintain and improve our scalable and reproducible cloud infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code.
  • Use your problem solving skills and technological expertise to identify areas for improvement, design and implement solutions to the challenging problems.
  • Define, document, and champion the adoption of standards and best practices for operating secure cloud environments. Consult with and train other internal teams on best practices for operating in the cloud.
  • Perform code reviews to ensure the consistent quality of code and adherence to the security best practices — your sharp eye will raise everyone’s game. Use code reviews as an opportunity to elevate the team’s overall expertise.


What You'll Bring

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Cloud Infrastructure, DevOps, or IT Operations roles.
  • Solid understanding of cloud platform architecture and the key concepts of cloud computing: shared responsibility model, identity and access management, and cloud networking architecture.
  • Strong familiarity with a range of AWS services for compute, storage and monitoring. Experience managing and protecting large datasets in AWS is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of and experience with the modern best practices: zero-trust networking, SSO authentication mechanisms, access controls and secrets management, etc.
  • Strong familiarity with the principles of DevOps, proficiency with Infrastructure as Code tools and methodology. Experience using Terraform with a range of providers is a plus.
  • A passion for leveraging automation and CI/CD tooling, plus for container based CI/CD systems.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and a desire to grow and expand as container orchestration guru.
  • Understanding of how to operate pipelines at scale while maintaining the security and integrity of sensitive data. Background or experience with high performance computing is a plus.
  • Handy with git (or other VCS), Python, UNIX shell, Makefiles, building CI/CD pipelines.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Can-do attitude, motivation and ability to prioritize and share tasks with other members of the team.
  • Comfortable working in a hybrid work environment.
  • Cloud provider certifications are a plus, but not required.
  • B.S./M.S. in computer science, engineering or matching technical training obtained on the job.


About Us

23andMe, headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of disease areas, including oncology, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to other therapeutic areas. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.  If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at accommodations-ext@23andme.com. 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.

Pay Transparency
23andMe takes a market-based approach to pay, and amounts will vary depending on your geographic location. The salary range reflected here is for a candidate based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.
San Francisco Bay Area Base Pay Range
$150,000$224,000 USD

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