EarnIn is hiring a

Sr. K8s Platform Engineer

About EarnIn:

As one of the first pioneers of earned wage access, our passion at EarnIn is building products that deliver real time financial flexibility for those with the unique needs of living paycheck to paycheck. Our community members access their earnings as they earn them, with options to spend, save, and grow their money without mandatory fees, interest rates, or credit checks. Since our founding, our app has been downloaded over 13M times and we have provided access to $10 billion in earnings.

We’re fortunate to have an incredibly experienced leadership team, combined with world-class funding partners like A16Z, Matrix Partners, DST, and a very healthy core business with a tremendous runway. We’re growing fast and are excited to continue bringing world class talent onboard to help shape the next chapter of our growth journey.

Position Summary:

EarnIn is seeking a Senior Platform Engineer to help build, scale and automate cloud infrastructure, accelerate deployment of microservices and work as a key member of our small, high-end microservices platform team. This team operates a scalable and reliable compute platform running on Kubernetes, builds standardized libraries and templates that developers use to bootstrap and launch new microservices.

This is a highly visible and impactful role to the organization, you will be building, operating and improving a highly available, scalable and resilient PaaS to meet needs of our rapidly scaling business.

This is a remote position. The US base salary range for this full-time position is $140,000 - $252,000 + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location.

About You:

You have experience building and administering Kubernetes clusters with a high degree of reliability, security and scalability. You strive for high standards of excellence. You have a strong customer focus, and are capable of technical deep-dives into cloud infrastructure, operating systems, application performance, load balancer’s, networks, storage systems and the ability to implement automated, scalable, production ready solutions.

What You'll Do:

  • Orchestrate Kubernetes clusters and all of its internal components and applications running on them
  • Design and implement highly scalable and reliable infrastructure services that integrate deeply with business services (discovery, routing, authn/authz, logging, etc) 
  • Work closely with microservice developers, security and other platform engineers to spread the knowledge and best practices of self-service infrastructure
  • Participate in on-call rotations as needed

What We're Looking For:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as Platform or Infrastructure Engineer operating scalable and reliable cloud platforms
  • Solid understanding of public cloud infra, AWS preferred
  • Deep understanding of Kubernetes microservices architectures and internal components
  • Understanding of Kubernetes network architecture how traffic moves within pods, between clusters, load balancers, and the internet
  • Experience working with one or more servicemesh tools (Linkerd/Istio/AppMesh)
  • Proficient in at least one language, preferably Python
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools, terraform preferred
  • Strong Linux administration experience
  • MS or BS in Computer Science or equivalent desired
At EarnIn, we believe that the best way to build a financial system that works for everyday people is by hiring a team that represents our diverse community. Our team is diverse not only in background and experience, but also in perspective. We celebrate our diversity and strive to create a culture of belonging. EarnIn does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, military or veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. EarnIn is an E-Verify participant. 
EarnIn does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or HR team.

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