Platform Engineer

SigstrProduct Development 0-2 Years


Ruby, node.js

Job Description

Every business in the world uses employee email. Sigstr turns your company's email into a marketing channel and relationship-intelligence tool, see how. By providing brand compliance in the signature and giving marketers the ability to insert dynamic call-to-action banners, Sigstr turns every employee in the company into a brilliant marketer that promotes relevant content to the right audiences, every time. With our new account based marketing functionality, we are seeing massive demand for this new technology. If you’re up for the challenge of scaling a thriving tech scale-up, this gig is for you!

Who We’re Looking For

As a Platform Engineer, you’ll be a member of our Product Engineering team, focused on building software that leverages our unique first-party data to optimize desired outcomes and business insights for our customers. To excel in this position, you must have a relentless focus on delivering value and exceptional service to our customers, who represent some of the most brilliant marketers and industry-leading brands on the planet, and you must be pragmatic in applying best practices for distributed systems.

In this role, you’ll have a tremendous opportunity to work on challenging problems, including:

Building some of the core services that will allow our platform to continue expanding at high speed.
Collaborating with other product, data architecture and data management engineers to design and implement the systems that power our internal and external APIs.
Determining the optimal strategies to allow our systems to quickly and accurately ingest and process large quantities of data and events.
Helping to maintain a culture of excellence that values building complex solutions for an expanding list of products and customers.
What You’ll Contribute

Enthusiastically employ Lean Startup and agile principles to maximize value for customers and minimize waste.
Proactively suggest and implement technology that improves data quality, ease of use, system capacity and reduces friction.
Help to ensure that a high standard for data privacy, retention, and security is maintained at all times.
Serve alongside our senior engineers to lead and perform code reviews, feature development, etc.
Share with your fellow SigStars on lessons learned and cross-train/mentor other engineers on development techniques and practices.
Help us promote an experiment-rich culture that learns fast and innovates faster through small iterations of production-ready testable code.
What You’ll Need

A passion for customer-centric development.
Ability to excel in a team setting, contributing to shared projects and code, using JIRA task tracking, GIT version control, daily standups, and Kanban based workflow.
Expert-level engineering and coding skills. Ability to write high-performance production quality code within agreed upon delivery timeframes.
Demonstrated ability to quickly learn existing back-end code (Ruby, Node.js, Elixir).
Proven track record of success in researching, recommending, and implementing key architecture patterns that balance short-term needs with being easy to support and maintain long-term.
Ability to manage complex projects simultaneously and consistently meet delivery deadlines in a rapidly evolving start-up environment.
Firm understanding of data structures, algorithms, and distributed system principles.
What We Would LOVE for you to have

Experience working with microservices, Kafka, Docker and Kubernetes is a plus.
Experience in Ruby, Node, Elixir or other equivalent languages is a plus.
Ability to balance executing on key projects while still staying highly responsive to incoming requests
Demonstrated ability to lead by example, foster innovation and nurture a highly collaborative culture
Ability to work within a team as well as an expectation to lead efforts to enhance business goals across the company
Experience with B2B software or, at minimum, operationally complicated software
You must be a high output individual contributor to thrive at Sigstr.
What You Can Expect

Located in the heart of downtown on Monument Circle, Sigstr is one of the fastest growing tech startups in Indy! Our team has a great mix of seasoned professionals and talented up-and-comers, ready to contribute their best each day! Our values - Signature Rule, Believe Big, Celebrate Success and Stay Authentic - drive our business and culture each day. Visit to get to know us a bit better!

Sigstr provides employee stock options, bonus opportunities, flexibility, unlimited vacation time, comprehensive benefits and a 401k savings plan. We believe you can be professional and also wear jeans. We start our days with delicious coffee and have a ton of fun together building this company with team events, give-back activities, and meaningful recognition!

Sigstr is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected status.

Posted On

December 5, 2018