Platform Engineer, Infrastructure at Fieldguide (S20)
$125K - $170K  •  
Vertical AI for Advisory & Audit Firms
US / Remote (US)
3+ years
About Fieldguide

Fieldguide is a platform that powers the most complex compliance and financial audits performed by accounting and advisory firms. With Fieldguide, firms save thousands of hours per year, transforming the operations of their practices and modernizing the experience of their clients.

About the role
Skills: Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

About us:

Fieldguide is establishing a new state of trust for global commerce and capital markets through automating and streamlining the work of assurance and audit practitioners specifically within cybersecurity, privacy, and ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance). Put simply, we build software for the people who enable trust between businesses. ‍

We’re based in San Francisco, CA, but built as a remote-first company that enables you to do your best work from anywhere. We're backed by top investors including 8VC, Floodgate, Y Combinator, DNX Ventures, Global Founders Capital, Justin Kan, Eric Ries, and more.

We value diversity — in backgrounds and in experiences. We need people from all backgrounds and walks of life to help build the future of audit and advisory. Fieldguide’s team is inclusive, driven, humble and supportive. We are deliberate and self-reflective about the kind of team and culture that we are building, seeking teammates that are not only strong in their own aptitudes but care deeply about supporting each other's growth.

As an early stage start-up employee, you’ll have the opportunity to build out the future of business trust. We make audit practitioners’ lives easier by eliminating up to 50% of their work and giving them better work-life balance. If you share our values and enthusiasm for building a great culture and product, you will find a home at Fieldguide.

About the role:

The Platform Engineering team at Fieldguide is responsible for the stability, resiliency, and performance of the underlying infrastructure and application services that power the Fieldguide cloud platform. We’re seeing incredible growth as more and more customers onboard onto our platform, and we have major sweeping infrastructure initiatives to accomplish throughout the next year.

We are on the lookout for an exceptional engineer to join our tight-knit Platform team. In this role, you will be a key technical contributor to our small but mighty Platform team working directly alongside the application pillar of Platform to ensure world-class scalability and reliability of our products. 

Fieldguide’s platform is primarily composed of TypeScript microservices and serverless functions. We manage our own Kubernetes clustersm, which run on Amazon Web Services (AWS), and we leverage Helm, GitHub actions, and Terraform to do most of our heavy lifting.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Serve as a steward of our platform by designing, implementing, and testing our infrastructure to meet our application feature and scalability goals
  • Foster a learning culture within the team by conducting code reviews, root cause analysis, and continuous learning exercises
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on our infrastructure to other teams seeking to build their services upon it
  • Coordinate closely with the Application pillar in our Platform team as we tackle major initiatives like multi-region deployments and telemetry improvements

A typical candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of total experience in SRE, DevOps, or infrastructure roles
  • Experience with high-uptime environments and IaC principles
  • Experience with cloud platforms, preferably AWS
  • Experience with container runtime architectures such as Kubernetes
  • Experience creating and managing CI/CD pipelines
  • Proficiency with at least one programming language, preferably TypeScript, Python, or Go
  • 1+ year in a startup environment or a desire to work at an earlier-stage startup

We'd love to talk to you if you have:

  • Deep knowledge of the Linux container and Kubernetes ecosystems
  • Extensive experience designing infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience in relational database design and administration
  • Experience in network administration
  • Experience with PaaS tools such as Vercel or Heroku

More about Fieldguide:

Fieldguide is a values-based company. Our values are:

  • Fearless - Inspire & break down seemingly impossible walls.
  • Fast - Launch fast with excellence, iterate to perfection.
  • Lovable - ​​Deliver happiness & 11 star experiences. 
  • Owners - Execute & run the business with ownership.
  • Win-win - Create mutual value & earn trust for life. 
  • Inclusive - Scale the best ideas with inclusive teams. 

Some of our benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation packages with meaningful ownership
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k
  • Wellness benefits, including a bundle of free therapy sessions
  • Technology & Work from Home reimbursement
  • Flexible work schedules

We're looking for early-stage engineers with experience in the following:

  • Complex web tech stacks consisting of several of the following: JavaScript/TypeScript, React, GraphQL, NodeJS, Hasura, Postgres, and AWS
  • Architecting large features and determining the best technologies for the job
  • Test and automation tools like Jest and Cypress
  • DevOps and continuous integration/delivery best practices
  • Information security best practices
  • Collaborating on all aspects of product strategy and UX
  • Working directly with customers and fixing bugs
  • Shaping a young tech stack, product, and engineering processes

We’re based in San Francisco, CA, but built as a remote-first company that enables you to do your best work from anywhere. This is an opportunity to be an early engineer at a young, fast growing startup, working directly with the company’s co-founders and early employees. We offer competitive compensation and perks.

We greatly value learning and invest in our team members. As we build the company together, we’ll map your professional interests and goals to ensure you’re learning not only how to be a better engineer, but also growing towards your ideal role in the future.

Fieldguide is committed to building a diverse and inclusive company that celebrates individuals of all backgrounds. We’re an equal opportunity employer and encourage all applicants.

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