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Senior/Staff Software Engineer — Infrastructure

Snorkel AI

Snorkel AI

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024

We’re on a mission to democratize AI by building the definitive AI data development platform. The AI landscape has gone through incredible change between 2016, when Snorkel started as a research project in the Stanford AI Lab, to the generative AI breakthroughs of today. But one thing has remained constant: the data you use to build AI is the key to achieving differentiation, high performance, and production-ready systems. We work with some of the world’s largest organizations to empower scientists, engineers, financial experts, product creators, journalists, and more to build custom AI with their data faster than ever before. Excited to help us redefine how AI is built? Apply to be the newest Snorkeler!

As a Software Engineer on the Infrastructure team, you'll accelerate the Snorkel AI team and our customers by improving our developer platform and services for user and data management across the stack. You’ll work closely with other engineers, researchers, and product management to align on the highest leverage improvements for CI/CD, cloud infrastructure, deployment, security, authentication/authorization, and more.

Main Responsibilities

  • Deploy and maintain CI/CD and software release pipelines across multiple environments and continuously improve testing frameworks development tooling and deployment best practices
  • Define and build our deployment strategy, internal and external, for SaaS-hosted, on prem, and managed service offerings
  • Build and maintain Snorkel’s production and staging infrastructure, own our k8s and cloud strategy
  • Design, develop, and maintain observability, alarms, and monitoring tools
  • Participate in on-call responsibilities in rotation with the engineering team
  • Work a hybrid schedule with one or two days per week in our Redwood City HQ and work remotely with "No Meeting" Tuesdays and Thursdays

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in distributed systems and cloud-native applications
  • Proficiency in automation, scripting languages, and infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g. terraform)
  • Practical experience with Docker containerization and clustering (Kubernetes/EKS/GKE)
  • Strong development and debugging skills in Python or related language
  • Strong communication and coding skills
  • Proactive and positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Multiple years of k8s operational experience
  • Familiarity with working with large-scale enterprise software deployments
  • Familiar with common security best practices, architecture design and implementation.
  • Experience building infrastructure, CI/CD, tooling in an enterprise setting

The salary range for this position based in the San Francisco Bay Area is $180,000.00 - $230,000.00. All offers include equity compensation in the form of employee stock options.

If you're a recent university graduate, please submit your application via the Recent University Graduate opening.
Be Your Best At Snorkel
Snorkel AI is on a mission to make machine learning practical for everyone, and it starts with building a team that welcomes, represents and gives opportunity to all. We work at the frontier of AI and software engineering, and believe that underrepresented communities need to play a part in shaping the future of these fields. At Snorkel AI, we actively work to create an environment that values end-to-end ownership, diverse forms of impact, and opportunities for personal growth.
Snorkelers are supported by an amazing team and an amazing set of benefits. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans for Snorkelers and their families, plus a yearly wellness stipend. Our 401k program lets Snorkelers plan for their future and our parental leave program lets new parents take up to 20 weeks of paid time off. Learn more about these benefits and more — like our workstation setup allowance — on our Careers page.
Snorkel AI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Snorkel AI embraces diversity and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Snorkel AI prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, performance, merit, and business need.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.