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Engineering Manager - Infrastructure

Snorkel AI

Snorkel AI

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 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!

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to lead our Infrastructure and Provisioning team. The team and the role are responsible for the design, development, deployment and operation of our Kubernetes and public cloud infrastructure, as well as our internal tooling, build, and testing systems.

The Provisioning Infrastructure roadmap cover a broad area and includes development of our customer-facing deployment tooling; launching of our managed infrastructure offerings; our internal dev, test, demo, and production environments and the tools and systems to manage and monitor them;

As Engineering Manager for this team, you will lead, develop and grow a team of talented engineers to meet Snorkel AI’s growth goals. You will work cross functionally with other engineering teams to extend our, with product management and customers to deeply understand and build for customer and market needs, and with GTM partners to help us market, sell and support Snorkel AI offerings to help customers be successful.

Primary responsibilities

  • Manage, develop, and grow a talented team of infrastructure, operations, deployment, and cloud engineers
  • Work with the rest of our product, engineering and research teams to help design and lead the implementation of our internal systems to support the growth of the company
  • Collaborate with product management, field team members, and customers to understand and build the roadmap for product and process improvements to meet our customers’ needs around deployment, supportability
  • Directly contribute to deliver parts of the roadmap alongside the team
  • Actively contribute to Snorkel’s engineering culture through mentorship, open communication, user empathy, advocacy of strong engineering practices, and more

Preferred qualifications

Successful candidates will have most of the following, but these should be viewed as guidelines, not hard requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of professional experience developing systems and process to provision enterprise software in cloud and on-premise environments
  • 2+ years of engineering management experience
  • Experience with architecting and developing software to enterprise-grade requirements, particularly with respect to supportability, security, governance, and manageability
  • Experience at high-growth technology startups
  • Strong background building and deploying with Kubernetes and Helm
  • Strong background managing and deploying on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
  • Background in managing internal development systems like CI/CD, performance and load testing infrastructure, deployment tooling
  • Familiarity with operations and devops systems and processes
  • Experience developing and mentoring engineers


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.