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Lead Platform Engineer - Infrastructure

Personio

Personio

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023
The Role: How you'll make an impact at Personio
This position is based in New York City.

At Personio, your work transforms the way millions of people experience work every day. Join our Product & Technology team, where we drive our customers’ outcomes by designing, developing and delivering innovative and high quality products. Be empowered to take ownership of your areas and make an impact on your team, our product, and our customers.


The Technology Platform domain's mission is to ensure Personio builds and scales as a high-performing engineering organization. We drive engineering excellence in Personio, for the benefit of our engineers, our product, and our customers by comprising teams dedicated to excellence in specific areas of software engineering. We measure the core metrics of software development delivery and we use them to drive initiatives that enable teams to build, test, deliver, and operate their software to the highest industry standards. This makes our engineers happy and empowered to do great work. Our measurable contribution to the success of Personio lies in empowering engineering excellence positively impacting Product Development and leading to increased customer satisfaction.

Personio's growing Infrastructure team is responsible for providing tools and infrastructure as code used by our engineering organisation, our BI teams, and within our own Infrastructure teams. Like many our of domains, we are a group of engineers with diverse experiences and backgrounds, spread across different locations.

By joining the Technology Platform team at Personio, you will be a part of the journey to help us solve for many of the challenges our Product Engineers experience such as: the ability to work autonomously, facilitate data access, and excel in monitoring. Additionally, as Personio continues to serve more customers, you will be an integral part in addressing future scalability and architectural challenges.

In the future, we aim to have a platform that is easy to scale, observable, and cost-optimized while being easily accessible by all our stakeholders.


Role Responsibilities: What you'll do

  • Designing and supporting a variety of infrastructure solutions with the product teams (from AWS account management to compute & database layers)

  • Engineering APIs and tools to allow engineers to manipulate their resources

  • Enabling development velocity by deploying reliable infrastructure

  • Working hand-by-hand with the other teams to create a coherent data platform

  • Documenting and running internal formation

Role Requirements: What you need to succeed

  • Over 7 years of engineering experience in contributing toward the architecture and design of new and existing systems with AWS, with over 2 years of experience in a technical leadership role.

  • You have a good knowledge of AWS APIs and are at ease with serverless cloud technologies

  • You have experience with DevOps (CI/CD) concepts & tooling in the cloud and master at least one infrastructure-as-code tool

  • You use regularly at least one programming language (Python or Golang ideally)

  • You have excellent written and spoken English

  • You have experience or are willing to experience rapid growth and are “building our plane while flying it”. So bring your agile mindset to the table!

Why Personio
Personio is an equal opportunities employer, committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We embrace uniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Our Benefits

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, check out some of the other benefits that make Personio a great place to work:

  • Receive a robust reward package – reevaluated each year – that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • Enjoy 20 days of paid vacation, plus an additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • Invest in your future with a 401(k) retirement account and a Personio match of up to 5%
  • Get comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for yourself and your family
  • Make an impact on the environment and society with 2 (fully paid) Impact Days – one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative
  • Receive family leave, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Grow your skills with an annual personal development budget to use on professional memberships, external certifications, conferences, and more
  • Connect with your fellow Personios at regular company and team events like All Company Culture Week and local year-end celebrations
  • Engage in a high-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes

Salary Range

$185,000/year to $205,000 per year, plus equity and benefits.

Please note the national salary range listed in the job posting reflects the new hire salary range across levels and U.S. locations that would be applicable to the position. Final salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s final level and final location. Also, this range represents base salary only and does not include equity, or benefits, if applicable.

Please also note that the information provided in this job posting is for general informational purposes only. The job posting is provided 'as is' without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Personio makes no representations or warranties in relation to the accuracy, completeness, or suitability of the information contained in this job posting. By applying to this position, applicants acknowledge that they have read and understood this disclaimer and that Personio shall not be held liable for any reliance on the information contained herein.
About us
Bring your best. Make your mark. We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates so that we can transform the way millions of people experience work every day. We move fast, challenge the status quo, and support our people as they shape their careers.

With over 10,000 customers and a team of 2,000 in eight offices around the world, now is the perfect time to join! We believe in hiring driven people who want to make an impact. So bring your best, and let’s build the future of HR technology together.

Discover our Personio Principles, that guide our mindset, behaviours, and the ways we work together:

Exceed Customer Expectations: We anticipate, prioritize, and solve for the needs of our customers.
Deliver Exceptional Results: We dream big and move with urgency to make great things happen.
Elevate One Another: We work together as trusted partners to amplify our collective impact.
Care to Challenge: We care personally and challenge directly to unlock our full potential.
Ignite Positive Momentum: We embrace the challenge with a positive mindset and celebrate our wins together.