Software Engineer

Posted 4 days ago
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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powertofly approved What Packet Has to Offer:

Packet empowers developer-driven companies to deploy physical infrastructure at scale. Recently acquired by Equinix, they are on a mission to protect, connect, and power the digital world with infrastructure that moves at software speed. Packet knows it's important to live a balanced life so they take care of their team with some great perks:

  • Insurance coverage for full health, dental, & vision
  • Transparency regarding business/financial health metrics
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • 401k + up to 6% contribution matching
  • Employee choice of computing hardware
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Packet, a leading bare metal cloud provider, is looking to grow our software engineering team! If you are an experienced software engineer, technical lead or hands-on tech manager and looking to help build out services that will affect how the next generation of infrastructure and hardware is delivered to the world, join our team! This role can be remote or based in one of our office locations.

    In this position, you will be a member of a small, focused team building one of Packet’s many core services and offerings. You will be a key contributor who’s comfortable maintaining an existing service or helping to launch a new microservice.

    • Deeply care about technology, your craft and about the success of your teammates and the company. Have strong intrinsic motivators to help drive self-improvement.
    • Build out components in an iterative and continuous deployed to production model.
    • Believe in a DevOps culture where you care about how your service behaves and functions in production.
    • Contribute on key technology decisions such as languages, frameworks, tooling needed to run in production and at scale.
    • Strive to be an embodiment of our core values and behaviors


    • At least 2 years of professional experience developing and deploying production level services
    • Familiarity with SaaS products utilizing agile practices and frameworks such as Rails, Phoenix, Django, MEAN or microservices equivalent such as Go and API gateway/gRPC
    • Skilled on at least one language and framework and have an understanding of pragmatic technology choices
    • Excellent communication skills internally and externally
    • (Preferred) Experience with breaking apart a monolith into microservices, including switching languages and/or frameworks
    • (Preferred) Familiarity with DevOps tooling such as Rancher, Terraform, Kubernetes.
    • (Preferred) Understanding of data center, server and network infrastructure.

    Our Core Behaviors:

    • Caring about your craft, company and teammates
    • Listen first, then collaborate
    • Give honest and continuous feedback
    • Seek learning and be uncomfortable
    • Take small purposeful steps

    Languages / Tools / Processes We Use:

    • Ruby on Rails, Golang, Python, Bash
    • Postgres, Prometheus, Logstash
    • Drone, Coveralls,
    • Docker, Terraform, Rancher, Docker, Nomad, Saltstack, Vault, Consul
    • Slack, GitHub, Jira, Trello
    • NewRelic, Rollbar, Grafana, Kibana
    • (Near) Continuous, Aligned, Development and Deployment

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    Software Engineer