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Senior Platform Engineering Manager role at Policygenius in Durham

Policygenius in Durham is hiring a Senior Platform Engineering Manager

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About the role... As the Senior Platform Engineering Manager, your mission will be to lead our teams of site reliability engineers and test automation engineers who ensure the reliability and adaptability of Policygenius’ network of mission-critical systems and applications. We’ll be depending on your insight and expertise to advise and evolve the design, architecture, and scaling of our infrastructure. You’ll play a critical role in empowering the engineering team to confidently ship software efficiently and reliably. At Policygenius, you will work alongside passionate engineers who continuously strive to improve our world, our teams and themselves. In this role, you will…

  • Take on the development and advancement of the vision for the engineering platform

  • Hire and coach site reliability engineers and test automation engineers to help them realize their potential

  • Create a highly technical and supportive environment for the team you lead

  • Design, develop, and maintain Policygenius’ core infrastructure and systems

  • Provide an exceptional experience for the users using your infrastructure

  • Empower engineers to reach new levels of productivity, reliability, and scalability

  • Promote a culture of architectural ownership, adaptability, and resilience We’d love to hear from you if…

  • You have 7+ years of relevant experience

  • You have 3+ years of management experience

  • You have 3+ years of experience with a public cloud provider (GCP, AWS, Azure, etc.)

  • You have a mind for systems: their life cycles and failure modes

  • You have a solid command of Linux systems and the networking stack

  • You have experience building and evolving a DevOps culture

  • You have experience or strong interest in Kubernetes and its related ecosystem of tooling

  • You have a desire to automate everything you can and experience with infrastructure automation tools (e.g. Terraform)

  • You have familiarity with and enthusiasm for best practices such as automated testing, security, continuous integration, and continuous deployment

  • You have experience building, scaling, and maintaining distributed & highly available systems

  • You have proficiency in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, Go) Technologies You Will Use Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Google Cloud, BigQuery, gRPC, Google Functions, Buildkite, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, Go, Python, PostgreSQL, Microservices, GraphQL, Git Policygenius currently spends much of its time using these tools, but we’re committed to working on the right tech for the job, and always open to fresh ideas, new technologies, and better ways of getting things done. You can expect…

  • Company-paid health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance

  • 401(k) plan, FSA, and commuter benefits

  • Generous PTO

  • A flexible-first workplace with the freedom to work in our beautiful offices or remotely as needed based on the needs of your role, your team, and the business

  • The opportunity to grow alongside a company shaking up a big, old-fashioned industry, including training, mentorship, and coaching from leadership

  • An inclusive community of fun, diverse, and open-minded coworkers committed to our mission of helping people get financial protection right About Policygenius Policygenius is the online insurance marketplace combining cutting-edge technology with the expertise of real licensed agents to help people get the coverage they need to protect their family, property, and finances with confidence. Since 2014, we've served as a resource for millions of people on their insurance journeys, and we've placed more than $160 billion in coverage. Our $125 million Series E in early 2022 brought our fundraising total to over $250 million. At Policygenius, we've worked hard to maintain an inclusive culture amid our rapid growth. We’re proud of building an environment that encourages our teammates to bring their authentic selves to work, and we're looking for more people with grit, collaborative attitudes, and creative problem-solving skills to join our team. Come see why we’ve been voted one of Inc. Magazine's "Best Workplaces" four years in a row! Diversity at Policygenius Policygenius believes differences should be celebrated, and we're committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve. We welcome different perspectives and opinions to foster innovation, authenticity, and excellence across all parts of our company, and are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Policygenius highly encourages applicants from all walks of life. All employment decisions at Policygenius are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications without regard to actual or perceived race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, political affiliation or belief, religion, disability, uniformed service, marital status, or any other status protected by law. Come join the team!