Software Engineer I Bitly | Remote (US)

Software Engineer I Bitly | Remote (US)

Remote US
Application ends: August 5, 2024
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Job Description

The Role

Bitly is looking for a Platform Engineer I to contribute to building and evolving our infrastructure to become more cloud-native and globally distributed. You will have a profound impact on the engineering org’s strategy and culture, ensuring that people are able to move faster through technology. You’ll leverage existing technologies and bring some opinions of your own to the discussion to improve the engineering ecosystem.

What You’ll Do

  • Assist in designing, building and maintaining the infrastructure and platform services we run, under the guidance of senior engineers, in order to continue evolve our systems
  • Leverage Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) principles to modernize and scale Bitly’s platform and infrastructure and support our 24×7 reliability and availability guarantees
  • Continuously improve the way containerized workloads are deployed and managed
  • Design, build and maintain internal tools and processes that facilitate developer workflows (deployment, CI/CD)
  • Design, build and maintain internal tools and libraries that will improve observability (i.e logging, monitoring, and tracing)
  • Work with members across the engineering team to improve and evolve the way services are designed and operated across our engineering team

Who You Are 

  • At least 1 year of experience as an engineer or individual contributor with some experience on a platform team (or related responsibilities)
  • Fluency in Golang (we’re a Golang-heavy shop). Alternatively, experience in Python with willingness to focus in Go.
  • Exposure to Kubernetes (GKE, ECS, native Kube, etc.) in a production environment
  • Understanding of Linux and TCP/IP network fundamentals
  • Exposure to running services such as load balancers, relational databases, messaging systems and container-orchestration systems
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, CloudFormation, etc) a plus

US Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary + Stock Options
  • Comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance (all LGBT friendly)
  • 401k with up to 4% employer match
  • One Medical membership: Doctors you can text, call or email 24/7 and receive access to expert insurance guidance
  • Meaningful opportunity for community building through our Employee Resource Groups
  • Access to care for everything from mental health, reproductive health, family planning, pediatrics with Maven.
  • Access to mental health support and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with confidential counseling services through Lyra.
  • Unlimited PTO Policy, including Mental Health days and 2 annual “Recharge” weeks
  • Wellness reimbursement program
  • Partial cell phone and WiFi service reimbursement
  • Voluntary LegalShield for legal services and IDShield for identity theft protection
  • Unlimited vacation, personal time, and flexible work from home policies
  • Full support for remote work, including a $500 home office stipend
  • Generous parental leave policies; maternity and parental leave for growing families
  • Budget for professional development opportunities, including courses and conference attendance
  • Company sponsored volunteering opportunities


US applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.   *** Must live in or be willing to relocate to one of the following states to be eligible for hire: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey,  North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington ***   If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents linked here. (   #LI-AH1