Senior Software Engineer, Platform Infrastructure
At Braze, we have found our people. We’re a genuinely approachable, exceptionally kind, and intensely passionate crew.
We seek to ignite that passion by setting high standards, championing teamwork, and creating work-life harmony as we collectively navigate rapid growth on a global scale while striving for greater equity and opportunity – inside and outside our organization.
To flourish here, you must be prepared to set a high bar for yourself and those around you. There is always a way to contribute: Acting with autonomy, having accountability and being open to new perspectives are essential to our continued success. Our deep curiosity to learn and our eagerness to share diverse passions with others gives us balance and injects a one-of-a-kind vibrancy into our culture.
If you are driven to solve exhilarating challenges and have a bias toward action in the face of change, you will be empowered to make a real impact here, with a sharp and passionate team at your back. If Braze sounds like a place where you can thrive, we can’t wait to meet you.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
The Braze Platform Infrastructure team is responsible for building the tools and systems that are core to our highly scaled, distributed monolith. Our work is at the intersection of monolith modularity, multi-tenant data store interfaces, and ownership of our job queueing system. Work on this team is extremely high leverage: the majority of our organization uses our systems and tooling to understand, operate, and maintain workloads that are massive scale - billions of messages and data processing jobs per day; one of the world’s most highly scaled Mongo deployments.
As a senior engineer on the team, you will work with us to build new functionality that will make it easier, faster, and safer to build for a high scale, growing customer base, and expanding technology footprint. Additionally, you will work closely with other engineers in the organization, who integrate the tools and interfaces we develop. You will be responsible for building well-designed, extensible code; and shaping best practices both on the team and within the broader engineering organization.
WHO YOU ARE
- 5+ years of development experience with a strong focus on back-end systems
- Prior experience working as a leader in a team environment
- Strong understanding of distributed system design, data structures, and algorithms
- A self-starter with great communication and organizational skills
- Professional experience with any of Ruby, Rails, MongoDB, Redis, Memcached, Sidekiq, Go, React
- Professional experience building distributed systems at scale
For candidates based in the United States, the pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $170,000 and $184,000/year with an expected On Target Earnings (OTE) between $180,000 and $200,000/year (including bonus or commission). Your exact offer may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to cash compensation, Braze offers full- and part- time employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package that includes equity grants of restricted stock (RSUs) so that all Braze employees own a piece of our company.
WHAT WE OFFER
From comprehensive benefits to remote availability to flexible time off, we’ve got you covered so you can prioritize work-life harmony.
- Competitive compensation that may include equity
- Retirement and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
- Flexible paid time off
- Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
- Family services that include fertility benefits and equal paid parental leave
- Professional development supported by formal career pathing, learning platforms, and tuition reimbursement
- Community engagement opportunities throughout the year, including an annual company wide Volunteerism Week
- Employee Resource Groups that provide supportive communities within Braze
- Collaborative, transparent, and fun culture recognized as a Great Place to Work®
Details of these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Benefits may vary by location.
Braze (Nasdaq: BRZE) is a leading comprehensive customer engagement platform that powers interactions between consumers and brands they love. With Braze, global brands can ingest and process customer data in real time, orchestrate and optimize contextually relevant, cross-channel marketing campaigns and continuously evolve their customer engagement strategies.
Braze is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. We ranked #1 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces (Medium), #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (Medium), #4 on Great Place to Work’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe (Medium), #5 on Fortune’s 2022 Best Workplaces for Millennials in the US, #10 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Women (Large), #19 on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York (Large), and were named as a Top Achiever on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Tech.
You’ll find many of us at headquarters in New York City or around the world in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – not to mention our employees in nearly 50 remote locations.