Software Engineer - Production Engineering at Figma

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Software Engineer - Production Engineering Figma. The. Production Engineering. team focuses on end-to-end reliability, durability, scalability, and performance of Figma products and services. We’re looking for a Senior Engineer to scale and drive the initiatives and programs that support Figma’s production engineering efforts, allowing our product teams to rapidly deliver new features. This is a critical part of success for both our ability to build new products and features, support the growth of our user base, and enable innovation for all engineering (infrastructure and product teams, alike). . We’re looking for a generalist with a strong grasp of Computer Science fundamentals. The ideal candidate will have experience building and running complex large scale services. Additionally, they will have a passion for building tools that simplify operating large-scale infrastructure and for improving the operational maturity of Figma.. This is a full time role that can be held from one of our US hubs or remotely in the United States.. What you'll do at Figma:. Work closely with the engineering team to define standard methodologies and goals around reliability, durability, scalability, and performance . Address common operational challenges through better telemetry and by building tools / services. Debug production issues across services and levels of the stack. Participate in design reviews and production reviews for new features, products or infrastructure components. Plan for the growth of Figma’s infrastructure. Operate and maintain AWS Infrastructure. We’d love to hear from you if you have:. Have 5+ years of experience operating infrastructure components / services at scale. You have a proven grasp of Computer Science fundamentals and have a strong interest in distributed systems. Have experience managing infrastructure services in AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud. Demonstrated unwavering commitment to operational security and best practices. Have a track record for being able to diagnose problems within complex systems.. While it’s not required, it’s an added plus if you also have:. Have excellent problem solving skills and technical communication skills. You use a systematic and thorough approach. You think from first principles and have a bias for action. Are driven by impact. You are willing to work on grungy problems if they have a high impact on the business or the health of the infrastructure.. Care deeply about the quality of the software / systems you build. You have an artisan mentality and are always looking to improve your craft. At the same time you are able to strike the right balance between idealism and pragmatism.. Finally, Figma is a close-knit company with a strong culture that promotes inclusivity and collaboration, taking ambitious goals and having fun doing so. You deeply value these traits and see yourself actively contributing to it.. At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.. #LI-Remote