Senior Platform Engineer


Steer is looking for a Senior Platform Engineer with extensive production Kubernetes experience to join our Platform Engineering Team responsible for designing and implementing our infrastructure in Kubernetes, improving our monitoring and alerting, working with application engineers to find and implement the right solutions, and ensuring uptime, resilience and scalability in response to surging product usage.


You Will 

  • Manage and deploy cloud-based environments for all stages of application development and testing
  • Build deployment tooling to allow our application developers greater autonomy and self service
  • Find and mitigate application, cloud and network vulnerabilities and bottlenecks. Not only suggest improvements, but champion investment in those improvements 
  • Develop and deploy CI/CD automation infrastructure using Github Actions, Flux
  • Ensure appropriate application and infrastructure logging and monitoring to maintain highest possible uptime
  • Monitor system components and application processing to proactively identify incidents, resolve issues, and lead incident support / root cause analysis 


You have

Must have

  • 7+ years of Platform Engineering/DevOps/System administration
  • 4+ years extensive demonstrable Kubernetes experience: designing, deploying and operating complex production environments using advanced cloud native tools
  • 5+ years public cloud experience: AWS (preferred), GCP, Azure
  • 4+ years extensive Terraform experience, including managing large infrastructures, writing modules, refactoring manifests
  • 3+ years programming experience in a modern programming language: Go (preferred), Python, plus shell scripting proficiency
  • Worked with mission-critical, 24/7 production environments

Nice to have

  • Extensive CI/CD knowledge, implementing software build and deployment pipelines, advanced deployment patterns
  • Very good knowledge of infrastructure, application, and system security practices
  • GitOps experience (FluxCD, ArgoCD)
  • Hands-on experience with some/all of MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Redis, Postgres, Vault, service meshes, API gateways, etc.
  • Hands-on monitoring experience with modern tools and services, e.g. Prometheus, Grafana, Loki, ELK/EFK, CloudWatch, DataDog, NewRelic
  • Good understanding of distributed systems
  • Agile software development methodologies experience 


Who we are

Steer offers a suite of software tools for today’s automotive repair shop. We combine a mix of software tools that a repair shop needs to run a highly profitable shop, in one user-friendly cost-effective platform. Through the Steer CRM suite, we allow the shop owner to get back to focusing on what matters, and to stop worrying about marketing and customer retention.

Founded in 2006, Steer began as an online directory for drivers to find a local mechanic. Fast forward to today, Steer has launched a complete Customer Relationship Management (CRM) marketing suite, complete with text messaging, email automation, direct mail integration, reputation management, appointment reminders, declined/recommended services, and many other features. We are always innovating and we are proud to be a leader and respected resource in the automotive repair industry.

We value people and corporate culture most of all and create a team of devoted, smart, energetic people with striking personalities who want to grow professionally and build their career in a fast growing international company. We believe that a great team makes the company successful.


We offer

  • Flexible Vacation Policy
  • Learning Stipend
  • 100% Remote
  • WFH Equipment
  • Chance to work with the latest technology
  • A collaborative and innovative work culture
  • Opportunities for career growth and development


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