Platform Engineer

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DISQO is a next generation consumer insights platform. We provide the highest quality consumer data to the world's largest market research agencies, analytics companies, and brands. We operate one of the world's largest true consumer insights panels. This data helps our clients understand user behavior, build better experiences, and make better decisions. We utilize cutting-edge technology and innovative, out-of-the-box strategies to collect and analyze insights which help shape the products and services of tomorrow.

DISQO is looking for a Platform Engineer to provide advanced strategies to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities and deploy and deploy and support high-performance, highly-available infrastructure on AWS. 

This is a great opportunity to join a fun, exciting & highly motivated team and upgrade your skills while creating real impact. We use a modern tech stack and cloud infrastructure. We are not only looking for work experience, but rather the willingness to step up to challenges and the ability to learn quickly.

We believe the best software is written and managed by small teams that know how to make the impossible possible. We use agile software development techniques and modern tools to focus our efforts on solving our business goals. We use OKR’s to track everything we do. We deliver early and often. We obsess over our code, architecture, and infrastructure. And we believe that these practices lead to higher quality products. 

Check out the DISQO Developer Blog for the latest from our DISQOTECH team.

What you will do:

  • Contribute to a team of high-performing engineers reporting to the Director of Platform Engineering who work with our most difficult and complex engineering challenges  
  • Help define and champion engineering standards to improve our infrastructure development process
  • Cultivate a code-first mindset and work to champion code-centric solutions throughout our department to improve velocity and deliverability
  • Design and deploy tools that allow delivery teams to manage and support highly-available infrastructure on AWS
  • Build tools that empower capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning
  • Lead incident response in collaboration with application owners and the platform team
  • Develop tooling to surface the day-to-day health, uptime, and reliability of our cloud infrastructure
  • Think long-term and avoid band-aids
  • Identify unnecessary complexity and remove it

What you bring to the table:

  • 5+ years working in an SRE, DevOps or equivalent role
  • 3+ years of production experience with AWS services, including VPC, EC2, EKS, RDS, S3, as well as experience with AWS governance and cost management
  • 2+ years of software development experience, ideally building user facing tools and platform services, using programming languages like Go, Python, JS, Java, etc.
  • Fluency with Linux architecture, microservices and container orchestration - Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience building and maintaining hygienic CICD pipelines
  • Experience managing scale-out infrastructure using Terraform
  • Experience with Configuration Management tools such as Chef, Salt, or Ansible
  • Experience with application monitoring tools - DataDog, NewRelic, SumoLogic, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of fundamental protocols, such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, distributed file systems, key-value stores and relational databases
  • Ability and willingness to work in multiple programming languages
  • Experience working in a Scrum environment

Perks & Benefits:

  • 100% covered Medical/Dental/Vision for employee
  • Equity
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Flexible work hours
  • Catered lunches 3x a week
  • Stocked pantry
  • Happy Hours
  • Onsite Fitness Program
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Quarterly Offsites
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • FSA
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Assistance Program

DISQO is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery, innovation, and growth are possible when we open ourselves to new possibilities, perspectives, and approaches. That’s why, at DISQO, we welcome, support, and empower individuals from diverse backgrounds. Exceptional teams are rooted in extraordinary people, each with a unique story and a compelling set of skills. DISQO does not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), genetic information, protected military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

*Recruiting firms that submit resumes to DISQO without first entering into a written contract will not be entitled to any compensation on candidates referred by that firm.

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Location

Located in the heart of downtown Glendale’s thriving tech community, DISQO is conveniently near a myriad of great eateries & entertainment options.

An Insider's view of DISQO

What are some social events your company does?

We have weekly happy hours, lunches and after hours activities. They include Nerf gun fights, karaoke, bowling, weekly basketball games, ping pong, puppy day, trivia games and a lot more!

Siran

Accounting

What projects are you most excited about?

DISQO's consumer facing product, Survey Junkie, is an awesome project to work on. Between building new features and responding to customers, at the rate we move, the project never gets old. Also, working on something that is used by millions of people is super fulfilling as I know everything I do makes an impact in the lives of others.

Roque

Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

DISQO granted me the opportunity to learn the fundamental framework to building a successful product while focusing on the user. As a recent college graduate, I can’t imagine to be working with a greater company than DISQO as they really encourage the work hard, play hard culture to all its employees.

David

Product Management

What is your vision for the company?

We want to build a trusted world where all brand decisions result in ultimate consumer satisfaction, a world where brands and consumers connect to create the best products & experiences together.

It's quite an ambitious & technically challenging goal, with an impact so massive, it will benefit all of humanity.

Drew

CTO

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office vibe at DISQO can simply be described as fun. Whether it’s making watermelon slushee’s in the kitchen or playing a random game of UNO, there’s always something going on. Even when the work gets intense, you can always hear laughter throughout the office.

Marina

Talent Acquisition

What are DISQO Perks + Benefits

DISQO Benefits Overview

Fully subsidized medical, dental and vision PPO plan
Flexible schedule
Gym membership
Fully stocked kitchen and catered lunches
Fun culture - happy hours, games, off-site team building activities
Smart passionate coworkers

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
DISQO provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 24 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
DISQO offers employees who commute or forego a parking pass completely, a monthly stipend.
Company Outings
DISQO hosts company outings Quarterly. Our previous quarterly events include bowling, a scavenger hunt in Santa Monica and a pool party in Malibu.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
DISQO has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks and all kinds of beverages.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
DISQO provides discounted membership to 24 Hour Fitness.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Every few weeks, we host Taco Talks, where representatives from different departments share recent wins, ongoing projects, and more.
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