Posted 28 Oct 2023, 8:00 pm

Staff Infrastructure Engineer at Underdog Fantasy

About the role and why it's unique:

As an Infrastructure Engineer, you will have an impactful role in building and determining the interoperability of our Kubernetes footprints. Your expertise in on-premises infrastructure and containerization technologies, creative problem-solving skills, and collaborative cross-functional abilities will contribute to delivering highly reliable, efficiency-focused infrastructure that enable us to create an engaging experience for our users. In addition you will be tasked with the following:

  • Own the deployment of Kubernetes clusters to cloud providers and colocation data centers.
  • Determine the architecture of a multi-data center, many-region deployment of the infrastructure that powers our backend services.
  • Define a technology stack to facilitate interoperability and discoverability of services deployed across data centers and regions.
  • Create tooling to automate maintenance and effectively operate the environments.
  • Work cross-functionally to enable backend teams to develop confidence in how their applications will interoperate and perform across data centers.
  • Be open to feedback and collaborate with other team members to accomplish tasks at hand.

Who you are:

  • 5+ years operating infrastructure for large and high traffic applications.
  • 5+ years working with Kubernetes in managed service and on-premises contexts.
  • 5+ years working with relational databases like PostgreSQL.
  • 5+ years working with logging and monitoring tools like Datadog, Splunk, or New Relic.
  • 3+ years working with Kubernetes service mesh technologies such as Istio, Linkerd or Kong.
  • Deep understanding of Linux and the command line.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem solving skills with engineers, compliance, and IT.
  • Experience with AWS, GCP, or Azure.
  • Ability to analyze and make technical recommendations that minimize spend in cloud environments.

Even better if you have:

  • Experience with CDN providers like Cloudflare and Fastly.
  • Experience building out multi data center deployment in regulated industries.


Our targeted compensation rate for this position is between $185,000 and $250,000, depending on experience, plus equity. Think your skills are exceptional and warrant higher pay? Apply anyway! If we agree, we're willing to negotiate.

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