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    WorldRemit is looking for a Infrastructure Engineering Manager

    About the role

    Working in the Infrastructure team, you’ll be helping us build and bring our cloud native infrastructure and platform, used by the global Engineering departments, to the next level . The work is varied; from helping engineering teams deliver features reliably, to designing and implementing new internal tools and techniques, improving resiliency and scalability. Our team is proactive and always involved.

    We are a fast moving team operating in a growing Fintech company, supporting engineers on three continents. We are growing 50% year on year and this is continuing at pace. We use a modern tech stack –Jenkins, K8s, Harness, GitHub, Python, Terraform, Puppet, Chef – and GitOps and Agile working practices to get the job done.

    As the Infrastructure Engineering Manager you will aim high, embrace challenges and always do what’s right; acting with integrity and building trust as you contribute to the company’s technical direction and long term decision making

    Reporting to… the Director of Technology Reliability and Operations- Engineering, you will:

    • Manage and grow a team of Infrastructure Engineers ensuring the team is delivering best practices to support the business objectives. Ensure all members of the team have SMART objectives and development plans.
    • Use code to solve problems. Configuration, infrastructure, tooling, and automation, everything must be solved by writing code.
    • Build, scale, and secure infrastructure, focusing specifically on AWS and Azure environments
    • Combine open-source and commercial technologies to build services that will have an impact on the business.
    • Work in a heterogeneous environment containing diverse operating systems, applications, services and tools and make them work well together.
    • Apply modern engineering methodologies such as infrastructure as code, container orchestration, and software-defined storage to scale rapidly growing infrastructure.
    • Find ways to leverage the scale and complexity of the larger infrastructure to solve problems for customers and global engineering teams.
    • Be the final escalation point for issues related to cloud native infrastructure, components and systems.
    • Produce systems that are scalable, automated, and well-documented, train and support others to take on operations. Ensuring operating environments and infrastructure stay safe and secure.
    • Helping design processes. You’ll be working closely with feature teams to assist with the release of new products, as such there is plenty of scope to design processes that fit in with the overall direction but allow teams to deliver code to production reliably and at pace.
    • Helping design architecture. As well as owning the delivery of solutions you will also play a part in designing the architecture, how it interacts with dependencies from a logical and infrastructure viewpoint.
    • Growing together. You’ll review others' work and happily seek feedback on yours to ensure we build a better codebase and sharpen each other's skills.

    What we’re looking for from you…

    Technical Leadership

    • You inspire your team and those around you to want to do better for our customers and in doing so provide a platform for people to be their best
    • You develop those around you by offering support and guidance
    • You’re courageous and will always strive to make the right decisions for the business and your team
    • You have a strong sense of ownership and want to drive your team to achieve the best possible quality and stability of service

    Technical skills

    • Solid experience in infrastructure, systems, SRE, DevSecOps or similar roles working at a large scale distributed system, with a keen interest in solving problems using code.
    • 5+ years demonstrated experience, in infrastructure and platform engineering
    • Expert Understanding of DevSecOps and SRE methodologies. You understand the build and deployment cycle of an application and how it fits into a global platform.
    • Great coding, automation and Terraform Skills. All of our infrastructure is defined using Terraform and deployed using Atlantis. You should have a good understanding of automation, configuration, safe deployment, Terraform and be able to solve common issues.
    • You have a good understanding of Docker and Kubernetes and how you can leverage these tools to ensure there is zero downtime.
    • Experience with Application monitoring and observability tools and best practices, focusing on improving reliability of services by optimising the operational procedures and feedback loops to the teams with the ultimate goal of improving service reliability.
    • Ability to build a robust platform which can respond to varying demands from both external sources (traffic) and internal sources (feature team delivery) in a safe and controlled manner. Experience supporting or developing applications written in multiple coding languages (java, node.js, etc).
    • Systematic problem-solving approach. You should have an understanding of how to analyse, and troubleshoot large-scale distributed systems.
    • Holistic view on application delivery. You understand the use of many systems, APM, monitoring, logging, alerting, scaling to build a robust platform for applications to respond to the varying demands from both external sources (traffic) and internal sources (feature team delivery) in a safe and controlled manner.
    • Our Cloud Native platform is hosted in AWS and Azure. You’ll be comfortable working with a system that supports users from around the world, at scale.
    • Agile outlook. You need to be excited about working in a fast-changing environment. Products, tools, frameworks and processes change, we evolve and take the best bits with us. The teams drive the evolution.

    What you'll get from us

    • 401K offering 4% employer match of employees’ base salary.
    • Part employer-funded medical and dental care plans.
    • Part employer-funded health savings account
    • Recharge days, 4 per year, 1 day each quarter to use to relax, refresh and recharge
    • Employee Assistance Programme offering general advice and wellbeing support, 24/7, 365
    • Employer-paid Life insurance of 2 times your salary, should the worst happen.
    • Voluntary Benefit plans available
    • 15 days of vacation plus public holidays, rising to 18 days after 3 years.
    • Paid sick leave.
    • Eligible for discretionary bonus and recognition rewards.
    • Our aim is to extend our high performing Infrastructure team and ensure we have the capability to work across multiple time zones effectively.

    Based on this, we'd be really interested in candidates in the following locations:


    North Carolina



    Canada (Montreal)

    WorldRemit focuses on Financial Services, Payments, Finance, P2P Money Transfer, and Remittance. Their company has offices in Denver, London, Cebu City, and Kraków. They have a very large team that's between 1001-5000 employees. To date, WorldRemit has raised $505.546M of funding; their latest round was closed on June 2019.

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