Senior Infrastructure Engineer



Other Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Who We Are

Settle is on a mission to make buying inventory super easy. Since the company’s inception in 2019, we’ve been building a cashflow management platform that allows founders and small business owners to more easily manage their company’s financial health with a mix of accounts payable and flexible financing tools. We already work with some amazing brands that you probably know and love, like Starface, Ghia, and Italic.

Check us out in On Deck's Top Companies of 2023, Forbes' Next Billion-Dollar Startups, Techcrunch and this Kleiner blog post.

About the role:

As an early member of the team, you’ll get to be a part of shaping and building our infrastructure, developer experience, observability, and security. This role is great for someone that has a strong foundation in cloud infrastructure but loves working closely with engineering and business stakeholders to tackle a wide range of challenges.

What you'll do:

  • Lead optimization efforts for our Google Cloud Platform (GCP) usage, focusing on performance, dev tooling, and cost efficiency.
  • Dedicate a significant portion of your time to IT, infrastructure, and cybersecurity work, ensuring the reliability and scalability of our cloud-based services.
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines and workflows using CircleCI, GitHub Actions, and ArgoCD to enhance our development team’s efficiency.
  • Manage and deploy Kubernetes, including utilizing Helm charts and Terraform for our GKE-based infrastructure maintenance.
  • Contribute to database management and optimization with Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL.
  • Improve our monitoring and observability framework with tools like Datadog for high availability and performance.
  • Implement SRE principles to improve reliability, incident response, and automation.
  • Collaborate closely with development teams to architect and implement scalable platforms, facilitating continuous delivery and improving developer experience.

What you’ll need:

  • 4+ years of industry experience in cloud infra, platform eng, devops, SRE, or related ideally in a startup environment (fintech and/or b2b)!
  • 3+ years of expertise with cloud infrastructure, especially GCP and Kubernetes
  • 2+ years with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools, such as Helm and Terraform
  • 1+ years of experience with CI/CD tools like CircleCI, GitHub Actions, and ArgoCD
  • 1+ years of database management knowledge, ideally with Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL
  • Strong understanding of monitoring and observability principles and tools, such as Datadog and Prometheus
  • A keen interest in SRE practices and platform engineering, with a knack for automating and improving development workflows
  • Ability to work independently in a remote, flexible schedule environment, with a self-driven and proactive mindset
  • Excitement to take on wide ownership and tackle challenges spanning from infrastructure to DevOps to security to IT and more
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or similar

Nice to have:

  • CI/CD experience (e.g. GitHub actions or CircleCI)
  • Observability experience (e.g. Datadog)
  • SRE and incident response experience and opinions
  • Compliance/Security experience (e.g. SOC2, PCI, vendor security questionnaires)
  • Coding abilities


This role has an annual starting salary range of $180,000 - $200,000 + equity + benefits. Compensation may exceed this range for exceptional, experienced candidates joining above a senior level.

Benefits & perks that we offer:

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible and remote work culture
  • Competitive compensation and equity
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • Lunch & commute reimbursement when working in the NYC office located near Union Square
  • $500 home office set up reimbursement
  • $2500 annual growth and development stipend
  • $50 monthly food delivery gift card
  • 401k
  • ERG groups e.g. LGBTQIA+, Women @ Settle, and more!
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Team building events

Our Commitment to You

At Settle we know that cultivating diversity and fostering an inclusive work environment is critical to our impact and success. We create an environment where no individual is advantaged or disadvantaged because of their background. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.

With a commitment to maintaining a bias-free environment in which harassment is prohibited, we respect cultural diversity and comply with the laws of the places in which we operate. We expect our business partners, suppliers, clients, and all of our team members to uphold these commitments.