Director of Engineering | Infrastructure



Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

About Ramp

Ramp is the ultimate platform for modern finance teams. Combining corporate cards with expense management, bill payments, vendor management, accounting automation and more, Ramp's all-in-one solution is designed to save businesses time and money, and free finance teams to do the best work of their lives. Our mission is to help build healthier businesses, and it’s working: over 25,000 businesses on Ramp to save an average 5% and close their books 8x faster.

Founded in 2019, Ramp powers the fastest-growing corporate card and bill payment platform in America, and enables tens of billions of dollars in purchases each year.

Ramp's investors include Founders Fund, Stripe, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures, General Catalyst, and Thrive Capital, as well as over 100 angel investors who were founders or executives of leading companies. The Ramp team comprises talented leaders from leading financial services and fintech companies—Stripe, Affirm, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Capital One—as well as technology companies such as Meta, Uber, Netflix, Twitter, Dropbox, and Instacart. In 2023, Ramp was named Fast Company’s #1 Most Innovative Company in North America, LinkedIn’s #1 Top Startup in the U.S., a CNBC Disruptor, and a TIME100 Most Influential Company.

About the Role

Ramp is, at its core, an engineering company and is on a mission to build the best engineering team. We are looking for frontend, full stack, and platform engineers excited to be part of our early story and help us build a diverse and vibrant tech community. We hire engineers with a broad set of technical skills who are highly cross-functional and eager to solve a wide range of engineering challenges.

Our ideal candidate ideally has experience in owning and optimizing enterprise-grade resilient cloud environments on AWS or Azure.

What You’ll Do

  • Help lead (and — if you’re up for it — manage) a team of highly skilled infrastructure engineers while coaching, mentoring, and advocating for them

  • Collaborate on our technical vision

  • Lead discussions and implementation of multiple complex projects

  • Continuously improve our engineering processes, tools, and systems that allow us to scale the code base, productivity, and team

  • Proactively engage with your peers and managers to provide and solicit feedback

  • Recruit, interview, and develop your interview questions while fostering a culture of excellence, velocity, and humility

What You Need

  • A minimum of least 7+ years experience, including 3+ years of recruiting and managing a team of multiple senior engineers preferred

  • Background in owning, architecting, and operating a large-scale production cloud environment in AWS or Azure

  • Robust knowledge of Terraform, Dockerized containers, and infrastructure best practices

  • Strong familiarity with Python and Bash programming languages

  • Familiar with cloud-native technologies such as Datadog, Cloudflare, Amazon ALB, Service Discovery, ECS/EKS, Celery, Kafka, Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL, Elasticache Redis, and S3

  • History of thriving in fast-paced cross-functional settings in technical, financial, or audited industries

  • New York-based for in-person office attendance

Benefits (for U.S.-based full-time employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you

    • Partially covered for your dependents

    • One Medical annual membership

  • 401k (including employer match on contributions made while employed by Ramp)

  • Flexible PTO

  • Fertility HRA (up to $5,000 per year)

  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs

  • Wellness stipend

  • Parental Leave

  • Relocation support for NY

  • Pet insurance

Other notices

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.