People Matter

Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024
About Kiddom
Kiddom is a groundbreaking educational platform that promotes student equity and growth by uniting high-quality instructional materials with dynamic digital learning. Through unparalleled curriculum management functionality, Kiddom empowers schools and districts to take ownership of their curriculum – resulting in learning experiences tailored to meet the unique needs and goals of local communities. Kiddom’s high-quality curriculum is layered with robust teacher and leader data insights to drive the continuous improvement of instructional decisions, school/district programming, and professional learning.
About the team
The InfraOps team’s primary goal is to enable and empower Kiddom’s engineering by building a scalable and sustainable platform that engineering can rely on to meet our company KPIs.
This includes:
Evangelizing and fostering a healthy DevOps culture here at Kiddom, working with teams to establish best practices and help guide new and existing services.
Practicing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) wherever possible, giving us the confidence in repeatable processes that can be automated.

You will:

  • Grow our DevOps efforts from small scale to large scale multi-region
  • Share ownership of the entire infrastructure architecture
  • Aim for high availability, high resiliency
  • Support the engineering team with tools to evaluate the performance of their code in production environments, speed up CI/CD pipeline, & feature verification
  • support the engineering team with tools to speed up CI/CD pipeline, feature verification
  • Design and build a scalable, generalized framework for third-party API integrations
  • Leverage existing infrastructure and components to build RESTful web services
  • Build APIs and robust testing environments for internal and external developers
  • Bring an attention to detail - what we do affects people’s educational opportunities and we have to be mindful of that

You have:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years professional software engineering experience
  • Experience designing and building REST APIs
  • Exposure to authorization technologies (OAuth)
  • Experience with continuous integration and automation tools and processes
  • Strong knowledge of design patterns and software engineering best practices
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
  • Strong acumen or exposure to DevOps or SRE methodologies
  • Keen sense for SecOps.
  • Functional experience using internal tools: javascript, golang, and python
  • Prior success scaling infrastructure at a rapid growth saas startup
  • Strong empathy for educators and students
  • Passion for improving education equity
  • Nice to have
  • Experience with React/Redux
  • Experience with Go(lang)
Salary range is dependent on geography, past experience, seniority, and demonstrated role related ability during the interview process.
What we offer
Full time permanent employees are eligible for the following benefits from their first day:
-Competitive salary
-Meaningful equity
-Health benefits: medical (various PPO/HMO/HSA plans), dental, vision, disability and life insurance
-10 paid sick days per year
-Unlimited vacation time policy (subject to internal approval). Average use 4 weeks off per year.
-Paid family leave after birth/adoption of caretakers and minimum of 16 paid weeks for birthing parents. Meant to supplement benefits offered by State.
COVID Vaccination Policy
Kiddom policy requires employees to be vaccinated before they visit an office or attend company events..
We have remote roles but in certain positions where office attendance is deemed to be essential to the role, offers of employment shall be conditional upon proof of vaccination.